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April 21, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

County Announces Construction of Avocet Towers in Bethesda

The construction of Avocet Towers in Bethesda will close two lanes on Montgomery Avenue between Wisconsin Avenue and Waverly Street during mid-summer. It will occur near the future building located at 7373 Wisconsin Ave.  According to officials, the lanes will remain temporarily closed overnight from 9 p.m. through 5 a.m. Sundays through Thursdays. In an […]

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March 26, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Dos Personas Hospitalizadas Tras Colisión en Bethesda

Dos personas fueron hospitalizadas después de una colisión en Bethesda, el viernes por la mañana. El accidente ocurrió en Old Georgetown Road y Wisconsin Avenue, alrededor de las 2:30 a.m., según un tweet del portavoz principal del Departamento de Bomberos y Rescate del condado de Montgomery, Pete Piringer. El choque hizo que el vehículo volcara. […]

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March 26, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Two People Hospitalized Friday Following Collision in Bethesda

Two people were hospitalized after a collision in Bethesda early Friday morning. The crash happened at Old Georgetown Road and Wisconsin Avenue, around 2:30 a.m., according to a tweet from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer. The crash caused the vehicle to flip over, resulting in an entrapment where both occupants had […]

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January 14, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Wisconsin Avenue Road Closure Planned in Bethesda

All southbound lanes of Wisconsin Avenue (MD 355) between Bethesda and Elm Street will be closed Saturday, Jan. 16 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. so that a 75-ton crane may be set up for future construction. One northbound lane of Wisconsin Avenue will temporarily be used for southbound traffic during the closure. A flagman […]

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January 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Nixes Funding for Capital Crescent Trail Tunnel in Budget Proposal

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich did not include any funding in his capital budget proposal for the Capital Crescent Trail Tunnel, which was supposed to be included in the Capital Crescent Trail (CCT) design.  The tunnel was proposed for pedestrians and cyclists to get across Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda safely and have access to the […]

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February 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

After 30 Years in DC, WTOP Makes Big Move to Chevy Chase

WTOP has moved its famous “Glass-Enclosed Nerve Center” to 5254 Wisconsin Avenue in Chevy Chase. Washington’s Top News officially joined the Montgomery County family Sunday night, after it held its first live broadcast at its new location, with 30,000 square feet of office space. For 30 years, WTOP was located on Idaho Avenue in Washington D.C., […]

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January 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Marriott Headquarters in North Bethesda Will Be Converted Into Retirement Community

Marriott International Inc.’s Headquarters in North Bethesda has been acquired by Erickson Living. Erickson Living is a Baltimore-based developer of retirement communities. With this acquisition, Marriott’s headquarters in Bethesda will be converted into a senior living community. The specifics of the senior living community are unclear in terms of how many units and care facilities the community will […]

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February 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Colesville Road, Beltway, Wisconsin Avenue Lane Closures in Montgomery County

Over the next week, Maryland State Highway Administration will close lanes on multiple roads in Montgomery County, including Colesville Road, two sections of the Beltway and Wisconsin Avenue. Colesville Road between the Beltway and Georgia Avenue is scheduled for single and double lane closures from Feb. 25-March 2 from 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. each […]

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December 7, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Planners To Take Up New Marriott Headquarters Next Week

The Montgomery County Planning Board takes up approvals for the new Marriott International project in downtown Bethesda next week. The 2.25-acre site is at Wisconsin and Norfolk avenues. It also faces Woodmont Avenue to the west. Marriott International now has its headquarters in Bethesda on Fernwood Road. In October 2016, the company announced it was […]

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September 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Fox Moving to New Bethesda High Rise

Local television station Fox 5 is planning to move into the Apex building in Bethesda, a marquee location in the downcounty community’s massive development efforts. WTTG Fox 5 and WDCA Fox 5 Plus will move into the Apex building at 7272 Wisconsin Ave., a site that will become the Bethesda terminus of the Purple Line […]

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