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Pedestrian Killed Crossing Georgia Avenue on Saturday Night

Police have not released man’s identity

School Notes: ‘Evidence of Learning’ Data Available for Deciphering

Plus: Students recognized in national competition, backpack fundraiser underway

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

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday morning

North Bethesda Middle School Gets New Principal

School board also appoints principal for Dr. Charles R. Drew Elementary in Silver Spring

In District 18 Race, Beyer Pours in Nearly $ 200,000 of Her Own Money as Primary Looms

Heated Senate contest is one of several high-dollar state legislative races in Bethesda area

Triple Lane Closures Planned for Beltway’s Outer Loop This Weekend

Crews will work on resurfacing the bridge over Kensington Parkway

School Board Approves Artificial Turf Fields for Einstein High, Julius West Middle

Play surfaces will be installed through an agreement between MCPS, Montgomery Soccer Inc.

Waldstreicher’s Opponents Accuse Him of Hiding on Campaign Trail

Delegate running for state Senate has missed three District 18 candidate events over the past two weeks

Deadline Passes for Costco To Appeal Ruling Squashing Plans for 16-Pump Gas Station in Wheaton

Critics of station proposal celebrate end to protracted legal fight

School Notes: Board of Ed To Decide on Turf Fields at Einstein High, Julius West Middle

Plus: Baltimore Sun reports on absentee rates; look out for former Rockville student on Nickelodeon

County Executive Candidates Detail Legislation They Favor To Address Affordable Housing Shortage

Elrich said he’d consider rent stabilization for older units; Krasnow wants to change accessory dwelling unit regulations

Beyer Calls Out Waldstreicher for ‘Failure of Leadership’ of House Special Committee

Delegate chairs the House Special Committee on Drug & Alcohol Abuse, but has only held one meeting since 2011

District 18 Legislative Candidates Disagree Over MoCo Liquor Control System

Behind-the-scenes tensions about MCEA endorsements also spill out during Kensington forum

Worker Hospitalized After Falling from Scaffolding at Mormon Temple

House of worship in Kensington is closed for construction project

School Notes: Newport Middle in Kensington Named a Green Ribbon School

Plus: Rockville school to roll out aviation program; Smith calls on lawmakers to address school safety

Police Blotter: Masked Man Assaults Woman in Her Home; 500 Gallons of Vegetable Oil Stolen

Crimes reported to Montgomery County and Rockville police from April 18-May 1

Police Blotter: Rockville Woman Investigates Noise, Finds Three Men Breaking Into Home

Crimes reported to Montgomery County and Rockville police from April 4-10

Former MCPS School Bus Driver Sentenced To 11 Months for Inappropriately Touching Female Students

He will also serve five years of probation and register as a sex offender

Mormon Temple Closes for Two-Year Renovation Project

Public will get a glimpse inside the building after the construction is completed

Montgomery County Aims To Overhaul Stormwater Management Program

Changes will result in savings of about $ 200 million over the next six years, but some have likened proposals to privatization

Small Bites: New Bubble Tea Shop To Open in Rockville

Plus: Kensington restaurant hosts celebration for Kensington Palace’s world-famous couple; new cherry blossom-inspired gelato at Pinstripes

Montgomery County’s Population Continues To Grow, New Census Estimates Show

County added more than 10,000 people last year

‘We Will Remain Persistent Until There Is Change’

Roughly 2,500 Montgomery County students flood D.C. for gun control demonstration

Montgomery County Police Report Significant Increase in Threats Against Schools in Recent Weeks

Authorities so far have filed criminal charges in two cases

Candidate in District 18 Delegate Race Details Alleged Political Maneuvering by Waldstreicher

Helga Luest said she believes Del. Jeff Waldstreicher encouraged her to enter the state Senate race to make it tougher for his challenger, Dana Beyer, to win

Police Blotter: New York Man Arrested After Kensington Home Break-In; Boat Stolen in Rockville

Crimes reported to Montgomery County and Rockville police from Feb. 6-13

Scenes From the Storm: Winds Wreak Havoc; Fallen Trees and Wires Damage Homes, Hit Cars and Block Roads

Gusts as high as 60 mph have been recorded in region, leading to hundreds of calls to first responders


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