Poolesville lawyer claims judge violated ethics requirements


audrey creightonA Poolesville lawyer and Circuit Court judicial candidate  has written an open letter to the sitting judges alleging that Montgomery County Circuit Court (MCCC) Judge Audrey Creighton circumvented court rules and lied to police in order to protect her lover, a convicted felon accused of kidnapping and assaulting her last month.


State prosecutor begins BOE credit card investigation


BOETableLarge20131218 1ROCKVILLE - 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.


Woof! Takoma Park gets its first dog park

yellow labTakoma 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.


County Council expands offices

17thCountyCouncilwithCherriBransonWebROCKVILLE - 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.


County Council reaches out via social media

facebook logoFor 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.