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April 30, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Sections of Three Roadways Open to Walkers, Bikers-Only Friday to Sunday

Montgomery Parks will once again open sections of three roads for people to walk, jog and bike this weekend. About seven miles of roadway will be closed down to vehicles between Friday at 9 a.m. through Sunday evening at 6 p.m. The open streets program’s goal is to allow pedestrians and bicyclists to use parkways […]

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April 30, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Free Grab n’ Go Groceries to be Distributed Saturday for Families in Need

Kingdom Fellowship Church has partnered with Councilmember Will Jawando to distribute 500 Grab ‘n Go boxes of free groceries on Saturday, May 2 at 11 a.m to families in need.  The groceries will be distributed in the East County Community Recreation Center Briggs Chaney Park and Ride Lot. The event is also in partnership with […]

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April 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Bus Stops Will Return to Sarbanes Transit Center

Several bus stops in Downtown Silver Spring that were closed due to Purple Line and Capital Crescent Trail construction will reopen on Saturday, according to a statement from Montgomery County.  Ride On and Metrobus stops around the Paul S. Sarbanes Transit Center that had to be relocated to the street will return to their original […]

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March 5, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Department of Transportation Hosts First Family Safety Day

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has partnered with Montgomery County Public Schools and the Montgomery County Council of Parent Teacher Associations to host the county’s first ever free Safety Day. The goal of Safety Day is to promote road safety and encourage drivers, bicyclists and walkers to be safe and alert while on […]

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May 2, 2019 | Michelle Queen

National Weather Service Issues Dense Fog Advisory for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a dense fog advisory for Montgomery County until 9 a.m. Thursday morning. Areas of dense fog will cause reductions in visibility. Motorists should be aware that when encountering a patch of dense fog visibility will be reduced to less than one-quarter mile. The NWS advises motorists to slow […]

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May 2, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for May 2 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, May 2.  Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Generations Next UNITY Town Hall Breakfast: This will feature meaningful discussions centered around future generations and the community. Come and listen to community leaders and government officials, learn about available resources, and share meaningful solutions to assist future generations. This event will be […]

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April 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Annual Give and Ride Food Drive Continues Through Saturday

Ride On bus passengers can help needy families and receive a free bus ride by donating canned or nonperishable food during Ride On’s 32nd annual food drive. The drive, started by a group of bus drivers over 30 years ago, runs from Sunday, April 28, through Saturday, May 4. During the week, food collection bags […]

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May 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Locate Missing Teen

UPDATED 5.2.17 Police have safely located Maurice Kirkland, Jr. Update: Maurice Edward Kirkland Jr. has been located safe and unharmed. TY for sharing!https://t.co/KMNcaavt4R pic.twitter.com/scqNpGpNTm — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) May 2, 2017 Montgomery County police officers are asking for your help in locating a missing teenager from the Fairland area. Police said 15-year-old Maurice Edward […]

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May 2, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, May 2, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 2, in Montgomery County: 1. Purple Line coalition: A handful of groups — including Action Committee for Transit and the Coalition for Smart Growth — will demand a legal decision and federal funding for the Bethesda-to-New Carrollton transit link. The event begns at 8:30 a.m. in the passageway […]

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May 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Transportation Issues Dominate Berliner’s News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters on Monday morning for his weekly briefing about local issues and the Council’s upcoming agenda. “Today is the first day of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, it is the month of May, and tomorrow we will be having a special session that really recognizes how […]

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