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A Day in the Life of Montgomery County 2014 (Video)

Those who live, work and play in Montgomery County were encouraged to take part in Montgomery Community Media’s second annual Day in the Life event on April 22nd by sending in photos documenting their day. MyMCMedia’s Valerie Bonk has the story of a day in the life of Montgomery County.   Find the virtual photo album […]

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Maryland Flag Ordered to Half-Staff on April 25

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff on Friday, April 25, from sunrise to sunset. This is in honor of Torrey Brown, the former Secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, who died on April 20, 2014.

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

Here are the five things to know today, April 24, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s take your child to work day and Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will kick off the special event at the Executive Office Building where about 200 children will learn about a variety of career tracks today. 2. Montgomery County police […]

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Take Your Child to Work Today (PHOTOS)

Approximately 200 children participated in the County’s “Take Our Children to Work Day” program on April 24. Various County departments set up information tables around the perimeter of the cafeteria comprising a “career showcase” for participants. County Executive Isiah Leggett kicked the morning off with opening remarks, followed by remarks by Assistant Chief Administrative Officer […]

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Maryland Flag Ordered to Half-Staff on April 24

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff on Thursday, April 24, from sunrise to sunset. This is in honor of Torrey Brown, the former Secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, who died on April 20, 2014.

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Apartment Building Fire in Aspen Hill

Montgomery County firefighters were called to the scene of a garden-style apartment building fire at 3:20 a.m. at 3744 Bel Pre Road in Aspen Hill on April 23. Battalion Chief Jim Resnick said the call was for the report of smoke in an apartment. Once on scene, he said firefighters found a fire in a […]

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Five Things to Know Today, April 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Public Schools places 11 schools on the “Best High Schools” list. 2. Several Montgomery County Council committees are meeting today, including the Public Safety Committee, which is scheduled to review the operating budget request of the Fire and Rescue Service. […]

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Does that Baby Bird Really Need Help?

Area animal agencies are cautioning that not every wild baby bird who looks as if it could use help actually needs it. Too many fledgling songbirds, animal experts say, are forcibly separated from their parents by well-meaning people unfamiliar with normal bird development. At issue is the fact that the fledglings of many common songbirds […]

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Council Committees Meet on April 23

The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee meets at 1:30 p.m. on April 23 to review the Fiscal Year 2015 operating budget request of the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service. The worksession is part of the Council’s review of County Executive Isiah Leggett’s recommended FY15 operating budget. After Council committees review various aspects of […]

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Five Things to Know Today, April 22, in Montgomery County

Here are the five things to know today, April 22, in Montgomery County: 1. MyMCMedia is celebrating “A Day in the Life of Montgomery County” today. Email photos to pix@mymcmedia.org or Tweet them @MyMCMedia, #DITL and we will post them on our website and television channels. We hope you’ll also check out what your Montgomery […]

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