1 hr ago
The Washington Post
Christmas Day dinner and a movie
A Jewish celebration of Christmas Day is straightforward: Chinese food and the latest big-screen release.
4 hrs ago
Field to succeed Ervin is in flux
At least two Montgomery County elected officials said they are considering running next year to replace County Councilwoman Valerie Ervin, following her announcement Tuesday that she'll leave her seat in January.
8 hrs ago
Parking tickets thrown out after glitch found in machine
Last week, a D.C. man who works in Silver Spring received two tickets in three days, the result of a glitch at a pay terminal.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
The Huffington Post
Restore the 1968 Minimum Wage
The current minimum wage is $7.25 per hour. If one works at this rate 40 hours a week, 52 weeks a year it yields an annual income of $15,080).
SweetFrog Fro Yo Shop to Open in Silver Spring
This month-before Christmas-frozen yogurt shop sweetFrog will open at 100 Lexington Dr., very near Montgomery Blair High School.
VIDEO: What Bus Rapid Transit Looks Like
Those trying to imagine what Montgomery County's proposed Bus Rapid Transit is supposed be can get a preview of what it could look like, thanks to local nonprofit Communities For Transit.
Washington Adventist Hospital eyes move to White Oak from Takoma Park
Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park is making its second bid since 2006 to move to a larger campus in White Oak in Silver Spring.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
The Washington Post
Going Out Guide for Montgomery County, Dec. 12-18, 2013
James Bazen Big Band Sharon Clark is the featured vocalist in the concert, "Merry Christmas Take One," led by jazz saxophonist Bazen.
Butchery, restaurant, coffee, lounge: Urban Butcher opens in Silver Spring
Downtown Silver Spring, Md., will soon be home to a new coffee shop, butcher shop, bar and restaurant -- all under one roof.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Some have their eye on old Silver Spring library building
As construction of the new library in Silver Spring continues, the fate of the current library building is already getting some attention.
Therapist - Saint Luke Institute
We are an outpatient mental health care facility for Catholic priests and religious located in Silver Spring, MD .
Snowfall totals lower than expected Tuesday
Anthony Santos, 8, , and Herbert Mollinedo, 11, have a snowball fight with Anthony's dad Chris Santos in front of their home on Ram's Head Court in Olney.
As HealthCare.gov Rebounds, New Glitches Hit Medicaid Enrollments
Enrollees who don't qualify for Medicaid are being told they do, and processing delays could keep some who are eligible for Medicaid out of the program in early 2014.
Inflectra Gains Popularity With Its Comprehensive Alm Solutions
Inflectra, the well-known software company offering software solutions, recently got rave reviews for its comprehensive application lifecycle management system.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Man sentenced in plot to sell marijuana
A Silver Spring man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison in a plot to sell more than 1,500 pounds of marijuana in Montgomery County.
Steve Winwood to play The Fillmore Silver Spring Thursday
The legendary Steve Winwood will play The Fillmore Silver Spring on Thursday, December 12, 2013 with Maryland's own Cris Jacobs opening the show.
Quick Hits: Weekend picks
Mark Hoft as Macy, Bailey R. Center as Santa, Patrick Becker and Lydia Kivrak in the Tantallon Community Players production of “Miracle on 34th Street,” to Dec. 15 at Harmony Hall in Fort Washington.
Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space
Food co-ops as potential anchors of 'ethical commercial districts'
Extending shop local retail positioning through co-operatives. While the co-operative business movement started in the 1890s, and some large organizations are still organized that way, especially businesses serving farmers , and rural electricity systems , for the most part retail businesses aren't run as co-operatives, with a couple of exceptions.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Health-Site Snafus Plague Maryland
SILVER SPRING, Md.-Maryland is struggling to fix its troubled health-insurance website more than two months after it opened, showing how technology woes are affecting more than just the federal system.