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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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May 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Driver Struck, Killed on I-270 After Exiting Vehicle Following Collision 

A driver died early Monday morning after they exited their vehicle and were struck following a collision on I-270, Maryland State Police (MSP) said in a press release. Around 12:39 a.m., MSP Rockville Barrack troopers were dispatched to a two-vehicle collision involving a pedestrian in the main lanes of I-270 North near Rockledge Drive in […]

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May 7, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Germantown Woman Killed After Tractor-Trailer Struck Her Following Crash on I-95 in Laurel

A Germantown woman was killed Wednesday evening after a tractor-trailer struck her following a crash between the woman’s Hyundai Accent and the tractor-trailer, Maryland State Police (MSP) said. Candy Noonan, 73, was driving on I-95 North in Laurel and drove in front of a tractor-trailer, striking its front right side, MSP said in a statement. […]

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March 19, 2021 | Staff Writer

Executive Boulevard and Old Georgetown Road Intersection Will Close for Several Months

The intersection of Executive Boulevard and Old Georgetown Road in North Bethesda will be closed beginning Monday for an estimated five months due to construction work, according to a release from Montgomery County. The intersection will be completely closed off to vehicle traffic. The project, called “White Flint West Workaround” is part of the county’s […]

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March 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Fiery Crash in Burtonsville Leaves Adult, Child Seriously Injured

A “fiery crash” in Burtonsville left two people, including a child, seriously injured, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Spokesperson Pete Piringer said. MCFRS transported the two to the hospital, Piringer wrote on Twitter. The collision occurred just before 1 a.m. Tuesday on Old Columbia Pike near Loma Linda Court. A car collided with […]

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March 5, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Three Taken to Hospital Following Five-Vehicle Crash on I-495 

Three drivers were taken to a hospital Friday morning following a five-vehicle crash on the I-495 Outer Loop in Montgomery County, Maryland State Police (MSP) said. The crash occurred around 9 a.m. between Georgia and Connecticut Avenues. All outer loop lanes were temporarily closed and four vehicles were towed from the scene. All lanes 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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February 18, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Detectives Searching for Man Accused of Vehicle Dent Repair Scam in Bethesda

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives are searching for a man who police say committed a dent repair scam in Bethesda in July and October 2020. Detectives were granted a warrant for the arrest of Archie Valdo Thompson, age 33, according to an MCPD statement, for “multiple counts of theft and malicious destruction of property, […]

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January 6, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Woman Asks for Public’s Help After Dog Was Stolen With Her Car

Update (5 p.m.): Joey has been found! Greenberg told MyMCM that the suspect who stole her car attempted to drop Joey off at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center on Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood. Someone recognized Joey and the adoption center called the police. Greenberg said Joey appears to be unharmed. Original […]

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December 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Pedestrian Died After He Was Struck by Vehicle in Wheaton, Police Say

Montgomery County Police (MCPD) said a pedestrian died Tuesday after he was struck by a vehicle in Wheaton. An adult male was struck on University Boulevard West at Georgia Avenue, MCPD tweeted Tuesday morning. Police said they received the call around 4 a.m., and close to 10 a.m. MCPD announced the man succumbed to his […]

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