Articles by Mitti Hicks

August 17, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Down Draft is a Fan Favorite at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair

There’s still some time to experience the newest ride at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair: The Down Draft. MyMCMedia’s Reporter Mitti Hicks tell us about her experience with the ride in the video below:

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August 16, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

A Look Inside the New Bayard Rustin Elementary School

In less than three weeks, more than 600 students will fill the halls at Bayard Rustin Elementary School in Rockville.  Montgomery County Public Schools’ new school was named after a civil rights organizer and an openly gay African American. “I wish could go back in time and be a third grader,” said the school’s PTA president, […]

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August 16, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Turns 70

2018 marks 70 years for the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair in the community.  What is it about the fair that keeps the residents coming back for more? Victoria Herman, spokesperson for the fair, shares her thoughts in the video below:

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August 15, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Aug. 15 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Wednesday, Aug. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Family Day at the Fair:  To celebrate family day at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, there will be free admission for all youth ages 11 and under. Carnival Megapass one-day ride wristbands are $15 for all ages. 2. #CityHallSelfieDay:   The City of […]

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August 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

UMD President Says University Accepts Legal, Moral Responsibility in the Death of Jordan McNair

University of Maryland’s President, Wallace Loh, said the school is accepting legal and moral responsibility for the actions that led to the death of 19-year-old Jordan McNair. McNair, who was a lineman for the Maryland Terrapins, died as a result of a heatstroke following a workout on May 29. The coaching environment at College Park […]

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August 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Aug. 14 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Tuesday, Aug. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Eviction Protection for Tenants: Montgomery County leaders are inviting residents to learn more about legislation underway that aims to protect tenants from certain evictions today. The study will take place at the Silver Spring Civic Center, located at 1 Veterans […]

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August 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

County Leaders to Discuss Eviction Protection for Tenants

Montgomery County leaders are inviting residents to learn more about legislation underway that aims to protect tenants from certain evictions. “Right now in the state of Maryland,  tenants can be given notification 60 days before their lease ends that the landlord will not renew,” said Matt Losak, executive director for the Montgomery County Renters Alliance, […]

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August 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

photo Poolesville HS

Report: Montgomery County Has Top High Schools in Maryland

A new report by Niche revealed that the top public high schools for 2019 throughout the state of Maryland are in Montgomery County. Out of the more than 200 schools evaluated, Poolesville High School is ranked as the best in the state. Winston Churchill High School came in second, Walt Whitman High School ranked third,  and […]

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July 31, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for July 31 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Tuesday, July 31, in Montgomery County: 1. Seventh Grade Immunization Clinics Continue: As the 2018-2019 school year approaches, Montgomery County is offering free Tdap and MCV4 vaccinations to incoming seventh-grade students at the locations throughout the County until August. Click here for a list of times and schedules. […]

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July 27, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Expands Due to Overcrowding

There are 34 more classrooms at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School following a renovation project to ease overcrowding. Enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year was 500 over capacity. “With 2,100 students last year we had eight portable classroom units outside,” said Donna Jones, the school’s principal. “With this expansion, the building will have a capacity of 2,400.” […]

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