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March 19, 2021 | Staff Writer

Executive Boulevard and Old Georgetown Road Intersection Will Close for Several Months

The intersection of Executive Boulevard and Old Georgetown Road in North Bethesda will be closed beginning Monday for an estimated five months due to construction work, according to a release from Montgomery County. The intersection will be completely closed off to vehicle traffic. The project, called “White Flint West Workaround” is part of the county’s […]

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September 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Need Help Identifying Suspect Who Pushed Man Off Bike Near Kensington Parkway

A 64-year-old man was seriously injured after he was pushed off his bike near Beach Drive and Kensington Parkway on Saturday, Maryland-National Capital Park Police said.  The victim suffered a broken hip and underwent surgery, Assistant Chief of the Park Police’s Patrol Branch Captain Jeffrey Coe said. He told MyMCMedia the victim is being released […]

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June 30, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for June 30 in Montgomery County

It is officially the last day of June. Time sure seems to be flying for our unique summer of 2020. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for June 30. 1. Last Day of MCM’s June Fundraiser: Like many other nonprofit organizations, Montgomery Community Media needs your help during this economic time of […]

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June 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for June 29 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, June 29, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Playgrounds Begin Reopening: Montgomery Parks will begin gradually reopening playgrounds today. Parks reminds residents to wear a face covering, stay six feet apart, and clean your hands before and after using playground equipment. Beginning Monday, June 29, we begin […]

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June 10, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Roadways in Aspen Hill, Silver Spring Will Transform as Part of Covid-19 Response

Montgomery County plans to transform two streets in Aspen Hill and Silver Spring into neighborhood greenways more friendly to pedestrians and bicyclists. The plan is the first phase of the new “Shared Streets” initiative in light of increased foot traffic in the wake of the coronavirus. As part of the pilot program, Holdridge Road from […]

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May 19, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Free Bikeshare and Electric Scooter Program for Essential Workers Extended

Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation recently announced the extension of the special programs with Capital Bikeshare and Lyft Electric Scooters offering free memberships for essential workers during the public health emergency through June 30. The memberships provide workers unlimited free rides for trips under 30 minutes. *UPDATE* The Essential Worker program has been extended until […]

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April 28, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

MCDOT Extends Free Bikeshare and Electric Scooter Program for Essential Workers

Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation has extended the special programs with Capital Bikeshare and Lyft Electric Scooters offering free memberships for essential workers during the coronavirus crisis through May 31. The memberships provide workers unlimited free rides for trips under 30 minutes. Capital Bikeshare will also continue to offer $1 trip fares for all riders, […]

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September 30, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Montgomery County to Celebrate Walk to School Day at Arcola, Bethesda Elementary Schools on Wednesday

Montgomery County will be celebrating walking to school day at Arcola Elementary School in Silver Spring on Wednesday October 2, 2019.   Faculty, staff, and students will participate in the county’s 22nd annual celebration of National Walk to School Day. In support of students walking and biking to school, on the first Wednesday of October, Walk to […]

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April 26, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Shady Grove Bike Path will provide bicycle access to Shady Grove Metro Station

Ride Around Rockville at National Bike Month Events

Since 1956, the League of American Bicyclists has sponsored National Bike Month in May to showcase the benefits of bicycling and encourage more Americans to giving it a try. Rockville will be celebrating this nationwide observance with organized bike rides throughout the community.   “Bike Month Kickoff Ride” starting at Rockville City Hall (Saturday, April […]

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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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