Metro riders still finding their way around Silver Line’s new stations

(Astrid Riecken / For The Washington Post)

Fairfax County pledges to improve signs guiding Metro users to parking.


No sightings of missing Clarksburg toddlers reported; police charging mother

(Montgomery County Police / Montgomery County Police)

Authorities plan to pursue criminal charges against the children’s 27-year-old mother.


Two events for book lovers

(Tess Steinkolk / Tess Steinkolk)

Head to Fall for the Book in Fairfax and Community Reading Festival in Rockville.


Montgomery County Adopt-A-Pet

(Montgomery County Animal Services / Montgomery County Animal Services)

Bob is a sweet and calm 5-year-old lab mix available for adoption.


Montgomery County Animal Watch

Dog bites neighbor; Humane Society seeks board members; more adoptable cats and kittens.


Montgomery County community events, Sept. 11-18, 2014

Silver Spring Maker Faire, Bill Medley concert, Brookside annual plant sale, meditation classes and other events.


Olney mother remembers teen and says others can learn from his death

(Michael S. Williamson / The Washington Post)

Shawn Gangloff, 15, remembered for “a sense of humor and joy that was very contagious.”


Montgomery considers banning plastic foam food and beverage containers

A Montgomery County Council bill would prohibit polystyrene food and beverage containers.


Montgomery County officials said woman hit by car in Gaithersburg on Quince Orchard Road

A spokesman said the woman was injured after the Tuesday accident.


Laurel officials, businesses say WSSC should pay for Duckett Dam’s flood damage

(Ricky Carioti / The Washington Post)

Utility says it released water suddenly during April rainstorm to prevent dam from failing.