‘Critters in crisis’: Pollution is reducing wildlife populations in Montgomery County streams

Certain insects, fish, snd amphibians are now considered at-risk in Montgomery County Streams. Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection and Montgomery Parks blame pollution. County officials say residents can play a crucial role in preventing pollution in local streams.

Emergency first responders doing vital but dangerous work during the pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency first responders’ efforts have increased in both necessity and danger. Emergency medical services workers are some of the most vulnerable front-line workers, but they have gone almost unnoticed in reporting about front-line workers during the pandemic.

A Montgomery County aid group raises over $100,000 to help local community

Montgomery County, MD.-The group Silver Spring/Takoma Park Mutual Aid is providing local residents with food, diapers, and more. Since forming last year, the group has raised over $100,000 and has helped more than 3,000 local residents. 

Montgomery County theaters losing money under orders to halt food sales

Montgomery Co., MD- Movie theaters have been among the hardest-hit businesses in the county since the pandemic started. Now with some restrictions lifted, movie theaters are finding that they cannot serve food or beverages to moviegoers as Covid-19 mask restrictions…

Montgomery County Alcohol Beverage Service encourages responsible drinking with alcohol-to-go orders

Since the beginning of the pandemic restaurants and bars have been offering alcoholic beverages in to-go containers for customers to take home. In response, the Montgomery County Alcohol Beverage Service, started the ‘Pause Program’ which encourages drivers to “pause” to…

Cameras on school buses catch drivers who illegally pass stopped buses

Silver Spring, MD- Starting April 8th, drivers in Prince George’s County will need to be careful when stopping near a school bus. The public school system has partnered with camera tech company BusPatrol to install cameras in all school buses…

Montgomery County athletics back in person after almost 12 months online

Montgomery County Public Schools athletic programs held their first practice sessions for fall sports with conditioning and skill-based training permitted to begin March 1.

Pumped for Pickleball

Pickleball is a fun, unique sport that has grown over the past few years in Montgomery County. With courts all over the county, it’s a fun way to meet new people and stay active while staying distanced.

A natural hair bill is being welcomed in Montgomery County

Imagine walking into work and being judged just because you’ve changed your hair to reveal it’s natural texture. That is what’s happening to many people — and to one woman, who says it happens way too often. CNS-TV’s Lauren Moses talked with a lawmaker and career advisers who say — it’s time to ban discrimination against natural hair.

Maryland redistricting case to be heard in Supreme Court

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for two cases on congressional district gerrymandering on March 26, including one from Maryland, which could have far-reaching implications on how future electoral maps are drawn. The justices could, for…