Noise from More Helicopter Flights Rattles Bethesda Residents

Noise from More Helicopter Flights Rattles Bethesda Residents

Plus: Artists from across country decorating Purple Line; Police find parents of toddler wandering in White Oak; LGBTQ Family Day at Glen Echo

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Noise from increased helicopter traffic rattles Bethesda, D.C. residents

Washington-area residents say increases in helicopter flights is giving them nightmares. A federal study will look into the problem. [Washington Post]

Artists from across country decorating Purple Line

The 16-mile light-rail line beginning in Bethesda will have artwork at all 21 stations, making them more pleasing to look at but also to highlight the surrounding communities. The downtown Bethesda station will have  a pink and yellow cherry blossom design, while the historically African American Lyttonsville community of Silver Spring will get a “sculptural photo album” of residents. The Maryland Transit Administration has a $6 million art budget. [Washington Post]

Glen Echo Park holds LGBTQ Family Day

The event included arts and crafts, refreshments and free carousel rides. County council member Evan Glass hosted the gathering. “I wanted our residents and our families to be able to celebrate Pride Month right here in Montgomery County,” Glass said.  [WTOP]

Police find parents of wandering toddler in White Oak

County officers have located the guardians of a young boy found walking the halls of the Enclave Silver Spring apartment complex Sunday morning. The boy wasn’t able to tell police where he lived, and waited at the station while officers searched for his parents.  [WJLA]

Today’s weather

High temperatures in the mid-80s on Monday, but a decent chance of rain showers from 11 a.m. onward.

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