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August 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Silver Spring Jazz Festival Set for Sept. 10 at Veterans Plaza (VIDEO)

The annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival is scheduled to take place at Veterans Plaza on Sept. 10 from 3 – 10 p.m. This year’s musical act lineup features David Sanborn and the Sanborn Electric Band, and local favorite, Marcus Johnson.  

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August 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Silver Screen Series Returns to Silver Spring on Friday Nights (VIDEO)

UPDATED A series of free Friday outdoor movies shown on a large screen on Veterans Plaza in downtown Silver Spring will continue on Sept. 9, with the showing of Paris Blues. Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker is one of the sponsors of the “Silver Screen,” series. “Free outdoor movies have popped up all across the […]

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August 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Pet of the Week: Meet Libby (VIDEO)

In this week’s Pet of the Week segment, Katherine Zenzano of the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center introduces us to a kitten named Libby. For more information, you can visit the Animal Services Center website or call 240.773.5900.

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August 25, 2016 | Michelle Queen

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Weekend Planner, Aug. 26 – 28 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, August 26:  Retrospect perform at the Bethesda Metro Station Plaza from 6 to 9 p.m. Free. Friday Night Live Concert Series at Rockville Town Square features Soul Gravity playing acoustic rock at 6:30 p.m. Free. Wrap the work week up with Gaithersburg’s Zumba in […]

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August 24, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

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Bethesda Teen Ready to Leap Over Gender Gap in Tech World (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Four years from now, as many as 1.4 million jobs will be available for people with the skills needed in the computer technology world. Yet only three percent of the women in the U.S. are on track to fill those positions in computing fields. That is changing with a summer immersion in computer coding offered […]

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August 23, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

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Kay Apartment Communities Answers MCM Questions About Displaced Families

The August 10 natural gas explosion in Silver Spring continues to impact some of the families forced out of their homes. However, Kay Apartment Communities has answered questions MCM submitted about the placement of residents who were left homeless. Clark Melillo, President of Kay Apartment Communities, reports that a total of 24 units were destroyed […]

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August 23, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

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Two Children Among Victims Killed in Silver Spring Explosion

Montgomery County police detectives have released the names of two of the youngest victims killed in the Silver Spring explosion and fire. The names of the children positively identified are: Deibi “David” Samir Lainez Morales, 8 Fernando Josue Hernandez Orellana, 3                   The remains of seven people […]

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August 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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The Rose Garden at Brookside Gardens (VIDEO)

Looking for something to do before the kids head back to school? How about visiting the Rose Garden at Brookside Gardens.

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August 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Public Art in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

The city of Gaithersburg unveiled a new sculpture of former Mayor Ed Bohrer at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm earlier this year. Find out more about the city’s public art in this report, below:

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August 22, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

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Job Fair Draws Hundreds of Applicants to Clarksburg (PHOTOS)

The opportunity to land a new job attracted nearly 1,000 applicants to the job fair sponsored by Clarksburg Premium Outlets on August 19. About 200 people were already lined up when the doors opened at Clarksburg High School at 10 a.m. The new outlet shopping center is expected to open in October. Retailers are looking […]

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