Daily Archives: January 2, 2020

Maryland’s Historic Cider Barrel to Reopen

The historic Cider Barrel in Germantown, Maryland, will once again be selling fresh cider. The Cider Barrel along Route 355 was built by hand in 1922. It offered non-alcoholic cider during prohibition and was so popular, it stayed open for decades after prohibition was lifted. “It had the best cider in the world,†said Susan Soderberg of the Germantown Historical…

Relief Program Has Paid More Than $1M for High Water Bills in DC

D.C. residents and nonprofits have saved roughly $1.5 million on their water bills in the past year thanks to a hardship program created following a News4 I-Team investigation, but D.C. leaders budgeted many more millions of dollars that haven’t been spent. The relief program was launched at the beginning of 2019 to offset a skyrocketing fee that had nothing to…