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  • Open Houses This Weekend In Bethesda

    Check out our picks for open houses around Bethesda this weekend. See our Real Estate section for a full listing of open houses and houses for sale: 8912 Burdette Road* 4 BD | 4.5 BA single family detached Jan Evans, Beasley Real…

  • My Two Cents: An Open Letter To The Next MCPS Superintendent

    My Two Cents is a weekly opinion column from Bethesda resident Joseph Hawkins. The views and opinions expressed in this column are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of BethesdaNow.com.…

  • Weekly Crime Report: March 9 to March 17

    A burglary at an apartment construction site leads the latest 2nd District crime summary: A commercial burglary occurred at a construction site located at 8300 Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda between Saturday, 3/15 and Monday, 3/16.…

  • Morning Notes

    Renovations Start Next Week For North Bethesda Restaurant – Helen’s The Bar hopes to open in the former Addie’s building at 11120 Rockville Pike over the summer. Addie’s and local restaurant owner Jeff Black left the…

  • Here Are The Characteristics MCPS Is Looking For In Its Next Superintendent

    The search firm helping MCPS find a new superintendent says it has boiled down almost 1,000 pieces of community input into six “desired characteristics” the new hire should have: A collaborative administrative style Effective communication…

  • Pike & Rose Wins National Planning Award

    The first mixed-use development project part of the county’s White Flint redevelopment plan will take home a top award from a national planning organization. Pike & Rose, the half-finished 24-acre neighborhood at the old Mid-Pike Plaza…

  • Metro Unveils Safety Videos For Smoke Emergencies

    Metro on Thursday released two safety videos telling riders what to do in case of a smoke or fire emergency on a train or in a station. The videos, which come in 90-second and three-minute…

  • Gravel Spill Blocking Traffic On I-270

    Gravel that spilled onto the roadway is blocking two lanes of southbound I-270 near Bethesda on Thursday. Highway crews are out cleaning up the mess, which has temporarily closed the two right main lanes just…

  • MoCo’s Population Grew By 10,000 Last Year

    Montgomery County’s population grew by another 10,680 people last year, again giving the state’s most populous jurisdiction the largest year-over-year increase in population. The U.S. Census on Thursday released county and city population changes from…

  • Pepco Settlement Is A Good Deal Despite Council Criticism, MoCo Says

    Montgomery County says its settlement with Pepco and Exelon was a good deal, despite criticism from the County Council that the agreement won’t prevent electricity rate hikes. “The status quo with Pepco is unacceptable. The…

  • White Flint Boosters Hope To Get Marriott’s Attention

      A group of residents, developers and business owners wants to pitch Marriott International on moving its headquarters to White Flint. The Friends of White Flint is planning a strategic campaign to at least get…

  • Morning Notes

    Raskin Will Run For Congressional Seat – State Sen. Jamie Raskin says he will run for Chris Van Hollen’s soon-to-be-vacant 8th District Congressional seat. The longtime state legislator from Takoma Park was widely rumored to be…

  • Fitness Center Will Take Over Historic Bethesda Post Office

    The historic old Bethesda Post Office has a new tenant. Bridges Fitness & Yoga, from the brothers who founded Bethesda-based software firm Opnet, will move into the historic building that was built in 1938 and…

  • Bethesda Pizzeria Gets Shut Down By Sheriff’s Office

    A Bethesda pizzeria with a history of changing ownership was shut down on Wednesday by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. Bethesda Magazine reported the restaurant — Pitzze at 7137 Wisconsin Avenue — was being evicted for failing…

  • Mutts Matter Rescue: Uniquely Alex

    This biweekly column is written by Suzanne Lawter, Director of Community Outreach for Mutts Matter Rescue, a local nonprofit, all-volunteer dog rescue. Mutts Matter is a network of volunteers who love animals and want to make…