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Del. Kathleen Dumais Named To Be House Majority Leader in Next General Assembly

Move means she will be the fourth consecutive MoCo legislator to hold the post

Two Women Die in Train Collision in Germantown

Conductor sounded horn and applied brakes, police say

State Reveals Options for Easing Traffic on I-270, Beltway; Metro Union Says Progress Made on Avoiding Strike

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday morning

County Police Charge Two More in Ongoing Massage Parlor Investigation

Women face human-trafficking and prostitution charges related to Rockville business

Firefighters Helped Identify Silver Spring Stabbing Suspect

Police say assault occurred as responders were investigating nearby gas odor

Leggett Says He Intends To Support Elrich for County Executive

He calls Floreen an “extremely qualified" candidate, but says he’s loyal to the Democratic party
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Del. Kathleen Dumais Named To Be House Majority Leader in Next General Assembly

Move means she will be the fourth consecutive MoCo legislator to hold the post

Two Women Die in Train Collision in Germantown

Conductor sounded horn and applied brakes, police say

State Reveals Options for Easing Traffic on I-270, Beltway; Metro Union Says Progress Made on Avoiding Strike

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday morning

County Police Charge Two More in Ongoing Massage Parlor Investigation

Women face human-trafficking and prostitution charges related to Rockville business

Firefighters Helped Identify Silver Spring Stabbing Suspect

Police say assault occurred as responders were investigating nearby gas odor

Leggett Says He Intends To Support Elrich for County Executive

He calls Floreen an “extremely qualified" candidate, but says he’s loyal to the Democratic party

Police Seeking Help Finding Bethesda Man

Alexander Fadi Ashy was last seen in Baltimore on Sunday, family says

Council Passes Compromise Over Process for Awarding Stormwater Contracts

Going forward, the county will work with a single contractor to design, build and maintain the project

County Officials, Advocates Gather to Remember Lives of Homeless Residents

Memorial service in Rockville offered an opportunity to reflect and rededicate efforts on homeless prevention

Frying French Fries Spark Fire That Damages Bethesda Home

No one injured in Tuesday afternoon incident

Get Ready for Lane Closures on Connecticut Avenue and Rockville Pike as State Resurfaces Roads

The $6.7 million projects should be completed by fall 2019

Montgomery County Police Continue To Investigate Death of Teen Found in Germatown Parking Lot; Maryland Congressmen Nominate Capital Gazette Victim for Presidential Medal

News, announcements and other helpful links for Wednesday morning

Maryland Attorney General Joins Lawsuit Challenging Republican Federal Tax Reform Bill

Brian Frosh says cut to state and local tax deduction unfairly targeted Maryland and other Democratic-leaning states; nearly 277,000 Montgomery households claimed deduction

Developer of Former Steamers Site in Bethesda Returns with Bigger Project Plan

New proposal increases the number of housing units from 58 to 82

Business Notes: Five CVS Locations in Montgomery County Offer Safe Medication Disposal Units

Plus: County’s median home sales price hits new June record; Washington Property Co. borrows $ 35 million to refinance downtown Silver Spring office building

Where To Watch Outdoor Movies Around the County

Popular blockbusters will be displayed on screens in downtown Bethesda, Silver Spring, North Bethesda and Rockville

Gaithersburg Brothers Charged With Hotel Room Assault

County police responded to Extended Stay America on Sunday morning after being called by a hotel employee

Court of Appeals Sides with MCPS in Whistleblower Case

Richard Montgomery High School social studies teacher brought forward fears of AP enrollment inflation

Sold in Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Potomac: July 9-15

Notable homes sold in the last week

County Partners With Safeway To Replace Old Light Bulbs With Free LED Lights

Shoppers can exchange bulbs at Safeway stores throughout the county through Aug. 20

Nearly 9,000 Pounds of Donations Collected for MCPS Drive for Supplies

Annual event provides free school supplies for students and families in need

County Announces Upgrades, New Management at Silver Spring Innovation Center

Georgia Avenue building can hold up to 20 start-ups

Fundraising Drive Aims To Bring Trump Baby Blimp to Silver Spring; Red Line Section Slated for Closures Starting This Weekend

