Here's what happened in the towns around you over the last 24 hours. Brought to you by our team of editors, reporters, photographers and videographers.
- Rockville: School supporters descend on the county council to protest the proposed budget.
- Silver Spring: Library supporters speak out at a council hearing against proposed funding cuts.
- Wheaton: This week's Portrait of Faith features the International Buddhist Center.
- Georgetown: D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray addresses the potential federal government shutdown and the negative impact it could have for city employees.
- Darnestown: Local Editor Jillian Badanes interviews Pastor Raymond Fecteau, who founded Our Lady of Visitation Parish more than 20 years ago.