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Bear Sightings in Rockville and Bethesda

A black bear was spotted in Montgomery County last night at 6 p.m. at Wootton Parkway and Tower Oaks Boulevard, according to an official at the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “We are getting consistent sightings,” said Ken D’Loughy, a regional manager for DNR’s Wildlife and Heritage Service. According to D’Loughy, the bear has been […]

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week which includes reports about Senator Ben Cardin’s recent visit with County Councilmembers, local efforts to combat human trafficking, the U.S. youth soccer championship, the town of Poolesville’s new slogan and more:

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Five Things to Know Today, July 25, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 25, in Montgomery County: 1. The Rockville Economic Development, Inc. and the Maryland Women’s Business Center will hold an open house today from 9 a.m. – noon at their new office space at 51 Monroe Street. 2. The annual Spaghetti Bridge Contest is taking place at the […]

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Bethesda, Rockville Make List of “Snobbiest Cities” in America

Movoto, the real estate blog, has a new list out that’s become a hot topic in Montgomery County. According to Movoto, two of the snobbiest small cities in America are Bethesda and Rockville. Bethesda makes the Movoto list at number two and Rockville is tied for 8th place with Encinitas, California. The number one snobbiest […]

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U.S. Youth Soccer National Championship Underway at Maryland SoccerPlex (VIDEO)

photo of US Youth Soccer National Champtionship Series flag

The U.S. Youth Soccer National Championship is underway at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds, an event that brings about $4 million in spinoff revenue to Montgomery County’s economy. MyMCMedia’s Krista Brick reports.

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90-Year-Old Retired Physicist Leads Popular Dance Class at Riderwood in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Do you like to dance? Dr. Martin Swetnick does. A retired physicist, this Silver Spring resident leads a popular, Latin dance class for seniors at the Riderwood community every Monday morning. It’s a one-hour workout, featuring a variety of Latin dances and music. His students say they look forward to the class all week as […]

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Five Things to Know Today, July 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Police need your help to find a missing Silver Spring teen. 2. The Modern Mompreneur headlines the Small Business Networking breakfast at MCM today. 3. Two Montgomery County locales have made a list of the “10 snobbiest small cities in America.” 4. […]

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Police Need Your Help to Find Missing Silver Spring Teen (PHOTO)

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Special Victims Investigation Division are asking the public for help to locate a missing Silver Spring teen. According to police, Cinthia Paola Sabillon-Juarez, age 13, was last seen leaving her residence in the 7900 block of Garland Avenue on July 17. She is described by police as an Hispanic […]

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Officer Fatally Shoots Man Inside Bank in Silver Spring

UPDATED, 5:15 p.m., July 23- Police released new details in the officer-involved fatal shooing of a Silver Spring man inside a bank July 22. Police said Montgomery County Police Officer Michael Damskey fired one shot that struck  54-year-old Donovan Bayton in the torso killing him. According to the latest news release, Damskey fired his gun after the ”officers’ initial […]

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Corridor Cities Transitway Work in Washingtonian Woods Park (PHOTOS)

Gaithersburg officials have alerted the Mayor and City Council members in an email briefing that geotechnical borings for the Corridor Cities Transitway will begin on July 22 and continue for several days in Washingtonian Woods Park. Assistant City Manager Dennis Enslinger reports in the daily briefing that a short portion of the park path adjacent […]

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