News, announcements and other helpful links for Tuesday morning

Elrich Certified as Democratic Nominee in County Executive Primary

Blair will have three days to request a recount

Hogan Promises College Affordability Changes

At Universities at Shady Grove, Hogan also addresses possible Metro strike

Trone’s District 6 Primary Win Underwritten by Nearly $11.5 Million From His Own Pocket

Campaign spending included $4.7 million on TV ad blitz, according to latest disclosure reports

Week Ahead: County Council Expected To Tie Bow on Stormwater Contracting Compromise

Plus: Elections board to certify vote totals, school board to review early childhood education programs

Police Blotter: Thieves Rob Montgomery County Liquor Store; Robbery at Bethesda Whole Foods

Crimes reported to Montgomery County and Rockville police from June 11-26

Mattie Stepanek Remembered; Metro Workers Authorize Strike; Cat Freed From Air Conditioning Duct

News, announcements and other helpful links for Monday morning

School Notes: Students To Demand Gun Safety Reform

Plus: Details on summer food and supply drive programs

Montgomery County Police Are Warning Residents About a Speed Camera Email Scam

Department only notifies violators by postal mail

Politics Roundup: Floreen’s Critics Dig Up Facebook Post Reprimanding Third-Party Voters Who Gave Trump the Election

Plus: Ashman crosses party lines to endorse Hogan; Riemer declares his support for Elrich as Democratic county exec nominee

Planning Board Approves—But Questions—Development Proposal for Bethesda Bioscience Building

Leggett has designated the effort a strategic economic development project

Small Bites: Slapfish To Offer Free Lobster Rolls for July 20 Grand Opening

Plus: Bethesda’s Q By Chang hosts Hubei tasting dinner; Jaleo offers cooking classes

White Flint Mall Owners Quibble Over $110,000 Bill for Court Costs in Lord & Taylor Case

Attorneys allege the department store racked up “excessive costs” during litigation

Instrument Drive Underway for MCPS Students 

Educational Foundation aims to connect students in need to forgotten instruments  

Updated: Beltway Motorists Warned of Triple Lane Closures Planned for Weekend Work at Connecticut Avenue

Closures are scheduled for Friday night through mid-day Sunday for bridge resurfacing

Police Hope 8-Ball Decal Will Aid Investigation Into Fatal Hit-and-Run

Investigators seek information about two cars they believe struck man who died along Georgia Avenue

ICC Motorcycle Noise Draws Complaints; Four Stabbed At Soccer Game; Officials Apologize For Voter Info Glitch

News, announcements and other helpful links for Friday morning

It’s Christmas in July for Young NIH Patients

Families staying at The Children’s Inn in Bethesda escorted by Montgomery police for Target shopping spree

Blair Says He’s Likely To Ask for Recount in Democratic Primary for County Executive

Unofficial election results have Potomac businessman losing to Elrich by 80 votes

Metro Board Approves Plan To Eliminate Turnarounds at Grosvenor-Strathmore Station

The system intends to increase train frequency to Shady Grove in December

U.S. Navy Looking for Public’s Input on Proposed Addition at Bethesda Installation

Thursday night open house features plans for education and research laboratory and parking garage at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Local Biotech Firms Can Soon Apply for County Grants

Matching funds will support research and development in Montgomery County

Which is Your Favorite Style of Park Bench?

