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7770 Norfolk Celebrates Reaching its Height

Construction managers of 17-story Woodmont Triangle apartment say building should be finished in November

Q&A: Chef Mike Isabella

Celebrity chef will be opening a Greek restaurant in Bethesda

Police Blotter: Assault Reported at Bethesda Bar; Buildings Vandalized in Kensington

The following incidents were reported to Montgomery County police from Dec. 22 to 30

Three Bethesda, Chevy Chase Homes among Area’s Top 10 Most Expensive Homes Sold Last Year

The Montgomery County home prices ranged from $7.3 million to $8.6 million, while the most expensive home sold for $20 million in Dupont Circle

Weekend Events: Fun Run and Breakfast; The Devil Makes Three

A roundup of local events happening this weekend in the Bethesda area

Start School Later Group: 20-Minute Later Start Time Recommendation is a ‘Sham’

The Montgomery chapter of a national advocacy group says all county middle and high schools should start later than 8:30 a.m.
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7770 Norfolk Celebrates Reaching its Height

Construction managers of 17-story Woodmont Triangle apartment say building should be finished in November

Q&A: Chef Mike Isabella

Celebrity chef will be opening a Greek restaurant in Bethesda

Police Blotter: Assault Reported at Bethesda Bar; Buildings Vandalized in Kensington

The following incidents were reported to Montgomery County police from Dec. 22 to 30

Three Bethesda, Chevy Chase Homes among Area’s Top 10 Most Expensive Homes Sold Last Year

The Montgomery County home prices ranged from $7.3 million to $8.6 million, while the most expensive home sold for $20 million in Dupont Circle

Weekend Events: Fun Run and Breakfast; The Devil Makes Three

A roundup of local events happening this weekend in the Bethesda area

Start School Later Group: 20-Minute Later Start Time Recommendation is a ‘Sham’

The Montgomery chapter of a national advocacy group says all county middle and high schools should start later than 8:30 a.m.

Renderings of Isabella Restaurant Show Bright, Informal Space

Celebrity chef says Greek concept will have ‘kitchen-y style’ at its location on Elm Street in Bethesda

Striking Trash Haulers to Return to Work Thursday

Union agrees to mediation with Unity Disposal

Small Bites: Gusto Looking at May Opening in Bethesda; Ted’s Bulletin Opens Next Month in Gaithersburg

Plus: Several Chevy Chase and Bethesda restaurants to participate in Washington, D.C.’s restaurant week later this month

Community Meeting Scheduled to Detail Rockwood Manor Special Park Study

Study began nearly a year ago after community aired noise complaints about the Potomac park and event center

Supporters Would Have Little Recourse if Hogan Moves to Halt Purple Line

Incoming governor ‘has enormous power to kill it’ says expert

Bethesda Barbecue Company to Feature Low-Cost Dishes

Only three items on menu cost $20 or more

19-Year-Old Woman Killed in Veirs Mill Road Pedestrian Collision

Police believe she was crossing the Rockville road with her mother when she was struck

Bethesda Tattoo Co. Moves to Woodmont Avenue

The only tattoo shop in Bethesda moved from a basement location on Montgomery Lane to a second-floor spot on Woodmont Avenue.

Weather Service Warns of Frigid Temperatures, Issues Wind Chill Advisory for Tonight

Bitter cold, high winds are expected to sweep through the region Wednesday night

Business Notes: David Reznick Dies; White Flint Mall Entrances Now Locked

Plus: Skate shop owner says county interested in compromise over giant skateboard sign issue; LiveHealthier Inc. acquired by Centene

MCPS Superintendent Recommends No-Cost Options for Later School Start Times

Joshua Starr says most practical option is to shift all school start times 20 minutes later

Frosh To Be Sworn In Today As State’s New Attorney General

Leggett, Kopp to speak at afternoon ceremony in Annapolis

Police Warn of Slick, Icy Road Conditions, Urge Residents Not to Drive

Fire department spokesman says hospitals on ‘Blue Alert,' state police assigning additional troopers to road patrol to deal with minor collisions

UPDATE: MCPS Closes Schools Tuesday

Public schools initially delayed Tuesday morning are now closed for the day.

Snow Scenes in Montgomery County

View pictures of the first snowfall of 2015 taken by local residents and shared on social media.

Pedestrian Killed by Train in Gaithersburg

Man hit by MARC train Monday afternoon

Mike Isabella to Open Greek Restaurant in Bethesda

Celebrity chef taking over Vapiano space

New Rock Creek Forest Elementary School Opens

New building doubles the capacity of the Chevy Chase School

Bethesda Home Prices Set Record in 2014

Average price was higher than in 2007

Indigo House Opens in Cabin John

Asian concept is third restaurant from Persimmon, Wild Tomato owners

Police Blotter: Vehicles Burglarized at Area Gyms

The following incidents were reported to Montgomery County police from Dec. 15 to 23

Boloco Closes in Bethesda

Boston-based burrito chain leaves D.C. market

Bethesda Parking Garage Crash Turns Fatal

Happy New Year From BethesdaNow.com

Central Farm Market Opens Winter With New Loyalty Program

Bethesda Green Looking To Expand Business Portfolio With Mentoring Program

Popular Potomac Market Celebrates Reopening This Weekend

New owners celebrate with tastings, customer credit

Trash Strike Continues as Workers Say They Need Higher Wages

Walkout in its sixth day but collections do not appear affected

Video Shows Armed Robbery Attempt In Bethesda Neighborhood

The Local Construction Boom and Other Top 2014 Bethesda Beat Development Stories

Also: Renaming White Flint and the rise of Pike & Rose

Bethesda Development Plan for Westbard Spurs Worries About School Crowding

Montgomery County school board to outline concerns to Planning Board and County Council

