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July 1, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Outer Loop of I-495 Closed After Tanker Overturns, Spills Hot Asphalt

Update at 5 p.m.:  All lanes of the outer loop of the Capital Beltway between Connecticut Avenue and Rockville Pike are open. The lanes were closed following an early morning tanker jackknifed and spilt hot liquid asphalt on the roadway. Update Montgomery Co: All lanes are now open at I-495 OL at exit 35. sf […]

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April 16, 2021 | Rachel Clair

Two Injured in Kensington Crash Thursday Night

Two adults were transported to the hospital after an automobile accident in Kensington, Thursday night. Both individuals sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The crash occurred at the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Knowles Avenue around 10 p.m. One adult female was trapped and needed to be extricated from the vehicle. Update~One adult female extricated from the vehicle […]

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April 14, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Comienza Proyecto de $18 Milliones que Mejorará la Seguridad Vial en Jones Bridge Road

La Administración de Carreteras del Departamento de Transporte del Estado de Maryland (MDOT SHA) anunció el martes que está comenzando un proyecto de  $18 millones, que mejorará la seguridad a lo largo de una porción de media milla de Jones Bridge Road en North Chevy Chase. “Este proyecto es parte del compromiso continuo de MDOT […]

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April 13, 2021 | Rachel Clair

National 4-H Conference Center in Chevy Chase Up For Sale

The National 4-H Council announced it is selling its Chevy Chase-based national conference center in March. The council’s decision to sell was due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic stress it has placed on the youth organization. The National 4-H Conference Center has been closed since March 2020. “In 4‑H programs, kids and teens […]

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April 6, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

D.C. Man Charged for 19 Commercial Burglaries in Bethesda, Police Say

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives charged a Washington, D.C. man with committing 19 commercial burglaries in downtown Bethesda, 18 of them occurring between January and March, a police press release said. MCPD charged Patrick Stanley Nichols, 56, of Connecticut Avenue in Northwest D.C. for 18 commercial burglaries between Jan. 4 and March 24, police […]

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March 5, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Three Taken to Hospital Following Five-Vehicle Crash on I-495 

Three drivers were taken to a hospital Friday morning following a five-vehicle crash on the I-495 Outer Loop in Montgomery County, Maryland State Police (MSP) said. The crash occurred around 9 a.m. between Georgia and Connecticut Avenues. All outer loop lanes were temporarily closed and four vehicles were towed from the scene. All lanes are […]

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February 5, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

Jones Bridge Traffic Calming in Montgomery County, Maryland

Maryland Department of Transportation to Discuss Chevy Chase Road Project

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced they will be holding a virtual informational meeting on Feb. 17 at 6 p.m.  MDOT will be discussing their anticipated project to improve the roads at the intersection of MD 185 (Connecticut Avenue) at Jones Bridge Road and Kensington Parkway in Chevy Chase. *New*@MDSHA will hold a virtual […]

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November 13, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Chevy Chase Home Awarded Historic Designation

Montgomery County Council awarded the Mihran Mesrobian house in Chevy Chase with an historic designation. Washington-area architect Mihran Mesrobian, who was born in 1889 and died in 1975, designed the house in 1941 as his family’s personal residence. The home is on Connecticut Avenue and was designed in the Art Moderne style. The home is […]

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May 22, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Severe Tractor-Trailer Accident Causes Major Delays on Beltway

A tractor-trailer accident caused major traffic delays on the I-495 inner loop in Chevy Chase early Friday morning. The crash happened shortly before 5:30 a.m. near Connecticut Avenue. Authorities say the driver was severely pinned in the wrangled metal for about 40 minutes. Once extricated, the driver was transported to a local hospital with traumatic […]

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October 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Chevy Chase Pastor Says Suspect Vandalized Church Grounds, Memorial Garden

Montgomery County detectives released a surveillance video of a suspect believed to have burglarized a church in Chevy Chase. The video shows a shirtless man eating packaged food and drinking bottled water taken from a donation box in the church. According to police, the man broke into Chevy Chase Methodist Church, located at 7001 Connecticut […]

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