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May 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Flags for our Heroes Exhibit on Display at Bohrer Park this Memorial Day Weekend (VIDEO)

There are 750 large American flags on display at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg this Memorial Day weekend. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports from the Flags for our Heroes exhibit. The opening ceremony for this event is planned for 11 a.m. on May 28th and you are invited to attend. Organizers say this exhibit is especially moving […]

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May 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Rebroadcast of Tributes to our Veterans

County Cable Montgomery (CCM), Montgomery County’s government cable station, will honor veterans by rebroadcasting two shows this Memorial Day weekend. The shows were tributes to veterans of World War II and Vietnam that were produced by the County’s PEG (Public / Education / Government) organization of public television stations. The shows will appear on County […]

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May 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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“Flags For Our Heroes” Exhibit Returns to Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg This Weekend

UPDATED It’s a Memorial Day tradition, and a sight to behold. The Rotary clubs of Montgomery Village and Gaithersburg have erected 750 large American flags on the lawn at Bohrer Park. The flag exhibit will be on display for four days from now until Memorial Day. The exhibit is officially entitled, “Flags for Our Heroes,” […]

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May 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Asian Resource Fair (VIDEO)

Montgomery County hosted a free resource fair for and by Asian community members last weekend. CCM’s Crystal Park reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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May 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Watch Montgomery Week in Review (VIDEO)

Fred Evans hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Dr. Barry Thompson, Elaine Apter, José Luis Diaz, and Henry Montes. Topics discussed this week include human perception of risk, the upcoming National Convention of the League of Women Voters, the availability of dental care, and the work of the Latino […]

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May 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Gaithersburg Live Streams Fireworks Test Via Periscope on Twitter (VIDEO)

Some lucky Gaithersburg residents got a sneak peek at this year’s 4th of July fireworks show on Wednesday night. That’s when a fireworks company tested seven shells from Bohrer Park, which is the new setting for this year’s holiday show. There were screams of “whoa” and “holy moly” as the fireworks illuminated up the sky. […]

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May 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Rockville Leaders Honor Police Chief Terry Treschuk (VIDEO)

At this week’s meeting, Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton and the City Council honored Police Chief Terry Treschuk as a dedicated public servant. It was an emotional evening because Chief Treschuk is retiring on June 1st after 44 years as a police officer. During the ceremony at City Hall, local leaders presented him with a plaque, […]

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May 25, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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City of Gaithersburg to Test Shoot Fireworks (PHOTO)

UPDATED The skies of Gaithersburg will be sparkling with fireworks tonight. The City is scheduled to test shoot five fireworks and the shells will launch from Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm. This is the new location for the City’s Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks on July 4th. You may remember in the past the […]

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May 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Mayor Jud Ashman on What Makes City’s Book Festival So Special (VIDEO)

It rained almost all day but the Gaithersburg Book Festival was no washout. Organizers say approximately 12,000 people attended the 7th annual event at the grounds of City Hall. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Gaithersburg Mayor and Book Festival founder Jud Ashman talks about what makes this annual literary event so special. He also […]

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May 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Councilmember Craig Rice at the Gaithersburg Book Festival (VIDEO)

The Gaithersburg Book Festival attracted people from around the country to the grounds of City Hall on May 21. Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice introduced one of the event’s speakers, Wayne Pacelle, who is the President and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Rice talks about why […]

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