North bethesda

May 5, 2021 | Michelle Queen

May 21 is Bike to Work Day

The annual Bike to Work Day (BTWD) in the D.C. region takes place Friday, May 21. Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association host the event each year during May which is celebrated as Bike to Work Month. Bikers may register at www.biketoworkmetrodc.org. All registrants will be entered in a regional bicycle raffle, and the […]

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May 5, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Movement Grows to Change Name of White Flint Metro to North Bethesda Metro

Friends of White Flint are asking Montgomery County to rename the White Flint Metro Station to the North Bethesda station “to reflect the community’s preference, history, and redevelopment plans,” wrote Executive Director Amy Ginsburg. In a letter to Executive Marc Elrich and Councilmember Andrew Friedson, Friends of White Flint explained that following a public meeting […]

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April 27, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

15-Story Apartment Building Catches Fire in North Bethesda

About 75 firefighters responded to the Monterey Apartments in North Bethesda after an HVAC unit was “fully engulfed” on the roof, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer said. MCFRS was dispatched to 5901 Montrose Road just before noon Tuesday. Workers were on the roof of the 15-story building doing HVAC work, […]

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April 26, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Museum Honors Josiah Henson who Escaped Slavery in Montgomery County

The Josiah Henson Museum and Park opened April 23. It walks you through the life of Henson on the North Bethesda property where he was enslaved. Born into slavery in Maryland, Henson was eventually traded to a plantation located on what is now Old Georgetown Road. He escaped with his family to Canada in 1830 […]

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April 26, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

MoCo Eats Week Spotlights Local Eateries, Offers the ‘Ultimate Foodie Experience’

Visit Montgomery and Montgomery County Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) are hosting MoCo Eats Week. The event began April 23 and continues through May 3 and is described as “the ultimate foodie experience,” supporting local food and beverage businesses including restaurants, bakeries, breweries and wineries. Participants can download a “Digital Saving Pass” on the Visit Montgomery […]

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March 31, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Olympic Diver Steele Johnson Visits County Aquatic Center

Olympic diver Steele Johnson visited the Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center in North Bethesda to shoot a promotional video on March 26. A clip of the promotional video can be found on Instagram and Twitter. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Montgomery County Recreation (@mocorecreation) Johnson is a silver medal-winning Olympic diver that […]

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March 24, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, March 24, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 24, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Weekly County COVID-19 Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Emergency Management Director Dr. Earl Stoddard will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. You can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 […]

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March 23, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, March 23, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Maryland Enters Vaccine Phase 2: Under Phase 2A, all Marylanders ages 60+ are eligible to sign up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, Hogan announced during a March 18 press conference. Use this online tool to find a vaccination site […]

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March 22, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, March 22, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, March 22, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. North Bethesda Road Closure:  The intersection of Executive Boulevard and Old Georgetown Road in North Bethesda will be completely closed to traffic for five months starting today. 2. Council Media Briefing: Council President Tom Hucker and Maryland Senator Chris […]

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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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