Montgomery and Prince George's County officials on Thursday blasted Maryland Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan for opposing the $2.4 billion Purple Line, which Hogan said the state cannot afford #x201c;right now.#x201d; Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett , Montgomery County Council President Craig L. Rice of Germantown and other Democratic officials said the light-rail project would help relieve traffic congestion and spur economic development along stations in areas that need a boost. They hope construction of the 16-mile line, proposed to have 21 stations between Bethesda and New Carrollton in Prince George's County, will start next year.
Gazette.net, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 03:40 PM
Montgomery County District Court has scheduled a hearing on Nov. 6 for Catherine Hoggle, the Clarksburg mother charged in the disappearance of her two young children, Jacob, 2, and Sarah, 3. Hoggle, 27, faces three misdemeanor charges -- detaining a child, neglect of a minor and obstructing and hindering. The children have been missing since Sept.
Patch.com, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 04:36 PM
Now that we've entered the "craft cocktail" era, drinks with double-digit pricetags are just par for the course. And in many cities, there's a decent chance that your fancy craft drink now comes with a large, crystal clear cube or rectangle that melts unhurriedly in your glass.
National Public Radio, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 12:02 PM
Marta Bohorquez, who used to be homeless, is organizing a fundraising fashion show to raise funds for programs that help the homeless. After moving to Florida with her family from Ecuador in the late 1990s, Marta Bohorquez was living the American dream with a nice house and stable environment.
Gazette.net, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 11:30 AM
Two Montgomery County men survived a mid-air collision in Frederick between a small plane and a helicopter Wednesday afternoon. The collision, near the city's airport, killed three.
Gazette.net, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 02:56 PM
Next Sunday, Nov. 2, the department is holding the 10th annual blood drive in honor of a father and son who passed away too soon. Carlos Alfaro and Carlos Alfaro Jr. worked at Fire Station 16 in Silver Spring for decades.
WJLA-TV Arlington, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 12:23 AM
The cheering of more than 1,600 Montgomery County fifth-graders was nearly deafening Wednesday at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda. It wasn't One Direction driving their enthusiasm, nor Taylor Swift.
Gazette.net, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 02:55 PM