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  • Berliner Wants New, Transit-Focused Transportation Director

      Councilmember Roger Berliner says a new, more transit-focused director for the county’s Department of Transportation could be the key to realizing Montgomery’s bus rapid transit dreams. County Executive Isiah Leggett disagrees. “It is naive…

  • Corruption In MoCo Liquor Control Not A Widespread Problem, Officials Say

    The director of the county’s alcohol delivery operation says corruption is not widespread in his department, despite two employees caught by a local news station drinking while making beer deliveries. George Griffin, director of the Department…

  • Be Prepared For Pothole Season

    The winter storms are (hopefully) over and temperatures could hit 50 degrees over the weekend and into Monday. But the thawing from Thursday’s snow storm is likely to create a new problem, the potholes that…

  • WWBG: And On That Farm Was A…Brewery

    Editor’s Note: This column is sponsored by Georgetown Square Wine and Beer (10400 Old Georgetown Road) and Downtown Crown Wine and Beer (303 Copley Place, Gaithersburg). This column was written by Garrett Cruce, certified beer server in the Cicerone Certification…

  • B-CC Educational Foundation Celebrating 20 Years

    A volunteer group funding after-school tutoring, summer classes and a Bethesda-based college counseling nonprofit is celebrating 20 years with a special fundraiser next week. The Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Educational Foundation will host “An Evening…

  • Solution Could Be Near For Bicycle Crossing Of Wisconsin Avenue

    Purple Line delays and the end of a redevelopment project that would’ve brought a cycle track to Bethesda Avenue have Montgomery County officials considering new ways to get Capital Crescent Trail bicyclists across busy Wisconsin…

  • Open Houses This Weekend In Bethesda

    Check out our picks for open houses around Bethesda on what’s likely to be a cold and blustery weekend. See our Real Estate section for a full listing of open houses and houses for sale: 5424 Harwood Road 3 BD | 2…

  • UPDATED: Leggett, Frosh Endorse Van Hollen In Maryland Senate Race

    Updated at 9:25 a.m. – Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett on Thursday endorsed Chris Van Hollen for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Mikulski in 2016. Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh followed with an endorsement…

  • Morning Notes

    Frick, Others Want To Make Uber Legal In Maryland – District 16 Del. Bill Frick and other state lawmakers are pushing bills in both chambers to give Uber and other app-based ride services temporary or permanent…

  • Snow Emergency Lifted, Parking Free Until 10 a.m.

    Montgomery County will lifted its Snow Emergency at 6 a.m. Friday, though parking in county garages and lots will remain free until 10 a.m. Drivers will no longer be prohibited from parking along Snow Emergency Routes…

  • Advertiser Thank Yous

    BethesdaNow.com wishes a Friday thank you to all the advertisers who help make this site possible, including YoGirl Yoga. The new yoga studio in Chevy Chase has been busy with 150 students taking classes designed…

  • MCPS Will Be Closed Friday

    Montgomery County Public Schools decided not to wait until Friday to make a school-closing decision. MCPS will be closed Friday, for the second-straight day and third day this week. The school system made the announcement…

  • Wind Chill Advisory In Effect For Friday Morning

    Not that long after Thursday’s snow stops, the temperatures will drop. The National Weather Service has put the area under a Wind Chill Advisory starting at midnight and running until 10 a.m. Friday. The wind…

  • Roads Remain Messy As Snow Continues

    Plow truck operators were trying to keep main roads as clear as possible as heavy snow fell throughout the area on Thursday afternoon. Between 1 and 2 inches of snow was falling per hour during…

  • NWS Bumps Up Snowfall Prediction For Thursday

    A revised Winter Storm Warning from the National Weather Service is predicting snow accumulations of 8-10 inches for Montgomery County on Thursday, up from the 4-8 predicted earlier Thursday. Between 2 and 4 inches have…