Laytonsville

February 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Sheriff’s Office Identifies Deputy Who Shot, Killed Laytonsville Man

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy – who police say shot and killed a Laytonsville man after he struck the deputy with a long piece of wood  – has been identified, according to a sheriff’s office statement. Sgt. Frank Pruitt is the deputy involved in the shooting, the statement reads. He is an 18-year veteran of […]

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February 8, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Sheriff’s Deputy Shoots, Kills Laytonsville Man Who Was ‘Driving Erratically’

A Laytonsville man was shot and killed by a Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy Saturday, according to a Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) statement. Police say several 911 calls were received around 8:01 a.m. Saturday morning to report collisions in the 6000 block of MD-108, or Olney Laytonsville Road, between Riggs and Fieldcrest Roads. Callers said […]

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December 4, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Holiday Artisan Markets Adapt to COVID-19

Looking for gift ideas? For this year’s holiday shopping season, several local Montgomery County arts markets have opened with new socially distant formats. Montgomery County native artists and artisans have crafted an assortment of one-of-a-kind gifts to be sold at local businesses, galleries and community engagement centers that are doing their best to survive during […]

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June 15, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Identifican a Hispano en Accidente Fatal Cerca de Laytonsville

Un hombre de 29 años falleció el jueves, en horas de la noche, en un accidente automovilístico registrado en Woodfield Road, en el área de Laytonsville. La policía identificó a Edvin Agripin Sánchez-Martínez de Clarksburg como el conductor, quien falleció en la escena. Los detectives del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery todavía están […]

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June 15, 2020 | Alex Argiris

29-Year-Old Man Identified in Fatal Crash Near Laytonsville

A 29-year-old man died Thursday night in a fatal car crash on Woodfield Road in the Laytonsville area. Police identified Edvin Agripin Sanchez-Martinez of Clarksburg on Friday as the driver who was pronounced dead on the scene from the two-car collision. Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department are still investigating the cause of the […]

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February 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 19 in Montgomery County

Mostly sunny with a high of 48 degrees. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 19. 1. Goldfish Swim School Opens in Rockville: Rockville Chamber of Commerce is hosting a ribbon cutting to celebrate Goldfish Swim School opening a new location in Rockville. The ribbon cutting is from 9 to 10 […]

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February 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Olney Mainstay Ricciuti’s Kitchen to Close Saturday

Ricciuti’s Kitchen in Olney is closing permanently on Saturday after almost 28 years. Originally James Ricciuti opened Ricciuti’s as a pizza place in Laytonsville, according to The Washington Post. In 2003, Ricciuti purchased the historical Olney House on Route 108—which has been around since the 1800s—and there he operated the Ricciutti’s Kitchen as a full […]

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February 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Celebrate FeBREWary and Green Up Your Home

Maryland’s annual celebration of the state’s craft beer industry, known as FeBREWary, takes place this month.  According to the Brewers Association of Maryland, there are more than 100 operating breweries in Maryland, with 11 located in Montgomery County. Residents have the opportunity to save money and energy by trading in old incandescent or compact fluorescent […]

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December 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 17 in Montgomery County

Rain and clouds are in the forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Dec. 17. 1. Music of the Season: NIH Chamber Singers, a group of 18 singers led by Dwight Brock, are performing “Music of the Seasons” at Twinbrook Library in Rockville at 6:30 p.m. Join us at #TwinbrookLibrary, December […]

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December 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 13 in Montgomery County

Light rain is expected today, check out the weather forecast. Here’s your Friday the 13th edition of the five things you need to know in Montgomery County: 1. Pedestrian Fatality: A 9-year-old girl was struck and killed yesterday after getting off her school bus in Bethesda. 2. Police Officer Trial Update:  Officer Kevin Moris was […]

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