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by BethesdaNow.com — December 21, 2012 at 9:00 am 425 0

Metro Elevator Project Pushed Back Again — Despite plans to reopen the elevator at the Bethesda Metro station in October, then late November, then early December, the elevator remains closed and now is scheduled to be completed next week. Yesterday, the station’s three escalators stopped working during the evening rush hour, leaving riders with a long hike or waiting for a shuttle bus at Medical Center. [FixWMATA via Twitter]

B-CC Beard Contest Raises Almost $1700 — Psychology teacher Paul Soboslay and student running mate Ellis Palmeri are your 2012 Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School beard contest winners. Students paid $1 yesterday to vote for the best beard. The contest raised $1,676 for the National Center for Children and Families on Greentree Road. [h/t Tim Gilmore]

High Wind Watch Tomorrow — The National Weather Service says sustained winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph will affect Montgomery County and much of the D.C. area tomorrow, which could cause downed trees and power lines. [National Weather Service]

Flickr photo by crthomas888

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