River Road

February 3, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Seek Help Identifying Bethesda Burglary Suspect

Montgomery County Police Department is investigating a burglary on Jan. 11 that occurred at a business in Bethesda. Investigators have released surveillance video of the suspect and are asking the public to come forward if they recognize him. Police were notified about the burglary on Monday, Jan. 13. An employee at the Corewood Care office, […]

Read more

November 5, 2019 | Staff Writer

Leaves May Be Past Peak But County’s Rustic Roads Still Offer Scenic Beauty

Peak fall foliage has come and gone but there are still plenty of scenic views and drives in Montgomery County this time of year. One such place is Montevideo Road in Poolesville off of River Road near the Rocklands Farm Winery and not far from Homestead Farms. It is one of many rustic roads in […]

Read more

May 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

River Road Reopens Near Tobytown Following Emergency Roadwork

Updated June 1: All lanes are open on River Road following completion of emergency roadwork to repair a damaged drain pipe. UPDATE – Montgomery County – All lanes open on MD 190 (River Road) in Potomac. #mdtraffic #MDOTNews cg — MD State Highway Adm (@MDSHA) June 2, 2019 UPDATE – Montgomery County – Crews making great […]

Read more

April 10, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Charges Dropped Against Cemetery Protesters

Charges have been dropped against the seven members of the “HOC 7” — protesters who were arrested during Housing Opportunities Commission meetings objecting to the lack of action over an African-American cemetery on commission property. The seven received citations for disorderly conduct, four at a Jan. 9 protest and three at a Feb. 8 protest. […]

Read more

November 16, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Bethesda McDonald’s Recognized For Pushing Ecological Boundaries

Kari Swenson and Kenneth Foster, who own the McDonald’s on River Road in Bethesda, won the Montgomery County Green Business Innovator of the Year Award on Wednesday. The award recognizes leaders of change in Maryland, who use ecologically integrated business practices in the services they offer the public. Swenson and Foster own the first McDonald’s […]

Read more

March 29, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 29 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Thursday, March 29 in Montgomery County: 1. River Road intersection: The State Highway Administration hosts an open house tonight at Walt Whitman High School to share proposed upgrades to an intersection near the school. 2. Sister Cities Annual meeting: The Montgomery Sister Cities board presents a panel discussion […]

Read more

May 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Troopers Investigate Crash on I-495 Outer Loop Near River Road

UPDATED Maryland troopers are investigating a crash that occurred overnight on the I-495 outer loop at River Road towards Virginia. Sgt. Tim Lease of the Maryland State Police Department said the collision occurred around midnight in the middle lane of the highway. According to Lease, a car broke down on the highway and was struck […]

Read more

April 25, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Church Takes Protest over Unmarked Graves to Leggett, Council (VIDEOS)

About a dozen people took their protest of Montgomery County’s actions on unmarked graves in Westbard to County Executive Ike Leggett’s office and the County Council meeting Tuesday morning. The graves are believed to be under a parking lot where new development is planned. The demonstrators said they have lost faith in the county Planning […]

Read more

April 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Berliner Meets with Reporters (VIDEO)

At his weekly meeting with reporters, Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner thanks the General Assembly, discusses I-270 improvements, River Road improvements, and money for security at Jewish schools and other faith-based centers.

Read more

April 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

SHA Says River Road Can’t Be Made into School Zone at Whitman High (VIDEO)

The State Highway Administration wrote Montgomery County officials last week that River Road near Walt Whitman High School cannot be made a school zone, which was sought in an effort to decrease speed limits along the road. Several members of a family died in a traffic accident on River Road driving to an event at […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter