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Volunteers Work in Rain to Set Up Flag Display (PHOTOS)

The rain didn’t stop volunteers from setting up the Flags for Our Heroes Display at Bohrer Park Thursday. In all 750 flags will adorn the lawn at Bohrer Park. They will be put in place by the Rotary Clubs of Montgomery Village and Gaithersburg. Each flag will be sponsored by a firm or individual to […]

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Community Rallies to Build Playground for Former Homeless Families (VIDEO)

With funding and volunteers from The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, Marriott International, Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless and organizers from KaBoom! volunteers dug holes, mixed concrete, painted sidewalks and put together slides to build a playground for formerly homeless children living in the apartment complex in Gaithersburg. Krista Brick has the […]

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Leisure World Health and Wellness Expo (VIDEO)

The club house in Leisure World in Silver Spring was packed with residents for it’s 6th Annual Health and Wellness Expo. County Executive Ike Leggett was there to also celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Older Americans Act. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Takoma Park Celebrates 125 Years (VIDEO)

The city of Takoma Park is celebrating 125 years. Visit Takoma Park City TV to see more Takoma Park City Television.

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Community Comes Together for Playground Build in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

It took just less than one workday for the more than 200 volunteers, but for the kids living at the Seneca Heights Apartments in Gaithersburg it will be hours and hours of fun on their new playground here. With funding and volunteers from The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, Marriott International, Montgomery County […]

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Gaithersburg Staffers Inspect Pond After Reports of Dead Fish

Gaithersburg city staffers inspected a storm water management pond in the community of Quince Orchard Park this week after reports by a resident of a fish kill. Neighborhood Services Division Chief Kevin Roman said he personally inspected the pond along Winter Walk Drive and noted “a few dead fish and tadpoles” but, he said, there […]

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Gaithersburg Book Festival: So Many Stories, So Little Time (VIDEO)

The 6th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival took place on the grounds of City Hall on May 16. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports there was a story to tell everywhere you turned. There were some unusual challenges for the one-day festival this year. First, there was the weather. It was beautiful from the start, although hot, until […]

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What’s Next for Author Kwame Alexander? (VIDEO)

A featured author at the Gaithersburg Book Festival, Newbery Medal winner Kwame Alexander tells us he has five books coming out in the next three years. Find out about his next picture book, Surf’s Up, in this MyMCMedia Extra video: Alexander has written 18 books, including The Crossover, his middle grade debut. He was a featured […]

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A Believer: David Axelrod at the Gaithersburg Book Festival (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, author and political strategist David Axelrod talks about his new book, “Believer: My Forty Years in Politics.” Axelrod’s presentation was broadcast live on C-SPAN. If you missed it, can watch it here: http://www.c-span.org/video/?325695-7/david-axelrod-believer Related:

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County Pools Open Memorial Day Weekend (VIDEO)

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Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start of the summer swim season. In Montgomery County, seven outdoor pools will open at noon on Saturday, May 23rd. The outdoor pools include: –Bethesda Pool, 301.652.1598, Little Falls Parkway and Hillandale Road; –Germantown Outdoor Pool, 301.601.1690, 18905 Kingsview Road; –Long Branch Pool, 301.431.5700, 8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver […]

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