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November 21, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Democratic Debate Moderator is a Whitman Grad

Ashley Parker, the Washington Post reporter who was one of the moderators of Wednesday’s Democratic debate, is a graduate of Whitman High School (Class of 2001). Parker grew up in Bethesda, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, interned at the now defunct Gaithersburg Gazette before working at the New York Times and then landing at […]

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October 3, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Oct. 3 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday October 3, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Active Aging Week Continues: Montgomery County government invites residents to participate in the second annual Active Aging Week, which is part of a national initiative to promote healthy lifestyles. This year’s theme is “Redefining Active.” Activities include walks, fitness […]

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October 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 2 in Montgomery County

Happy Wednesday! According to the Capital Weather Gang at The Washington Post, there’s a chance that today could be the hottest day ever on record in October in this area. Anyway, it’s Oct. 2 and here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. City of Rockville Candidates Debate: Today from 1 to 2:30 […]

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September 11, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Express Newspaper Announces Abrupt Closing

Express, The Washington Post’s free daily newspaper for commuters and Metro riders, is closing Thursday. A farewell column will be published in its last paper that day, according to an article in The Washington Post.  Express, commuter newspaper published by The Washington Post, shuts down after 16 years https://t.co/vqh1i9n7UZ — The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) September […]

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August 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Meet the Residents Trying to Save Chevy Chase Village’s Dog Park

Some Chevy Chase Village neighbors have been complaining about all of the bark in Brookville Road Park these days. Prior to being a dog park, the area was owned by the State of Maryland and Chevy Chase Village and was a grassy, muddy area where owners would bring their dogs to socialize. However, the drainage […]

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August 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Dog Park Drama: Chevy Chase Village Tries to Settle Canine Conundrum

Chevy Chase Village residents will have a chance to sound off on a controversial dog park located at Brookville Road Park. The Chevy Chase Village Board of Managers already held public hearings in May, June, and July, where community members voiced concerns about noise, traffic, and aggressive dogs in the park. During the July 8 […]

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August 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Pane of Glass Falls From Bethesda Balcony, Injuring Child

A pane of glass fell from an upper-level apartment balcony above Harris Teeter on Woodmont Avenue and Battery Lane in Bethesda, injuring a child. According to Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, the incident happened around 5:30 p.m. Thursday. ICYMI – Woodmont Av & Battery Lane, Bethesda, for unknown reason […]

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August 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hurwitz to 9:30 Club Employees: ‘Don’t Pass Judgment’

Hurwitz, Attorney Respond to Prostitution Solicitation Charges The 9:30 Club owner, facing charges of soliciting prostitution from a licensed massage therapist in Montgomery County, is telling his employees “don’t pass judgment.” Seth Hurwitz of Bethesda is co-owner of the 9:30 Club and The Anthem in Washington D.C. He’s also chairman of I.M.P., a concert promotion […]

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August 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Paint Branch Alumnus Killed Days Before Starting College at Bowie State

Montgomery County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division is investigating the homicide of a young man found dead in his home in Burtonsville on Saturday. Damion Callery Jr., 18, of Burtonsville, was shot and killed, police say. Callery recently graduated from Paint Branch High School and was getting ready to start college at Bowie State University […]

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July 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Despite Olney Protests, Council Approves 10 New Radio Towers

The Montgomery County Council approved a plan Tuesday to install 10 new radio towers in the county, which completes a new emergency communication system. In total, the county will have 22 radio towers. One of the towers will be built in Olney on Georgia Avenue near the Intercounty Connector. Before the vote, State Sen. Ben […]

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