Ride On Schedule Changes Take Effect Sunday

Changes to 64 Ride On bus routes will take effect this Sunday, October 10, county officials announced. 25 routes that have higher ridership will see increased trips, and service after midnight will be reinstated for all routes which operated those hours prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

DoubleTree by Hilton Silver Spring DC North is Now Open

DoubleTree by Hilton Silver Spring DC North is now open, according to a joint announcement from DoubleTree by Hilton and new operator Linchris Hotel Corporation. The hotel, located at 8777 Georgia Ave. in downtown Silver Spring, operated temporarily as Hotel Silver Spring after it was acquired by Plymouth, Mass.-based Linchris over the summer.

County Will Add New Vaccination Site in Silver Spring Next Week

The county will add new COVID-19 vaccination sites to those it already operates in anticipation of increased demand for booster shots. One of the new sites will be located in the Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Plaza, as of Monday, Oct. 11.

Police Pursuit Ends in Crash; Suspect Arrested

Montgomery County Police yesterday arrested a 19-year-old male from Southeast D.C. following multiple vehicle collisions and a pursuit involving a food delivery driver’s vehicle that was stolen.

Three Arrested, Charged in Silver Spring Auto Theft

Officers from the Montgomery County Police Department’s Central Business District Team have arrested and charged three juveniles with auto theft, possession of a firearm, and possession of a controlled dangerous substance on September 27 in Silver Spring.