quince orchard road

December 12, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 12 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 12., Christmas is in 13 days, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Wondering what to do about PSAT scores?: Aaron Golumbfskie, the education director at PrepMatters is answering PSAT questions to help parents and students understand what kind of testing they need to focus on when it comes to […]

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November 15, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Men Honored for Heroic Efforts during Two Separate Dog Attacks

Montgomery County Police Animal Services Division honored two community members, Lucas Burger and Jorge Quintanilla, for their life saving efforts in two separate dog attacks.  The men were presented with Montgomery County Police “Chief’s Certificates of Appreciation” at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center in Derwood on Friday, Nov. 9. Lucas Burger Rescues […]

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July 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Police Investigating Death of 4-Month-Old Girl

Detectives are investigating the Sunday death of a 4-month-old girl reported in Gaithersburg, police said in a statement. About 10:28 a.m. Sunday, 6th District officers, Gaithersburg Police officers, and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the parking lot at 497 Quince Orchard Road for the report of an infant not breathing, the statement said. First […]

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February 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Decades-Old Documents Determine Who’s Responsible for Rusty Bridge

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman wants an eyesore of a bridge to get a coat of paint. The trouble is, who’s going to show up with the brushes? Freight and passenger trains use the bridge to cross four lanes of Quince Orchard Road, between a commuter parking lot and a motel. Some paint still clings to […]

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February 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaitherburg Leaders to Hold Joint Public Hearing on Kentlands Apartments Plan on Feb. 6

On Monday night, Gaithersburg leaders will hold a joint public hearing to discuss a proposal to build two six-story apartment buildings, and a seven-level parking structure at the corner of Quince Orchard Road and Great Seneca Highway near the Kentlands community. The mayor, city council and planning commissioners are part of this meeting. According to […]

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December 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

SHA Finishes Up Resurfacing Project on Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is finishing up the $2.75 million safety and resurfacing project along a 2.3 mile stretch of Quince Orchard Road between Orchard Ridge Drive and Frederick Road in the city of Gaithersburg this month. Over the last two weeks, drivers may have noted that temporary tape used for lane markings […]

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November 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Street Beat: Weekend Road Closures in Montgomery County

The Maryland State Highway Administration is reminding commuters of the following road closures in Montgomery County this weekend: I-495 (Capital Beltway) Bridge over Stoneybrook Road/Jones Bridge Road (between MD 185 and Seminary Road) – Bridge joint repairs – Double lane closures Sundays through Thursday from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. through November 20. Northbound and […]

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November 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 12, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Nov. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. A Walter Johnson graduate, retired Captain Florent Groberg will receive the Medal of Honor today at the White House. 2. The Montgomery County Planning Board meets today and one of the items on the agenda is an annexation petition that is […]

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October 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Denies KCA’s Request for Financial Help with Retaining Wall

The city of Gaithersburg has denied a request for financial assistance by the Kentlands Citizens Assembly (KCA) for remediation of the KCA-owned retaining wall along Quince Orchard Road. In a letter dated Oct. 9th, Gaithersburg City Manager Tony Tomasello writes “that approval would create an unsustainable precedent relative to other homeowner’s associations located in the […]

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August 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 17, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Aug. 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Registration for fall recreation classes begins today in Montgomery County on the new Active Montgomery system. 2. The Friends of the Library is seeking applicants for a new board of trustee member. 3. It’s Family Day at the Montgomery County Agricultural […]

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