Bethesda Magazine

Council members give ultimatum to Elrich to form better COVID-19 testing strategy

Executive, health officer push back, say current plan has been effective

Bethesda student’s e-book tackles pandemic emotions through poetry

'Six Feet Apart' started as a middle school assignment

Unemployment rate in Montgomery rises to 8.9% in May

More than 123,500 people have filed initial jobless claims in county since early March

Bethesda Montessori School plans to reopen in person in the fall

State’s child care facilities allow 15 individuals per classroom in Stage 2


Bethesda painter creates ‘driveway gallery’ to cheer neighbors during pandemic 

Plus: Kefa Café to leave Silver Spring Library location; Chief justice was hospitalized last month after injuring head in fall

Evan Glass

LGBTQ bill would protect against discrimination in health care

Glass spearheads proposal to expand county’s anti-discrimination law to gender expression, HIV status

UPDATED: Truebody closing in downtown Bethesda on Friday

Closure is due to COVID-19 economic challenges, notice says

Elrich proposes cutting $66M from budget because of pandemic impact

Asks council to approve lines of credit for first time in county history

In lawsuit, former Gaithersburg High wrestler says he was sexually assaulted in unsupervised locker room

Similar suits filed alleging sexual attacks at Damascus, Seneca Valley high schools


Immigrant feeds 400 families 3 days a week from his Silver Spring garage

Plus: County summer camps starting July 20, with fraction of participants; Public libraries host ‘Virtual HIRE’ career assistance sessions

Bethesda Interview: Riccardo and Roberto Pietrobono

The brothers who own Olazzo, Gringos & Mariachis and Alatri Bros. talk about the stress of the pandemic, pivoting to takeout, and how they’re handling the county’s phased reopening

The other Ocean City

Make plans to visit this family-friendly beach town in New Jersey when the pandemic is over

Into the flames

2020 Short Story & Essay Contest: First Place, High School Essay Contest

Day moon

2020 Short Story & Essay Contest: First Place, Adult Essay Contest

A chance for better weather

2020 Short Story & Essay Contest: First Place, High School Short Story Contest

The kids are all right

2020 Short Story & Essay Contest: First Place, Adult Short Story Contest

Bridging the gap

Traveling through small-town America, by bike, on the Great Allegheny Passage trail

Table talk

A family-run bakery, plus The Eleanor in Silver Spring

Book report

New works by local authors

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