November 17, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

Rockville Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash Tuesday

Detectives from the Collision Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate a fatal motorcycle crash that happened on Tuesday, according to a press release from MCPD. 3rd district officers met Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service personnel at the intersection of Columbia Pike and Stewart Lane around 5:25 p.m. According to the press release, the operator of […]

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November 17, 2021 | Collin Riviello

Several Roads, Garages Will Be Closed for Thanksgiving Parade in Silver Spring

More than a dozen roads and two parking garages in Silver Spring will be closed on Nov. 20 due to the Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade. From 6 a.m. until about 1 p.m., the following roads will be closed: North and Southbound Georgia Ave. between East-West Highway and Colesville Road Cedar Avenue between Colesville Road and […]

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November 16, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Líderes de Transporte de MCPS Están Bajo Investigación por Irregularidades Financieras

Al menos dos miembros del personal del Departamento de Transporte de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) están siendo investigados por el Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery con respecto a “acusaciones de posibles irregularidades financieras”, según el Director de Comunicaciones de MCPS, Christopher Cram. “Nos tomamos muy en serio estas acusaciones […]

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November 16, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Top Leaders of MCPS Transportation on Leave Pending Financial Investigation

At least two staff members at the Montgomery County Public Schools Department of Transportation are under investigation by the Montgomery County Police Department concerning “allegations of possible financial improprieties,” according to MCPS Director of Communications Christopher Cram. “We take these allegations very seriously, and as a result, we immediately contacted the police to investigate,” Cram […]

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November 15, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

County Planning Team to Host Q & A on Silver Spring and Adjacent Communities Plan

The County Planning Team is meeting with community members on Tuesday from 7-8 p.m. to answer questions about the Silver Spring and Adjacent Communities Plan. The informal, virtual meeting will give stakeholders a chance to air their concerns ahead of the Dec. 2 public hearing. The Silver Spring and Adjacent Communities Plan divides the city […]

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November 12, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

White’s Ferry Study Details Scenarios for Restoring Service 

A joint study from Montgomery and Loudoun counties evaluating the future of White’s Ferry was released Thursday. Since 1786, the ferry had transported commuters across the Potomac River between Montgomery County, near Poolesville, and Loudoun County, Virginia. In Dec. 2020, the ferry shut down service after more than 230 years following a court ruling that […]

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November 8, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Metro Delays Continue; Canopy Project Halted for Now

Trains continue running less frequently as Metro strives to improve safety following the Oct. 12 derailment on one of its 7000-series railcar, which make up about 60% of the fleet. All 748 of the 7000-series temporarily were removed from service. Metro currently is using its older 2000 and 3000-series trains, which have been in storage, […]

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November 3, 2021 | Collin Riviello

Metro Red Line Closures Extend into 2022

No one likes roadwork construction delays especially if it clogs up the arteries in the heart of a city like the Baltimore Road closure in Rockville. And it appears Metro construction is not immune to delays either as the Rockville and Shady Grove Metro stations will now be closed an additional month until Jan. 11, […]

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November 2, 2021 | Travis Chase

Shared Streets Initiative Extended Into Next Year

Sharing is caring in the streets of Montgomery County. The initiative gives residents the opportunity to use public areas to participate in activities such as biking, hiking, walking, dining, and retail activity. Organizers say the program helps prevent the spread of COVID-19 while unifying the community and providing a safe space to engage in activities. […]

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November 2, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Programa de ‘Calles Compartidas’ se Extiende al Menos Hasta Marzo 2022

El programa Shared Streets o Calles Compartidas, que comenzó durante la pandemia, se extenderá al menos hasta el mes de marzo. El Departamento de Transporte del Condado de Montgomery (MCDOT, por sus siglas en inglés) es el encargado de administrar el programa que permite a los residentes y negocios utilizar los espacios públicos para actividades […]

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