North bethesda

July 26, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Bethesda Family Reunited with Dog Who Fell in 25-Foot-Deep Well

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue saved a dog who fell into a 25-foot-deep well in Bethesda on Saturday, July 24. The dog, named Roxy, is a cattle dog and lab mix. Roxy’s owner, Melissa Swensrud of Bethesda, told MyMCM via a text message that she was taking Roxy and her two other dogs on a […]

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July 15, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, July 15, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, July 15, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Maryland Tax Filing Deadline: Today is the deadline to file Maryland income tax returns. While returns are normally due on April 15, this year the state extended the deadline three months. 2. School Board Meets:  The MCPS Board of […]

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July 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

North Bethesda Woman’s Aunt, Uncle Missing in Surfside Condo Collapse

Bettina Obias, a North Bethesda resident, hopes for a miracle. On June 24th she flew to Florida to visit her family. She was looking forward to spending time with her Aunt Maria and Uncle Claudio.  They lived on the 10th floor of the Surfside Condo. When Obias arrived, she learned about the collapse of the building. More […]

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June 24, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Brood X Fade Away, But Cicada Jewelry is Forever

As Brood X cicadas die, one artist in North Bethesda is transforming their corpses and shells into pieces of jewelry. Dennis Ray, owner of Nature’s Creations which operates in North Bethesda, has been making and selling botanical jewelry and natural art for more than 40 years. He discovered his craft at the recently demolished Woodward High School in the late 70s, through an art project he had in a chemistry class. Since then, Ray […]

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June 21, 2021 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 6:30 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Rockville, Gaithersburg, Olney, Aspen Hill, and North Bethesda. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and may cause trees and large branches to fall. Roads may become blocked by downed trees. Power outages […]

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June 18, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Third New Shake Shack Proposed in Montgomery County

A third Shake Shack restaurant has been recently proposed to open in Montgomery County, in the Rockville/North Bethesda area, according to plans on the construction project information and data website Construction Journal. According to the plan, the former Arby’s fast food restaurant at 11710 Rockville Pike would be renovated into the fast-casual burger restaurant. Shake […]

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June 17, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, June 17, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, June 17, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Speed Reduction Program: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and County Council President Tom Hucker will join the County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) today at 11:00 a.m. to launch the Vision Zero speed reduction program, “20 is Plenty,” in North Bethesda. The […]

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June 4, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Summer’s Here and County Pools are Open

It’s summer, and Montgomery County pools are open to county residents for three-hour sessions. Reservations are no longer required. However, they are encouraged and will provide priority admission. The number of county residents and pool pass holders permitted at any of the county pools depends on pool capacity. Reservations can be made eight days in […]

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June 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Councilmember Glass Announces Pride Month Events in Montgomery County

For the third year in a row, Councilmember Evan Glass is hosting several events to celebrate Pride Month in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at the schedule of upcoming events: June 12 at noon — Puppy Pride at Bark Social in North Bethesda; June 16 at 7 p.m. — LGBTQ+ Housing and Homelessness Conversation (Zoom); […]

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May 25, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich Insta a Cambiar el Nombre de White Flint Metro a North Bethesda Metro

El ejecutivo del condado, Marc Elrich, envió una carta a la Autoridad de Tránsito del Área Metropolitana de Washington (WMATA) solicitando que la estación de metro de White Flint se rebautizara como “Estación de metro North Bethesda”. Esta carta fue enviada hace un par de semanas, desde que la organización Friends of White Flint le […]

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