Silver Spring Civic Center

March 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Economic Programs That Could Help Women? Democratic Candidates Respond

Six Democratic candidates running for Montgomery County Executive gathered at the Silver Spring Civic Center Thursday evening for a forum hosted by the Woman’s Democratic Club of Montgomery County. The Democratic candidates running for Montgomery County Executive are Montgomery County Councilmembers Roger Berliner, Marc Elrich, and George Leventhal; David Blair, a businessman from Potomac; former […]

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February 27, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know in Montgomery County for Feb. 27

Here are five things you need to know today, Tuesday, Feb. 27 in Montgomery County: 1. Public Sector Unions: Montgomery County Councilmembers will introduce a resolution in support of public employee unions at its regular scheduled meeting. 2. Renaming Ceremony: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is expected to join residents to rename the Great Hall at the […]

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August 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Raskin to Host Public Forum on Medicaid

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Director, Uma Ahluwalia, is partnering with Congressman Jamie Raskin to discuss Medicaid in Maryland on Sept. 19. The goal of this meeting is for resident to voice how Medicaid has impacted their families here in Montgomery County. Kick off for the forum begins at 7:00 p.m. and […]

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July 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Discuss Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Region at Community Forum

Economic conditions and income inequality were among some concerns residents addressed at a community conversation event hosted by the Greater Washington Community Foundation Monday evening. The foundation has launched a new initiative designed to hear from residents about the challenges and opportunities facing the region titled, “Voices of the Community.” Dozens of residents gathered at […]

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July 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Four Gubernatorial Candidates to Attend Silver Spring Forum Tonight

Maryland Working Families and SEIU Local 500 will host a 3-hour Democratic gubernatorial candidate forum. Four candidates are expected: Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker, former NAACP president Ben Jealous, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, and state Sen. Richard Madaleno. Kamenetz told the Washington Post he’ll reveal his 2018 political aspirations after Labor Day. “The […]

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June 23, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, June 23 – June 25 (VIDEO)

Celebrate the history of Montgomery County this weekend at the annual Heritage Days Celebration on June 24 and June 25. This unique, countywide festival, hosted by Heritage Montgomery, provides visitors the opportunity to explore more than 40 parks, museums, and historic sites all across the county. Special events are planned for many of the sites, including […]

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June 17, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, June 16 – June 18 (VIDEO)

Sunday is Father’s Day and we found a few ways to celebrate in case you can use a few ideas. Search Open Table for a list of places in the county to treat Dad to brunch or dinner. Participate in the 4th Annual Fit Fathers Day Celebration to join in group exercise, fitness games, healthy snacks, yoga, and […]

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April 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Dry Damascus Maryland considers wine and beer sales.

DLC Director Meets with Licensees in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Robert Dorfman, the new director of the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control (DLC), met with restaurant owners and beer and wine store owners in Silver Spring on Monday to explain changes and improvements that are being made at the DLC. The meeting was organized by County Councilmember Tom Hucker so that Dorfman could hear […]

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February 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Town Hall on Challenging Trump Planned for Sunday in Silver Spring

Some of Montgomery County’s top politicians will take part in a town hall meeting Sunday, led by the Takoma Park Mobilization, that will discuss how to challenge President Trump. Rep. Jamie Raskin will speak on “One Nation Under the Constitution: How the People and Congress Can Stop a Lawless President,” according to a flier advertising […]

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February 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Councilmember Hans Riemer to Host STEM Summit on Feb. 26

Montgomery County Councilmember Hans Riemer is hosting the first STEM Summit on Feb. 26, according to a news release. Educators from pre-K to college along with business leaders, industry leaders, and interested parents and students are invited to attend. The goal of the summit is to create a vision for an effective STEM engagement strategy […]

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