A Look Back (Videos)

The week of May 19 is coming to a close as we head into a three-day holiday weekend.

From the Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent issuing a statement about failing grades on math exams to the County Council passing the $4.8 billion budget to the collapse of a portion of a parking garage at Montgomery Mall to the celebration of the Gaithersburg Book Festival: here’s a look back at some of the blogs and videos and photos posted on the website.

Since it is Memorial Day weekend, let’s begin with our post about where to find a county swimming pool since this is the unofficial start of summer:

We have also posted info about the popular Hometown Holidays event in downtown Rockville:

Here are some other links to a few more blogs posts and videos from earlier this week:

The Montgomery County Council unanimously passes the budget:

Failing math exam grades were a hot topic this week too:

This subject was also discussed on “21 This Week:”

One of our most popular videos and posts this week was our recap of the Gaithersburg Book Festival:

We are continuing to add content from this literary event on our Gaithersburg Book Festival page too. You can find it under the arts queue. Look for extras from some of my interviews with the authors, such as MTV original VJ Mark Goodman.

The collapse of a portion of the parking garage at Montgomery Mall had Twitter buzzing on May 23:

And today, police are investigating a homicide in unincorporated Gaithersburg:

Peruse our blogs and find out what others are writing about and you will keep on top of what’s happening in your community. We are always looking for new bloggers so please joining us. This week, we added a new blogger and Manna’s blogger posted some important information about nutrition:

If you like what you see there’s always more to discover. Don’t forget our You Report page features the latest look at Montgomery County in pictures and our calendar can help you with your weekend plans.

We hope you enjoyed the look back and we wish you a happy and safe Memorial Day weekend!

Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.


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