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  • Washington Post

    Bethesda, Md., building moratorium may end

    Six months after a building moratorium took effect in Bethesda, the Montgomery County Planning Board is poised to end it Thursday, opening the way for more development in one of the county's most densely packed areas. By Miranda S. Spivak.

  • Washington Post

    Montgomery planning board lifts Bethesda, Germantown building ban

    The moratorium, required by county law when school crowding reaches a tipping point, had sparked complaints that it harmed the county's image, impeded efforts to attract businesses and jobs and was illogical because the county is promoting smart growth near public transit in Bethesda but then preventing growth there. By Miranda S. Spivack.