Top Headlines Near Chevy Chase: Pedestrian Collisions, a Fatal Fall, New Restaurant Dubbed 'Roof'
Get caught up on the top headlines this week in Montgomery County.
CHEVY CHASE—As the number of senior neighbors-helping-neighbors "village" networks increases in Montgomery County, assistance at the county level could be of use in helping these virtual villages form and coordinate services. Read more on Chevy Chase Patch.
POTOMAC—Ji Kim, a Peace Corps volunteer from Potomac, is working to start a sexual health and gender empowerment training camp for high schools students in a community in Thailand. Read more on Potomac Patch.
BETHESDA—The restaurant planned to occupy the second floor and roof deck of a new commercial building in Bethesda has been dubbed ‘Roof.’ The owner of Tommy Joe’s is behind the new eatery. Read more on Bethesda Patch.
SILVER SPRING—A 23-year-old man died Monday after he was hit by a car while riding his bike in downtown Silver Spring, police said. The cyclist's death marks the fifth pedestrian/bike fatality this year in Montgomery County. Read more on Silver Spring Patch.
WHEATON—Montgomery County police have identified the 31-year-old man from Beltsville who fell to his death at a construction site in Wheaton on March 8. A gust of wind caused the man to lose his footing, police said. Read more on Wheaton Patch.
ROCKVILLE—Vice President Joe Biden’s press secretary apologized to a Capital News Service reporter and the Philip Merrill College of Journalism Wednesday after a press office staffer demanded the reporter delete photos taken at an event in Rockville. The CNS article is at Rockville Patch.
KENSINGTON—The Montgomery County Planning Board unanimously approved the Kensington Sector Plan's design guidelines, which illustrate the sector plan's recommendations and provide a framework for redevelopment of parts of Kensington. Read more on Kensington Patch.
GAITHERSBURG—Police say suspect was 'yelling and acting erratically' before stabbing. Read more on Gaithersburg Patch.
MONTGOMERY VILLAGE—The student "was struck by a car as he was walking across Apple Ridge Road on the crosswalk adjacent to our school," principal Scott Murphy said. Read more on Montgomery Village Patch.
SILVER SPRING—If you're an adult under the age of 34 in Montgomery County, there's a good chance you've chosen to live in Silver Spring, according to Census data analyzed by Greater Greater Washington. Read more on Silver Spring Patch.
GAITHERSBURG—"A Taylor Swift concert could dominate the space one night, and a Disney show could take center stage the next night," developer William Askinazi said. Read more on Gaithersburg Patch.