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Silver Spring Transit Center opening could slip into 2015

The extent of repairs and reinforcements needed to the steel beams that form the Silver Spring Transit Center will determine when the facility will open. And Montgomery County officials don't know yet what changes will be required.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 04:42am EDT

Tags: silver spring transit center, dick uliano

Report highlights inequality among Montgomery County schools

Montgomery County Schools are held up as some of the best in the country, but a new report highlights a stark divide among high schools that affects student performance.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 08:40am EDT

Tags: andrew mollenbeck, Montgomery County schools

Montgomery County mulls ban on 'phone ATMs'

Maryland recently voted to allow machines that allow you to trade your cellphone in for immediate cash, but Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice is skeptical.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 07:36am EDT

Tags: phone ATMs, Rob Garagiola, Kate Ryan

Montgomery school bus cams result in 10 citations in first month

In just the first month, a new school bus enforcement program in Montgomery County issued 10 citations to drivers who ignored bus stop signs, which is too high for one county councilman.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 04:17pm EST

Tags: school bus cameras, Montgomery County Public Schools, Kate Ryan

$5 a day diet leaves mark on local leaders

The experience of eating just $5 worth of food a day left its mark on Montgomery County officials who said they were left hungry and humbled by what thousands of families in their own community suffer regularly.

Friday - 02/08/2013, 10:23pm EST

Tags: Food, hunger, food stamps, valerie ervin, Montgomery County Council, poverty

Montgomery Co. elects first Latina as council president

For the first time ever, Montgomery County's Council will be led by a Latina.

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 06:58am EST

Tags: Kate Ryan, nancy navarro, Montgomery County Council,

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Lawmakers push against O'Malley's pension plan

Montgomery County lawmakers say they understand times are tough, but Gov. Martin O'Malley's making it tougher on their constituents with a plan to shift half the cost of teacher pensions to the counties.

Friday - 01/20/2012, 04:51pm EST

Tags: teacher pensions, ike leggett, Montgomery County Council, E.J. Pipkin, universal default clause, Kate Ryan, Roger Berliner, Martin O