Animal Services enforcing anti-cruelty regulation

Photo from Pexels The Animal Services Division of the county police is issuing reminders that the department is enforcing the Anti-Cruelty Conditions for Dogs regulation during the extreme cold weather the area is experiencing. The regulation prohibits leaving animals unattended outside, considering that doing so under current conditions is an act of cruelty. Section II-C of the regulation says that … Read More

Upcoming Events, Jan. 4-12

Upcoming Events

Illustration from FiveStone Church Thursday, January 4 Coffee Brewing 101, Kefa Café, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 1st Floor (Fenton Street Entrance), 12:30-1 p.m. Saturday, January 6 Montgomery Blair High School Carnival of the Animals music festival, 51 University Blvd. E., $5 presale, $7.50 at door, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. “As You Wish” screening of “The Princess Bride,” Silver Spring … Read More

Council vote allows prepayment of 2018 property tax

Montgomery County graphic County residents may prepay their 2018 property taxes under emergency legislation passed Tuesday by the County Council. The council acted in reaction to legislation signed last week that revamped the U.S. tax code. Among other provisions, the law limits the state and local income tax, sales tax and property tax deductions for those who itemize to $10,000 … Read More