Friday Dec 13
The Washington Post
In Montgomery, tensions mount over Clarksburg development
Legal and political tensions surrounding the question of future development in Clarksburg have risen to the point that Montgomery County Council members have been told by their attorney to exercise caution in what they say about proposed revisions to a land-use plan they will consider next month.
Ali withdraws from District 15 delegate race
Dan Gross/The Gazette ¬ Saqib Ali, co-chair of Equality4Eids, a campaign to get Montgomery County Public Schools closed on two Muslim holidays.
Market changing for area grocers
While Giant Food and Safeway still hold strong positions in the eyes of Montgomery County grocery shoppers, more are being wooed by cheese departments and other amenities in competitors such as Whole Foods, Harris Teeter and Trader Joe's.
The peoplea s information
In this case, it's Montgomery County, which has an expansive portal called dataMontgomery and is working to make it bigger and better.
Barkley looks to go another round in District 39
Charles Barkley has served District 39 in the Maryland House of Delegates since he was first elected in 1998, and with his 2014 bid for re-election, he isn't showing any signs of slowing down.
The Washington Post
Montgomery school board members to seek reelection
Six months before the June primary, three of four school board members up for reelection in Montgomery County have filed with the state elections board to seek another term.
Montgomery County Council Approves Bus Rapid Transit Plan
A plan unanimously approved by the Montgomery County Council on Tuesday sets the groundwork for a proposed countywide a transit system.
In second term, Robinson hopes to continue work on environment
Shane Robinson had his first experience with public office when he was elected in 2010 to a state delegate seat in District 39. With his first term almost behind him, he's ready for more.
The Journal News
Difference between a contractor being insured, bonded
Dear Angie: What's the difference between a contractor being insured and being bonded? -- Farhad R., Clarksburg, Md.