connecticut avenue

April 6, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

D.C. Man Charged for 19 Commercial Burglaries in Bethesda, Police Say

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives charged a Washington, D.C. man with committing 19 commercial burglaries in downtown Bethesda, 18 of them occurring between January and March, a police press release said. MCPD charged Patrick Stanley Nichols, 56, of Connecticut Avenue in Northwest D.C. for 18 commercial burglaries between Jan. 4 and March 24, police […]

Read more

March 5, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Three Taken to Hospital Following Five-Vehicle Crash on I-495 

Three drivers were taken to a hospital Friday morning following a five-vehicle crash on the I-495 Outer Loop in Montgomery County, Maryland State Police (MSP) said. The crash occurred around 9 a.m. between Georgia and Connecticut Avenues. All outer loop lanes were temporarily closed and four vehicles were towed from the scene. All lanes are […]

Read more

February 5, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

Jones Bridge Traffic Calming in Montgomery County, Maryland

Maryland Department of Transportation to Discuss Chevy Chase Road Project

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced they will be holding a virtual informational meeting on Feb. 17 at 6 p.m.  MDOT will be discussing their anticipated project to improve the roads at the intersection of MD 185 (Connecticut Avenue) at Jones Bridge Road and Kensington Parkway in Chevy Chase. *New*@MDSHA will hold a virtual […]

Read more

November 13, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Chevy Chase Home Awarded Historic Designation

Montgomery County Council awarded the Mihran Mesrobian house in Chevy Chase with an historic designation. Washington-area architect Mihran Mesrobian, who was born in 1889 and died in 1975, designed the house in 1941 as his family’s personal residence. The home is on Connecticut Avenue and was designed in the Art Moderne style. The home is […]

Read more

May 22, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Severe Tractor-Trailer Accident Causes Major Delays on Beltway

A tractor-trailer accident caused major traffic delays on the I-495 inner loop in Chevy Chase early Friday morning. The crash happened shortly before 5:30 a.m. near Connecticut Avenue. Authorities say the driver was severely pinned in the wrangled metal for about 40 minutes. Once extricated, the driver was transported to a local hospital with traumatic […]

Read more

October 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Chevy Chase Pastor Says Suspect Vandalized Church Grounds, Memorial Garden

Montgomery County detectives released a surveillance video of a suspect believed to have burglarized a church in Chevy Chase. The video shows a shirtless man eating packaged food and drinking bottled water taken from a donation box in the church. According to police, the man broke into Chevy Chase Methodist Church, located at 7001 Connecticut […]

Read more

September 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Kensington Volunteer Fire Department Adds Plaque Honoring Shanksville Victims for 9/11 Memorial

It’s been 18 years since the tragedy on Sept. 11, 2001, killed 2,977 people. For Kensington Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD), the tragedy is especially personal because it was one of the fire departments to respond to the terrorist attacks on the Pentagon. In 2009, Steven Semler—KVFD’s past president and now life member—was instrumental in beginning […]

Read more

August 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Dog Park Drama: Chevy Chase Village Tries to Settle Canine Conundrum

Chevy Chase Village residents will have a chance to sound off on a controversial dog park located at Brookville Road Park. The Chevy Chase Village Board of Managers already held public hearings in May, June, and July, where community members voiced concerns about noise, traffic, and aggressive dogs in the park. During the July 8 […]

Read more

May 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

County Unveils Pedestrian Safety Improvements in Aspen Hill

Montgomery County activated a new crossing signal in Aspen Hill Friday to improve pedestrian safety. County Executive Marc Elrich, County Council Vice President Sidney Katz, County Councilmember Evan Glass, and Department of Transportation Director Al Roshdieh attended a ceremony Friday at the crossing in Aspen Hill. The new high intensity activated crosswalk (HAWK) beacon on […]

Read more

November 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Car Strikes Bicyclist in Bethesda

A marked police cruiser struck a bicyclist Friday night in Bethesda, a Montgomery County police statement said. The collision took place about 11:10 p.m. at Connecticut Avenue and Jones Bridge Road, police said. Police said Officer James O’Rourke, driving a 2016 Ford Interceptor, was traveling southbound on Connecticut Avenue when he hit a man riding […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter