What’s Open, What’s Not on Presidents Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Presidents Day, Monday, February 15: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – closed. Recreation – aquatic facilities...

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Local Senior Center to Hold Speed Dating Event (PHOTO)

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and the Holiday Park Senior Center located in Silver Spring is getting into the spirit. On Wednesday, February 17, the senior center will be hosting a speed dating event for...

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Ingleside at King Farm Announces Expansion Plans in Rockville

Ingleside at King Farm is increasing the size of its Rockville retirement community with the addition of more residences. According to a news release, Ingleside at King Farm will be adding to its independent living opportunities...

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Governor Larry Hogan Orders Maryland State Flag to Half Staff

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland State Flag lowered to half staff from now thru sunset on Feb. 20. This order is in honor of two Harford County Sheriff’s Deputies, Deputy Patrick Dailey and Deputy Mark...

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WSSC Warns Some Customers May Receive Higher than Normal Bills

WSSC says some of its customers are going to receive higher than normal water bills because the blizzard made it difficult to read some outside meters because they were covered in snow. As a result many customers will receive...

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Montgomery County Celebrates Lunar New Year (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Traditional Chinese dance performances and displays of Chinese art and culture took over the Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg on Saturday, Feb. 6, as the Chinese Culture and Community Service Center shared their celebration for...

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February 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Mikulski Statement on the Passing of Justice Antonin Scalia

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski released the following statement about the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia: “Justice Antonin Scalia served the nation’s highest court for 30 years with a strong devotion to his principles. He left an indelible mark on the Supreme Court and the laws of the United States. My thoughts and prayers […]

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February 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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NWS Issues Winter Storm Warning for Portions of Mid-Atlantic

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for portions of the Mid-Atlantic that is in effect late night tonight into Tuesday. Winter Storm Warning has been issued for portions of the Mid-Atlantic and is in effect late tonight into Tuesday pic.twitter.com/OtwE7cEtTI — NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) February 14, 2016

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February 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

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NWS Issues Winter Storm Watch for Montgomery County, More Snow and Sleet

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Montgomery County, which is in effect from late Sunday night thru Tuesday morning. A Wind Chill Advisory is also in effect from 6 p.m. Saturday night thru 9 a.m. on Sunday morning. Winds are expected to blow from the northwest between 20 to […]

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February 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Police Chief Tom Manger Wants Tougher DUI Laws in Maryland

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger provides some sobering stats as he stresses the need for tougher DUI laws in the state of Maryland. Manger’s comments followed a Feb. 12th bond hearing for Luis Reluzco, who faces charges in a Dec. 3rd collision that resulted in the death of Montgomery […]

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February 12, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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Montgomery County’s Craft Beer Industry Continues to Grow (VIDEO)

February marks the start of craft beer month in Maryland and if you didn’t know, Montgomery County has several breweries to choose from. Denizens Brewing Company in Silver Spring opened its doors in June of 2014 and its customer base continues to grow. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Julie Verratti, Co-founder and Co-owner of the […]

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February 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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NWS Issues a Winter Weather Advisory For Snow Showers

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow showers from 6 p.m. tonight to midnight. According to the Advisory, a coating to an inch of snow could fall. The snow showers are likely to occur between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. across north central Maryland into the northern and western suburbs […]

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February 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Ingleside at King Farm Announces Expansion Plans in Rockville

Ingleside at King Farm is increasing the size of its Rockville retirement community with the addition of more residences. According to a news release, Ingleside at King Farm will be adding to its independent living opportunities with two new buildings and a new Center for Healthy Living. The addition, named “Gardenside,” is expected to open […]

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February 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 12, in Montgomery County

Five things to know today, Feb. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Bitter cold and a chance of snow: the National Weather Service indicates that there is a potential for travel difficulties during tonight’s evening rush hour. 2. Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger and State’s Attorney John McCarthy are expected to meet with reporters today to […]

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February 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Larry Hogan Orders Maryland State Flag to Half Staff

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland State Flag lowered to half staff from now thru sunset on Feb. 20. This order is in honor of two Harford County Sheriff’s Deputies, Deputy Patrick Dailey and Deputy Mark Logsdon, who died in the line of duty on Feb. 10. Today flags are flying at half-staff […]

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February 11, 2016 | Michelle Queen

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Weekend Planner, February 12 – 14 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, February 12 The Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival opens today with school Jazz band performances. Headliners this year include Grammy Winners Terence Blanchard, Kurt Elling, and Poncho Sanchez. The Festival takes place in Rockville throughout the weekend at the Rockville Hilton, here’s the schedule of performances. […]

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