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November 1, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Thursday Night Storms Leave Damage Throughout the County

Storms that ravaged through the county on Thursday night left some streets flooded, several vehicles stranded in high waters, and thousands without power. Around 9:47 p.m. fire and rescue crews responded to a tree that fell on a car on Delford Ave near Randolph Road in Colesville. A woman was transported to a local hospital […]

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October 23, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Muere Electrocutado Trabajador de la Construcción en Bethesda

Autoridades del condado de Montgomery informaron el martes en horas de la tarde que un trabajador de construcción, de origen hispano, falleció tras recibir una descarga eléctrica en  Bethesda, Maryland. El Departamento de Bomberos del condado Montgomery llegó a la zona de la construcción donde trabajaba la víctima en la cuadra 6000 de Wilmett Road, […]

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October 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Construction Worker Dies After Shock, Fall in Bethesda

UPDATE (5:20): Pete Piringer tweeted the construction worker has died from his injuries after getting electrocuted and falling into the eight-foot foundation of a home under construction in Bethesda. UPDATE – Wilmett Rd, 1 injured construction worker was electrocuted & succumbed to his injuries (electrocuted), while the other co-worker is expected to be treated & released, […]

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July 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 3:30 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, Aspen Hill, Potomac, North Bethesda, North Potomac and White Oak. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and will cause trees and large branches to fall. Roads may […]

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July 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Pepco Requests Customers to Conserve Energy Friday

Pepco is asking its customers to conserve energy Friday as an increased demand for electricity throughout the Mid-Atlantic region is anticipated. The power supply in the region is expected to be sufficient to meet anticipated high demand. Pepco Maryland customers are eligible to participate in the Peak Energy Savings Credit program. It rewards customers by […]

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July 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

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NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 5:30 p.m. for Montgomery County. Significant lightning may occur during the storm. Expect hail capable of producing damage and damaging winds. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors should take shelter inside. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors […]

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July 16, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Breathing Easier: Agency Says D.C. Region’s Air Is Cleaner

Your electric cars are working. So is walking to the grocery store. And solar panels on your roofs. The D.C. region’s air is getting cleaner. That’s the word from William Ellis, who works at Pepco and serves as the clean air partners board chair for the Council of Governments. COG is the organization that says […]

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May 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Middle School Students Compete in Invention Challenge

More than 850 middle school students presented their inventions for preserving the planet Saturday during the 2019 Invent the Future Challenge Summit. The invention challenge and competition was held at Gaithersburg High School. For a full year, the students worked on their ideas, creating solutions and designing prototypes. The team of judges included professionals from […]

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May 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, May 14. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at today’s agenda. 2. Fenton Street Pepco Update: Pepco is installing underground transmission lines between the Takoma and Sligo Substations. There’s construction on portions of Fenton Street […]

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May 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Councilmembers Reimer, Rice, Albornoz and Jawando Announce Presentation Award Winners

At the culmination of the 2019 Invent the Future Challenge Saturday more than 850 middle school students presented their inventions for preserving the planet. For a full year, the students had worked on their ideas, creating solutions and designing prototypes. The team of judges included professionals from MOAA, NIST, Pepco, Emergent BioSolutions, University of Maryland, […]

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