Bacon, Ledecky reach Olympic backstroke, freestyle finals

Phoebe Bacon of Chevy Chase is closing in on her first Olympic medal in the 200-meter backstroke.

Fellow Stone Ridge School swimming alum Katie Ledecky is one race away from her 10th career Olympic medal, reaching the 800-meter freestyle final. [Montgomery Community Media]

Massachusetts company buys Sheraton Silver Spring

A Massachusetts company, Linchris Hotel Corp., has purchased the Sheraton Silver Spring at 8777 Georgia Ave.

It is temporarily operating the hotel under the name of Hotel Silver Spring. [Source of the Spring]


New Capitol Police chief reflects on Jan. 6, challenges

Chief Tom Manger issued a statement Tuesday that he was proud that officers had the courage to share their stories in testimony before a House select committee.

“I am equally proud of everyone in this department and our partner agencies who fought like hell to preserve our democracy,” Manger wrote. [WJLA]


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