Now on Tap: Montgomery County’s First Farm Brewery (VIDEO)

Did you know that February is craft beer month in Maryland? Montgomery County just got it’s first farm brewery in Laytonsville. Waredaca Brewing Company now brews over 300 gallons of craft beer per week. In this MyMCMedia...

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Officials Celebrate Newly Expanded National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

Government officials and business leaders toured and celebrated the newly expanded National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Rockville on Monday....

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Solidcore to Open New Bethesda Location in April (PHOTO)

Fitness studio Solidcore is opening a second Maryland location in downtown Bethesda on Wisconsin Ave. this April. The studio opened their first studio in Maryland at the Wildwood  Shopping Center in January. Anne Mahlum is the...

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GGCC Conducts Ribbon Cutting for Nothing Bundt Cakes (PHOTO)

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) was delighted to support Nothing Bundt Cakes celebrate their grand opening by conducting a “Ribbon Cutting” Ceremony for them on Friday, January 29. Nothing Bundt Cakes...

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Consumer Alert: Car Repair Tips (VIDEO)

The Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) investigates and solves consumer complaints. Here’s OCP investigator Jim Parks with some tips for dealing with auto repair shops:...

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Senator Ben Cardin Discusses Federal and State Resources at Small Business University Event (VIDEO)

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin recently headlined a Small Business University event at Montgomery Community Media. Senator Cardin discussed state and federal resources available to small business owners in Montgomery County....

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February 11, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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Now on Tap: Montgomery County’s First Farm Brewery (VIDEO)

Did you know that February is craft beer month in Maryland? Montgomery County just got it’s first farm brewery in Laytonsville. Waredaca Brewing Company now brews over 300 gallons of craft beer per week. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Co-founder and General Manager Jessica Snyder talks about the history behind the farm. February is FeBREWary […]

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February 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Pepco Prepares for Possible Winter Storm

Pepco is preparing for possible service impact due to the winter weather advisory issued by The National Weather Service from 10 p.m. tonight until midnight Tuesday. Current models forecast one to three inches of snow. According to a Pepco news release, officials are monitoring the weather forecast and say that it could affect the company’s more […]

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February 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

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National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Dedication Ceremony (LIVE STREAM)

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) building dedication ceremony begins at 11:30 a.m. Monday. Watch the live webcast below: Live webcast of the #NCCoE building dedication today at 11:30 a.m. ET https://t.co/eS6Y0YDjs4 pic.twitter.com/za0wTAhtzX — NIST (@usnistgov) February 8, 2016   Related:

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February 4, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Solidcore to Open New Bethesda Location in April (PHOTO)

Fitness studio Solidcore is opening a second Maryland location in downtown Bethesda on Wisconsin Ave. this April. The studio opened their first studio in Maryland at the Wildwood  Shopping Center in January. Anne Mahlum is the CEO and founder of Solidcore and released the following statement about the new locations. “Wildwood and Bethesda are perfect markets […]

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February 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Floreen Says Conversations Continue About Watkins Mill Road Interchange (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, County Council President Nancy Floreen says conversations are continuing with state officials about the status of the shovel ready Watkins Mill Road Interchange. Local leaders recently learned that construction of the future interchange had been delayed and that the scope of the project may be changing.

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February 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Riemer Introduces Legislation to Allow Homeowners to Legally Rent out their Homes on a Short Term Basis (VIDEO)

During today’s County Council session, Zoning Text Amendment (ZTA) 16-03 was introduced by lead sponsor Hans Riemer. This zoning text amendment would allow homeowners to legally rent out their properties on a short-term basis. Currently, County homeowners are restricted from renting out properties on popular services such as Airbnb or Roomorama. Find out more in […]

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February 2, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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GGCC to Host Entrepreneur Breakfast

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will host and entrepreneur on February 10 in Germantown. The breakfast is part of a series events aimed at local entrepreneurs. The key note speaker will be the co-founder of Breezio, Shahab Kaviani, who will speak on the theme, “Choosing the Right Partners,” Kaviani’s remarks will be followed by […]

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February 2, 2016 | Laura Rowles

(l:r) Clarissa Robinson, Nothing Bundt Cakes Bakery Manager; Stuart Barr, Lerch, Early and Brewer, Chartered & GGCC Chairman; Ashley Jones Hatcher, Nothing Bundt Cakes Franchise Operator; Angel Mendez, Nothing Bundt Cakes; Sean Watson; Verelyn Gibbs Watson, Nothing Bundt Cakes Franchise Owner; Robert Wu, City of Gaithersburg Councilmember; Craig Rice, Montgomery County Councilmember; Jud Ashman, City of Gaithersburg Mayor; Ryan Spiegel, City of Gaithersburg Councilmember; Jack Spiegel; Neil Harris, City of Gaithersburg Councilmember and Devin Streight, Francesca Patterson & Michaela Chornock, Nothing Bundt Cakes employees at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Nothing Bundt Cakes in Gaithersburg on January 29, 2016. 
 (photo credit: Laura Rowles, GGCC Director of Events & Marketing)

GGCC Conducts Ribbon Cutting for Nothing Bundt Cakes (PHOTO)

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) was delighted to support Nothing Bundt Cakes celebrate their grand opening by conducting a “Ribbon Cutting” Ceremony for them on Friday, January 29. Nothing Bundt Cakes is located at 12133 Darnestown Road in Gaithersburg. Step into a Nothing Bundt Cakes bakery and let the aroma of freshly-baked Bundt stir […]

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February 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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DLC Director George Griffin is “Moving On”

UPDATED The long-serving director of the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control (DLC), George Griffin, is “moving on,” according to a county memo that was sent out late Friday afternoon by Chief Administrative Officer Timothy Firestine. Griffin has worked for Montgomery County government for 21 years, according to the memo. Fariba Kassiri, assistant chief administrative […]

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January 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Police Investigate Threatening Emails Sent to Nonprofit Organizations

The Montgomery County Police Department is investigating two incidents that occurred within the last week which involve threatening emails being sent to nonprofit organizations. The emails, sent to specific members of the organizations, state that if the recipient does not transfer a specified amount of money via the online payment system, Bitcoin, by a specified […]

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