old georgetown road

July 22, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Regional Transportation Board Funds Road Safety

The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board has approved $60,000 for a roadway safety audit and design project to improve safety along New Hampshire Avenue (Maryland 650) from I-495 to Piney Branch Road (Maryland 320). The project was one of five chosen to help save lives and reduce injuries along the road. The study will […]

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April 26, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Museum Honors Josiah Henson who Escaped Slavery in Montgomery County

The Josiah Henson Museum and Park opened April 23. It walks you through the life of Henson on the North Bethesda property where he was enslaved. Born into slavery in Maryland, Henson was eventually traded to a plantation located on what is now Old Georgetown Road. He escaped with his family to Canada in 1830 […]

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March 26, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Dos Personas Hospitalizadas Tras Colisión en Bethesda

Dos personas fueron hospitalizadas después de una colisión en Bethesda, el viernes por la mañana. El accidente ocurrió en Old Georgetown Road y Wisconsin Avenue, alrededor de las 2:30 a.m., según un tweet del portavoz principal del Departamento de Bomberos y Rescate del condado de Montgomery, Pete Piringer. El choque hizo que el vehículo volcara. […]

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March 26, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Two People Hospitalized Friday Following Collision in Bethesda

Two people were hospitalized after a collision in Bethesda early Friday morning. The crash happened at Old Georgetown Road and Wisconsin Avenue, around 2:30 a.m., according to a tweet from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer. The crash caused the vehicle to flip over, resulting in an entrapment where both occupants had […]

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March 19, 2021 | Staff Writer

Executive Boulevard and Old Georgetown Road Intersection Will Close for Several Months

The intersection of Executive Boulevard and Old Georgetown Road in North Bethesda will be closed beginning Monday for an estimated five months due to construction work, according to a release from Montgomery County. The intersection will be completely closed off to vehicle traffic. The project, called “White Flint West Workaround” is part of the county’s […]

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June 26, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Storm Sweeps Across the County Leaving Downed Trees, Power Outages

A storm swept across Montgomery County on Thursday evening, knocking down trees and power lines, causing some outages. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service Spokesperson Pete Piringer says several homes were damaged in the Bethesda Battery Park neighborhood near Old Georgetown Road, including two houses on the 7800 block of Marion Lane. Although there were […]

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May 6, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Tractor Trailer Crash Causes Fuel Spill, Traffic Delays on I-495

A tractor trailer crash that led to an oil spill caused significant traffic delays on I-495 in Bethesda on Wednesday morning. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service officials say it happened between Old Georgetown Road and River Road around 4:00 a.m. when the tractor trailer crashed into a wall, and caught fire. That led to […]

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May 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Bethesda Art Installation Honors Workers on Frontline

Have you noticed the colorful artwork on the pedestrian bridge over Old Georgetown Road in downtown Bethesda? The pedestrian bridge art installation depicts healthcare workers, service industry employees, hearts, a grocery cart and more to honor all the frontline workers and emergency responders responding to the coronavirus public health emergency in the community. Board members […]

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February 3, 2020 | Ryan Donovan and Josalyn Perez

Josiah Henson Park Will Reopen in Late Fall

Josiah Henson Park, a 1.43-acre historic property located at 11420 Old Georgetown Road in North Bethesda, is anticipating opening in the late Fall of 2020.   Construction began on Feb. 2019 but the park has been closed since Nov. 5. The goal for the park is to become a world-class museum and education center as well as to create a […]

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January 17, 2020 | Cindy Peña

Tipsters Help Police Nab Final Suspect in Jewelry Store Armed Robbery

Montgomery County Police say tipsters gave them key information leading to the arrest of a third and final suspect in a jewelry store armed robbery. Police charged 36 year old Kevin Joseph Harrington, of Washington, D.C., for the December 13 armed robbery of The Jewelry Exchange store at 7747 Old Georgetown Road in Bethesda. Third […]

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