MacArthur Boulevard

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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May 16, 2014 | Staff Writer

Road Closures in Montgomery County

Rainfall in Montgomery County has flooded several roadways in Montgomery County. The following roads are closed as of 9:10 a.m. on May 16: Barnesville Road from 16100 to 16700 blocks Berryville Road from 14000 to 14400 blocks Blunt Road at the 20900 block Brighton Dam Road at the 1900 block Brink Road at the 9900 […]

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