Route 108

February 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Olney Mainstay Ricciuti’s Kitchen to Close Saturday

Ricciuti’s Kitchen in Olney is closing permanently on Saturday after almost 28 years. Originally James Ricciuti opened Ricciuti’s as a pizza place in Laytonsville, according to The Washington Post. In 2003, Ricciuti purchased the historical Olney House on Route 108—which has been around since the 1800s—and there he operated the Ricciutti’s Kitchen as a full […]

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June 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Two Injured in School Bus Crash in Olney, No Students On Board

Fire officials say that two people were injured Wednesday morning in a “head-on collision” between a car and a school bus on Route 108 and Volunteer Drive in Olney. No students, or other passengers, were on board the bus at the time of the accident. The accident happened around 8:15 a.m. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson […]

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November 15, 2018 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: Route 108 at Stanley Hills Way Reopens After Extended Closure

UPDATE at 4:10 p.m. Damascus Road (Route 108) has reopened in both directions. UPDATE: Both directions of Damascus Rd (MD 108) at Stanley Hills Way have re-opened. #mdtraffic — MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) November 15, 2018 UPDATE at 3:20 p.m.  The road will be closed for at least two more hours, according to officials. Damascus […]

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February 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

Man Killed in Car Crash in Olney

Montgomery County police are investigating a fatal car crash that occurred on Monday afternoon in Olney. Police said the crash occurred shortly before 4 p.m. on Olney-Laytonsville Road near Olney Mill Road and involved one vehicle. According to the preliminary investigation, police said a white 2007 Honda Accord was traveling east on Olney-Laytonsville Road when […]

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December 23, 2015 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Investigate Fatal Collision in Damascus

UPDATED Dec. 23, 2015 – Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision that occurred Tuesday evening in the 5200 block of Damascus Road. According to police, the preliminary investigation indicates that a silver, 2002 Volkswagen Passat was traveling north on Damascus Road. For reasons still under investigation, police said the vehicle left the […]

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February 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

House Fire Causes $425,000 in Damages (PHOTOS)

UPDATED – A house fire at 6408 Olney Laytonsville Road caused an estimated $300,000 in damages to the home and $125,000 in losses to the contents, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said 75 firefighters were engaged in a firefight at the height of the […]

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August 13, 2014 | Krista Brick

Biker Struck While Cycling Urges Riders to Share the Road

Kurt Zwally of Silver Spring was riding his bike east on Route 108  about 1:50 p.m. Aug. 9 when a car tried to pass him near Rocky Road. In an attempt to avoid colliding with another car coming the other way, the driver swerved back from the westbound lane into the eastbound lane hitting Zwally on his bike. […]

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