County’s first STEM Summit held in Silver Spring

This homemade boom box was part of the Kid Museum’s exhibit at the summit. Photo by Mike Diegel. Educators and other stakeholders gathered Sunday to discuss how to increase students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and prepare them for jobs in those fields. The STEM Summit, held in the Silver Spring Civic Building, was designed to “do … Read More

County Council seeks applicants for Planning Board

Photo of the Planning Board’s headquarters on Georgia Avenue from the Park and Planning website. The County Council has announced it is looking for applicants to replace outgoing Planning Board member Marye Wells-Harley, who is wrapping up her second term and thus not eligible for reappointment. Wells-Harley’s term ends June 14. Applications to fill the position are due no later … Read More

Local ACLU chapter draws large crowd

The Montgomery County chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union attracted a large crowd for its meeting last night in the Silver Spring Civic Building. Here, member Darian Unger was apologizing for the delay in fielding volunteer requests due to the volume received. Photo submitted by Jonathan Bernstein.

Upcoming Events Feb. 22-March 2

Upcoming Events

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, Feb. 22 Montgomery County Chapter, ACLU meeting, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 Rock Climbing Wall pop up, Acorn Urban Park, 8060 Newell St., 3-5 p.m. Takoma Junction Community Consultation, 7201 Carroll Ave., Takoma Park, 7-9 p.m. “Place Not Race” by Sheryll Cashin, author event, Silver Spring Library, 3rd … Read More