East County gets new recreation center and arts programs

Photo of groundbreaking ceremony. County officials and staff turn dirt with shovels.

After a long wait, the County broke ground at the Good Hope Neighborhood Recreation Center on December 10, 2016. I was particularly excited to attend the event because the Rec Center is less than a mile from my house […]

Advocates convince county to rebuild Maydale Nature Center

Photo of the Maydale logo: a frog.

After nearly a decade of uphill battles and false starts, community leaders finally convinced our elected officials to revitalize the Maydale Nature Center, which had been closed since 2008. The new center, located in the Colesville/Cloverly area, […]