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May 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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What’s Open and What’s Not on Memorial Day

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Memorial Day on Monday, May 30: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all Country liquor stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – all indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities will be open; administrative offices, senior centers […]

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May 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Rolling Thunder Motorcyclists Travel Down I-270 (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County police officers escorted hundreds of Rolling Thunder motorcyclists down I-270 south on Sunday morning as they traveled to the Pentagon. During the ride, dozens of passersby stood on highway overpasses and waved their American flags in honor of the riders below them. Motorcyclists headed to #RollingThunder on I270South near Montrose Rd. #Rockvilke @mymcmedia […]

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May 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Gaithersburg Celebrates Memorial Day at Christman Park (VIDEO)

The city of Gaithersburg will celebrate Memorial Day at 11 a.m. at Christman Park on May 30th. You are invited to join the Mayor and City Council, City staff and honored guests in a tribute to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. The city has also produced a special video, see […]

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May 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Police to Escort 2,000 Rolling Thunder Motorcyclists from Gaithersburg to D.C.

Montgomery County police officers are planning to escort approximately 2,000 motorcyclists to the Pentagon as part of the annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride into Washington, D.C. this Memorial Day weekend. The escort is scheduled to depart from Battley Harley Davidson, located at 7830 Airpark Road in Gaithersburg, at 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 29. As […]

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May 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Pools Open for Summer Season (PHOTO)

Memorial Day weekend traditionally marks the official opening of the summer swim season in Montgomery County. On Saturday morning, the county’s Recreation and General Services departments celebrated the opening of the newly renovated Western County Outdoor Pool with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The pool is located at 20151 Fisher Avenue in Poolesville. According to a county […]

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May 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Cougars Fall to Bel Air, 8-1, in State Title Baseball Game (PHOTOS)

The Quince Orchard Cougars fell short in the state title game on Friday night against Bel Air, 8-1. .@QOAthletics baseball's spirited playoff run ends one win short of a title against Bel Air https://t.co/P1jKyNbPnd pic.twitter.com/3IqnUYKqHi — AllMetSports (@allmetsports) May 28, 2016 Congrats to @CoachGasaway and the Cougar baseball team on a great season. Congrats to […]

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May 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Sherwood Wins 5th Straight State Softball Championship (PHOTOS)

Their undefeated streak continues! The Sherwood Warriors won their fifth state championship, 7-2, against the Chopticon Braves on Friday night. For the FIFTH straight year, @shsgirlssb is the Md. 4A champ! (Great run, @ChopNationMD) https://t.co/RnLrDESNtl pic.twitter.com/hSLKF29Kvw — AllMetSports (@allmetsports) May 28, 2016 The 5-time @MPSSAA_Org 4A state champions! @WarriorResults – congratulations! pic.twitter.com/aVP1Nyp272 — Jeff Sullivan […]

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May 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Police Need Your Help to Find Missing Elderly Man in Gaithersbug

Montgomery County police officers are asking for your help to find a missing 81-year-old man from Gaithersburg. Police said that Willie Frank Brooks was last seen on Friday, May 27, at approximately 4 p.m., as he left his Anna Court residence. He is described by police as a black male, 5’ 6” tall, with a […]

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May 28, 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 | Sonya Burke

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Police Investigate Fatal Collision on Darnestown Road in Beallsville

UPDATED 8:03 p.m. Montgomery County police officers are investigating a one car fatal collision that occurred Friday afternoon in Beallsville. According to police, it happened at 3:40 p.m. at the intersection of Darnestown Road and Beallsville Road. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that the vehicle was traveling westbound on Darnestown Road near Beallsville Road, […]

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