route 355

April 22, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Rockville Bakery Damaged in Fire

Fresh Baguette Bakery in Rockville suffered damages from a fire this morning. The bakery’s kitchen caught on fire, involving a large commercial oven. The incident took place around 6:30 a.m. Everyone was evacuated from the building and there were no reported injuries. Fresh Baguette Bakery is located at 804 Hungerford Drive in Rockville, Maryland. Responders […]

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February 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Police Investigate Serious Pedestrian Collision in Gaithersburg

On Friday night, a pedestrian in Gaithersburg was seriously injured when he was hit by a car on MD 355, also known as Frederick Road. Montgomery County Police are investigating the incident that occurred near the intersection of MD 355 and North Westland Drive. Police and Fire and Rescue services responded to the report of […]

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January 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Second Pedestrian Killed on Rockville Pike in Two Day Period

Montgomery County Police Department is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred Thursday evening on the Rockville Pike. This is the third pedestrian fatality of the year and the second pedestrian fatality on the Rockville Pike in a two day period. According to a police statement, at 6:33 p.m. on Thursday, Rockville district officers, officers […]

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September 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Water Pipe Mishap Causes Flooding, Backups Near Eastbound Shady Grove Road

On Friday afternoon, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) was working on a 36-inch main pipe, when a valve came loose, causing water to flood onto Eastbound Shady Grove Road between Gaither Road and Route 355 Frederick Rock. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, tweeted that the incident occurred in the […]

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August 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery Village Fire Leaves No Injuries

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services tweeted about a vehicle fire Monday on Montgomery Village Avenue before Route 355. MCFRS Units in the scene WB Montgomery Village Ave prior to 355. Vehicle fire/ no injuries. MV Ave currently closed. @mcfrs @MCFRSNews pic.twitter.com/o0Tv36srYj — Daniel Ogren (@mcfrsPIO4) August 26, 2019 Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for MCFRS […]

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August 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg City Officials to Vote on Wawa in October

Gaithersburg city officials are scheduled to take a final vote Oct. 7 to determine whether Wawa—a convenience store, food market and fuel station—will come to the city. The City of Gaithersburg had a public hearing on Monday discussing the plans to build the Wawa across from Gaithersburg High School, off of South Frederick Avenue  (MD […]

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August 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

First Wawa in Montgomery County to Open in Gaithersburg

The City of Gaithersburg will hold a public hearing Monday to discuss the plans to build a new Wawa across from Gaithersburg High School — off of South Frederick Avenue and MD Route 355. The hearing will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the council chamber of Gaithersburg City Hall. At tonight's @GburgMD Mayor & […]

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October 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

D.C. Real Estate Firm Buys Gaithersburg Apartment Complex

Urban Investment Partners (UIP), a D.C. based real estate firm, has acquired the Walker House in Gaithersburg for approximately $31 million. Previously owned by Washington REIT, the 212-unit apartment building located just off Route 355 on Walkers Choice Road, is UIP’s first acquisition in Montgomery County, according to a news release. “UIP is known for […]

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September 29, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Ride On Launches New Bus Service (VIDEO)

Less stops and more go. That’s what Ride On’s new extRa limited-stop bus service is all about. After roughly two years of planning, residents will catch them along Route 355 starting Oct. 2nd. “This gives people the opportunity to travel down Rockville Pike in a express way, Dan Hibbert, division chief for RideOn Transit Services, said. “We […]

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August 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with a preview of the new Ride On ExtRa service along Route 355 scheduled to start in October. There are also reports on a vigil for the victims and heroes of the Flower Branch Apartments tragedy, a local judge retires, and more. […]

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