Communities

May 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

Laurel and Yanny Split the Internet

Some people hear “Yanny” and others hear “Laurel.” The four second audio clip has the internet divided similar to the heated debate over the blue dress or gold dress. So what do you  hear? Listen to the audio in the tweet below. This is the video everyone is talking about, Yanny vs Laurel. pic.twitter.com/eLhhiTuoXW — […]

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May 15, 2018 | Marisa Fried

photo strawberries at rockville farmers market

Farmers Markets Are in Bloom Around Montgomery County

It’s Farmers Market season! Farmers Markets will be selling fresh seasonal produce, baked goods, and more this spring and summer all over Montgomery County. Bethesda Bethesda Central Farm Market 7600 Arlington Road, Bethesda Sundays, 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Contact: debra@centralfarmmarkets.com   Bethesda Farm Women’s Market 7155 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 7 a.m. – 4 […]

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May 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Political Fall Out From Passing of Kevin Kamenetz

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the impact the unexpected death of Kevin Kamenetz will have on the Democratic primary race for governor, who will benefit politically from the new law providing free community college tuition, and a profile of the candidates for […]

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May 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Study Shows Increase in Major Depression Diagnoses

Major depression diagnoses are on the rise, according to a study of medical claims by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. According to the study titled, Major Depression: The Impact on Overall Health, diagnosis rates increased by 33 percent between 2013 and 2016, and climbed fastest among adolescents and millennials. “The high rates for adolescents and millennials could […]

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May 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

21 This Week Preview

Watch a video preview of the next episode of 21 This Week, below: 21 This Week airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and again at 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and again at 8:30 p.m.

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May 10, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Here Are 10 Restaurants to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Montgomery County

American’s will spend $23 billion for Mother’s Day this year, according to a survey by the National Retail Federation. Most consumers will spend their dollars in department stores, shop online, head to specialty stores, but that’s not all. Nearly half of Americans will either dine out or order takeout for Mothers’s Day, and yes, this […]

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May 10, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

What to Expect During Gaithersburg Book Festival This Year

It just a few days the city of Gaithersburg will host its annual Book Festival. Now in its ninth year, the festival, set for May 19, will feature various authors, workshops for aspiring writers, exhibits, food, and so much more. The event will be held at Gaithersburg City Hall from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. […]

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May 10, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Officer Who Died in Line of Duty on I-270 to Be Honored

The officer who died in the line of duty on I-270 last year will be honored at the annual Maryland State Police Fallen Heroes Ceremony. Deputy Chief State Fire Marshal Sander Cohen will be honored during the unveiling of a new memorial honoring members of the Office of the State Fire Marshal killed in the […]

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May 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Week in Review

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Dr. Bruce Fowler, Fred Evans, Brian Kleinbord, and Jeanne Braha. Mooers and the panel discuss the Fulbright Association with Dr. Bruce Fowler, the student movement resulting from the February school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High with Fred Evans, the process to file […]

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May 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

MCPL Library Card Will Allow Access to Stream Movies Free

Residents with library cards from Montgomery County Public Libraries’ will have access to more than 30,000 films of free beginning May 15, according to a news release. MCPL has teamed up with Kanopy, a popular on demand-film streaming service, to offer residents this new service. So how does it work? Cardholders will access Kanopy by […]

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