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November 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

After Meeting Two Criteria for Suspension, Late-Night Alcohol Sales Program Will Cease

Montgomery County’s Late-Night Alcohol Sales Program will be suspended Friday, Nov. 6 at 5 p.m. The program allowed some restaurants and bars to serve alcohol for on-premise drinking until midnight instead of 10 p.m., if they met certain public health and safety criteria. It went into effect Oct. 1, but after meeting two metrics for […]

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September 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County May Extend Alcohol Curfew With ‘Severe Consequences’ for Health Violations

In early August, Montgomery County mandated that restaurants and bars can not sell alcohol for on-premise consumption after 10 p.m. Now the county is considering letting establishments extend that to midnight if they agree to certain guidelines.  The directive went into effect Aug. 5 after Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Dr. Earl […]

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June 11, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Temporary Road Closures, One Injured in Midnight Collisions on I-495

The outer loop of I-495 was temporarily closed overnight between Georgia and Connecticut Avenues due to multiple collisions involving four tractor-trailers around midnight. At around 2 a.m. Thursday, the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue hazmat team and the Maryland Department of the Environment were on the scene of one of the collisions—a sideways trailer on […]

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May 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Firefighters Investigate School Bus Fire at MCPS Depot

UPDATE 5.22.17 Montgomery County fire and rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer said there is nothing suspicious about the school bus fire at the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) bus depot at Crabbs Branch Way over the weekend. Piringer said investigators believe the fire was electrical in nature and it may have originated in the dashboard. He […]

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May 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Troopers Investigate Crash on I-495 Outer Loop Near River Road

UPDATED Maryland troopers are investigating a crash that occurred overnight on the I-495 outer loop at River Road towards Virginia. Sgt. Tim Lease of the Maryland State Police Department said the collision occurred around midnight in the middle lane of the highway. According to Lease, a car broke down on the highway and was struck […]

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November 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

House Fire on Muncaster Mill Road Displaces Five People (PHOTOS)

Dozens of Montgomery County firefighters responded to a house fire in the 6100 block of Muncaster Mill Road around 11 p.m. on Monday night. The blaze displaced five people, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) spokesperson Pete Piringer. According to Piringer, the fire originated in the basement and appears to have been […]

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April 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Need Your Help to Identify Theft Suspect (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police officers need your help to identify a suspect who committed a theft from a 7-Eleven convenience store in Germantown earlier this month. According to police, the theft occurred at 13001 Wisteria Drive shortly after midnight on April 15th. Police said the investigation indicates that a male suspect entered the store and concealed […]

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January 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Suspicious Death in Rockville as Homicide (PHOTO & VIDEO)

Authorities in Montgomery County say a man was found dead at a tent fire in Rockville overnight. It happened just around midnight in the 5400 block of Randolph Road near Parklawn Drive at what a county fire official described as a small homeless encampment. On his Twitter account, Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said […]

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January 25, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Investigate Homicide in Bel Pre Area (UPDATED)

UPDATED, 2 p.m.  Jan. 26. – Montgomery County police are investigating the death of a Washington, D.C. man who was found in the Bel Pre area overnight as a homicide. Police have identified the man as Wei Wu, age 46, of the 400 block of K Street NW in Washington, D.C. Police are now saying they […]

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December 30, 2012 | Staff Writer

New Year’s Day Babies (Photos)

UPDATED Talk about timing: the first baby of the new year was born exactly at midnight at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring on January 1. The baby girl, named Brianna, weighed seven pounds and six ounces and is her family’s third child. Both mom and baby are doing well. A couple of hours later, […]

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