North bethesda

January 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 11-Jan. 13

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker is hosting a community potluck to support federal employees and contractors impacted by the shutdown Friday, Jan. 11 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Blair High School cafeteria. Federal workers, contractors and their families may attend for free. Other supporters and neighbors should bring a dish to pass to attend. Live music […]

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January 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Video Shows Two Men Burglarizing an L.L. Bean in North Bethesda

Montgomery County Police are offering a cash reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who can identify two men burglarizing an L.L. Bean in North Bethesda. On Nov. 7 at 1:11 a.m., Rockville Police responded to reports “of a commercial burglary” at the L.L.Bean. Police say that an employee learned about the burglary when an […]

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January 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know For Jan. 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Jan. 4, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Bethesda’s Jaleo responds to shutdown: Chef José Andrés has pledged to feed furloughed federal workers at his six D.C. area restaurants, including Jaleo in Bethesda, until the government shutdown ends. 2. We Love Weekends:  Not sure what to do this weekend? Check […]

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January 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 4-Jan. 6

A comedy mystery opens at Gaithersburg’s Arts Barn opens Friday with nine performances through Jan. 20. Olney Theatre’s Elf the Musical’s last performance is Sunday, Jan. 6. New art exhibits at Glen Echo Park open Saturday, Jan. 5. The public is invited to meet the artists at opening receptions Saturday, Jan. 12. Friday, Jan. 4 […]

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January 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know For Jan. 3 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Jan. 3, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Know Before You Go: Check out this guide to what’s open and what’s not during the partial federal government shutdown. 2. Student Board Member Nominations: Any student enrolled in a Montgomery County public school in grades 6 through 12 may nominate a sophomore […]

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December 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Dec. 21-Dec. 23

With Christmas just days away, this is the weekend for entertainment. Friday, Dec. 21 Macy Gray performs at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave. 8 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. $67 – $87. 240-330-4500. For more information, click here. Christmas by Candlelight The Washington Chorus performs at the Music Center at […]

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December 18, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Jesuits Release Names of Priests ‘Credibly Accused’ of Sexually Abusing Minors

The Maryland Province Jesuits released the names of 24 priests—former, deceased, and current Jesuits “no longer serving in ministry”—who were “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors. In a letter, Fr. Robert M. Hussey, who oversees Maryland Province Jesuits said he apologized to the victims of the named priests. “We view the disclosure today of our shameful […]

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December 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Dec. 14 – Dec. 16

Looking for unique, hand-made holiday gifts? We’ve found two seasonal shows for this weekend. First, the Sandy Spring Museum’s Holiday Show includes works by their 11 artist residents and many local community artists. The show is open daily, find the details, here. A second option is the VisArts Handmade Holiday sale on Dec. 15 and […]

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December 11, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Middle School Rankings Based on Maryland Report Card Scores

Last week, every school in Montgomery County received a Maryland School Report Card, which serves as an education “accountability system” for Maryland’s public schools. The report cards measure test results, curriculum access, absenteeism rates, school climate, college and career readiness, and student growth. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance compared […]

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December 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Dec. 7 – Dec. 9

Looking for unique, hand-made holiday gifts? We’ve found two seasonal arts and crafts shows, but guess there are more in the county. First, the Sandy Spring Museum’s Holiday Show includes works by their 11 artist residents and many local community artists. The show is open daily, find the details, here. A second option is the […]

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