Casey Anderson

November 7, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Proposal to Buy Land for New Park in Bethesda: $8.5 Million Cost

Montgomery County parks department is proposing to buy 17,610 square feet in Bethesda for $8.5 million. But don’t expect that to be the final cost. It could be a good deal less. The land, across the street from the Barnes & Noble bookstore, would be an urban park, which Bethesda residents demanded during the lengthy […]

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October 26, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Oct. 26 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 26, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Yappy Hour: Enjoy music and food at Yappy Hour sponsored by Montgomery Parks and the Bethesda Urban Partnership. The pop-up dog park will consist of a small dog area and a large dog enclosure area for well-socialized dogs. We are howling about Yappy […]

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September 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Bike Share Program Launches in Montgomery Parks

Maryland Parks has partnered with Zagster, Inc., to launch a bike share program to connect visitors with trails, amenities and nature. The program launched earlier this week with bike stations at Black Hill Regional Park and Wheaton Regional Park, according to a news release. “There are some fantastic paved trails at these parks and through […]

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May 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Four to Be Interviewed for Montgomery County Planning Board Position

A Duncan administration official, a blogger who writes about planning topics, a former member of County Executive Ike Leggett’s transit task force and a Germantown businesswoman have all filed to fill a vacancy on the Montgomery County Planning Board. The County Council will interview the four applicants on May 11 to fill the spot held […]

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April 25, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Planning Chair Casey Anderson on the Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan: ‘We are at the End of the Road’ (VIDEO)

Casey Anderson, chair of the Montgomery County Planning Board, answered some questions (see video above) about the Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan, shortly before a work session on the plan with the Montgomery County Council on Tuesday morning. The sector plan is a blueprint for development in Bethesda over the next 20 years or so. “We […]

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March 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Local Leaders Cut the Ribbon for Satellite Capital Bikeshare Network in Wheaton (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials celebrated the satellite Capital Bikeshare network in Wheaton on Wednesday morning. It may have been too cold for bike riding but local officials were beaming as they cut the ribbon at the bikeshare station adjacent to the Wheaton Metro station along Georgia Avenue. “My heart skips a beat every time I see […]

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March 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Berliner and Leggett Ask Planning Board Chair to Pause Westbard Plan and to Retain Mediator

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and County Council President Roger Berliner have written a letter to Planning Board Chair Casey Anderson asking for a delay in the Equity One sketch plan process, just weeks after the board approved the development plan (excluding the area believed to be a historic burial ground). In the letter dated March […]

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February 24, 2017 | Staff Writer

Applicants Sought for Montgomery Planning Board

The Montgomery County Council is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the Montgomery County Planning Board. The second term of Marye Wells-Harley (Democrat) will expire on June 14, and she is not eligible for reappointment. Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12. Members serve four-year terms and are […]

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February 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Dozens Rally at Macedonia Baptist Church About Historic Burial Site in Bethesda (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police officers stopped traffic on River Road in Bethesda on Sunday afternoon so dozens of protesters who gathered at Macedonia Baptist Church could march across the road to a property the demonstrators say is the site of a historic African-American burial ground. The protesters carried signs that read, “Black Lives Matter,” “Black History […]

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November 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Council Takes Straw Vote on Subdivision Staging Policy (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council has taken a straw vote on the proposal that amends the county’s development impact tax for transportation and school improvements. Susan Kenedy has more on the subdivision staging policy. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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