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Incoming Sen. Van Hollen Says More Federal Aid to Metro Contingent on Reforms

But new member of Appropriations panel more upbeat about increased NIH funding

Week Ahead: Planning Board To Review Massive Bethesda Redevelopment Project; How To Have Your Christmas Tree Recycled

Plus: White Flint community meeting Thursday

Raskin Looking To Transfer Some Teaching Skills from Law School to Capitol Hill

Long-time constitutional law professor to be sworn in Tuesday, hopes his expertise will help educate new colleagues

First Take: Community

Here’s a look at seven dishes served at the new downtown Bethesda eatery

Woman Found Shot in the Leg in Gaithersburg; Maryland Uses Little-Known Federal Law To Fight Traffic Light

News, announcements and other helpful links for your Tuesday

Sold in Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Potomac: Dec. 25-Jan. 2

Notable homes sold in the last week
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Incoming Sen. Van Hollen Says More Federal Aid to Metro Contingent on Reforms

But new member of Appropriations panel more upbeat about increased NIH funding

Week Ahead: Planning Board To Review Massive Bethesda Redevelopment Project; How To Have Your Christmas Tree Recycled

Plus: White Flint community meeting Thursday

Raskin Looking To Transfer Some Teaching Skills from Law School to Capitol Hill

Long-time constitutional law professor to be sworn in Tuesday, hopes his expertise will help educate new colleagues

First Take: Community

Here’s a look at seven dishes served at the new downtown Bethesda eatery

Woman Found Shot in the Leg in Gaithersburg; Maryland Uses Little-Known Federal Law To Fight Traffic Light

News, announcements and other helpful links for your Tuesday

Sold in Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Potomac: Dec. 25-Jan. 2

Notable homes sold in the last week

Police Seek Pepper-Spray Robber

Suspect took sunglasses from Friendship Heights store

Nine of 10 Highest-Paid Nonprofit Executives in Maryland Based in Montgomery County

Head of Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in Bethesda leads the way

A.G. Kitchen Closes in Downtown Silver Spring

Sign directs patrons to New York restaurant

Gaithersburg Gets Stricter Smoking Ban; Rockville Quarry Could Provide Water Storage

News, announcements and other useful links for your Friday morning

Menorah Built of 386 Bagels Towers Over Shoppers on Bethesda Row

Chabad of Bethesda celebrates Hanukkah with outdoor menorah lighting, food, music

State Reports Property Values in Parts of Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Potomac Up by 7.8 Percent

County sees slower growth in assessments than elsewhere in Maryland

DLC Officials Acknowledge Champagne, Sparkling Wine Shortage Before New Year’s Eve

The county department that distributes alcohol to local restaurants and beer and wine stores was scheduled to receive additional shipments Thursday

Rockville To Add Speed Camera to Maryland Avenue

Violations have decreased since speed monitoring program started

Several Car Crashes Reported During Rainy Morning Commute

There were no serious injuries

Business Notes: Rubenstein Meets with Trump; Major North Bethesda Development Project Set to Move Forward

Plus: GSK opens new vaccine research center in Rockville

Van Hollen Won’t Be Your Typical Freshman Senator

Key role in Democratic leadership, seat on powerful committee await his swearing-in Tuesday

Taser Use Down Across State; Aspen Hill Crash Leaves Woman, Child Injured

News, announcements and other useful links for your Thursday morning

16 Bethesda-Area Restaurants that Closed in 2016

Popular local eateries, such as Food Wine & Co in Bethesda and Jackie’s in Silver Spring, were among the eateries that closed this year

Local Jewish Congregation to Build Giant Menorah Out of Bagels on Bethesda Row

Menorah will be unveiled during Thursday night Hanukkah celebration

Police Release Video of Woman Who Allegedly Used Missing Bethesda Man’s Credit Card

John Patrick Donohoe, 36, has been missing since Dec. 13

Fire Strikes Commercial Building in North Bethesda

The blaze broke out at the Delnor Center building Wednesday morning

Planning Board Gears Up for Meeting on White Flint Growth Plan

Plan calls for 5,700 new homes, 2.77 million square feet of nonresidential development

Education Year in Review

Here are some of the biggest local education stories of 2016

25 New Restaurants That Opened in the Bethesda Area in 2016

The local dining scene expanded this year with restaurants from Mike Isabella, Neighborhood Restaurant Group and others

Year in Review: Psychiatric Service Dog Supports B-CC Student

Looking back at the top stories of 2016

Hogan Loses Longtime Family Pet Over Holidays; Colesville Man Dies After Silver Spring Crash

News, announcements and other useful links for your Wednesday morning

Year in Review: Hate Incidents Roil County Known for its Inclusion

In 2016, schools and police dealt with numerous incidents; some still under investigation