Metro To Stay Open Until 2 a.m. On New Year's Eve

Montgomery Library System-wide Server Outage Enters Second Week

Borrowers told no fines will be assessed

PSC Sets Public Hearing Date On Pepco-Exelon Merger

MoCo Libraries Hopes It's Found Solution To Weeklong Server Outage

Groups Join Taxi Company To Provide Disabled With Lifts To Work

Several MoCo Officeholders Line Up Behind Effort to Draft Warren for President

Latest move follows fundraiser for Hillary Clinton in Potomac earlier this month

Morning Notes

Top Bethesda Beat Dining Stories of 2014

From a popular Potomac market closing (then re-opening) to a discussion about the local restaurant scene’s quality, this year had plenty of big dining news.

Business Notes: Bethesda Green seeks aspiring start-ups

B-CC Chamber to honor departing Council member Phil Andrews

Seven Montgomery County Restaurants Make Washingtonian’s Annual Top 100

In Bethesda, only Passage to India makes the cut

Police Warn of Phone Scammers - Again

Phone calls appear to originate within the United States

How To Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Police Say Phone Scams On The Rise Within The Last Week

Sold In Bethesda

Transportation Program Helps Disabled Get and Keep Jobs

Grants from Rotary Club of North Bethesda and Barwood help fund project

County Commission on Juvenile Justice Seeks Members

Seven appointees needed

Acting MCDOT Director Says There's No Room For New Roads In MoCo

Montgomery County Police Investigate Hate Crime in Kensington

Eight spray paintings, including swastikas, found on three streets

County Strikes Deal with State to Reduce Lanes on Old Georgetown Road in White Flint

Stretch of Old Georgetown Road in front of Pike & Rose will feature four travel lanes.

The Montgomery County 2014 'Mindset List'

Morning Notes

Trash Strike Continues, MoCo Says It'll Have Minimal Impact

Police Investigating Spray-Painted Swastikas, Ethnic Slurs In Kensington

Weekly Crime Report: Dec. 8 to Dec. 16

Group Calls For New Way Of Thinking In MoCo's Transportation Department

Today's Gift Local Prize: Free Fitness Classes

UPDATED: Trash Collectors Serving Chevy Chase, MoCo Go On Strike

Merry Christmas From BethesdaNow.com

2014 In Review: Stories To Watch Next Year

Restaurateur To Open Chicken Food Truck At Bethesda Farm Women's Market

MoCo, State Come To Agreement On Controversial Stretch Of Old Georgetown Road

NIH To Close Rockville Pike Entrance Starting In January

Morning Notes

Local Restaurant to Serve Christmas Breakfast for Needy

For the 12th straight year, the Original Pancake House will welcome hundreds of disadvantaged families and individuals

Local Theaters Don’t Have 'The Interview' on Their Schedules

Hundreds of theaters around country are planning on showing controversial film

Local Business Leaders Send Letter in Support of Purple Line to Hogan

The letter urges the governor-elect to keep the Purple Line on schedule

North Drive Entrance to NIH to Close for Bridge Construction in January

The entrance off of Rockville Pike in Bethesda is expected to re-open in September 2015

2014 In Review: Top Development Stories

Chamber Leaders Offer Their Purple Line Plea To Hogan

Bethesda Poetry Contest Offers $500 Prize

Business Notes: Ban the Box Bill Goes Into Effect Next Month

Plus: Bold Bite raises funds for Bethesda Cares

Designated Driver Company Offers $20 toward a Ride in Montgomery County

The deal ties into the county’s “Keeping It Safe” anti-drunk driving campaign

We’re Taking a Few Days Off!

Bethesda Beat will not publish on Jan. 1-2

MoCo Teams Up With Designated Driver Service That Will Get You (And Your Car) Home

Contractors Put Blame On WSSC For Cordell Avenue Water Shutdown

Firefighters Extinguish Body Shop Fire in Bethesda

Small blaze causes closure of northbound Wisconsin Avenue

UPDATED: Firefighters Respond To Shop Fire In Downtown Bethesda

Deadline for Residents to Participate in Feedback Loop for Downtown Bethesda Plan Extended

Online feedback loop is designed to give planners an idea of what locals think of the plan’s progress

Water Shutoff Temporarily Affects Several Cordell Avenue Restaurants

Flanangan’s Harp & Fiddle manager says construction work at former men’s shelter led to shutoff

UPDATED: Water Main Issue Closes Block Of Bethesda Restaurants

Sneak Peek: Market at River Falls in Potomac

New owners have freshened up the space, but brought most of the favorites back

New Year’s Eve Events in Bethesda

The following restaurants and venues are hosting New Year’s Eve parties

County Finishes Woodglen Cycle Track In Pike District

Random Inspections Show It's Easy For Underage To Buy Cigarettes In Maryland

Developers Push Hogan To Back Purple Line

2014 In Review: Editor's Picks

Group of Prominent Area Developers Urge Hogan to Move Ahead On Purple Line

Letter comes as proponents, critics step up lobbying over light rail project

Sold In Bethesda

Gaithersburg Man Charged after Barricade Incident Sunday Night

Police said man threatened to kill his family then barricaded himself in the basement. Officer placed on leave after firing his gun in incident.

Peter Chang’s New Rockville Restaurant Receives Approval for Beer and Wine License

Celebrated Chinese chef’s new restaurant moves another step closer to opening

MoCo Launches Website Showing Where It Spends Its Money

County Launches New Spending Data Website

The latest effort to make county financial data available lists payments to contractors
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