Local vet adopts injured dog

PawprintA local veterinarian has given one dog a second chance at life after the animal was shot by her owner Thursday afternoon.

Montgomery County Police officers from District 4 found Ruby, a nine-month-old boxer mix, bleeding profusely and having trouble breathing at her owner’s home. She had been shot on the left side of her face and shoulder with a shotgun.


Concerns about police behavior arise in Germantown

Policelights 1Police and community relations aren’t just strained in Ferguson, Mo. – some believe they’re strained in Montgomery County.

Yolanda Mike’s 16-year old son got into a physical altercation with a Germantown police officer. The story was first reported by WJLA ABC 7 News when one of the station’s photographers captured a video of the incident.


Arts center in Silver Spring celebrates classes for adults and children

create arts centerFounded in 1986 by art therapist Tamar Hendel, the Create Arts Center in Silver Spring offers a host of different programs, including summer camps, instructional classes, and art therapy for individuals and groups. Most of the programs are for children, but adult classes are also offered through the Studio Downstairs program.


State prosecutor clears BOE of any wrongdoing

BOETableLarge20131218 1ROCKVILLE- After a two-month investigation, the Maryland State Prosecutor’s Office has cleared the Montgomery County Board of Education of any criminal misconduct in the credit card misuse controversy. In a letter to MCPS, state prosecutor Emmet Davitt officially closed the investigation, commending the BOE for changes to its reimbursement policy.


Another lawsuit launched against City of Rockville

100 dollar billsROCKVILLE - Former contractor CFI Construction is suing the city of Rockville for more than $150,000 after claiming the city refused to pay for extra work done on the Rockville Senior Center. After a 10 percent markup, CFI is asking for $154,360. Attorneys for the city of Rockville estimate the delay cost it $400 a day in damages.