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  1. County planners push for a greener BethesdaRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Gazette.net

    More parks, an affordable mix of housing, energy-efficient buildings and other environmentally friendly measures could be in downtown Bethesda's future. The Montgomery County Planning Department on Friday released a draft of the Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan, which will serve as a guide for development in the area over the next 20 years.

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  2. Downtown plan pushes for parks, more environmentally friendly developmentRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Gazette.net

    More parks, an affordable mix of housing, energy-efficient buildings and other environmentally friendly measures could be in downtown Bethesda's future. The Montgomery County Planning Department on Friday released a draft of the Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan, which will serve as a guide for development in the area over the next 20 years.

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  3. Rockville, Bethesda students rise to the topRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Gazette.net

    Patrick Cha of Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School and Emily Yang of Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville were selected from more than 4,300 seniors across the country who qualified for the awards. The scholarships are awarded to one male and one female from each state, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and Americans living abroad, while others are selected on an at-large basis or as Scholars in the Arts.

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  4. Getting safely from here to there in BethesdaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Gazette.net

    Pedestrians who have dared to cross six lanes of Wisconsin Avenue along a busy stretch in downtown Bethesda can expect more help this summer when a stoplight is slated to be installed. “Midsummer” is when a traffic signal at Wisconsin Avenue and Stanford Street is expected to start regulating vehicle and foot traffic there, said David Buck, a spokesman with the State Highway Administration.

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  5. Clarksburg, Northwest win county track titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Gazette.net

    Seneca Valley High School's HelenSarah Penda competes in the girls 100 hurdles at Wednesday's Montgomery County track and field championships. The event concluded on Thursday at Walter Johnson in Bethesda.

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  6. Homebuilders eye Bethesda parcelRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Gazette.net

    Two major homebuilders are working on a deal to develop one of few remaining large open tracts of land in Bethesda. Winchester Homes of Bethesda and Toll Brothers of Horsham, Pa., are negotiating terms of a partnership to purchase nearly 75 acres north of the Capital Beltway where four WMAL radio towers stand.

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  7. Community members oppose Tilden, Rock Terrace pairing planRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Gazette.net

    Frustrated community members say they feel shut out of a project process for the possible pairing of Tilden Middle School and Rock Terrace School. Not only have their voices been missing, but the project plan is flawed, they told the Montgomery County school board April 27. Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers recently proposed housing about 1,200 Tilden students with about 100 from Rock Terrace on the same North Bethesda site on Tilden Lane.

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  8. School system has proposed having students from two schools share a campusRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | Gazette.net

    Frustrated community members say they feel shut out of a project process for the possible pairing of Tilden Middle School and Rock Terrace School. Not only have their voices been missing, but the project plan is flawed, they told the Montgomery County school board April 27. Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers recently proposed housing about 1,200 Tilden students with about 100 from Rock Terrace on the same North Bethesda site on Tilden Lane.

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  9. Enough delay, ita s time to deliver the Purple LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Gazette.net

    Jim Dinegar, president of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, discusses the benefits of the proposed Purple Line light rail system and the industries it would help connect during a Purple Line summit Feb. 4 at the University of Maryland, College Park. The fate of the Purple Line will be decided in the next few weeks. 1 comment

  10. Profit up at EagleBankRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Gazette.net

    Eagle Bancorp of Bethesda, parent of EagleBank, reported that its first-quarter profit grew to $19.4 million from $12.5 million in the first quarter of 2014.

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  11. Whitman senior finds success in the sprintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Gazette.net

    Whitman High School senior Reyna Wright was once on path to join this list of Bethesda-area distance running standouts. But in grade school, distance, it seemed, just wasn't Wright's forte.

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  12. Plans for Westbard in Bethesda met with skepticism from residentsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Gazette.net

    Too much housing and overcrowded schools were among the major concerns of neighbors who expressed skepticism and frustration Wednesday night over proposed ideas for overhauling the Westbard section of Bethesda. Roughly 200 people packed the Whitman High School cafeteria to hear the county planning department staff's latest ideas for the Westbard Sector Plan , which was designed to incorporate community feedback from a briefing in December and a weeklong series of workshops in November.

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  13. Honest Teaa s Goldman to enter Hall of FameRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Seth Goldman, co-founder and TeaEO of Honest Tea of Bethesda, will be among the five business executives inducted into the Washington Business Hall of Fame in December. The program, founded in 1988 by Junior Achievement of Greater Washington, the Greater Washington Board of Trade and Washingtonian magazine, today announced the 2015 Hall of Fame laureates.

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  14. Northwest fields three at Penn RelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Dan Gross/The Gazette Northwest track athlete Shyheim Wright works with on baton handoffs at practice on Friday April 17, 2015. Penn Relays Seven individuals and 24 relay teams from Montgomery County are scheduled to compete at this weekend's Penn Relays in Philadelphia.

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  15. a A great timea to focus on bikes in Montgomery CountyRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Gazette.net

    In about three weeks, the Washington Area Bicyclist Association expects more than 10,000 commuters in the region to join its annual Bike to Work Day. It's a way of highlighting how bicycling can be “a clean, fun, and healthy way to get to work,” according to its website.

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  16. a We stay as long as we can staya in shopping centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Ahead of a community meeting with county planners next week, small-business owners say they worry they will be squeezed out by their landlord's redevelopment plans in Bethesda's Westbard neighborhood. An executive at Equity One, however, said the company will work to keep tenants that are popular in the neighborhoods surrounding its seven commercial properties.

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  17. Prom dress giveaway at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School next weekRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Once Upon a Prom will hold its fourth annual prom dress giveaway for high school girls from 2 to 6 p.m. April 22 in the dance studio at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, 4301 East West Highway, Bethesda.

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  18. Montomery County appeals ruling on Purple Line fenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Ajay Bhatt won his case over his fence along on the Georgetown Branch of the Capital Crescent Trail in Chevy Chase, but the county is appealing a circuit court judge's ruling. The case of a Chevy Chase homeowner who built his back fence in the path of the proposed light-rail Purple Line might be headed to the state's highest court.

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  19. Whitman goalie keeps opponents off targetRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Colin Hains' first experience as a lacrosse goalie came in the backyard of his Bethesda home. Without pads or a goalie stick, he'd stand in front of the net as his older brothers ripped shots from point-blank range.

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  20. Bucket hat no longer publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Gazette.net

    Tom Fedor/The Gazette Charles Harley, Jr., now the assistant to the director of athletics at Landon School, is pictured during the varsity lacrosse match against Georgetown Preparatory School on Monday afternoon, April 13, 2015 in Bethesda, MD. Tom Fedor/The Gazette Charles Harley, Jr., now the assistant to the director of athletics at Landon School, is pictured during the varsity lacrosse match against Georgetown Preparatory School on Monday afternoon, April 13, 2015 in Bethesda, MD.

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