Metro Could Expand Late-Night Hours
Comptroller hopes to regain alcohol and tobacco regulation; Montgomery County warns of criminals during holidays
Metro could expand late-night service
Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld has proposed a budget that includes extended the transit system’s hours to 2 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.
The board is expected to vote this winter [WTOP].
Franchot hopes legislature will restore alcohol, tobacco regulation authority
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot says he hopes the state legislature gives his office back its authority to regulate alcohol and tobacco.
The legislature passed a bill last year that transfers the authority to a five-member commission whose members are appointed by the governor [Maryland Matters].
Montgomery County warns of porch pirates, mock mailers during holidays
Montgomery County’s Office of Consumer Protection is warning residents of the potential for porch pirates and mock mailers this holiday season.
Porch pirates are people who steal packages from doorsteps. Mock mailers are fake letters that appear to have been written from a mortgage company or manufacturer [WTOP].
Friday will be cold, with a high of 43 degrees.
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