County dedicates Silver Spring hall to honor Buffalo Soldiers

County Executive Ike Leggett speaks in front of the Buffalo Soldiers flag. Photo by Mike Diegel. A number of county officials, led by County Executive Ike Leggett (D) and Council President Hans Riemer (D-At Large), last night dedicated The Buffalo Soldiers Great Hall in the Silver Spring Civic Building. The hall recognizes the Buffalo Soldiers, a segregated unit of African-Americans … Read More

Upcoming Events, Feb. 28-March 8

Upcoming Events

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, February 28 Third Session of Winter Speaker Series: Place Making as a Tool of Economic Development, Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning headquarters, 8787 Georgia Ave., 6-7:30 p.m. Hearing, Residential Permit Parking, Purple Line Parking Impact Areas, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1 Latino Resource Fair, Silver Spring Civic Building, 6:30 p.m. Sundown … Read More

Proposal for child development center chosen for library site

Finalist for library site proposes child development center (Part 1 of 2)

Site plan for the redevelopment of the library site from MBGCDC presentation The county has chosen The Martha B. Gudelsky Child Development Center Inc. to redevelop the site of the former Silver Spring Library on Colesville Road, according to a Feb. 23 letter from David Dise, the county director of general services, shared with the Source. The center will be … Read More

Takoma vegan restaurant up for sale

Vegaritos Restaurant, a vegan/vegetarian Mexican restaurant located near the Takoma Metro Station, is for sale, according to an announcement on the Main Street Takoma Facebook page.

Local students stage walkout, march to Washington for gun control

Students head down Colesville Road for a march on Washginton. Several hundred Montgomery Blair High School students joined others from the area yesterday to march on Washington to demand new gun controls in the aftermath of the high school killings last week in Parkland, Fla. The students began gathering at 9:30 a.m. and walked down Colesville Road accompanied by a … Read More