MacArthur Boulevard

November 20, 2020 | Staff Writer

Police Investigating Pharmacy Robbery in Glen Echo

Montgomery County Police are investigating the robbery of a pharmacy in Glen Echo that happened on November 12 around 8:00 p.m. An investigation determined that two suspects entered the pharmacy located on the 7300 block of MacArthur Boulevard and went directly to the store’s rear where the prescription medicine is stored. The suspects ordered the […]

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June 11, 2020 | Tori Bergel

One Injured in Rollover on Goldsboro Road

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded to a collision involving a single vehicle rollover at 7:05 a.m. Thursday on Goldsboro Road near MacArthur Boulevard. The vehicle caught fire during the incident. Emergency personnel transported one adult individual to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The road was temporarily closed between MacArthur Boulevard and Rannoch Road, […]

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July 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Believe Man Is Linked to Burglaries in Silver Spring, Bethesda, Bowie

Police from the Rockville and Silver Spring districts are investigating burglaries they believe were committed by the same person. The Montgomery County Police Department says that they’re working on this investigation with The City of Bowie Police Department because they believe the person is the same suspect who committed a commercial burglary in Bowie on […]

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July 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Belfast Road Closes Thursday for Sinkhole Repair

Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) announced Tuesday plans to permanently restore the section of Belfast Road in Potomac that washed out during the heavy rains Monday morning, July 8. About 11 a.m. on Monday, both lanes of Belfast Road became impassable between Laurel Leaf Drive and Whiterim Terrace just east of MacArthur Boulevard. A […]

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July 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Large Sinkhole on Belfast Road in Potomac

Belfast Road in Potomac (off of MacArthur Boulevard) is one of several roads damaged from Monday’s flooding. Montgomery County Department of Transportation Highway Services tweeted that a team is onsite, working on fixing the sinkhole. Reports of a large sink hole on Belfast Road in Potomac, Md. Heavy rain has caused flooding throughout the DC […]

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January 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Parks Opens Little Bennett Campground and Rockwood Manor for Inauguration Visitors

It may be the off season but Montgomery Parks is opening Little Bennett Campground and Rockwood Manor for visitors coming to Washington, D.C. to take part in events surrounding the Presidential inauguration this month. According to a news release, the parks system is opening 25 electric campsites at Little Bennett Campground, which is located at […]

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March 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

State Highway Crews to Close Two Lanes of Outer Loop of I-495 Tonight

Beginning tonight and continuing Sundays through Thursdays until work is complete, Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) crews are scheduled to temporarily close two lanes on the outer loop of I-495 Bridge over MacArthur Boulevard in Montgomery County. SHA’s contractor, Concrete General, Inc. of Gaithersburg, is working to replace bridge expansion joints. Weather permitting the work […]

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January 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Councilmembers to Attend Retreat on Monday, PHED Committee Meets

Montgomery County Councilmembers are scheduled to attend a retreat on Monday at Rockwood Manor on MacArthur Boulevard. The Jan. 11 retreat is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. and it is open to the public. At 2 p.m. on Monday, the Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee, also known as PHED, meets to […]

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January 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Glen Echo Park Fire (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Montgomery County firefighters say an electrical fire sparked a blaze at Glen Echo Park around 3 a.m. on Friday. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said there was heavy smoke showing when the first units arrived on scene overnight. According to Piringer, sprinklers controlled the fire in an art studio, classroom and jewelry […]

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September 2, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Downed Tree Causes Power Outage Overnight Along MacArthur Boulevard (PHOTOS)

A downed tree brought down some wires near 10631 MacArthur Boulevard last night. Pepco Spokesperson Sean Kelly said the power outage was reported to Pepco around 10 p.m. on September 1. He said 496 customers were without power during the outage. Power was restored around 7:15 a.m. today, according to Kelly. Commuters may have encountered […]

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