Montgomery County residents complain of excessive racing and exhaust noise

Street racing and excessive exhaust noise in the D.C. area continues to increase. The Montgomery County Police Department and Maryland State Police have not been successful in finding ways to combat it.  Neighbors are demanding action.

Judge reinstates case against two police officers who handcuffed and yelled at a 5-year-old for leaving school

A judge has reinstated a lawsuit against the Montgomery County Board of Education and two county police officers who handcuffed and berated a 5-year-old for walking away from his elementary school.

Maryland installs more litter traps to protect water and sewer systems

Trash in waterways is hazardous for people, wildlife and the environment. Montgomery County releases its first litter trap in the Lockridge Drive Tributary adding on to the other seven traps in the Anacostia watershed. The traps will capture trash from going into the Chesapeake Bay and help mitigate the environmental impact.

DC native uses boxing to teach life skills

Donte Brown has started an outreach program in his community to help people develop life skills. He does this by teaching them boxing skills. Participants say the program has helped them grow in ways they never imagined.

Family displaced after Silver Spring apartment complex explosion

It has been five days since a faulty gas line caused an explosion at an apartment complex in Silver Spring. The explosion displaced those at complexes around the original site as well.

Montgomery county voters demand council to strengthen mental health resources

Rockville, MD – In an unusual move, voters are calling on elected officials and candidates seeking office to prioritize mental health and set policies to deal with the growing number of health concerns in the county. 

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 is working to reimagine police authority in the aftermath of encounter

Silver Spring, MD – In the aftermath of a January 2020 incident involving Montgomery County police and a five-year-old Black student at East Silver Spring Elementary School, the Montgomery County Council and Board of Education has begun to take steps…

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…