UPDATED: Duck Donuts Opens New Location in Gaithersburg (PHOTO)

UPDATED 12.9.16 Duck Donuts is now open at the Firstfeld Shopping Center off Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg. A grand opening celebration is planned for Saturday morning, according to the shop’s Facebook page....

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Forum on International Trade 2016 (VIDEO)

Competing in the Global Economy The U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Small Business Administration and the Maryland-DC District Export Council hosted the 2016 International Trade Forum in partnership...

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Vasili’s Kitchen is Opening on Dec. 6 in Downtown Kentlands (PHOTO)

Vasili’s Kitchen Fresh Mediterranean is officially opening at 705 Center Point Way in the Kentlands community of Gaithersburg on Dec. 6th. That’s the latest from restaurant manager Theo Hristopoulos. When it opens,...

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

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...

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Affordable Grocery Store Chain Opens in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

Residents from Aspen Hill and Silver Spring will now have an affordable grocery store option thanks to Montgomery Councilmember Nancy Navarro. Tuesday Dec. 1 marked the grand opening of a new Aldi Supermarket located in Plaza del...

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Fight for $15 Minimum Wage Rally in Rockville (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Dozens gathered at the Montgomery County Council Building on Tuesday to rally for the passage of a $15-an-hour minimum wage bill. “It is important that we raise the wage to an $15 an hour minimum,” said Montgomery...

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December 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

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UPDATED: Duck Donuts Opens New Location in Gaithersburg (PHOTO)

UPDATED 12.9.16 Duck Donuts is now open at the Firstfeld Shopping Center off Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg. A grand opening celebration is planned for Saturday morning, according to the shop’s Facebook page. ORIGINAL 11.16.16 Duck Donuts is opening a new Montgomery County location at the Firstfield Shopping Center off Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg. According to […]

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December 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Forum on International Trade 2016 (VIDEO)

Competing in the Global Economy The U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Small Business Administration and the Maryland-DC District Export Council hosted the 2016 International Trade Forum in partnership with Montgomery Community Media. The three-hour program focused on the challenges and opportunities facing companies going global and exporting their services or goods. The three […]

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December 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Council President Roger Berliner on Raising the Minimum Wage to $15 by 2020 (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council is considering a bill that would raise the minimum wage to $15 by July 1, 2020. Councilmember Marc Elrich is the lead sponsor of the bill and Councilmembers George Leventhal, Tom Hucker, Nancy Navarro and Hans Riemer are co-sponsors. Earlier in the week, County Councilmember Nancy Floreen asked the Office of […]

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December 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Vasili's Kitchen is located at 705 Center Point Way in the Kentlands community of Gaithersburg.

Vasili’s Kitchen is Opening on Dec. 6 in Downtown Kentlands (PHOTO)

Vasili’s Kitchen Fresh Mediterranean is officially opening at 705 Center Point Way in the Kentlands community of Gaithersburg on Dec. 6th. That’s the latest from restaurant manager Theo Hristopoulos. When it opens, the 4,000 square-foot-space will accommodate 200 customers for dinner, six days a week. The restaurant will be open from 5 p.m. – 11 […]

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December 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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

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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December 1, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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Affordable Grocery Store Chain Opens in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

Residents from Aspen Hill and Silver Spring will now have an affordable grocery store option thanks to Montgomery Councilmember Nancy Navarro. Tuesday Dec. 1 marked the grand opening of a new Aldi Supermarket located in Plaza del Mercado, according to a press release. Many residents were left without an affordable grocery store option when Giant […]

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December 1, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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Fight for $15 Minimum Wage Rally in Rockville (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Dozens gathered at the Montgomery County Council Building on Tuesday to rally for the passage of a $15-an-hour minimum wage bill. “It is important that we raise the wage to an $15 an hour minimum,” said Montgomery County Resident Ben Shedlin. “It will help people a lot more because raises go up to slowly and […]

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November 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Local Officials Remind Residents to be Safe this Holiday Season (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County officials are reminding residents to stay safe this holiday season. In fact, police say this is one of the most dangerous times of the year for pedestrians and drivers.  County officials recently held a news conference to provide safety tips for the holiday season. Their message: be alert, be seen and be […]

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November 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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County Executive Ike Leggett on Liquor Control Authority Legislation (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is asked about criticism to his legislation for a Liquor Control Authority to change the structure of the Department of Liquor Control (DLC). “This legislation proposed would provide the complete authority to an independent body that would make even further improvements,” Leggett said. “If your […]

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November 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Consumer Alert: Holiday Shopping Tips (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s Office of Consumer Protection has some important advice for holiday shoppers this season. Find out more in this Consumer Alert video, below:

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