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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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May 30, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Lone Dissenter Explains Objections to Downtown Bethesda Development Plan (VIDEO)

The newly approved Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan is moving forward without the backing of one Montgomery County Councilmember, Marc Elrich. The lawmaker is known for taking a stand against building more more homes and businesses without guaranteeing the infrastructure will keep pace with increased density and traffic. Elrich was the lone dissenter when the County […]

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January 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Early Morning Robberies in Bethesda and Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police officers are investigating two armed robberies and an attempted armed robbery that occurred on Jan. 26 at CVS pharmacies in Bethesda and a Rite Aid in Silver Spring. According to police, investigators believe the three robberies were committed by the same suspect. Police have released surveillance video, see below, of the suspect […]

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January 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Council President Berliner on Marriott and Future Parking Issue (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner said he is pleased with Marriott’s decision to locate its new corporate headquarters and flagship hotel on Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda near Veterans Park. “You’ve got 3,000 more customers coming in everyday for all those restaurants,” said Berliner. “This is going to be huge, huge deal for that part […]

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January 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

Marriott Selects Wisconsin Avenue Site for New Bethesda Headquarters and Hotel, Leggett Releases Statement

Marriott International officials announced on Friday that the company has signed a letter of intent with a joint venture between The Bernstein Companies and Boston Properties to develop its new corporate headquarters and hotel project in downtown Bethesda. The selected site is located at 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, at the corner of Wisconsin and Norfolk avenues, […]

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July 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Commercial Burglary in Bethesda (VIDEO)

Montgomery County police officers are investigating a commercial burglary that occurred on July 7 at the Reliance Funding office at 6900 Wisconsin Avenue. According to a police account, the investigation indicates the suspect entered the building when a cleaning crew member opened the front door for him. Once inside the building, the suspect had access […]

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