Battle for Maryland’s only open House seat puts focus on Trump policies

GAITHERSBURG, Maryland – President Donald Trump wasn’t in attendance during a Tuesday debate in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, but his controversial comments and policies came up several times during the night.   That was not much of a surprise in…

Montgomery County language programs link students to their culture

Leo Sun, 15, on a trip visiting family in China in 2016. Sun views these trips as an opportunity to practice speaking Chinese, which he has learned through the Montgomery County Public Schools language-immersion program. (Photo courtesy Beibei Sun)

Seven women paint new careers as artists

Local women find a new passion and new friends through their art.

Presidential election underscores Maryland’s wealth divide

By ZACHARY MELVIN and HANNAH LANG Capital News Service POTOMAC, Maryland — Upon arriving in Stevensville after crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, drivers will notice something peculiar. It will take some time to set in, but as they continue east…

In liberal Washington suburbs, Trump supporters feel isolated

This quiet suburb on the outskirts of Washington, D.C., is one of tree-lined streets, well-manicured lawns — and Hillary Clinton yard signs.

In Football Recruiting Sweepstakes, Maryland Has Fallen Short

Other states’ powerhouses picking off local talent

Potomac and Sandy Spring Students Get Taste of Soul Music at the White House

Patti LaBelle, Melissa Etheridge and Janelle Monae share their experiences, answer questions and perform for students at the White House.

With Food Donations Needed, Scouts Step Up

Scouts in the National Capital Area Council have seen their area-wide Scouting for Food totals increase — up to 675,000 pounds of food last year from 520,000 in 2009 — but need still outpaces donations.