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August 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Aug. 21 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 21 and it’s National Senior Citizens Day. Here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. 80 Cent Ice Cream Cones: Seibel’s Restaurant and UpTown Pub in Burtonsville is celebrating their 80th anniversary by giving away ice cream cones for 80 cents. To celebrate people can order one of their […]

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August 7, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 7 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Tuesday, Aug. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. Welcome to the U.S.: The Citizenship Preparation Program is a free program that will help  prepare applicants for U.S. Citizenship for the test interview and exam. The Montgomery College program occurs throughout the year, including at 6 p.m. Here […]

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January 8, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Ride on Service Changes to Begin Jan. 8, Including New Service to Clarksburg Premium Outlets

Ride On is making changes to 18 bus routes, effective Jan. 8. According to a Montgomery County news release, most of the changes modify the bus schedule to more accurately reflect the time it takes for a bus to run its route based on traffic and other conditions. The following routes are being updated: 5, 8, […]

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September 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Street Beat: Update on Carroll Avenue Bridge Closure in Takoma Park (VIDEO)

In Takoma Park, Carroll Avenue is closed to traffic at the Sligo Creek bridge. The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration will use electronic message boards to guide traffic.  

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July 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Street Beat: Carroll Avenue Bridge Construction in Takoma Park

As part of the $12 million Carroll Avenue bridge rehabilitation, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) will close Carroll Avenue between Jefferson Street and Flower Avenue beginning this week in Takoma Park. “The Carroll Avenue Bridge will close on the morning of Monday, July 25 and remain closed for a period of […]

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May 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

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SHA Begins Work on Sligo Creek Trail Improvements

Hikers and cyclists who use a popular trail in Montgomery County will soon enjoy an improved walk or ride in Takoma Park. The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is beginning a $1.9 million bicycle and pedestrian improvement project in the southeast quadrant of the Piney Branch Road and Sligo Creek Parkway intersection. […]

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March 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 28, in Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Montgomery County, effective later today. Here are five more things to know today, March 28, in Montgomery County: 1. The State Highway Administration is scheduled to temporarily close a portion of Sligo Creek Parkway in Takoma Park for steel beam deliveries beginning at 9 a.m. […]

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March 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

SHA to Close Portion of Sligo Creek Parkway in Takoma Park

As part of the Carroll Avenue bridge reconstruction project, the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) will temporarily close and detour traffic on a one-third mile section of Sligo Creek Parkway beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday morning. Crews are scheduled to reopen the roadway by 3 p.m. The closures, between Old Carroll Avenue and Maple […]

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October 13, 2015 | Staff Writer

SHA Schedules Oct. 15 Meeting to Discuss Road Improvements in Takoma Park

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is hosting a community meeting at the Takoma Park Volunteer Fire Department from 6 – 8 p.m. on Oct. 15 to discuss two possible alternatives to roadway and pedestrian safety improvements on Carroll Avenue (MD 195) in Takoma Park. Proposed alternatives include features such as widened […]

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April 21, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Sexual Assault at Sligo Creek Parkway

The Maryland-National Capital Park Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a sexual assault which occurred on Sligo Creek Parkway between Maple Avenue and Piney Branch Road on April 21. According to a police account, it happened at approximately 7:10 a.m. today when a female victim was jogging the Sligo Creek […]

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