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Manger: MCPS Has Been Cooperative in Investigation of ‘Horrific Crime,’ Hate Speech an Ongoing Issue

Montgomery County police chief spoke publicly Monday about reported Rockville rape

Rockville Pike Lane Closures Set for Early April

Construction work is part of project to install pedestrian underpass

County Council Planning To Add Airport-Style Security Screening to Council Office Building

Public will be restricted to two entrances of Rockville building

Police Blotter: Potomac Homes Burglarized; Multiple Thefts From County Parking Garages

The following crimes were reported to Montgomery County or Rockville police from March 6-14

Week Ahead: County Council Considers Beefing Up Security

Plus: Planning Board to vote on Rock Spring Master Plan; school board continues boundary discussion

Sold in Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Potomac: March 20-26

Notable homes sold in the last week
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Manger: MCPS Has Been Cooperative in Investigation of ‘Horrific Crime,’ Hate Speech an Ongoing Issue

Montgomery County police chief spoke publicly Monday about reported Rockville rape

Rockville Pike Lane Closures Set for Early April

Construction work is part of project to install pedestrian underpass

County Council Planning To Add Airport-Style Security Screening to Council Office Building

Public will be restricted to two entrances of Rockville building

Police Blotter: Potomac Homes Burglarized; Multiple Thefts From County Parking Garages

The following crimes were reported to Montgomery County or Rockville police from March 6-14

Week Ahead: County Council Considers Beefing Up Security

Plus: Planning Board to vote on Rock Spring Master Plan; school board continues boundary discussion

Sold in Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Potomac: March 20-26

Notable homes sold in the last week

General Assembly Bills Combat Opioid Crisis; Five Cases of Zika in Maryland; Law Could Punish Slow Drivers in Left Lane

News, announcements and other helpful links for Monday morning

Officials Hit With Threats, Personal Attacks After Reported Rape At Rockville High

MCPS spokesman says some threats reported to county police

Supposed Nigerian Prince, Robert Lipman Imposter File Public Information Requests with County

The ‘prince’ wants residents to know they can share his fortune if they assist him

Attorneys for Suspect in Rockville High Rape Case Might Request a Change of Trial Venue

Henry Sanchez Milian expected to plead not guilty

School Data Site Names Holton-Arms as State’s Best Private High School

Ranking completed by Niche considered SAT scores, student-teacher ratios

School Notes: MCPS Announces Three Finalists for Teacher of the Year

Plus: Silver Spring class turns March Madness into math homework; school board to discuss middle school name

Small Bites: Hello Kitty Café Truck To Visit Bethesda

Plus: Area restaurants participate in Spring Wine Fling

Kenwood Cherry Trees Nearing Full Bloom

Most of the blossoms seem to have survived the recent cold snap

Census Bureau Estimates Population Growth of More than 7,000 in Montgomery County

New 2016 data released this week

Delaney Right Behind Pope Francis, Bezos on Fortune List of Greatest World Leaders; Bethesda Boy, 9, Becomes Taekwondo Instructor

News, announcements and other helpful links for Friday morning

Officials To Investigate Whether National Bomb Threat Suspect Made Call to Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School

An Israeli teen is thought to have made many of the threats to Jewish communities

Hogan’s Office Says Purple Line, Metro Discussed in Meeting with U.S. Transportation Secretary

Document provided by governor’s office lists the two among seven transportation priorities in the state seeking federal assistance

Scenes From Rockville High As Students Stand Behind Their School

Students declare 'Rockville Strong' despite strain of past week

Protesters Greet Hogan, DeVos at Bethesda Elementary School

Governor addresses Rockville High rape case at joint event with U.S. Secretary of Education

Weekend Events: PotterCon; One Woman Sex and the City

What’s happening from March 24-26

Rockville High Increases Police Security After Threatening Phone Call

MCPS superintendent says racist messages, threats ‘will not be tolerated’

Bethesda, Chevy Chase Billionaires Make Forbes List; Teens Spotted Throwing Large Rocks At I-270 Motorists

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday morning

Bethesda Delegates Urge Hogan To Speak Out Against Trump’s Proposed NIH Cuts

The state representatives said Bethesda research center is important part of state’s economy and worldwide healthcare, and Hogan should defend its funding

Montgomery Leaders Push Back Against Hogan’s Comments on Rockville Rape Case

State delegates, County Council president say governor is politicizing incident

Rockville High To Demonstrate Unity in the Wake of Reported On-campus Assault

Principal tells parents about efforts to review security measures, bolster safety

Metro Completes Escalator Installment Project at Bethesda Station

Work on the replacement of the escalators has been going on since 2014

Tech Repair Company To Open Store in Downtown Bethesda

uBreakiFix specializes in fixing cell phones and computers

Two Residents Displaced by Bethesda House Fire

Firefighters responded to the basement fire at a Broad Brook Drive home

Rockville Siblings Capture World Junior Title in Ice Dance

Brother and sister set sights on 2022 Winter Olympics

Police Blotter: Anti-Semitic Graffiti in Rockville Park; Aggravated Assault at Silver Spring Rue 21

