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July 19, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 19, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County is hosting a town hall-style meeting on police and race relations at the Silver Spring Civic Center tonight.  A second meeting is scheduled Wednesday night at the Upcounty Regional Services Center in Germantown. 2. The Montgomery County Council meets today. See […]

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March 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Downed Tree Blocks Portion of East West Highway

UPDATED: The road has reopened. All lanes open on East West Highway (MD-410) following earlier closure between Connecticut Ave (MD-185) and Jones Mill Rd. #MDtraffic — MC Emergency Mgt (@ReadyMontgomery) March 14, 2016 A tree is down and blocking all lanes of East West Highway between Connecticut Ave and Jones Mill Road, according to an […]

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January 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke, Maureen Chowdhury and Willie James Inman

MoCo Snow Blog: Blizzard 2016

This is your source for the latest blizzard news from across Montgomery County. For more snow news, visit our MoCo Snow page. We hope you will contribute your updates and photos for this blog as well. You can email photos to pix@mymcmedia or Tweet images and updates @MyMCMedia, #MoCo #Snow. You can also follow us […]

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February 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Tree on House, Scaffolding in Roadway: Wind Calls Keep First Responders Busy

High winds brought trees down and sent scaffolding into the roadway across Montgomery County last night. Montgomery County firefighters and police were busy responding to a variety of calls from a tree on a house in Bethesda, to scaffolding in the roadway in Rockville to a tree down in Gaithersburg on North Summit Avenue near […]

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July 28, 2014 | Staff Writer

Tree Down in Takoma Park (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County firefighters responded to the scene of a large tree that toppled over in the 7400 block of Holly Avenue in Takoma Park on the evening of July 28. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the tree struck a pedestrian, who was evaluated by EMS crews for minor injuries. According to Piringer, the […]

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October 10, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Thousands Lose Power in Montgomery County

UPDATED at 7 p.m. Power has been restored to most customers in Montgomery County. Online outage maps now show just 275 customers without power. ———————————————————————————————————————————– Pepco’s online outage maps indicate there are 2,325 customers without power in Montgomery County. Shortly after noon, Pepco Spokesperson Bob Hainey said a big tree fell on several spans of […]

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December 26, 2012 | Staff Writer

Tree Down, Road Closed

Commuter alert: Montgomery County police report that Glen Mill Road is closed in both directions at Bailey Drive because of a tree down on wires. The closure is just south of Veirs Drive. Police said the road reopened at about 3:30 p.m.

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