Jawando, Council Urge Public Involvement in Search for New Chief

Councilmember Will Jawando (D-At Large) has sent a letter to County Executive Marc Elrich asking him to seek community involvement in the search for a new police chief. The letter, co-signed by the other eight councilmembers, suggests that, “An open and inclusive search for a new police chief is an important first step as we usher in a new era … Read More

Company’s Coming

We learned we were having six guests, a family spanning three generations, come to stay and visit the history within D.C. back in January. That’s when it started. [sponsored]

Park Police Investigating Alleged Embezzlement from Foundation

The Maryland-National Capital Park Police are investigating an alleged case of embezzlement from the Montgomery Parks Foundation, according Lt. Jeffrey Coe, public information officer for the Montgomery County division of the park police. There has not yet been an arrest in the case, Coe said, which the department estimated involves five or six figures. “It’s still under investigation,” Coe said. … Read More

Upcoming Events, March 15-22

Upcoming Events

Friday, March 15 Montgomery Parks Speakers Series, “The Case For Open Space,” 8787 Georgia Ave., noon-2 p.m. “Titanic” opening night, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $20, 8 p.m. Improv Comedy Night, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $11, 8-9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16 Brain Awareness Day, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, 10 a.m.-2 … Read More

Ellsworth Dog Park Closing for Maintenance

Ellsworth Urban Dog Park at 621 Ellsworth Dr. is scheduled to close today for annual maintenance, according to the Montgomery Parks website. Crews will be replacing the mulch and wood chips in the park, as well as swale work to manage storm water run-off, and digging out and leveling retaining walls, a spokesperson said. The work is expected to take … Read More