With 11 websites across Montgomery County, Patch brings you news from every corner of our community. Catch up on headlines you might have missed this week, including a concrete garage collapse that left a man dead, a 20-something running for Maryland General Assembly and the start of County Executive campaign season.
BETHESDA—A portion of the garage outside Macy's at Westfield Montgomery mall collapsed. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
UPDATE: Man Who Reported Burglary Charged in Killing Early Friday in Gaithersburg
GAITHERSBURG—A 20-year-old man whom police say called them to report a home burglary has been charged with homicide in the death of another man whose body was found in a wooded area nearby. Read more on Gaithersburg Patch.
Delaney Endorses Duncan for Montgomery County Executive
ROCKVILLE—“Doug Duncan’s record speaks for itself and his values and expertise are well-known around our county,” U.S. Rep. John Delaney (D-Montgomery) said. Read more on Rockville Patch.
Pedestrian Death Involved Silver Spring Bus Driver
SILVER SPRING—A Metro bus fatally struck a 50-year-old man who fell under the bus as it was pulling away from a bus stop on southbound Georgia Avenue Wednesday night, according to Montgomery County police. Read more on Silver Spring Patch.
Peapod Pickup to Replace Chevy Chase Lake Sunoco
CHEVY CHASE—The former Sunoco station on the west side of Connecticut Avenue in Chevy Chase Lake will become a Peapod grocery pickup location by late summer or early fall. Giant Food also will operate a gas station on the property. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
Police Find Radio Shack Robbery Suspect Inside Taxi
SILVER SPRING—A 21-year-old woman is charged with armed robbery, after police found a silver lighter shaped like a handgun in her book bag. Read more on Silver Spring Patch.
Young Bethesdan Kicks Off Campaign to Run for District Delegate
BETHESDA—Jordan Cooper may be young, but he's not inexperienced, and he's running to be a delegate in the Maryland General Assembly. Read why on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
Benny's Bar and Grill Opens in Cabin John
POTOMAC—The much-anticipated opening of Benny's Bar and Grill in the Cabin John Shopping Center took place this past week. Benny's serves salads, burgers, steaks and other American fare in a 1940s-themed atmosphere. Read more on Potomac Patch.
SILVER SPRING—Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said government funding probably won't cover the more than $2 billion price tag. Read more on Silver Spring Patch.
Police: Damascus M & T Bank Robbed
DAMASCUS—Police are looking for a person who robbed M & T Bank in Damascus last week. Police have released surveillance photos with the hope that someone will recognize the suspect. Read more at Read more on Germantown Patch.