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5:15 PM · May 23, 2023

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Construction, MD-355 southbound prior to Montgomery College. Only the single right lane gets by, expect delays.

9:34 AM · May 23, 2023

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ASSAULT w/ HANDGUN/POSSIBLE KIDNAPPING: near Norwood Rd & Layhill Rd (in front of Sandy Spring Friends School) in Layhill-- a man displayed a handgun at a woman and reportedly forced her inside of a car. Police have the subject in custody; expect heavy traffic delays. 

8:10 PM · May 19, 2023

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Aerial of 17700 Lochness Circle near Buehler Road, Olney, fire reported in the kitchen, @mcfrs.

5:45 PM · May 11, 2023

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Aerial of accident MD-355 Frederick Rd just past Ridge Road Recreational Park. Long delays, please follow police direction.

6:38 PM · May 8, 2023

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Aerial photo of the multi vehicle accident in Gaithersburg on I-270 NB at Clopper Rd / W. Diamond Ave (Exit10)

6:08 PM · May 8, 2023

Shenandoah Downs

Posted: May 1, 2023 

If you haven't visited our charming harness track in Woodstock, Virginia, tucked in between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains, here's a shot of what it looks like! There are only 2 weekends remaining in our spring season. We'll have racing this Saturday at 2:30 PM with wagering on the Kentucky Derby, and Sunday racing at 1 PM with Corgi Dog races mixed in. Admission is free! Thanks to Tim Pruss for the great photo.

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WOW! 😍🎆 Thanks to Tim Pruss for sharing this stunning fireworks photo from Olney Days: Party in the Park in Montgomery County, Maryland, on Saturday.

1:30 PM · Apr 30, 2023

The Monocacy Monocle

Tornado Ripped through Poolesville

April 28, 2023

An EF0 (the weakest tornado on the Enhanced Fujita scale) tornado ripped through Poolesville on April 25, tracking a path one hundred yards long and twenty-five yards wide. The storm had a one-minute duration, downing mostly trees and causing damage to at least one home. No one was injured. An EF0 tornado can have wind speeds of sixty-five to eighty-five miles per hour.


40 Years Later, Olney Days Parade as Popular as Ever

by: Jenna Bloom

Posted: April 25, 2023 

The Olney Days Parade, a longstanding tradition in Olney, is taking place this weekend. This three-day long extravaganza contains nine different events in various locations around Olney.

On Friday April 28, there will be an outdoor screening of Puss In Boots: The Last Wish at OBGC (Olney Boys & Girls Club) fields from 8-10 p.m.

Saturday’s events will include a ride for hope, cardboard boat racing and Party in the Park. Party in the Park will be from 3:00 p.m. to dark at Olney Manor Park, and will have live music, carnival games, fireworks, food trucks and more.

The parade will take place on Sunday April 30, along with a concert, community clean-up and car and truck show. The parade will ​begin at Prince Phillip Dr, travel north on Georgia Ave, and end on Spartan Rd.

Olney Days Parade began 40 years ago and has grown into a community-wide celebration that keeps the small town feeling alive.

There are no admissions fees to attend any of the events. The entire schedule can be found here.

Over 1500 people enjoyed a movie on the big screen at last year’s Olney Days Parade. Courtesy of Greater Olney Civic Association and Tim Pruss, MyDrone.Pro.


4 children, adult taken to hospital after school bus crash in Montgomery County

by: Brian Farrell

Posted: Apr 24, 2023 / 10:34 AM EDT

Updated: Apr 24, 2023 / 12:08 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (DC News Now) — Police said a school bus crashed Monday morning, sending five people, including four children to the the hospital.


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17400 Dr Bird Road, between Norwood Road and Bachelor's Forest Road, Sandy Spring, single vehicle collision, pick up truck left road, jumped curb & hit tree, Driver trapped

6:28 PM · Apr 22, 2023

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