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August 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Bethesda Memorial Planned for Pedestrian, Bicyclist Killed in July

Bicycle Ride, ‘Ghost Bike Installation’ and Rally Planned for Saturday Morning Two groups have organized a walk and bike ride Saturday in Bethesda to advocate for safer streets on Old Georgetown Road and Tuckerman Lane in Bethesda. The event, “Walk/Ride for Safe Streets for Montgomery County in remembrance of Jennifer DiMauro and Jake Cassell” starts […]

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August 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Councilmember Hucker Calls for Safety Improvements on Old Georgetown Road

Montgomery County officials plan to meet with state legislators and the State Highway Administration to encourage them to address safety issues with Old Georgetown Road and other roads in the County. Earlier this month, Jacob Cassell died after being hit by a car on Old Georgetown Road. Cassell, a student at Churchill High School, was […]

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August 1, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Churchill Student Dies from Bike Accident in Bethesda

A bicyclist hit by a SUV Wednesday afternoon died from his injuries Thursday morning, authorities said According to the police, Jacob Cassell, 17, of Wyngate Drive in Bethesda, was riding south on the sidewalk of Old Georgetown Road near Beech Avenue when he fell off his bike and into the road. Cassel was struck by […]

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April 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Say North Bethesda Man Charged With Rape May Have More Victims

A North Bethesda man has been charged with multiple sex offenses for incidents that police say occurred in October 2017 and January 2019. Austin Blaine Vann of North Bethesda, 29, allegedly committed sexual offenses against two women that police are aware of. Vann met the first woman in July 2017 at a party, police say. […]

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August 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Gas Leak Repairs Underway on Nebel Street, Road Closures

UPDATED Repairs are now underway to a broken six-inch gas line in the 12800 block of Nebel Street, according to a Washington Gas company official. Washington Gas spokesperson Brian Edwards said the gas to the line was turned off at 2:30 p.m. on Monday. “The leak there was a result of a third party strike […]

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August 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Pinstripes Opens at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda

There is a new place to bowl, play bocce and dine in Montgomery County. Pinstripes is now open at the Pike & Rose development at the intersection of Old Georgetown Road and Rockville Pike in North Bethesda. The two-story, 37,000 square feet showplace features 14 bowling lanes, 10 indoor/outdoor bocce courts, a bistro and more. […]

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June 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Police Seek Help in Bethesda Stabbing Investigation

Montgomery County police are asking for the public’s help in its investigation of a Sunday stabbing that took place in Bethesda. About 1 a.m. the victim was walking westbound on Wilson Lane between Old Georgetown Road and Bradley Boulevard when two men, possibly in their 20s, stopped their small, silver-colored SUV and offered the victim […]

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May 10, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Portis Fails to Appear for Traffic Violation, Court Records Say

Online court records say former Redskin Clinton Portis failed to appear in District Court on Tuesday for a charge of driving without a current license tags. Stopped at Old Georgetown Road and Woodmont Avenue in Bethesda, Portis faced at $70 fine, the records say. The incident occurred at 9:12 p.m. Jan. 3.   District Court […]

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February 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Residents Displaced After Fire in North Bethesda (VIDEO)

UPDATED A two alarm fire at the Gables on Tuckerman condominium homes in North Bethesda last night has displaced a dozen people, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Pete Piringer said the fire occurred around 8:30 p.m. at Hampton Mill Terrace in the third level of a building. The […]

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November 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Windy Weather Brings Wires and Tree Branches Down, Kensington House Apartments Lose Power (PHOTOS)

Strong winds brought tree limbs, branches and wires down in some areas of Montgomery County on Sunday afternoon. In Kensington, Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said a pole was snapped by the wind in the 10200 block of Frederick Avenue near Kensington Parkway. Piringer said the roads were closed and 140 apartments at Kensington […]

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