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.









One-on-One with Former BOE Member Christopher Barclay (VIDEO)

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Former Montgomery County school board member Christopher Barclay was honored at his last school board meeting on Dec. 1st. After serving more than two terms on the Board of Education (BOE), Barclay decided not to run for reelection this year. On Nov. 8th, Shebra Evans was elected to his District 4 seat. In this MyMCMedia Extra […]

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The Octave 1320 Attracts First Time Homebuyers to Silver Spring (VIDEO)

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What do you get when you convert a 1964 office building to residential on Fenwick Lane in Silver Spring? The Octave 1320, a condominium building that is proving to be popular with first time homebuyers. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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Plastic Bag Ban Now in Effect in Takoma Park

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The commercial use of plastic single-use bags at point of sale in prohibited in Takoma Park, effective Dec. 1, 2016.  Exceptions include dry cleaning bags and newspaper bags where newspapers are delivered by the publisher, and non-point of sale plastic bags such as those used for produce. Click here for more details of City Ordinance (2016-31)

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Where to Buy State HS Football Championship Tickets

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Two Montgomery County high schools will be competing for the state football championship title. The Damascus Swarmin Hornets are scheduled to face off against the Franklin High School Indians on Dec. 8. The Quince Orchard Courgars are scheduled to take on the  Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School Pumas on Dec. 9. The games […]

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Police and High School Football Players Football Game

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It’s game on for Watkins Mill High School’s football players who are teaming up with Montgomery County Police Department’s sixth district to play Seneca Valley High School’s football team in a flag football game on Thursday Dec. 8. Montgomery County Police Department’s fifth district will team up with the Seneca Valley High School football team. […]

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One-on-One with Outgoing School Board Member Phil Kauffman (VIDEO)

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On Dec. 1st, outgoing Montgomery County school board member Phil Kauffman was honored for his dedication and work over the last eight years at a Board of Education (BOE) ceremony in Rockville. Kauffman lost his at-large Board of Education seat to Jeanette Dixon in the Nov. 8th election. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Kauffman […]

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Residents Invited to Attend Cuba Conversation Event in Takoma Park

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Residents are invited to join Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, County Councilmember Marc Elrich and Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart for an event entitled, “Cuba Conversation,” this month. That conversation will take place on Saturday, Dec. 11 at the Takoma Park Community Center starting at 4:30 p.m. Miguel Fraga, the First Secretary for the Cuban […]

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Practical Tips for Parenting High School Seniors

Dr. Carey Heller: Clinical Psychologist with The Heller Psychology Group in Bethesda, Maryland

For parents who have high school seniors, the thought of them living on their own next year at college can be scary, especially if you worry about their ability to be independent. Obviously not all adolescents are ready to move out right after high school. However, many will do so, whether they are actually prepared […]

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School Board Member Says Recent Hate Incidents are Heartbreaking (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County school board member Rebecca Smondrowski, a Gaithersburg resident, describes recent hate-related incidents at local schools as “heartbreaking.” Just this week, a swastika was found drawn on a tile in a boys bathroom at Quince Orchard High School, where Smondrowski’s daughter attends school. “It has to stop,” said Smondrowski. “It breaks my heart.” According […]

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on holiday safety, the Montgomery County Economic Development Corp. (MCEDC), the landlord tenant bill and more. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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