Sept. 11

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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September 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

‘Put Themselves At Risk So Others May Live’: Kensington First Responders Praised During 9/11 Ceremony

On Sept. 11, 2001, the Kensington Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD) responded to the Pentagon after the deadly terrorist attacks that day. The fire department held a ceremony Saturday on the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Members and other leaders praised the first responders from Montgomery County who acted that day.   Previous Post: Kensington Fire Department […]

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September 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Leaders Remember and Honor 11 County Residents Who Died 20 Years Ago on 9/11

20 years ago, 11 county residents died in the 9/11 terrorist attack on the Pentagon.  The Montgomery County community gathered Friday morning to remember those residents and the nearly 3,000 others who died.  11 benches around Courthouse Square Park in Rockville are dedicated to each resident. A backrest on each bench is engraved with words […]

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September 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Kensington Volunteer Fire Department to Hold 9/11 Ceremony on 20th Anniversary 

The Kensington Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD) will hold a remembrance ceremony Saturday morning to mark the 20 years since the Sept. 1, 2001 terrorist attacks. The ceremony will take place at the station 11 a.m. Saturday at 10620 Connecticut Ave. in Kensington. KVFD said residents can park behind the station and at 10401 Connecticut Ave. […]

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September 9, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Learn to Safely Use a Shared E-Scooter in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation is sponsoring four free clinics for residents interested in learning to safely use an e-scooter. The clinics provide participants with the opportunity to take an e-scooter for a test ride. Safety tips and a review of basic scooter laws will also be covered. Participants must be 18 years and […]

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September 7, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Shady Grove, Rockville Metro Stations Will Close Sept. 11-Dec. 4

Orignally posted July 12. The Shady Grove and Rockville Metro stations will close from Sept. 11-Dec. 4 for canopy improvements and other work, a statement from Montgomery County reminds residents. Metro will replace the platform canopy at the Rockville station, “where the concrete beam structures, original to construction in the 1980s, are deteriorating,” the county […]

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August 25, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Animal Services Reduces Fees to ‘Clear the Shelter’

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) will participate in the nationwide Clear the Shelters event from now through Sept. 19. During the event, fees to adopt a pet will be cut by at least 50 percent and will be entirely waived for animals who have been in the shelter for more than […]

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September 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Records 100 New COVID-19 Cases, 1 Death Friday

Friday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 100 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. That brings the cumulative case count since the start of the pandemic to 20,993. With a lower rate than 14 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions, the county had a rolling seven-day average of 3.17% for positive COVID-19 tests. Montgomery County has […]

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September 11, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Septiembre 11, Banderas a Media Asta en Montgomery

El presidente Donald Trump ordenó que la bandera de Estados Unidos ondee a media asta el viernes 11 de septiembre de 2020 desde el amanecer hasta el atardecer. Esto es en honor al Día del Patriota y Día Nacional de Servicio y Recuerdo, en respeto y memoria de las víctimas que murieron como resultado de […]

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September 11, 2020 | Staff Writer

Flags Lowered to Half-Staff Friday for Patriot Day

President Donald Trump has ordered the United States flag flown at half-staff on Friday, September 11, 2020 from sunrise to sunset. The Maryland flag is lowered to half-staf as no flag may fly higher than the United States flag. This is in honor of Patriot Day and a National Day of Service and Remembrance, in […]

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