Memorial Day Weekend Marks the Start of the Summer Swim Season

It’s been a busy week at area pools as operators prepare to open their gates on May 27th for the official start of the summer swim season. In addition to Montgomery County’s four indoor aquatic centers, seven outdoor...

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Flags for Our Heroes Exhibit on Display in Gaithersburg for Memorial Day Weekend (VIDEO)

More than 750 flags are flying in a field of honor at Bohrer Park in the city of Gaithersburg this Memorial Day weekend. It is the fourth year for the “Flags for our Heroes” exhibit. This red, white and blue display...

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What’s Open and What’s Not in Montgomery County on Memorial Day

Here is a look at what’s open and what’s not on Memorial Day in Montgomery County: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all Country liquor stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6...

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EPIC Awards Ceremony Set for June 8 at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, Tickets on Sale Now

Montgomery Community Media proudly presents the first, annual EPIC Awards, given for “Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content.” The elegant affair will be held at The Fillmore in Silver Spring on June 8th....

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More People Expected to Travel This Memorial Day Weekend

Do you have plans to get away this Memorial Day weekend? If so, you are going to have a lot of company on local roads. The auto club, AAA Mid-Atlantic, is projecting that one million Washington metro area residents will take a...

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Senior Residents Are Changing the Stigma on Aging (VIDEO)

UPDATED Senior residents at Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg are changing the stigma on what it means to age. “We do a lot of rollerblading, we do a lot of biking, we walk quite a bit, we hike, we swim and we both do...

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May 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Memorial Day Weekend Marks the Start of the Summer Swim Season

It’s been a busy week at area pools as operators prepare to open their gates on May 27th for the official start of the summer swim season. In addition to Montgomery County’s four indoor aquatic centers, seven outdoor pools will open at noon on Saturday. Here’s a list of the seven outdoor pools in Montgomery […]

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May 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Hometown Holidays Music Fest in Rockville Begins May 27 (VIDEO)

Hometown Holidays Music Fest in Rockville is set to kick off on May 27 in the streets of Rockville Town Center.  This year’s music fest will feature more than 25 local, regional and national performing artists on four stages across six city blocks, according to a news release. In addition to music, Hometown Holidays will […]

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May 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Flags for Our Heroes Exhibit on Display in Gaithersburg for Memorial Day Weekend (VIDEO)

More than 750 flags are flying in a field of honor at Bohrer Park in the city of Gaithersburg this Memorial Day weekend. It is the fourth year for the “Flags for our Heroes” exhibit. This red, white and blue display of 8-foot flags is hosted by the Rotary Club of Montgomery Village and the […]

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May 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not in Montgomery County on Memorial Day

Here is a look at what’s open and what’s not on Memorial Day in Montgomery County: 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 until 6 p.m.; administrative […]

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May 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

EPIC Awards Ceremony Set for June 8 at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, Tickets on Sale Now

Montgomery Community Media proudly presents the first, annual EPIC Awards, given for “Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content.” The elegant affair will be held at The Fillmore in Silver Spring on June 8th. Awardees will be honored for excellence in creating content specifically for our local community on all platforms, for teaching and sharing the […]

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May 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories from May 10-May 25

Our top 10 news stories offer a mixed bag this week. Some police news, some high school sports, some business news, even some trash. UPDATED: Woman Struck, Killed Crossing Woodfield Road Westside at Shady Grove Developers Announce New Retailers and More Silver Spring Park in Line for $7 Million Upgrade UPDATED: Firefighters Investigate School Bus […]

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May 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Flags to be Lowered to Half Staff Until Noon on Memorial Day

President Donald Trump has declared a Memorial Day as a “day of prayer for permanent peace.” According to the President’s proclamation, flags on Memorial Day should be lowered to half staff until noon. You can find more information, here.

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May 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke

More People Expected to Travel This Memorial Day Weekend

Do you have plans to get away this Memorial Day weekend? If so, you are going to have a lot of company on local roads. The auto club, AAA Mid-Atlantic, is projecting that one million Washington metro area residents will take a trip of 50 miles or more this holiday weekend. “It’s the highest number […]

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May 26, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

County Program That Gives Teens Second Chances Celebrates 20 Years (VIDEO)

Teen Court, a program aimed at giving teens second chances in the judicial system, is celebrating 20 years of service in the community. The program was created in March of 1997  for first or second time juvenile offenders who have pleaded guilty to committing misdemeanor offenses. As a result of the guilty plea, respondents appear […]

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May 26, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Senior Residents Are Changing the Stigma on Aging (VIDEO)

UPDATED Senior residents at Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg are changing the stigma on what it means to age. “We do a lot of rollerblading, we do a lot of biking, we walk quite a bit, we hike, we swim and we both do yoga,” said resident Pam Parmer. Parmer and her husband Ron Stevenson […]

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