The following crimes were reported to Montgomery County or Rockville police from Feb. 27 to March 7

County Council Approves Resolution Opposing Trump Budget

President’s proposed cuts would cause a recession in Montgomery County, one council member says

Montgomery County Releases More Than 200,000 Email Addresses to Voter Group

County Council members released addresses of newsletter subscribers; county also released the more than 125,000 addresses of those who subscribed to its Paperless Airplane newsletter

Germantown Teacher Turns Middle Schoolers Into Rock Musicians; Rockville To Discuss Smoking Ban Expansion

News, announcements and other helpful links for Wednesday morning

Officials: Rockville High Rape Suspects Didn't Share Classes With Freshman Girl

MCPS superintendent condemns surge of racist, anti-immigrant sentiment

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer Addresses Reported Rape at Rockville High

Spokesman says Trump has targeted illegal immigration because of incidents such as this one

New Silver Spring Penguin Mural To Be Unveiled March 29

County commissioned a copy of the popular mural that could withstand weather

Hogan 'Outraged' by Reported Rape at Rockville High School

Governor commented publicly about the attack Tuesday morning on Facebook

Rockville High Principal To Meet With Parents Tonight About Reported Rape

MCPS superintendent will also hold evening press conference to take media questions

State Comptroller Outs 12 in Montgomery County for Tax Evasion

Franchot is seeking nearly $4 million from local residents, businesses on list of top evaders

County Plans To Improve Snow Portal By Addressing Lag in Updates, Lack of Specificity

Officials received complaints about the service after last week’s snowfall

Purple Line Construction Could Start in a Week if Judge Reinstates Project’s Federal Approval

Latest motions in lawsuit await ruling

Leggett Spokesman Contests Trump Administration Report on Release of Undocumented Immigrants; Raskin Decries Postponment of Hearing on NIH Cuts

News, announcements and other helpful links for Tuesday morning

Landlord of Quincy’s in Bethesda Sues Bar for Four Months of Unpaid Rent

Summons left on door suggests bar could owe nearly $74,000 to the property owner

Emotions Run High After Reported Rape at Rockville High School

Name-calling and finger-pointing spreads as anti-undocumented immigrant group adds fuel to fiery discourse

Body Found in Randolph Hills Explosion Identified as Home’s Resident

State medical examiner’s office says Steven Martin Beck committed suicide by shooting himself

Trail Coalition Urges County To Require Ourisman Honda to Tear Down Encroaching Portion of Garage

The Bethesda car dealership and county are in negotiations over the garage, which is also the subject of a Board of Appeals case

MCPS Superintendent Says Rockville High Is Evaluating Security After Reported Rape

Ongoing investigation prevents school officials from sharing details of case, Smith wrote

Sold in Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Potomac: March 13-19

Notable homes sold in the last week

Korean Fast-Casual Chain Bibibop To Take Over ShopHouse Locations

The new restaurants plan to open by early summer in Bethesda, North Bethesda and Silver Spring

Week Ahead: Health Care Rally Monday; Education Forum Wednesday in Bethesda

Plus: Planning Board to discuss restaurant outdoor seating regulations

Momentum Builds Behind Opening MCPS Recovery School To Battle Drug Addiction; Rockville Masseur Charged With Sexual Assault

News, announcements and other helpful links for Monday morning

Body Discovered at Site of Randolph Hills Explosion

Officials are not yet able to identify the victim or the cause of the Rockville blast

MCPS Eliminates Sibling Link for Language Programs

Policy change will be phased in over coming years

Leggett, Berliner Request Mediator in Westbard Cemetery Search Controversy

County leaders say members of the Macedonia Baptist Church don’t feel comfortable with the process to search for possible remains in the Bethesda neighborhood

School Notes: MCPS Superintendent Announces Art Contest Aimed at Combating Hate

Plus: Education leaders call for change after student athlete was barred from game for wearing hijab

Police Charge Two Rockville High School Students With Rape of Another Student

Police said attack occurred at school Thursday during school hours

Planning Board Offers Positive Response to Idea of Putting Housing on Westfield Montgomery Site

Shopping center owners asked for change that could help them build multi-family housing

Explosion Levels Home on Ashley Drive in Randolph Hills

One man unaccounted for in Rockville explosion; fire chief says there was unauthorized gas use

Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Efforts Threatened; Grocery Delivery Service Expands to Bethesda

News, announcements and other helpful links for Friday morning

Police Investigate Reports of Missing Bethesda Man Being in Mississippi

John Patrick Donohoe has been missing for more than three months

Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Would Likely Impact Federal Agencies in Montgomery County

Local leaders expressed concern about the proposed federal budget that takes aim at major county employers such as NIH and NOAA

Bethesda CVS To Close as Target Opens With Its Own CVS Pharmacy

​The convenience store is one of many locations closing nationally as company shifts focus

National Institutes of Health Faces a 19 Percent Funding Cut Under Trump’s Proposed Budget

