September 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Made 228 Traffic Stops in Montgomery County Over Labor Day Weekend

Police made 228 traffic stops over Labor Day weekend in Montgomery County.  Maryland State Police (MSP) teamed up with the Gaithersburg Police Department and the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police over the weekend to crack down on aggressive driving in the county. The MSP Rockville Barrack focused on Route 270, Gaithersburg Police focused on Gaithersburg and […]

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May 28, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for May 28 in Montgomery County

It is Thursday, May 28, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Virtual Rec Room: Montgomery County Recreation has a virtual rec room available that includes activities you can do from home. Click here for more details. Have you heard? @MoCoRec has launched a virtual Rec Room. Find activities you can do from […]

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May 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for May 27 in Montgomery County

It is Wednesday, May 27, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council meeting with Sen. Ben Cardin: The county council will hold a Zoom meeting with Sen. Cardin at 10 a.m. to discuss COVID-19 in Montgomery County and Maryland. Residents must register for the webinar. 2. Voter registration deadline: Today is […]

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April 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

DOT Crews Sweep Roads of Debris and Dirt

Department of Transportation crews are sweeping up 4,000 miles of residential roadways beginning today in Montgomery County. The sweeping removes abrasives and other debris left behind from the winter season. This annual, spring cleaning program is designed to improve the appearance and safety of county roads. “MCDOT is committed to serving the public in a […]

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April 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Hate-Based Vandalism in Rockville (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County police officers are looking for the vandals that painted swastikas at several locations in Rockville. Police said on Sunday afternoon,  officers responded for the report of vandalism that had just recently occurred at Welsh Park on Mannakee Street and at Beall Elementary School located at 451 Beall Avenue in Rockville. Through the course […]

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January 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

Water Main Break Repairs Complete at University Boulevard in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

UPDATED at 4:30 p.m. Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews completed repairs to a 12-inch water main at 701 East University Boulevard in Silver Spring earlier this afternoon. At this time, only one eastbound lane of University Boulevard is open. Crews continue to repave the roadway, but commuters should be prepared for delays. UPDATED Washington Suburban […]

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December 15, 2015 | Staff Writer

Road and Office Closures for Police Officer Noah Leotta’s Funeral

The Montgomery County Police Department has announced some road and office closures related to the funeral of Police Officer Noah Leotta today. From approximately 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the section of Muncaster Mill Road between Shady Grove Road and Woodfield Road, where Covenant Life Church is located, will only be open to those people […]

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September 25, 2015 | Staff Writer

Deer Population is Increasing; Never Veer for Deer

As the leaves begin to change and the days become shorter, the white-tailed deer population will enter into the mating season also known as “the rut.” The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is advising motorists to use heightened awareness of deer crossings and regions where there are known deer populations. “Although a […]

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August 4, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Zelda Ln? Cat Ave? Picking a Name for a New Rockville St. Isn’t Easy!

What’s in a street name?   Rockville residents selecting a new street name came up with a long and varied list that includes references to Rockville’s past and famous citizens. Now the City of Rockville Planning Commission has the task of combing through dozens of names suggested for the one-block street that cuts in front of the new Cambria Suites Hotel, from […]

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July 23, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Street Beat: Randolph Road and Georgia Avenue Closures Begin Friday Night

Beginning this Friday night and continuing through the weekend, Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) crews will temporarily close multiple traffic lanes on both MD 97 (Georgia Avenue) and Randolph Road. One lane will remain open in both directions. SHA expects delays and suggests drivers avoid the area if at all possible. According to an SHA […]

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