Montgomery County latest jurisdiction to sue opioid manufacturers

Montgomery County joins Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties in filing lawsuits against the makers of prescription opioids. The County announced Wednesday it was suing 14 manufacturers and distributors. County Executive Ike Leggett says the makers of the drugs must be held accountable for excessive production and over-prescribing.

Maryland officials sign agreement on Purple Line development

Community, public, and private stakeholders signed an agreement Tuesday promising responsible economic development, including affordable housing, along the pending Purple Line light rail project.

Montgomery County Executive Leggett hosts budget forum

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett hosted three budget forums to get input from residents before submitting his budget for fiscal year 2017.

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.

Montgomery County breaks ground for new homeless shelter

Montgomery County groundbreaking ceremony becomes a realization of a Public Private Partnership to produce the new Progress Place facility on Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring.

Van Hollen and Edwards Battle for Endorsements as Senate Race Heats Up

Rep. Van Hollen has more money and more endorsements, but Rep. Edwards leads the polling. An update on Maryland’s 2016 race for U.S. Senate.

Edwards’ Entrance Stirs Waters in Maryland Senate Race

Rep. Donna Edwards’ entrance into the Maryland Senate race signals the start of a potentially bruising primary season as Edwards and Rep. Chris Van Hollen begin the fight for endorsements and money.

Montgomery County’s 311 center marks its 2 millionth call

The Montgomery County 311 center celebrated its 2 millionth call on January 24, 2014.

Montgomery County Launches “Heads Up in Parking Lot” Campaign

Montgomery County launched an educational campaign to remind pedestrians and drivers to pay attention in parking lots and garages, especially as the busy holiday season approaches.

Shutdown Means Early Curtain Call for Performers

Glen Echo Park and its arts groups are facing thousands of dollars in losses due to the government shutdown.