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February 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Planners Share Community’s Concerns about Possible Cemetery Site in Westbard (VIDEO)

Montgomery County planners say they share a church community’s concerns about a possible African-American burial site in the Westbard section of Bethesda near River Road. “We want to find out if there are human remains or burial shafts in the area that was historically a cemetery,” said Planning Director Gwen Wright in an interview with […]

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April 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Bethesda Residents Protest Westbard Sector Plan (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

UPDATED On a rainy and cold Saturday morning, dozens of Bethesda residents held umbrellas and protest signs as they marched along Westbard Avenue. It was the second day in a row that many of them took to the streets to protest the Westbard Sector Plan. “Hey-hey, ho-ho! Density has got to go,” they chanted. “We […]

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March 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Car Crashes into Building in Bethesda (PHOTO)

A car crashed through a glass window at a Rite Aid store on Thursday afternoon in the 5300 block of Westbard Avenue in Bethesda. Although some of the store’s merchandise was damaged, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service Spokesperson Pete Piringer said no one was injured. A building inspector was called to inspect the structural […]

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