‘Beautiful’ Development Plan Proposed for Apex Building Site

County Planning Board review comes as Marriott weighs downtown Bethesda options

Pieology Coming to Bethesda Row

The make-your-own pizza chain to enter local market adjacent to Mamma Lucia Restaurant

Walter Reed Vets Receiving ‘LUKE’ Arm; Wisconsin Avenue Shops Get Loan

News, announcements and other useful links for your Tuesday morning

6 Candidates Vying for Appointment to State Delegate Vacancy in District 20

Decision to be made Jan. 9; candidate forums slated next week in White Oak and Silver Spring

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

Notable homes sold in the last week

MCPS Chief Uses Holiday Video Message To Condemn Hate

Superintendent Jack Smith urges civility while discussing difficult topics

List of Holiday Closings

Schedule for government services, transportation providers during holiday season

Tom Perez Makes Pitch for Becoming DNC Chair; Montgomery County Police Return Packages Stolen from Doorsteps

News, announcements and other useful links for your Friday morning

Berliner Urges Metro To Sell Land It Owns

Properties in Bethesda, White Flint could provide millions for cash-strapped system, County Council president says

Montgomery County Medics Revive Electrician Who Almost Died After Grazing Live Wires

Coworkers helped save the man’s life by performing CPR until help arrived

Rockville Mayor Newton To Lead Regional Transportation Planning Board

Metro, traffic congestion alleviation are her two top priorities

Georgetown Prep Grad Raises $200,000 for NIH Cancer Research with Souped-Up Sports Car

Andrew Lee was diagnosed with a rare form of kidney cancer when he was 19

MCPS Parents Have Six Weeks To Comment on Proposal To Replace ‘Sibling Link’ With Lottery

Shift to lottery system intended to increase diversity in language immersion programs

New Year’s Eve Events Around Bethesda

Restaurants and venues are hosting parties to bring in 2017

First Take: Owen’s Ordinary at Pike & Rose

Here’s a look at seven dishes served at the new North Bethesda eatery

Son Pays 85 Years’ Worth of Library Fines for Overdue Books His Parents Checked Out from Rockville Branch

Sends donation and pens ‘love letter’ to the library system his family frequented

Local Father and Son Bring Gourmet Holiday Meals to Nuclear Sub; State Proposes Testing Driverless Cars on I-95

News, announcements and other useful links for your Thursday morning

Hogan Makes 3 Appointments to Montgomery County District Court

Governor chooses prosecutor, administrative law judge, solo practitioner for open spots

Bethesda Diner Sends $5,000 Holiday Cheer Check to Bartender Who Saved Him

Fast-acting restaurant worker performed Heimlich Maneuver on choking patron

Clarksburg Blogger, Daily Mail Push Back in Melania Trump Defamation Case

Both defendants have filed court documents in Montgomery County saying Trump can’t prove ‘actual malice’

Barwood Taxi Company Files for Bankruptcy

Company has largest fleet of taxicabs in Montgomery County

Berliner Wants County To Post Order that Streets Will Be Cleared of Snow

County Council president suggests information be included as part of county’s new snow portal

County Mistakenly Sends Property Registration Letters to Rockville Residents

Notices say landlords face fines if they don’t register their rental properties

Rockville, Fairfax Nonprofits Receive Grants from Bethesda Organization

Giving Together focused on hunger issues with 2016 grants

Two Displaced After Fire Destroys Rockville Home

Damage to house and contents estimated at about $600,000

Cabin John Shopping Center Sold; Legislative Analyst Disputes Governor on Transportation Law

News, announcements and other useful links for your Wednesday morning

Westbard Development Opponents Get $5,000 Donation From 550-home Neighborhood Group for Court Battle

Case aimed at blocking redevelopment plans set for Friday court hearing

Bethesda Woman Dies Five Days After Chevy Chase Rear-End Collision

The 90-year-old woman was not transported to a hospital, but later sought medical treatment after experiencing head injury symptoms

Montgomery County Police Stop Van Carrying 250 Pounds of Marijuana on I-270

California man confesses to carrying the drugs from Pennsylvania, police say

Weekend Events: Great Russian Nutcracker; ’80s vs. ’90s Dance Party

What’s happening Dec. 22-26

Montgomery County Public Schools Earns a ‘C’ for Lunches on School Food Scorecard

Report places MCPS 14th out of 24 Maryland school districts

Small Bites: New Gaithersburg Steakhouse Sets Opening Date

Plus: Rockville coffee shop opens at Traville Village Shopping Center

Residents To Hear Pedestrian, Bicycle Infrastructure Plans for Downtown Bethesda

Meeting to discuss recommendations in Bethesda Downtown Plan

Bethesda IT Company To Expand Headquarters, Add 100 Jobs

InfoZen receiving loans from state, county

Ledecky and Other Montgomery County Olympians Honored in Silver Spring

Rockville swimmer Jack Conger said event marked his first post-Olympic speech

Former Chevy Chase Mayor Dies; New Boutique Opens in Potomac

News, announcements and other useful links for your Tuesday morning

Timpano Italian Chophouse To Close in Rockville

New building for fast-casual eateries to be built on site

Van Hollen Assigned to Banking, Agriculture and Budget Committees

Freshman senator also will serve on Appropriations Committee

Restaurant Industry Executive Appointed To Lead Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control

