Area Grocery Stores Open for Business after Snowstorm

The snowstorm has forced offices, businesses and schools around the region to close on Monday. According the National Weather Service, some areas received nearly 30 inches of snow. Some grocery stores in the County closed during the snow storm while others remained open. If you’re running low on food, here’s a list of some of the stores around Montgomery County that are open for business.

Open today from 9am-5pm. Come on in and say hi. Unless we get some other employees who can dig out, its just the same 9 of us. We've all been here since Friday morning, some as early as 3am.

Posted by Chevy Chase Supermarket on Sunday, January 24, 2016

All Giant stores are in Montgomery County are open.









Rockville Employment Agency Recognized for Best Staffing and Talent Award

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Sparks Group, a temporary staffing and recruiting service provided headquartered in Rockville, was recognized as a winner in the 2017 Best of Staffing Client and Talent Awards. Less than two percent of staffing agencies in North America receive this award, according to a news release. “We are honored to receive this recognition from the larger […]

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Jud Ashman Says There's No Need to Call Gaithersburg A Sanctuary City

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Gaithersburg was recently ranked number one by WalletHub as the most diverse city in the Country which is why one resident expressed his concern over the recent executive orders on immigration signed by President Donald Trump at last night’s city council meeting. “We celebrate the fact that we are the most diverse city in America […]

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MyMCMedia: Immigration

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Montgomery County is known for its diversity with residents from 170 different countries calling the county home. Immigration is a hot topic following the election of President Donald Trump who has moved forward a couple of executive orders that have raised concerns and questions for some residents. It’s a topic that local leaders are talking about […]

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UPDATED: Hogan Administration Proceeds with Watkins Mill Interchange


The Hogan administration has released contract documents for the Watkins Mill Interchange, a long-sought connection along Interstate 270 that had been the subject of jockeying between local politicians and the governor’s office. The project, which could have a total cost of about $130 million, is the subject of legislation that would take the unusual step […]

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Rare Disease Day to Focus on Research at NIH on Feb. 27 in Bethesda

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Did you know that an estimated 25 million Americans are affected by a rare disease? On Feb. 27, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda will host Rare Disease Day to raise awareness about rare diseases, the people they affect, and research collaborations that are making a difference. This year’s global theme is research. […]

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WSSC Replacing Pipes on NIST Campus


The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission is replacing two sections of pipe, 36 inches around and 20 feet long, on the National Institute of Standards and Technology campus, a project visible to commuters heading south on Interstate 270. The pipes are equipped with acoustic fiber optics (AFO) that can help WSSC detect any possible leaks or […]

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Public Input Wanted for Proposed Election Date Change in Takoma Park

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Takoma Park City officials will hold a public hearing on Mar. 1 to discuss changing the date for city elections. “In the last election, the City Council put an advisory question on the ballot asking residents if they would support moving the date of elections from odd number years to even number years,” said Takoma […]

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Veirs Mill Corridor Plan Meeting Takes Place Tonight in Silver Spring

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A community meeting to discuss the Veirs Mill Corridor Master Plan takes place tonight from 7-9 p.m. at Sargent Shriver Elementary School in Silver Spring. According to a news release, the Montgomery County Planning Department’s discussion will focus on the purpose and goals of the plan, and major planning topics that will be analyzed in […]

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Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 22, in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, Feb. 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Check out the latest in MyMCMedia: Immigration. Union leader Jaime Contreras condemns the latest deportation plan from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. 2. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce is having a business networking lunch at Senor Tequila’s, starting at 11:30 a.m. 3. […]

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High School Students Explore STEM Careers for National Engineers Week (PHOTOS)

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Students from across the country are participating in National Engineers Week including students from Montgomery County Public Schools to learn about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). With safety gloves on, lab coats snapped tight and goggles to protect them from waste, students from Albert Einstein High School are learning about the sewer […]

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Mitti Hicks

About Mitti Hicks

Mitti Hicks is a multimedia journalist and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She is passionate about telling stories that impact our community and may be reached at and on Twitter @mittimegan.


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