Proponents of a curfew for teenagers in Silver Spring say the area would benefit from such a move. The proposed curfew would probably apply to those 17 and under. It would be in effect at 11 p.m. on weeknights and midnight on weekends.
Aug. 26, 2011 Louis Burkett, 17, and Miriam Finley, 16, both of Silver Spring, lean against a lamppost at Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street. They are both against the curfew. Montgomery County is debating whether to have a curfew. Proponents cite downtown Silver Spring as one area that would benefit. Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post Buy Photo