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May 13, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Public Hearing Thursday Will Address Bike Lanes Pilot Program on University Boulevard

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration is holding a virtual preconstruction meeting Thursday night on its plan to build a shared streets pilot project on University Boulevard in Wheaton between Amherst and Arcola avenues. The May 13 virtual hearing will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on MS Teams. Residents are […]

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May 6, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Bike Lanes Temporarily Added to University Boulevard in Pilot Program

University Boulevard from Amherst to Arcola Avenues in Silver Spring is expected to become a shared streets pilot project to enable bicyclists to have their own travel lanes this summer until late fall. Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration has designed plans with the goal of balancing different forms of transportation to and from […]

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March 26, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Nace Bebé en la I-495 en Horas de la Mañana del Viernes

Un bebé nació en la I-495 Capital Beltway el viernes por la mañana, dijo el portavoz del Servicio de Bomberos y Rescate del Condado de Montgomery (MCFRS), Pete Piringer. Los socorristas transportaron a la madre y al recién nacido y todos estaban bien, dijo Piringer en Twitter. El bebé nació alrededor de las 7 a.m., […]

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March 26, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Baby Delivered on Beltway Friday Morning

A baby was delivered on the I-495 Capital Beltway Friday morning, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Spokesperson Pete Piringer said. Responders transported the mother and newborn and everybody was fine, Piringer said on Twitter. The baby was delivered around 7 a.m., before MCFRS arrived, on the outer loop by University Boulevard, between New […]

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July 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 7 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, July 7, and today is National Strawberry Sundae Day. Because scattered thunderstorms are expected later in the day, this is something sweeter that we can look forward to. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m. […]

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January 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Blair High School Seniors Pledge to Drive Responsibly

On Thursday morning, Councilmember Will Jawando hosted a launch event for the safe driving initiative, #DrivingItHome, at his alma mater of Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring. The initiative was started in Feb. 2019 by Prince George’s Council Member Monique Anderson-Walker. Anderson-Walker launched the initiative after a series of deadly collisions on Indian Head […]

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December 10, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Mujer Fallece Tras ser Atropellada por Camión de Correo

Un camión de correos atropelló y dejó sin vida a una mujer alrededor de las 6:46 p.m. del día lunes. La víctima fue atropellada mientras intentaba cruzar la University Boulevard dirección oeste, según un comunicado de la policía del condado de Montgomery. El camión de correo, Chevrolet USPS de 1990, estaba siendo  conducido por Thanh […]

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September 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Four People Injured in Kensington Collision

Four people were taken to the hospital this morning with nonlife-threatening injuries after a multi-vehicle accident in Kensington. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, tweeted that the collision occurred at around 8:15 a.m. on University Boulevard West and Hobson Street. ICYMI (~815a) University Blvd., West & Hobson Street, cargo/maintenance van […]

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April 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Fire at Kensington Condo Complex Causes $2 Million in Damage

Update: The fire at The Waterford Condominium in Kensington has affected 15 condos, according to Pete Piringer, the spokesman for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services. Piringer said on Twitter that the building was built in the mid-1960s and is “non-sprinklered.” Fourteen of the 15 damaged condos are from both smoke and water damage, but […]

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October 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Fiber Artist Installs Two Works of Public Art in Takoma Park

If you drive past Takoma Park’s Ward Sinclair Plaza at the intersection of Laurel and Carroll Avenues, don’t be surprised by the 17-foot-long octopus attacking the downtown clock tower. The city of Takoma Park recently commissioned fiber artist Stacy Cantrell to crochet the huge octopus in the city’s colors of orange, yellow, green, and blue. With […]

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