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)

Maryland’s changing faces often are from other countries

SILVER SPRING, Maryland – Christina Getrich has lived in Maryland for most of her life and has witnessed the state’s changing demographics over time. A large number of Salvadoran immigrants began settling in Montgomery County when she was younger, said…

Potter fans cast the next live-action Disney flick

In response to Disney’s live-action “Beauty and the Beast” remake starring Emma Watson, fans at D.C. PotterCon fancast which Potter alum they could see starring in a live-action Disney remake.

Legal action announced in Silver Spring apartment explosion case

Casa de Maryland and a D.C. law firm announced the filing of two lawsuits on behalf of victims involved in an explosion at a Silver Spring apartment complex. The suits are being filed against Washington Gas and the apartment management company Kay Management on the basis of alleged negligence.

Maryland Democrats celebrate election wins in Congress

SILVER SPRING, Md. – Democrats won big in Maryland on election day with Maryland 8th Congressman Chris Van Hollen defeating Maryland House Minority Leader Kathy Szeliga in the U.S. Senate race,  State Senator Jamie Raskin coming out on top in…

Marylanders react to Trump’s rigged election claims

For the past few weeks Donald Trump has been claiming the election is rigged if he doesn’t win citing voter fraud. According to one Loyola University study, since 2000 there has been only 31 cases of voter fraud.

Once the Capital of Boring Food, Washington Evolves to Culinary Cutting Edge

It’s not just half-smokes and mumbo sauce anymore

Immigration is Key Issue in Primary, Especially Among GOP Voters

As Maryland’s international population grows, some reach out, others worry

Milk? Bread? Metro Riders Get A New Way to Shop for Groceries

A six-month pilot project tests whether Metro riders want to buy groceries at the end their rides.

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.