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Man accused of robbing PNC Bank in Potomac

He is in custody, but no other details from police

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Montgomery County COVID-19 cases grow less than 0.5% for past two days

Total rises to 17,910 cases, 755 confirmed deaths for county


Montgomery County prepares for potential flooding

Plus: One-third of nonprofits might not survive pandemic, recession; Chef José Andrés wins Basque Culinary World Prize 2020


Families sue county over private school order, even though governor overturned it

Parents, schools proceed with federal lawsuit aimed at health officer’s directive


County Council will vote on updates to coronavirus executive order Tuesday

Massage studios, tattoo parlors, other businesses could reopen at noon on Wednesday

MCPS, teachers union reach impasse on contract negotiations

After one-month extension, mediation, contract expired July 31

School Notes: Blake High School student competes on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Plus: Board of Education to review fall plan on Thursday; Teachers union participates in ‘day of resistance’

UPDATED: Hogan issues emergency order that bans blanket private school closures in Montgomery County

Governor’s order reverses county directive that kept private schools from holding-in person classes

county seal resized

County could allow tattoo, massage, waxing businesses to open this week

Chambers of commerce have been working with county officials

Changing direction

Artistic Director Chil Kong is putting his spin on Adventure Theatre MTC

‘Miracle man’

When Mike Lavorel developed a rare infection, likely from something he ate, it didn’t look like he would survive. Less than a year later, the Bethesda dad was coaching soccer again—and adjusting to challenges he never expected.

Screen time

How the pandemic is changing the way a Chevy Chase pediatrician connects with her patients

Ruff times

When we asked local residents to tell us about the pets they’ve added to the family during the pandemic, the adorable photos came rolling in

Porch life

Enjoy the ultimate outdoor staycation with great local finds

Stuck at home

With little warning, local residents had nowhere to go so they tried to make the best of it. We checked in with 12 of them in April and May to see how the pandemic was affecting their lives.

Spreading kindness

A new book by a Potomac mother and daughter offers kids 52 ideas for how to make the world a nicer place

Beach memories

With many summer plans still up in the air, six local families reflect on why Bethany, Rehoboth, Dewey and Ocean City are so important to them

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

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