People + Places

8-year-old Activist Awarded with Governor’s Citation

Cavanaugh Bell of Gaithersburg founded the nonprofit organization Cool and Dope in 2018 to "make positivity a thing."
"What's Happening MoCo?" podcast

“What’s Happening MoCo?” Connects Residents to Important Resources, Topics

County Cable Montgomery employee Derrick Kenny launched the podcast last year.
Gaithersburg collage artist Sandra Davis

Turning Online Conversations into Art

Gaithersburg collage artist Sandra Davis' recent work is a response to current events being discussed on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Mid-Atlantic Media acquires MetroKids magazine

"We look forward to providing valuable content to families in the Delaware Valley,” said CEO Craig Burke.

This Local Musician is Tackling Social Issues in Her Songs

Natalie Jean of Kensington finds inspiration for her music from the world around her.
Celebrate Black History Month Nationally and Locally

Black History Month Events Happening Online

Here's how local organizations and art institutions are celebrating Black History Month in 2021.
Long Branch Library in Silver Spring

Silver Spring’s Long Branch Library Reopens After Renovations

The library, which closed for construction in March, has brand-new furniture, flooring and entrances. 
Bernie Sanders meme

The Best Local Bernie Sanders Inauguration Memes

The iconic image of the Vermont senator wearing a warm parka and mittens is being photoshopped into scenes across Montgomery County.
Rep. Jamie Raskin considers the coup, Constitution and QAnon

Q&A: Rep. Jamie Raskin

The Democratic congressman, who represents Maryland's 8th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, considers the coup, Constitution and QAnon.
Regeneron Science Talent Search 2021 scholars include Montgomery Blair High School seniors

Montgomery Blair High School Seniors Named Regeneron Science Talent Search 2021 Scholars

The four seniors, selected from 1,760 applications, presented original research in science, technology, engineering and math.