Like hundreds of undocumented high school graduates, Jose is waiting to see whether voters will uphold the Maryland Dream Act, which would allow some illegal immigrants to qualify for in-state tuition at public two- and four-year colleges.
by Caitlin Johnston, CNS David M. Johnson knows how to convince people. The 65-year-old spent the majority of his adult life as an advertising executive in New York City, with
ASK EMORY • BY EMORY LUCE BALDWIN Question: I just hung up the phone with my sister who lives halfway across the country. She wants me to come
ARTS • BY SARAH KRAUT In 1910, the world’s largest full-stage theatre allowing African American performers opened in Washington, D.C.’s Shaw neighborhood. At the height of its majesty,
OPINION • BY JAMIE RASKIN When I moved to Takoma Park in 1990, there was no Internet. No websites. No email. No blogging. No neighborhood listservs. No 24-hour
HEALTH • BY JOSH COOPER, CNS Scroll to bottom to see interactive map. Some Maryland residents see drinking raw milk as a normal part of a healthy diet. The
PETS • BY TEIGHLER DOAK DC resident Ethel Taylor saw an empty space in the local market for dog owners and filled it with suds. The Doggie Washerette provides
EYE ON ANNAPOLIS • BY MALI KRANTZ, CNS Prohibiting cars that run solely on gas from parking at electric vehicle charging stations is elitist, according to Maryland Sen.
MARYLAND • BY KATELIN WANGBERG, CNS A Baltimore federal judge has ruled that Maryland's handgun permit law, restricting handguns to homes, is unconstitutional. In his opinion, Judge Benson
CRIME • BY KIRSTY GROFF A recent string of robberies in Shepherd Park, D.C., led to a community crime briefing that allowed area police departments, government officials and
EYE ON ANNAPOLIS • BY MALI KRANTZ, CNS Maryland beekeepers are rallying around a bill Wednesday afternoon that would set a standard for honey sold in the state. "Maryland
BIZ BUZZ • BY TEIGHLER DOAK If you’re looking to have a couple beers where do you go? Roscoe's? The Olive Lounge? Here’s one I bet you wouldn’t
SPORT REPORT • BY TEIGHLER DOAK With the springlike weather here in Takoma Park and Silver Spring areas, one might think that the local high school sports scene
BIZ BUZZ • BY ED LEVY I know that as a reviewer I’m supposed to be objective, but with Snider’s I can’t help it. I love this place!
EYE ON ANNAPOLIS • MALI KRANTZ, CNS A new bill would give Maryland puppy purchasers more leverage against pet stores if they are sold a sickly pup. Delegate Nic
EYE ON ANNAPOLIS • BY ELLEN STODOL, CNS A number of legislators are concerned that Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposal to raise the flush tax from $2.50 to $5
GRANOLAPARK • BY GILBERT Dear Readers, Is it the haircut, the new shoes, the new after-shave? What makes the Takoma Park city council look so different? OH,
HEALTH & FITNESS • BY TAMRA TOMLINSON It’s the time of year when the pills and powders, gyms, shopping channels and infomercials are promising that for just a
EYE ON ANNAPOLIS • MIKE BOCK and LIZZY MCLELLAN, CNS Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposal to shift hundreds of millions of dollars in teacher pension costs from the state