Montgomery County planners are asking residents to provide input as part of streetscape standards update for downtown Silver Spring

Bethesda in a Building Boom; Capital-Gazette Victims Remembered in U.S. Capitol; Takoma Junction Protested

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday morning

Weekend Events: Marilyn Maye at AMP by Strathmore; Summer Sidewalk Sale on Bethesda Lane; SportsFest at Bohrer Park

What’s happening July 13-15

Montgomery County Police Release Video of Bethesda Burglary Suspects

Theft occurred June 23 on Hampden Lane

Comptroller Releases List of Delinquent Taxpayers

Montgomery County taxpayers among 20 individuals, 25 businesses who owe more than $12.7 million

Floreen Announces Start of Her Independent Run for County Executive

The at-large County Council member says she’s beginning to collect signatures to put her name on the ballot

Strathmore Square Developer Lays Out ‘Menu’ of Options

The decades-long project in North Bethesda could feature six buildings, with two 300-foot towers

Small Bites: Flower Child Applies for Liquor Licenses for Bethesda, Rockville Locations

Plus: Delina Eritrean Urban Kitchen to open Aug. 1 in Bethesda; Dave & Busters set for summer 2019 opening in Gaithersburg

Arts Nonprofit Plans To Build Studio on Silver Spring Library’s First Floor

County prepares a 10-year lease for the 3,930-square-foot space that will first serve as temporary home of U.S. Post Office branch

County’s Dairy Roots Remembered; Hoyer Released from Hospital; Comptroller’s Coins Challenged

News, announcements and other helpful links for Wednesday morning

Public Invited to Bethesda Workshop on Study of Easing I-270, Beltway Congestion

State transportation officials are looking at adding toll lanes on the major highways

New Student Member of Board of Education Sworn In

Ananya Tadikonda is a rising senior at Richard Montgomery High School

Gaithersburg Man, Subject of Amber Alert, Charged With Assault

Prince George's County police said children and suspect were safely located Tuesday night

Copperhead Snake Bite Reported at Lake Needwood

Man was bitten on foot while bringing canoe ashore

Trump Nominates a Second Georgetown Prep Graduate to the Supreme Court

Brett Kavanaugh and Justice Neil Gorsuch were classmates at the North Bethesda school

Business Notes: Maryland Ranks As Seventh Most Expensive State To Live In

Plus: Maryland updates business information website; Macy’s continues expansion of beauty company founded by two Bethesda residents

Former Bethesda Resident Gets Supreme Court Nod; Retired Montgomery County Judge Martha Kavanaugh in Spotlight; Red Line Shutdown Looms

News, announcements and other helpful links for Tuesday morning

Documentary Sharing Suicide Survivors’ Stories To Be Screened Wednesday

The event at Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema is a partnership between area hospitals and nonprofits to promote suicide prevention

Democratic Council Members Mull Whether To Back Elrich in General Election

Two of Elrich’s Democratic colleagues say they haven’t determined whether they’ll endorse him, as Floreen ponders independent bid

Love Tops Paul by Just Nine Votes in the Democratic Primary for District 16 Delegate Seat

The Blair High teacher says he plans to ask for a recount

American City Diner in Chevy Chase, D.C., Closes After 30 Years

The founder died last year

Police Use DNA to Predict Appearance of Suspect in 1989, 1994 Rapes, Murder

Detectives Seeking Public Assistance in Cold Cases

Sold in Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Potomac: July 2-8

Notable homes sold in the last week

Week Ahead: Public Hearings on Stormwater Project Contracting, Bicycle Master Plan

Plus: Proposed Bethesda office tower heads to Planning Board; soul band playing free concert Thursday

Leventhal Opines on Public Campaign Finance; Truck Driver Killed at Weigh Station; 'Survivor Maryland' in Spotlight

News, announcements and other helpful links for Monday morning

Elrich Squeezes Out Win in Democratic Primary for County Executive

Unofficial results put David Blair in second place by 80 votes

Vote Margin Tightens Further in Democratic County Executive Primary

Elections officials to count remaining provisional ballots Sunday

Highland View Elementary’s Infamous ‘Dirt Room’ Gets A Partial Cleanup

School system is working to excavate, finish off part of the crawlspace in Silver Spring school

Several Bethesda-Area Restaurants Receive ‘Wine Spectator’ Awards

Jaleo, Del Frisco’s Grille and Season’s 52 among those honored

School Notes: New Income Guidelines Released for FARMS Eligibility

Plus: Class of 2018 has surpassed last year’s grads in scholarship funding; MCPS launches new website

