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December 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

Update: Bethesda Teenager Died from Acute Alcohol Intoxication

Update, 4 p.m.: The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore has ruled Navid Sepehri’s death as accidental. The cause of his death was due to acute alcohol intoxication complicated by drowning and hypothermia, a Montgomery County police statement said. Navid, 17, lived on Radnor Road in Bethesda. Original post: A 17-year-old boy who […]

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December 15, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 15 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Dec. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Healthcare Enrollment: Maryland Health Connection has extended the enrollment deadline to next Friday 12/22. IMPORTANT! @Maryland Health Connection has extended the enrollment deadline to next Friday 12/22. Visit https://t.co/qec1n7qd5F today to get your 2018 health plan and peace of mind for you and […]

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December 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 14 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Thursday, Dec. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Funeral Services for Off-Duty Officers: The funerals for two officers who were tragically killed in a car incident on I-270 will be laid to rest today. 2. Traffic Delays: The Maryland State Police said traffic delays should be expected from 7 a.m. to […]

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December 13, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 13 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, Dec. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Santa Rides Again: Montgomery County Police will escort Santa as he rides his Harley Davidson motorcycle through the county for a benefit for The Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health. For more information, including the parade route, visit here. […]

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December 11, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Bradley Hills Elementary School Ranks First in Maryland for Scholastic Reading Challenge

Bradley Hills Elementary School in Bethesda placed first for Maryland in the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge this past summer. The students read more than 8,000 hours during their summer vacation! Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan visited Bradley Hills ES Dec. 4 to congratulate the students. First Lady Yumi Hogan served as Reading Ambassador for this year's […]

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December 7, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Planners To Take Up New Marriott Headquarters Next Week

The Montgomery County Planning Board takes up approvals for the new Marriott International project in downtown Bethesda next week. The 2.25-acre site is at Wisconsin and Norfolk avenues. It also faces Woodmont Avenue to the west. Marriott International now has its headquarters in Bethesda on Fernwood Road. In October 2016, the company announced it was […]

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December 7, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Dec. 8-10: Guide to Arts and Entertainment Around Montgomery County

The holiday season includes many arts and entertainment traditions in the area. This weekend we found four for you to consider. Do you have a dog or cat? Santa is stopping by the Humane Society in Rockville Saturday, December 9 for a ‘Pet Photo With Santa‘ event from noon to 3 p.m. Proceeds go to […]

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December 7, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 7 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Thursday, Dec. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. Grand Opening: The Chick-fil-A at Olney opens today. The new fast food restaurant specializing in chicken sandwiches is located at 18115 Georgia Avenue, just north of the intersection with Maryland Route 108. 2. Planning Meeting: The Planning Board meets today and […]

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December 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 6 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, Dec. 6, in Montgomery County: 1. Bethesda Blast: Weather permitting, the Montgomery County Department of  Transportation will conduct single controlled blasts beneath Rockville Pike (MD 355) near the Medical Center Metro Station, NIH, and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Naval Support Activity Bethesda between […]

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December 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Bannockburn and Luxmanor Named State Blue Ribbon Schools

Two of the six elementary schools selected as 2017-2018 Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools are located in Montgomery County. The two Montgomery County schools are Bannockburn Elementary School in Bethesda and Luxmanor Elementary School in North Bethesda. The four other schools recognized as Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools are West Towson Elementary School in Baltimore County, Urbana […]

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