Robert Dorfman is also a former Marriott executive

Transit Agencies Say Metro’s Woes Won’t Impact Purple Line

The Maryland and Federal Transit agencies asked Friday that a judge who has stalled work on the light-rail project allow it to proceed

Sold in Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Potomac: Dec. 12-18

Notable homes sold in the last week

Lawsuit Claims County Police Officers Used Excessive Force Against 16-Year-Old Filming Brother’s Arrest with Cellphone

Teen allegedly suffered a concussion and had teeth knocked out in the incident, part of which was reportedly recorded

Metro Says It Needs $1 Billion More; Former Physician Convicted in 2002 Murder

News, announcements and other useful links for your Monday morning

Hogan Condemns Hate Crimes During Visit to Rockville Jewish School

Governor says state justice officials in close communication with county police

Butchers Alley Opens New Cheese and Charcuterie Shop

Bethesda business took over the former Water Store space

Ficker Says He’ll Run for Local Office

Activist plans to use email addresses collected on term-limits petition to help find donors

Regal Cinemas Bids Farewell to Downtown Bethesda

Multiplex cleared out Thursday to set stage for Apex Building’s redevelopment

Family and Friends Remember Popular Bethesda Bartender Ed Stone

Stone died Wednesday night after a battle with lung cancer

Bethesda Woman Succumbs to Injuries from Wreck

Driver, 93, hit tree 10 days ago

Local State Delegates Ponder County Council Runs

Council offers increase in pay, staff

Take a Look Inside Hen Quarter

The new Silver Spring Southern-style restaurant opens Monday

Winter Weather Advisory Issued; Grand Jury Indicts N.C. Man in Pizzeria Incident

News, announcements and other useful links for your Friday morning

Leggett, Baltimore Mayor Pugh Share Thoughts at Legislative Breakfast

Both served as lawmakers, both prefer executive branch roles

Bethesda 7-Eleven Wins Back Right To Sell Beer, Wine

The Glen Echo convenience store’s alcohol license was previously revoked by a court in November

School Board Looks To Replace ‘Sibling Link’ with Lottery for Language Immersion Program Admission

Public to comment on tentative policy change before it sees a final vote

County Program Offers $20 Gift Cards for Designated Driver Service

Safe ride initiative aims to keep drunken drivers off roadways during holidays

Mystery Solved: State Responsible for Rockville Pike Project that Snarled Traffic

SHA closed lanes to finish paving, lighting work

Weekend Events: Two Nutcracker Performances; Lauryn Hill Stops in Silver Spring

What’s happening Dec. 16 - 18

Perez to Run for Democratic Party Leader; ‘Black Lives Matter’ Incident at Churchill Sparks Call for Investigation

News, announcements and other helpful links for your Thursday morning

Santa Passes Through Bethesda on Way to Children’s Inn

Montgomery police officers serve as elves for annual delivery of gifts and donations

Hogan Says ‘Road Kill Bill’ Would Ax 11 County Projects

Supporters say legislation adds transparency to what gets funded

State Delegate Wants To Require Lessons about Affirmative Consent in County Classrooms

Kelly is offering legislation to expand curriculum for sex education classes

Vehicles Driven by Allegedly Drunken Drivers Strike Two Police Cars on Same Day

County police said the officers were working as part of the Holiday Alcohol Task Force

Little Falls Library Re-Opening Delayed

Water main break causes damage to electrical and mechanical systems

Updated: Northbound Drivers Urged To Avoid Stretch of Rockville Pike

Utility work causes daytime traffic issues

Tensions Flare as Kunes Elected To Chair Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee

Longstanding divisions within panel on public display as fight erupts over committee rules

New Kensington Middle School Principal Named

27-year MCPS employee chosen to lead middle school opening in August 2017

No Charges To Be Filed Against Driver Who Struck Cyclist at Capital Crescent Trail Crossing

Chevy Chase’s Ned Gaylin, a former professor, was killed in the Bethesda collision

Bridge Named To Honor Fallen Soldier; DLC Programs Receive Awards

News, announcements and helpful links for your Wednesday morning

New Public School Calendar Could Lead to Shorter Spring Break

County education officials decry state mandate to start classes after Labor Day

School Board Members Welcome Sea Change Signaled by Superintendent’s First Budget

Smith’s plan redirects resources to address equity issues
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