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November 15, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Cientos de Afectados por la Ruptura de Tubería de Agua

Los equipos de la Comisión Sanitaria Suburbana de Washington (WSSC) están trabajando para reparar una tubería de agua en West Side Drive en Gaithersburg. La ruptura ocurrió la madrugada del jueves en una gran tubería de agua que abastece a los apartamentos de Brighton Village. WSSC cerró el agua principal a las 7 a.m. para […]

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September 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Water Pipe Mishap Causes Flooding, Backups Near Eastbound Shady Grove Road

On Friday afternoon, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) was working on a 36-inch main pipe, when a valve came loose, causing water to flood onto Eastbound Shady Grove Road between Gaither Road and Route 355 Frederick Rock. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, tweeted that the incident occurred in the […]

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March 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Kensington, Silver Spring Residents May Experience Discolored Water

Water in Silver Spring and Kensington may be discolored for residents, but according to officials, it’s still safe to drink. However, they advise against doing laundry with discolored water. The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) said on Twitter Wednesday that the areas are experiencing “ongoing water main maintenance.” WSSC tweeted, “Crews are flushing fire hydrants […]

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January 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Rockville Offers Assistance to Residents Struggling During Federal Shutdown

Delayed Payment Available on Some City Bills The City of Rockville announced assistance for Rockville residents who are furloughed and experiencing financial hardship. Struggling federal employees and contractors may be eligible for delayed payment, with no penalties, on certain city services, such as preschool and before and after-school care, water bills and animal registration fees. […]

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January 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Resources Available to Assist Residents Affected by Federal Shutdown

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro released a list of resources for residents affected by the partial federal government shutdown. Navarro encourages all residents impacted negatively by the shutdown to seek assistance. She also encourages residents who can afford to do so, to give to fundraising efforts to support those experiencing financial hardship. “As bills […]

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July 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Road Projects Could Tie Up Traffic

Motorists should be on the lookout this weekend for major construction projects in Montgomery County. A resurfacing project on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway (I-495) between Seminary Road and I-270 could mean single-lane and shoulder closures Sunday beginning at 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday. The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission will be replacing a […]

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June 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Water Main Replacement Work to be Conducted on Summit Avenue

A&M Concrete, in conjunction with the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, will replace and relocate the water main along Summit Avenue in Olde Towne Gaithersburg. Work will take place between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m., Sunday evenings through Friday mornings, from June 24 to Aug. 25, weather permitting. Traffic could be delayed because of flagging operations […]

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July 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Rockville Police Offers Advice to Avoid Scams

Residents can protect themselves against scams, based on information from the Rockville City Police Department. Phone Call Scam A victim receives a call from someone claiming to be with their local utility company. The caller says that they’re about to cut off your service because of an overdue bill. The caller then tells the victim […]

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July 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

City of Gaithersburg to Host 5th Annual Sports Fest for Youth

The City of Gaithersburg will host its fifth annual Sports Fest at Bohrer Park, 506 South Frederick Avenue, on July 15. Youth entering grades K through 8 will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of sports and activities free of charge. “This is a celebration of youth sports in our community to show […]

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July 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories from June 29-July 6

For a holiday week, Montgomery County had a busy seven days, especially on the public safety front. Three major trials, two fires and a crime summary with a focus on county schools dominate the week’s list of stories (by the way, you’re getting 11 stories in your Top 10; both the preview of Catherine Hoggle’s […]

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