Friday May 17
Pedestrian Safety in Wheaton: The Conversation Continues
As the number of pedestrian deaths and injuries in Wheaton and Montgomery County continues to increase, local police and officials have announced measures to improve public safety.
Friday May 17
What's the Going Rate For a Lawn Service in Wheaton?
This week: How much do lawn services cost? How much do you pay for your lawn service? And what does that cover - just mowing, or does it cover weeding, pruning, planting? Please share in the comments below - we promise we won't judge you! And if you've got a lawn service you love, tell us that too.
Friday May 17
Van Strikes Woman Walking in Median in Wheaton
When two cars collided near the intersection of Veirs Mill Road and Georgia Avenue shortly before 9 a.m. Thursday, one jumped the curb and struck a woman walking in the median, Montgomery County police said.
Wed May 15, 2013
Adkins Arboretum , 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, 634-2847, adkinsarboretum.org . This 400-acre sanctuary on the Eastern Shore is focused on preserving a huge collection of plants native to Maryland.
Tue May 14, 2013
Crime Report: Silver Spring Man Arrested After Violently Disputing Parking Ticket
Montgomery County police have released the latest crime report for the Fourth District, from April 22-30. The list published here is not comprehensive, but rather selects incidents that occurred in or near Wheaton and Glenmont.
Mon May 13, 2013
Council Chooses Developer Approach for Wheaton
County officials have the next six months to work with private developers on plans for Wheaton redevelopment that could include the new Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission headquarters, the Montgomery County Council decided at a budget worksession Monday.
Fri May 10, 2013
Fatal Pedestrian Crash In Wheaton
At around 4:37pm Thursday officers responded to the intersection of Veirs Mill Road and Ferrara Avenue for the report of a pedestrian struck.
April Food Inspection Closings: Silver Spring, Takoma Park, Wheaton
Three Montgomery County restaurants inspected by Montgomery County's Licensure and Regulatory Services Program had violations that caused the establishments to close for a time in April, according to Data Montgomery .
Thu May 09, 2013
Police Ticket Dozens of Drivers in 'Pedestrian Stings'
Pedestrians in bright yellow t-shirts had about a 30 percent chance of crossing Democracy Boulevard in Bethesda Thursday without a close call from a passing car, according to Jimmy Chen, an intern with Montgomery County police.
Pedestrian Struck in Aspen Hill
Updated 5:51 p.m.: A female pedestrian struck by a vehicle in Aspen Hill Thursday afternoon has died, a Montgomery County police spokesman said.
Councilmembers Divided on Wheaton Redevelopment Approach
In considering options for Wheaton redevelopment and the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission headquarters, members of the Montgomery County Council found themselves equally divided on how to move forward at a joint committee meeting Wednesday.
Wed May 08, 2013
Plainclothes Police to Conduct 'Pedestrian Sting' Series
A cluster of Montgomery County police officers will give their traditional blue uniforms a rest this month, donning plainclothes to conduct a series of "pedestrian stings" at high-traffic intersections and ticket drivers who refuse to yield, said Capt.
Tue May 07, 2013
Council Committees to Discuss Wheaton Redevelopment Wednesday
Two Montgomery County Council committees are scheduled to discuss Wheaton redevelopment at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8. The joint committee meeting will be in the Seventh Floor Hearing Room of the Council Office Building at 100 Maryland Ave.
Wheaton Area Boy's, Girl's Lacrosse Teams Enter State Tournament
When the Maryland boy's and girl's state lacrosse tournaments get underway Wednesday, Wheaton High School and Northwood High School will be in the mix.
Mon May 06, 2013
Crime Report: Arrests Made in Armed Robbery at Wheaton Mall
Montgomery County police have released the latest crime report for the Fourth District, from April 15-23. The list published here is not comprehensive, but rather selects incidents that occurred in or near Wheaton and Glenmont.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Wheaton Case at Center of Justice Dept. Support for Citizens Recording Police
By ALLEN ETZLER Capital News Service The Justice Department has written two letters to the U.S District Court in Maryland supporting the Constitutional rights of citizens arrested for filming police officers on duty.
Wheaton Crime Report: Robbery at Kennedy High School
Montgomery County police have released the latest crime report for the Fourth District, from April 8-16. The list published here is not comprehensive, but rather selects incidents that occurred in or near Wheaton and Glenmont.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Wheaton Costco Gas Station Hearings Begin Friday
The Wheaton Costco store opened April 10, but without a gas station. Hearings for Costco's special exception application for a 16-pump gas station on the Westfield Wheaton property begin Friday.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Council: Wheaton Redevelopment Discussion Postponed
Two Montgomery County Council committees were scheduled to discuss Wheaton redevelopment Wednesday, April 24, but this meeting has been postponed to May 8, tentatively scheduled for 2 p.m. The Government Operations and Fiscal Planning committee and the Planning, Housing and Economic Development committee will consider proposed amendments for two ... (more)
Kosher Offerings at Wheaton Costco Cause for Celebration, Concern in Jewish Community
The Costco that opened earlier this month at the Wheaton mall includes a kosher dairy bakery, something that Kemp Mill resident Phil Lehman worked for years to bring about.