Demolition of Former FedEx, Kinkos Buildings for Purple Line Construction in Downtown Silver Spring To Start Monday

The adjacent Rite Aid store closed two weeks ago

Elrich’s Lead Cut Slightly After Initial Provisional Ballot Count

Montgomery County elections officials counted just 16 percent of the provisional ballots Thursday

Former Bethesda Resident Makes Trump's Final List of Potential Supreme Court Nominees; Woman Sentenced for Role in MS-13 Robberies

News, announcements and other helpful links for Friday morning

Gaithersburg Man Pleads Guilty To Charges in Connection With 2017 Overdose Death

Conspiracy to distribute fentanyl and possession of a firearm among crimes

Silver Spring Man Sentenced to Life for Murder Found Dead in County Jail Cell

Cause of death ruled suicide

What Happens If There's a Recount in the County Executive Race?

Here’s what you need to know about the rules for reviewing vote totals in local elections

Datawatch Systems Expanding in Bethesda

The company plans to add 50 workers over the next four years

Weekend Events: 'Anything Goes' at F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre; Shy Glizzy at The Fillmore; Reggae Band at Bethesda Metro Center Plaza

What’s happening July 6-8

Armand’s Chicago Pizzeria Closes in Silver Spring After 29 Years

Neighborhood restaurant was popular with local families

Strathmore Square Developer To Give Community More Details on North Bethesda Project

A meeting is scheduled Tuesday as the developer prepares to submit its proposal to county planners

County First Responders Treat Man Injured by Fireworks, Save Stuck Puppy

Incidents among 334 service calls reported on Fourth of July

Stanley Cup Comes to Bethesda Lane

Star defensemen brings the Cup to Bethesda in event that supports pediatric brain cancer

Federal Prosecutors Charge MS-13 Gang Members Suspected in Wheaton Regional Park Death

Racketeering indictment lists alleged crimes against 18 victims

About 8,000 Ballots Remain To Be Counted in Montgomery County Primary Election

The counts taking place over the next three days are expected to decide the Democratic county executive primary between Marc Elrich and David Blair

Lightning Strike Sparks Fire at Gaithersburg Condo Complex; Metro Labor Union Action Causes Service Delays

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday morning

Silver Spring Mom Walks Up to Scott Pruitt in Restaurant, Calls on Him To Resign

Kristin Mink shared a recording of the encounter with EPA chief on Facebook, racking up more than 300,000 views so far

County To Help Consumers Retrieve Items From Evicted Bethesda Consignment Shop

Office of Consumer Protection staff will be at store from July 12-14

Ficker Notified That He Qualified for Public Campaign Financing

The Republican county executive candidate stands to receive an initial influx of about $ 230,000 for his campaign

First Lady Melania Trump Made Surprise Visit to Walter Reed Tuesday Morning

Purpose of trip was to support injured service members

Retired Whitman Principal Takes On New Role: Parade Marshal

Wood Acres Citizens Association to honor Alan Goodwin at annual Fourth of July parade

Floreen Faces Hurdles in Potential Independent County Executive Campaign, Observers Say

The council member described potential Democratic nominee Marc Elrich as “devastating for Montgomery County” after the primary election

Teenager Struck by Car While in Crosswalk in Downtown Silver Spring

The 17-year-old girl was taken to Suburban Hospital for evaluation on Monday night

Matt Post Exits SMOB Role After Making ‘Nationwide Impact,’ Fellow School Board Member Says

In the past year, Post has worked to amplify student voices in MCPS and to U.S. lawmakers

Rockville Charity Sends 'Comfort Cases' To Children Separated from Parents; Boat Catches Fire in Potomac River

News, announcements and other helpful links for Tuesday morning

Silver Spring Man Sentenced to Life Without Parole in Pregnant Fiancée’s Death

Prosecutors say cold-blooded murder showed ‘callous disregard’ for life
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