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Santa and Chanukah Parades Share Spotlight at Rockville Fire Station (PHOTOS) (VIDEO)

There were a few rabbis, Christmas lights, a menorah and Santa Claus and it was all under one roof and the roof was that of the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department Thursday night.   For the first time, Station 3 out of...

SoulCycle to Open Bethesda Studio on Dec. 18 (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Fitness fans take note: SoulCycle, the country’s full-body indoor cycling studio, will open a Bethesda studio next week at 4931 Elm Street. The new Montgomery County location is scheduled to open on Dec. 18 just a few...

Kentlands Home Dances to the Sounds of the Season (PHOTOS) (VIDEO)

If you need a little Christmas…you can find it in Kentlands. This private home display in Gaithersburg has 18,600 lights timed to dance to music. It’s the work of Mike Draghici who built his first display in 2012. For...

Harpists Enchant Their Audience at Davis Library in Bethesda (VIDEO)

It was an evening to sit back and relax to a medley of songs performed by an ensemble of harps that delighted audience of all ages at the Davis Library in Bethesda. Harp Happy!, a four person harp music group, performed  on Dec....

Strathmore Announces First Shows at AMP

Concert lovers take note: Strathmore has announced that the first 26 shows at its new venue, AMP, is now live. Tickets went on sale, Dec. 12. Performances begin on March 8 and some of the acts booked include: Toshi Reagon &...

Every Life Matters Walk (PHOTOS)

Faith leaders joined the “Every Life Matters Walk” on December 7 beginning at the Carver Educational Services Center and ending with a rally at the Executive Office Building in Rockville. Montgomery County Executive...

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Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 20 in Montgomery County

Here are the five things you need to know today, Dec. 20 in Montgomery County. 1- The Hoggle family is appealing for donations for a fund used to help search for their two missing toddlers. 2- Did you see Santa ride to bring toys to the children at The Children’s Inn at NIH? Watch it […]

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Weekend Planner, Dec. 19 – Dec. 21 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, December 19 Visit Downtown Crown for holiday music, a cup of cocoa and to watch an ice sculptor carve from 6 to 8 p.m. in Gaithersburg Eight Gaithersburg churches present the Christmas Living Nativity in the field across from St. Martin of Tours […]

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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 Governor-elect Larry Hogan’s recent visit to Montgomery County, the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County, a visit to Montgomery College by two of President Obama’s cabinet secretaries, an award ceremony for some County employees and much more.

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Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 19 in Montgomery County

Here are the five things to know today, Dec. 19 in Montgomery County. 1- A gas leak closed roads and forced some residents from their homes in Silver Spring. 2- Where could you find Santa, a few rabbis, a menorah and Christmas lights under the same roof? Find out here. 3- Looking for something to […]

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Santa and Chanukah Parades Share Spotlight at Rockville Fire Station (PHOTOS) (VIDEO)

There were a few rabbis, Christmas lights, a menorah and Santa Claus and it was all under one roof and the roof was that of the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department Thursday night.   For the first time, Station 3 out of Rockville hosted the Santa Ride, a parade through the community with Santa on the […]

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WSSC Approves Proposed Budget, Average Customer’s Bill Could Rise by $4.20 Per Month

The Commissioners of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) voted Wednesday to approve the preliminary FY16 operating and capital budget of $1.4 billion, according to a WSSC news release. A formal budget document is now being prepared for discussion and review in advance of public hearings in February 2015. The proposed budget must be submitted […]

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SoulCycle to Open Bethesda Studio on Dec. 18 (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Fitness fans take note: SoulCycle, the country’s full-body indoor cycling studio, will open a Bethesda studio next week at 4931 Elm Street. The new Montgomery County location is scheduled to open on Dec. 18 just a few months after SoulCycle opened the doors to its first D.C. area ride at its M Street studio […]

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Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 18 in Montgomery County

Here are the five things to know today, Dec. 18 in Montgomery County. 1- Marylander Alan Gross, held in a Cuban prison for five years, was released Wednesday. Hear what some locals had to say. 2- Santa traveled the county picking up gifts and stopped at The Children’s Inn to deliver them. 3- Just how safe is it […]

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Santa Delivers Toys to Children at The Children’s Inn at NIH (VIDEO)

Santa traded his sleigh for a Montgomery County Police Department motorcycle Wednesday, Dec. 17. The Annual Police Santa Ride began in Germantown and made many stops along the way including Wegmans’ Food Market in Germantown, Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg, Mama Lucia in Rockville, downtown Silver Spring on Ellsworth Street, and finally The Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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Groundbreaking Scheduled for Senior Living Community in Germantown

photo of Ike Leggett

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and County Councilmember Craig Rice are scheduled to break ground on Phase II of Churchill Senior Living in Germantown on Thursday. The project will feature 133 senior units – 121 of them affordable housing and 12 market-rate units. Thirty units will be one-bedroom and 103 units will be two-bedroom. Financing […]

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