Bethesda-based federal agency could lose $5.8 billion

Sports Teams Will Have To Wait A Little Longer To Play on County Fields

Field openings delayed until at least March 20 as a precaution after winter weather

County’s Proposed Interim Georgetown Branch Trail Would Route Cyclists Onto Jones Bridge Road

The off-road trail could be moved to busy roads in Bethesda to accommodate Purple Line construction

School Board Says Hogan Mandate Cut Into Teacher Planning, Training Time

Governor’s order that classes end by June 15 had “unintended consequences”

Purple Line Federal Funding Could Be in Jeopardy Under Trump’s Budget Plan

The president’s budget outline states only projects with grant agreements in place can receive federal funds—the Purple Line’s hasn’t been signed

Pupusa Kitchen Plans To Open Friday in Bethesda

Salvadoran spot will share kitchen with Hanaro Sushi

School Board To Hear About Logistical Challenges of Changing Elementary Bell Times

Tweaking schedule would mean complicated adjustments to busing plan, spokesman says

Montgomery College President Asks County Council To Fully Fund Its Budget Request To Pay for Staff Raises

Leggett’s proposed budget for the college falls about $5 million short, according to the school’s president

St. Patrick’s Day Events and Specials in Montgomery County

Local restaurants offer discounted drinks, entertainment Friday to celebrate holiday

Possibility of Passage Dims for State Bill Calling for Pedestrian Traffic Beacons

Senate committee rejects proposal for traffic lights that advocates say would make pedestrian crossings safer

Korman Pushes for ‘Road Kill Bill’; Baby Delivered in Snowstorm

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday morning

Van Hollen, Berliner Admonish State for Delays in Improving Safety at Bethesda Intersection

Car crash killed three people last year at the back entrance to Walt Whitman High

Medium Rare Now Open in Bethesda

Restaurant serves steaks and salads on a set menu

Westfield Montgomery Mall Owners Want Ability To Build Housing

Planning Board to consider proposed zoning code change while discussing Rock Springs plan

Resilience Fund Created To Aid Local Residents Impacted By Trump Immigration Policies

Pair of foundations partner to provide quick response to federal actions

Chimney Fire Spread To Roof in North Potomac Blaze

Five adults displaced by fire

Reggie Oldak To Run for District 1 County Council Seat

The tax attorney and longtime women’s issues advocate is Roger Berliner’s former chief of staff

GAO Criticizes Metro’s SafeTrack Rollout; Germantown Chicken Performs on Jimmy Kimmel

News, announcements and other helpful links for Wednesday morning

MCPS To Open With Two-hour Delay On Wednesday

School administrative offices will follow regular schedule

Rockville Names Bridge for Wootton High Principal Whose Death Devastated School

A former high school student led the effort to honor Michael Doran

Weekend Events: Former Gov. O’Malley’s Band Plays for St. Patrick’s Day; Dinosaurs on the Stage at Strathmore

What’s happening March 17-19

Buoyed by Lawsuit, Purple Line Opponents Want Trail Formally Recognized as a Park

Two of the plaintiffs in the federal lawsuit that has delayed the project likened their efforts to those of a Supreme Court justice who spurred the creation of the C&O Canal National Park

Leggett Proposes $5.44 Billion Montgomery County Budget

Includes slight property tax decrease, more money for schools

Which Bethesda Restaurants Are Opening Late for Snow?

A few downtown spots are changing their hours Tuesday

Real Estate Roundup: Could B-CC’s Neighbor Help With High School’s Space Problem?

Plus: Self-storage group buys River Road property; housing officials focus on tenant rights

Check When the County Will Plow Your Street

Trucks began clearing neighborhood roads Tuesday morning

Storm Causes Slushy Roads, Leads to Closures

Mix of sleet and snow falls overnight

Officer Locates Missing Girl; Update on White Flint 2 Plan

News, announcements and other helpful links for Tuesday morning

MCPS Digs Out of Ice and Snow

Officials Later Tuesday Will Discuss Wednesday Classes

East Bethesda Residents Protest Proposed 200-foot Height Limit at Acura Site

Property owner said he has no imminent development plans for dealership, but wants flexibility

Business Notes: Appeals Board Considering Bethesda Hardware Store Case

Plus: Rockville company hooking up Ballston with Wi-Fi; Marriott named a best place to work—again

Target Aims for April 9 Opening in Bethesda

‘Flexible format’ store will be smaller than most

Police Blotter: Armed Robbery in Bethesda; Commercial Burglary in Westfield Montgomery

The following crimes were reported to Montgomery County or Rockville police from Feb. 20 to 28

MCPS Students Could Get School Year’s First Snow Closure on Tuesday

School administrators to begin discussing weather response at about midday Monday

Beltway Lane Closures To Begin March 24 for Road Resurfacing

Work expected to continue until early spring, officials say

Week Ahead: Autonomous Car Discussion Postponed

Plus: Fiscal 2018 operating budget to be released Tuesday
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