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  1. Organized thieves may pose as utility employeesRead the original story

    Friday | Gazette.net

    County police are warning Bethesda residents about a string of organized, daytime burglaries, some of which have involved perpetrators posing as employees of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission. The incidents may be the work of so-called “transient criminals,” who tend to come to the area from out of state, stay in motels for a few weeks while they commit a series of crimes, then head back to where they came from, Capt.

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  2. Bethesda schools present fall musicalsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Gazette.net

    Local theatergoers can catch two high school productions in Bethesda this weekend with “Shrek the Musical” at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School and “Catch Me If You Can” at Walt Whitman High School. The Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Theatre Guild, under the direction of Artistic Director Leayne Dempsey, will portray characters from “Shrek,” including Donkey, Fiona, Lord Farquaad, Gingy and others at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday.

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  3. Montgomery superintendent highlights strategies to close achievement gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Gazette.net

    The Ritchie Park Elementary School Chorus performs under the direction of Carol Davis on the Grand Tier Stairs of Strathmore Music Center before the State of the Schools address on Tuesday The Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Chamber Choir sings under the direction of Lisa Itkin on Tuesday at the Strathmore Music Center in North Bethesda before Superintendent Joshua Starr's State of the Schools address.

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  4. Cana t wait until Black Friday to start holiday shopping? Bethesda has you coveredRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | Gazette.net

    Halloween decorations are barely cold in their grave, but a slew of holiday markets and bazaars are popping up in the Bethesda area to give shoppers a jump on their gift buying. Saturday, the Edgemoor Art and Fine Craft Show opens its door to sell gifts for those with an artistic bent.

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  5. Woman carjacked at gunpoint in BethesdaRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | Gazette.net

    Montgomery County police are investigating a Bethesda carjacking in which three men forced a woman from her car at gunpoint Wednesday evening. An 18-year-old woman had just parked her SUV on the street in the 7800 block of Hampden Lane near Wilson Lane shortly before 7 p.m. when a masked man opened the driver's side door and put a gun to her head.

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  6. Democrats triumph in District 16 legislative racesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Gazette.net

    Maryland District 16 Senate *Susan C. Lee, Dem. 18,864 Meyer Marks, Rep. 8,467 House *Bill Frick, Dem.

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  7. Montgomery County marks 150th year of abolitionRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | Gazette.net

    Montgomery County will celebrate Emancipation Day on Saturday, marking the 150th anniversary of the day in 1864 when Marylanders adopted a new constitution abolishing slavery. “It's historically wonderfully important,” said Sarah Rogers, executive director of Heritage Montgomery.

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  8. Montgomery County marks 150th year of abolitionRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Gazette.net

    Montgomery County will celebrate Emancipation Day on Saturday, marking the 150th anniversary of the day in 1864 when Marylanders adopted a new constitution abolishing slavery. “It's historically wonderfully important,” said Sarah Rogers, executive director of Heritage Montgomery.

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  9. Whitman sophomore grew up on the greensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Gazette.net

    Walt Whitman High School sophomore Graham Hutchinson hits from the tee at the Sept. 29 Montgomery County golf championship at Poolesville Golf Course.

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  10. Silver Spring executive named top philanthropist of regional YMCA systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Gazette.net

    Kevin Beverly, executive vice president of Social & Scientific Systems in Silver Spring, was named the top philanthropist by the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington. At Cambridge-South Dorchester High in Maryland's Eastern Shore, Kevin Beverly noticed that a good number of his classmates did not go on to college.

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  11. Bethesda man tackles countya s growing hunger problem for a business point of viewRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Gazette.net

    Manna Food Center based in Gaithersburg is working with 21 Giant grocery stores in Montgomery County this weekend with the goal of exceeding last year's donation level. “We want to make this the most we've ever collected,” said the Rev.

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  12. Field hockey teams ready for playoffsRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | Gazette.net

    The brackets for the field hockey playoffs were released Thursday, via CountySportsZone.com. The tournament is set to begin Tuesday and run through Nov. 8. Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School earned the No.

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  13. Churchill gets hot heading into postseasonRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Winston Churchill High School's Chavin DeSilva took off when he saw the weak goal kick, darting from midfield into the final third to get his head on the ball. The timing was perfect.

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  14. Bethesda Row Arts Festival will be this weekendRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Gazette.net

    The Bethesda Row Arts Festival, featuring four blocks of outdoor art exhibits, hands-on art activities for children and live music, will have something new this year. Two Walt Whitman High School seniors will be creating a replica of the bronze bull that stands in front of the New York Stock Market.

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  15. Police investigating gas station theftsRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Distracted gas station customers seem to have been targeted by thieves at several Montgomery County gas stations over the past several months, resulting in stolen phones, computers, wallets, purses and even cars, according to county police. Detectives believe the perpetrators are looking for victims who may not be keeping a close eye on their cars - those paying for gas or talking on their phones, for example.

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  16. County honors seven for human rights workRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | Gazette.net

    The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights will induct seven members into the 2014 Human Rights Hall of Fame at 3 p.m. Sunday at the BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown. The program is free and open to the public.

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  17. Montgomery SAT scores rise in 2014Read the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | Gazette.net

    SAT scores rose among both African-American and Hispanic students from the class of 2013 to the class of 2014 in Montgomery County Public Schools, according to data released Tuesday. In their combined average scores, Hispanic students' score increased by 10 points - moving to 1461 - and African American students' score went up by six points to 1403.

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  18. District 16: Frick, Kelly, Korman for House; Lee for SenateRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Susan C. Lee, a Bethesda Democrat, has served three terms in the House. We support her bid for the district's Senate seat.

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  19. Former rivals unite to help B-CC tennisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Gazette.net

    While most teenagers are forced to make a decision on their educational futures after completing high school, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School sophomore Bella Mermersky faced a life-changing choice at the age of 14: continue in tennis academy at renowned institutions, such as College Park Tennis Club and Centercourt Performance Academy , or enroll in a public high school and work toward a college scholarship. Unlike her twin brother, Sebastian Mermersky, the top-ranked boys 16 singles player in the Mid-Atlantic region by the United State Tennis Association, Bella opted for the public school in downtown Bethesda.

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  20. YMCA moves to Bethesda, offers classesRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | Gazette.net

    YMCA Youth and Family Services has moved one of its counseling centers to downtown Bethesda from the Clara Barton Community Center in Cabin John, where it had been for 15 years. The move to the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center at 4805 Edgemoor Lane will provide better access for the community, officials said.

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