BCC’s The Tattler Hosts Panel Discussion on the Supreme Court (Video)

The Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School (BCC) newspaper, The Tattler organized a panel discussion on the Supreme Court featuring high profile experts. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

Summer 2017: Now We’re Cooking


With college departure T-one week, I am creating a cook book for my oldest to take with him. I am still not 100% sure he will actually follow through and cook two meals a day in his apartment. But, if he gives up midway through the first semester, I’ll be damned if the reason will […]

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Candidate Seeking Free Tuition for Montgomery College Students


Chris Wilhelm, a Democrat running for the Montgomery County Council, thinks Montgomery College should be offering free tuition to its students. “I’m trying to drum up support,” Wilhelm said. “I would love for it to happen at state level.” Wilhelm is planning an event to highlight his proposal on Aug. 30 in Silver Spring. Cities […]

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Animal Adoption Fees Waived for Clear the Shelters Event

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The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is waiving adoption fees on its animals this weekend. Clear the Shelters is a nationwide pet adoption initiative aimed to find animals forever homes. The event will take place on Aug. 19 at the county’s animal services and adoption center, 7315 Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood, and […]

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Franchot Events Among Upcoming Political Fundraisers


Takoma resident Peter Franchot, the Democrat who serves as Maryland’s comptroller, has two receptions planned in the coming weeks. One is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at Chesapeake Brewing Company, 114 West St., Annapolis. The second is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 13, at Black Ankle Vineyards, Mount Airy. […]

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MCPS Launches New App for Students, Parents


Montgomery County Public Schools launched a new app for parents and students to stay up-to-date with what’s happening in the district and schools. The free app called “MCPS Mobile” is available for download on iTunes for the Apple iPad and iPhone, Google Play for Android and on Amazon, according to MCPS’s website. Users can expect […]

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Thinking of Switching Careers? Consider Being a Financial Planner


The ideal job has three secret ingredients: purpose, mastery, and autonomy. You have all three in a financial planning career. Six years ago, my favorite pastime was to read personal finance magazines. I would learn a lot, and could immediately apply it to my personal life. “Follow these three steps to boost your credit score,” […]

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Council Says Trump Owes American People an Apology

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The Montgomery County Council has written to President Donald Trump saying the American people deserves an apology for his remarks in the wake of the demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend. Here’s the letter: In Charlottesville last weekend, white supremacists marched to oppose a plan to move a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee […]

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Heat Advisory Issued for Friday


It’s going to be hot today with a heat index of 105. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for much of central Maryland, including a large portion of Montgomery County. The advisory starts at 11 a.m. and runs through 8 p.m.

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Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 18, in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, Aug. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. What Ends Saturday: Today is the day before Shop Maryland Tax Free Week ends and the day before the Montgomery County Ag Fair ends. 2. Clear the Shelters: Tomorrow is also “Clear the Shelters” day at the Montgomery County Animals Services and Adoption […]

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NASA Provides Safety Tips For Viewing the Eclipse on Aug. 21

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The National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) is estimating that more than 300 million people in the United States could directly view the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 and is urging residents to watch it safely. A total solar eclipse, according to NASA, is when the Moon completely covers the Sun.  Monday’s eclipse will […]

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