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June 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Launches ’20 is Plenty’ Pilot Program to Reduce Speed Limit on Select Roads

Montgomery County leaders on Thursday launched a new pilot program called “20 is Plenty” to reduce the speed limit on select roads to 20 miles per hour. The program is intended to help improve road safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists. The five pilot roads are in North Bethesda, Germantown and Long Branch. They are: […]

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February 18, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Several Collisions Reported on Capital Beltway

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported “quite a few wrecks” on the Capital Beltway Thursday. The county is under a Winter Weather Advisory; the National Weather Service says to expect mixed precipitation, with snow/sleet accumulating up to one inch and ice accumulating up to 1/10 of an inch. County Emergency Management […]

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December 7, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Park Trail Named After Confederate General Jeb Stuart Renamed

About six months ago, the Montgomery County Council requested a review to find all county streets and facilities named after Confederates, so they can ultimately be renamed. On June 15, the council sent a letter to local leaders asking the county to identify all county-owned streets and public facilities that are currently named after Confederate […]

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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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