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October 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Public Hearing Will Help Decide Fate of Potential Royals Farms in Gaithersburg

The City of Gaithersburg might be getting the first-ever Royal Farms in Montgomery County. MyMCMedia caught up with Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman who confirmed the proposal. Ashman said the plan is to build a Royal Farms around North Frederick Avenue and MD 335 at Watkins Mill as part of the new Spectrum community plan. There […]

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March 29, 2019 | Staff Writer

MD 355 Road Closure Planned in Rockville

The Maryland State Highway Administration will begin a safety and resurfacing project on MD 355 in Rockville Tuesday, April 2. The southbound MD 355 ramp onto East Jefferson Street (MD28) and Veirs Mill Road (MD586) will be closed until the project is complete. There will be a detour route for drivers to use while the […]

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January 25, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Extra Bus Nearing Ridership Targets, Ride On Says

The bus meant to ease commutes along Md. 355 appears to be nearing its transit targets, a Ride On spokeswoman said. For the first three months of trekking up and down the thoroughfare, Ride On’s extRa bus has had 1,700-a-day riders in October, 1,600-a-day in November and 1,500-a-day in December, Esther Bowring said in an […]

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January 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: SHA Completes Repairs to Md. 355 Bridge over Monocacy

The Md. 355 bridge over the Monocacy River, just south of Frederick, will reopen by 8 p.m. Thursday, the Maryland State Highway Administration said. A truck struck the bridge on Dec. 7, causing significant damage that closed the bridge and forced a detour. After the crash, the SHA estimated repairs would take 60 days. Crews […]

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Lane Closures Planned for Next Five Weekends on Rockville Pike in Bethesda

Over the next five weekends, Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation will close lanes on Rockville Pike between Woodmont Avenue and Wilson Drive, near the Medical Center Metro Station, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Naval Support Activity Bethesda. The lanes will close at 10 p.m. Friday […]

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May 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Weekend Lane Closures Near NIH Planned

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation will close two northbound lanes of Rockville Pike (MD 355) between Woodmont Avenue and Center Drive, near the Medical Center Metro Station, NIH, and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Naval Support Activity Bethesda, according to a notice from the BRAC coordinator office of Montgomery County Executive […]

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February 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Residents Displaced After Fire in North Bethesda (VIDEO)

UPDATED A two alarm fire at the Gables on Tuckerman condominium homes in North Bethesda last night has displaced a dozen people, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Pete Piringer said the fire occurred around 8:30 p.m. at Hampton Mill Terrace in the third level of a building. The […]

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February 7, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 7, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council meets today and one of the action items on the agenda is the proposed Greater Lyttonsville Sector Plan that would redevelop this historic section of Silver Spring. Also on the agenda, a public hearing about a $4.2 million supplemental […]

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September 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

New Traffic Signal Expected to Ease Congestion at MD 355 and Jones Bridge Road

A new traffic signal is expected to ease congestion when it is activated on Friday at MD 355 and Jones Bridge Road. According to the State Highway Administration, the traffic signal will provide a double-left turn movement from southbound MD 355 to eastbound Jones Bridge Road during the afternoon, weekday rush-hour (between 3 p.m. and […]

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May 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 3, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 3rd, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s Election Day in the town of Chevy Chase. Town residents are electing three Council members, each to serve for a two-year term. 2. The Montgomery County Council meets at 1 p.m. today, and on the agenda is the Westbard Sector Plan. […]

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