During the official opening of its Advanced Development Center (ADC) in Rockville, Intellian announced it is investing $100 million to develop satellite communication technology in Rockville.

Intellian is a global provider of future-proof satellite user terminals and communications solutions. The Rockville site is Intellian’s first US-based research and development center. By the end of the year, Intellian plans to expand the team to over 70 people. [The MoCo Show]

MoCo school bus traffic violations cost $150,000

Montgomery County Public Schools paid about $148,500 in traffic fines from July 1, 2015 through Jan. 24, 2023, according to a report by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG).

Automated traffic enforcement measures including speed cameras and red light cameras contributed to the 1,622 citations. Most of the offenses — 62% — came from school buses and 85% of the school bus stop arm violations were by school bus drivers. [MyMCMedia]

Postal service worker robbed at gunpoint in Olney


Montgomery County police are searching for an armed suspect who robbed a U.S. Postal Service mail carrier after 2 p.m. Wednesday in Olney.

The USPS worker was delivering items in the 3100 block of St. Florence Terrace when a suspect approached and took their keys, according to police.

Police said the suspect, who was armed and wearing a mask, fled toward Old Baltimore Road. [NBC4]


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