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  1. EagleBank names executive VP, posts profitsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Gazette.net

    Previously, he was a relationship executive for JPMorgan Chase and executive vice president and commercial lending manager at Virginia Commerce Bank, and also worked for SunTrust Bank, GE Capital and Bank of America. Rheaume holds a bachelor's degree from the University of North Dakota and a master of business administration from the University of Dallas.

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  2. Montgomery County History Conference is this weekendRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Gazette.net

    The Montgomery County Historical Society will hold its ninth annual Montgomery County History Conference from 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Johns Hopkins University, 9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville. The morning general session will address emancipation in Maryland, with a look at the 1864 vote that freed Maryland's slaves and how it was received in Montgomery County.

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  3. Talk about Walter Johnson High Schoola s Beach Week is MondayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Gazette.net

    Students from Walter Johnson, Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Whitman, Churchill and Wootton high schools and their parents are invited to hear about the good, the bad and the ugly of the annual end-of-school ritual, according to a news release. Police officers from Dewey Beach and Bethany Beach will discuss Delaware laws, the do's and don'ts of Beach Week, and Beach Week alternatives.

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  4. Whitman survives matchup of unbeatensRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Gazette.net

    Whitman High School senior Nicole Fleck lined up in the center court circle - all five feet and four inches of her - and prepared for the jump ball against Paint Branch center, Sofilia Ngwafang. The Vikings guard had no intention of out-jumping the 6-foot-4 junior.

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  5. BOOKS: Seven years in Bethesda yields five books for eminent professorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Gazette.net

    The question “Who wrote the book of love?” has been posed in song repeatedly since The Monotones released the pop single in 1958. Earlier this month, the definitive answer to that query materialized.

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  6. Old Georgetown Road in the White Flint area not to be widened after allRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Gazette.net

    Old Georgetown Road in North Bethesda won't be the major eight-lane highway some neighbors had feared, according to the county. Montgomery County announced last week that its Department of Transportation had persuaded the State Highway Administration to make Old Georgetown Road near Rockville Pike into a narrower road suitable for a pedestrian-friendly urban area.

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  7. B-CC builds momentum by defeating Richard MontgomeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Gazette.net

    The Bethesda Chevy-Chase High School girls basketball team will enter the holiday tournaments feeling better about themselves than Richard Montgomery will following Monday's game. The Barons controlled the pace from start to finish, handing the Rockets a 41-31 defeat in Bethesda.

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  8. Mothera s cancer diagnosis sparks Bethesda studentsRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Then Grace O'Leary, a schoolmate of the 16-year-old junior at Whitman High School in Bethesda, told Wine her mother had received that sobering diagnosis. The two girls started learning all they could about it.

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  9. Ita s Pike District, or the area also known as White FlintRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | Gazette.net

    People have been debating for years whether the rapidly developing area in an unincorporated part of the county needs a new name . Now an advisory committee and a property owners group agree that calling the area Pike District will help market the area.

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  10. Annual fundraising run in Bethesda supports military familiesRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Gazette.net

    What: Jolly Fat Man's Run to raise money for Operation Second Chance. When: 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday Where: The warm-up is in front of Mon Ami Gabi, 7239 Woodmont Ave., and the run starts at 4800 Bethesda Ave. Cost: $40, which includes a long-sleeve shirt, breakfast and raffle entry.

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  11. Career shadowing offers Bethesda-Chevy Chase students hands-on experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Colin Cowie, a junior at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School tries his hand making 3-D objects at Amecia Starks' workstation at Dig It! Games in Bethesda during Thursday's annual Career Partnership Day. Amecia Starks chats with Colin Cowie, a junior at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, about her work at Dig It! Games in Bethesda during Thursday's annual Career Partnership Day.

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  12. Pike District, or the area formerly known as White FlintRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Gazette.net

    People have been debating for years whether the rapidly developing area in an unincorporated part of the county needs a new name . Now an advisory committee and a property owners group agree that calling the area Pike District will help market the area.

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  13. Montgomery AP exam performance improves slightly in 2014Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Gazette.net

    High schools with largest increases in the number of AP exams taken, from 2013 to 2014: 1. Churchill : 222 2. Wheaton: 170 3. Blake : 127 4. Montgomery Blair : 112 5. Walter Johnson : 110 High schools with largest decreases in the number of AP exams taken, from 2013 to 2014: 1. Sherwood : 230 2. Watkins Mill : 132 3. Gaithersburg: 129 4. Whitman : 124 5. Paint Branch : 110 High schools with largest increases in percentage points of tests earning score of 3 or higher: 1. Springbrook : 10.2 2. Clarksburg: 7.1 3. Sherwood: 6.5 4. Paint Branch: 6 5. Wheaton: 5.9 High schools with largest decreases in percentage of tests earning score of 3 or higher: 1. Kennedy : 14.8 2. Northwest : 4.8 3. Magruder : 4.5 4. Damascus: 3.8 5. Blake: 3.7 5. Watkins Mill: 3.7 -Lindsay A. Powers On subjects from world history to biology, Montgomery County students performed slightly better on Advanced Placement ... (more)

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  14. Childrena s dance school could move to Bethesda parkRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Rock Creek Dance Academy, which currently offers classes at three Bethesda schools, has asked to lease the activity building at Maplewood-Alta Vista Park. The building is one of seven the county's parks department said this summer it was trying to lease .

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  15. High schoolers host Journalism NightRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2014 | Gazette.net

    The Tattler, the student newspaper at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in Bethesda, will host its fourth annual Journalism Night from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Monday at Roundhouse Theater, 4545 East West Highway. The evening, sponsored by Bethesda Magazine, will feature a panel discussion, “Dying to Tell Us,” with six journalists who have been victims of crimes, have been pursued by governments or represent organizations that fight to protect freedom of the press.

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  16. And in North Bethesda, the winner is ...Read the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Gazette.net

    After months of speculation, a consultant hired by developers is set to propose a new name for the White Flint area of North Bethesda next week. Streetsense is scheduled to make a presentation about the possible renaming to the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Montgomery County Conference Center, according to Ken Hartman , director of the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center.

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  17. Washington Episcopal School announces new head of schoolRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Previously, Vogelman was assistant superintendent in the Wilson County, N.C., school system; principal at Westland Middle School in Bethesda; an English teacher at Takoma Park Middle School; and a staff development teacher at North Bethesda Middle School.

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  18. For at least a day, Bethesda shops smallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Gazette.net

    After Black Friday fever died down last week, some local businesses started their quest for a slice of the holiday retail pie with Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is a promotion started by American Express to encourage shopping at local businesses the Saturday after Thanksgiving.

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  19. Walking in a Winter WonderlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Gazette.net

    A student choir from Watkins Mill High School in Gaitersburg is among six student groups scheduled to perform during Saturday's annual Winter Wonderland celebration in downtown Bethesda. What: Bethesda's Winter Wonderland, featuring ice sculpting, student choral performances and a visit from Santa Claus.

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  20. Many Westbard residents dona t see benefits from redevelopmentRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | Gazette.net

    Equity One, the new owner of the Westwood Center in the Wesbard section of Bethesda, may seek to redevelop the shopping center. A bigger Westbard may not be a better Westbard, according to many people who showed up at a public meeting last week to help shape the future of the Bethesda neighborhood.

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