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March 13, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Need a Lyft? SoberRide Offers Free Rides on St. Patrick’s Day

How are you celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this year? A parade? Green beer? What about getting home safely? Once again, the Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) is offering people in the DC area a free ride home (up to $15) between 4 p.m. Sunday and 4 a.m. Monday through the ride share app Lyft. WRAP’s […]

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July 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

SoberRide Available For July Fourth Holiday

Montgomery County police officers are reminding motorists to drive safely this holiday and to choose a sober driver. The police will have additional officers on duty to enforce impaired-driving laws.  The Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s 2018 Independence Day SoberRide program will be offering free Lyft rides to keep drivers from drinking and getting behind the wheel. […]

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July 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Police, Alcohol Control Take Drunken Driving Personally

Montgomery County police and the county’s Department of Liquor Control have launched a public awareness campaign to prevent drunken driving and to prevent over-consumption by patrons, targeting the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. The campaign, titled “I Take It Personally,” asks community members and retail establishments to prevent friends and customers from drinking too much […]

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May 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint Friday Night

Montgomery County police officers are reminding motorists to drive safely this weekend. According to a news release, police officers are planning to conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Montgomery County Friday night. This enforcement is a component of the Montgomery County Police Department’s continuing effort to curb impaired driving and underage drinking. Police said, the exact […]

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March 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 17, in Montgomery County

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Here are five things to know today, March 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Wear your green and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Irish Festival at Rockville Town Square from 3 – 8 p.m. today. 2. Music lover? Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley leads the Irish rock band O’Malley’s March at […]

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December 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Find out what happened in Montgomery County this week by watching the latest episode of County Report This Week.  Lorna Virgili hosts this week’s show, which includes reports on a new law to improve tenant and landlord relations, a bill to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020, the proposed schools operating budget […]

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June 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

SoberRide Available Over July Fourth Holiday

Montgomery County police officers are reminding motorists to drive safely this holiday weekend and to choose a sober driver. The police will have additional officers on duty to enforce impaired-driving laws.  The Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s 2016 Independence Day SoberRide program will be offering free rides to keep drivers from drinking and getting behind the wheel. […]

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March 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

SoberRide Offered on St. Patrick’s Day

Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s 2016 St. Patrick’s Day SoberRide program will be offering free rides to keep drivers from drinking and getting behind the wheel. The free service is available from 4 p.m. Thursday, March 17 until 4 a.m. Friday, March 18. To receive a free cab ride home (up to a $30.00 fare), call […]

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December 24, 2015 | Staff Writer

Call SoberRide (VIDEO)

During the holiday season, the Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) is offering a free, cab ride service for drivers who have been drinking. Find out more about SoberRide in this week’s Transportation Update: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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July 6, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, July 6, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, July 6, in Montgomery County: 1. Fatal Accident: A Damascus teen died over the weekend when the car he was driving struck a telephone pole. 2. Check out the Libraries: There is a long list of things going on at the local libraries in Montgomery County today. 3. Historic Match: […]

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