December 3, 2015
CORE GROUNDBREAKING: Transit-oriented housing development breaks ground in Silver Spring

Real estate development firms Willco and Foulger-Pratt broke ground Wednesday for Core, a transit-oriented housing development with easy access to the Paul S. Sarbanes Silver Spring Transit Center.

October 23, 2015
COURT KIDS: Anne Arundel County students visit District Court

More than 100 middle and high school students from Anne Arundel County spent a day in District Court learning about the judicial system and the risks of driving while impaired.

November 5, 2015
COURT WATCH: Nonprofit group calls to keep guns away from domestic violence offenders

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Nonprofit group Court Watch Montgomery released a report recommending that district and circuit court judges verbally tell domestic violence offenders they are barred from gun ownership.

November 24, 2015
DOUGLASS STATUE: Frederick Douglass Square dedicated at University of Maryland

Frederick Douglass Square was officially dedicated at a ceremony that featured remarks by campus and community leaders as well as Douglass’ own family. Some university students protested at the event, calling for a name change for the campus football stadium.

October 15, 2015
First Lady Michelle Obama hosts Celebration of Song Workshop

WASHINGTON — First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed 60 local middle schoolers to a Celebration of Song Workshop at the White House.  Smokey Robinson, MC Lyte, Keb Mo, Trombone Shorty and Esperanza Spalding spoke on a panel and helped the students write songs. The event was held in honor of the 50th anniversary of the National […]

December 8, 2015
FREE PRESS: Historic Annapolis celebrates Sons of Liberty Week

ANNAPOLIS — Re-enacters staged a Stamp Act protest march to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the controversial law and the founding of the Sons of Liberty.

October 8, 2015
Laurel Residents discuss proposed Laurel Regional Hospital closing

LAUREL — Laurel residents, hospital employees and government officials gathered Wednesday night for a hearing to discuss the implications of the Laurel Regional Hospital’s closing.  Dimensions Healthcare Systems announced in July that the hospital would close by 2018, citing monetary losses and a 20 percent decrease in enrollment since 2013. State Delegate Joseline Pena-Melynk said […]

October 5, 2015
Maryland State Police and State Highway Administration participate in Hunger Action Month

The Maryland Food Bank, Maryland State Police and Maryland State Highway Association joined forces to collect more than 27 thousand pounds of food as part of Hunger Action Month in September.

October 9, 2015
Maryland’s state sport of jousting stands the test of time

JEFFERSON, Md. — Governor Tawes named jousting the official state sport of Maryland in 1962.  Though it has faced competition from other sports like lacrosse and bowling, one group of dedicated jousters is keeping it alive by making part of the family’s tradition.

November 12, 2015
SOCCERGATE PROBE: Citizens call for investigation into Pepco deal

A group of citizen activists gathered at the future site of the new D.C. United Stadium demanding an ethics investigation into D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s role in a $6.8 million merger between Pepco and Exelon.