NRA Drowning out Marylanders, Speed Cameras, Youth Ballet: Blog Roundup

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The NRA: Drowning out Marylanders

The majority of Marylanders, including many responsible gun owners, support common sense legislation to prevent gun violence.

New Up-and-Coming Speed Camera Legislation

In the wake of many innocent drivers receiving speed camera tickets, there is a host of speed camera legislation that is being presented to the general assembly this year in both the House and the Senate.

Riderwood Opens New Coffee Shop, Bar and Lounge

Scores of Riderwood residents in Silver Spring, MD, this week attended the simultaneous grand openings of their campus' new Village Nook (Coffee Shop), Fireside Bar/Lounge and Fireside Hot Carry-Out.

Space Heater Safety Tips from Amica Insurance

Home fires occur most often in anuary, February and March, as people try to keep warm with additional sources of heat. Space heaters are a popular—but sometimes dangerous—option to provide that warmth, and Amica Insurance is offering some tips to help use them safely.

Maryland Youth Ballet is “Shining in the Spotlight” with its 2013 Gala

The Maryland Youth Ballet (MYB) will be “Shining in the Spotlight” on Saturday, March 2, as the non-profit dance institution hosts its 2013 gala at the Silver Spring Civic Building to spotlight its award-winning programs and community contribution.

Big Train Baseball Scouts for Host Families

The Bethesda Big Train Baseball team is looking for a few local host families to take in players during June and July. The summer collegiate team that plays at Shirley Povich Field in Cabin John Park will bring 25 ball players from around the country to the Bethesda-Potomac region this year.


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