Early Voting in Silver Spring ends tomorrow

Early voting photo from Wikipedia Tomorrow is the last day for early voting in the general election at the county’s 10 early voting locations, including the Silver Spring Civic Building. “As of close of early voting on Nov. 1, we had 114,116 registered voters vote,” said Marjorie Roher, public information officer for the Montgomery County Board of Elections, “which is … Read More

Local businesses now must offer paid parental leave

Photo from Public Domain Photos Employees in Montgomery County are now eligible for paid parental leave under an expansion of the county’s Earned Sick and Safe Leave Law unanimously passed by the County Council yesterday. “Generally, local governments don’t pass parental leave,” said Councilmember Tom Hucker (D-District 5), who was the lead sponsor on the bill. “The U.S. is the … Read More

Reduce any library fines today

Photo of the Silver Spring branch of the county library from Wikipedia. Today is the last day borrowers can reduce any Montgomery County library fines they may have during Food for Fines 2016. Each canned good or non-perishable food item delivered to the any library branch will reduce fines or hold fees by $1. The food will be donated to … Read More