ROCKVILLE - The Maryland Office of the State Prosecutor is launching an investigation into the credit card usage of the Montgomery County Board of Education. On June 10, the office sent a subpoena requesting two years of credit card and expense records of BOE members. The office investigates possible cases of government corruption.
A 14-year-old Wheaton girl has died after drowning at her apartment swimming pool Sunday afternoon.
Shortly before 3 p.m. the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service was called to the Oakfield Apartment complex in the 2200 block of Georgian Woods Place in Glenmont for a reported drowning.
ROCKVILLE - Host Hotels and Resorts have filed a civil suit against two Fox Rothschild attorneys, alleging they knowingly assisted former hotel broker Roger Koger, president of Virginia-based Molinaro Koger, in the fraudulent sales of three Host-owned hotels.
Takoma Park will fence in at least 10,000 square feet of Heffner Park at the end of Darwin Avenue to house the city’s first dog park.
The Takoma Park City Council selected the site during a public hearing June 2, after some residents worried that the alternate location between Prince Georges and New Hampshire Avenues was too close to homes, and sandwiched between busy roads.
ROCKVILLE -The Inter County Connector (ICC) is on schedule and under budget according to a report submitted to the Maryland House of Representatives Means and Ways Committee. ICC revenue is also on the rise with recent statistics showing an 84 percent increase in traffic.
ROCKVILLE - The Montgomery County Council voted unanimously this week to create two offices: the Office of Sustainability within the Department of Environmental Protection and an Office of Energy and Sustainability within the county’s Department of General Services. Both offices will be tasked with aiding the county in reducing greenhouse emissions by 80 percent by 2050.
For the County Council’s social media presence, “out with the old and in with the new” isn’t exactly the adage to live by.
According to County Council Legislative Information officer Neil Greenberger, the council’s social media team is continuing to utilize both traditional and modern forms of social media outreach.