NMAAHC: New Museum Ushers in Moments of Tears & Joy (VIDEO)

A three-day festival kicks off the official opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture on September 24. Thousands of visitors from near and far will join President Obama and other dignitaries for the...

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Sweet Home Café Dishes Up A People’s Culinary History (VIDEO)

Visitors taking in the National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC) will journey through culinary history at the Sweet Home Café. The 400-seat facility inside the new museum tells stories about the...

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New Ellsworth Dog Park Delights Owners and Pets (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Living in a city can make playtime a challenge for people who want to let their dogs run free. The Ellsworth Urban Dog Park offers a new option for dog owners who live near downtown Silver Spring. MyMCMedia’s Phyllis...

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Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 22nd, in Montgomery County: 1.It’s World Car Free Day! Montgomery County Commuter Services staff will be at a number of locations to greet you with free giveaways and a chance to...

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Wall Breaking Ceremony for New Veterans Clinic in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Local, state and federal officials gathered this week for a wall-breaking ceremony, with golden hammers, at the future site of a community clinic for veterans in Gaithersburg. The new clinic at 15810 Gaither Drive in Gaithersburg...

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Poolesville High Teen Ranked Third in Nation for Wrestling (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

Olivia Rondeau isn’t your average sophomore at Poolesville High School. On top of being a part of the school’s magnet program, a taekwondo black belt and a girl scout, she’s also a rising wrestling star....

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September 24, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

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NMAAHC: New Museum Ushers in Moments of Tears & Joy (VIDEO)

A three-day festival kicks off the official opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture on September 24. Thousands of visitors from near and far will join President Obama and other dignitaries for the dedication ceremony on the Mall. Plans for the new museum inspired individual citizens, corporations and foundations to donate […]

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September 24, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

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Sweet Home Café Dishes Up A People’s Culinary History (VIDEO)

Visitors taking in the National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC) will journey through culinary history at the Sweet Home Café. The 400-seat facility inside the new museum tells stories about the experiences of black people in this nation through the dishes and decor. MyMCMedia’s Phyllis Armstrong introduces us to the new executive chef […]

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September 24, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

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New Ellsworth Dog Park Delights Owners and Pets (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Living in a city can make playtime a challenge for people who want to let their dogs run free. The Ellsworth Urban Dog Park offers a new option for dog owners who live near downtown Silver Spring. MyMCMedia’s Phyllis Armstrong reports. The dog park that opened on June 15 is the first of its kind […]

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September 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith: “We Must Confront Issues Head On” (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith is commending the work of three principals in a video message posted on the district’s website. Smith singles out the principals of Damascus High, Robert Frost Middle and Watkins Mill High schools for engaging students in difficult conversations about patriotism and racism. The Watkins Mill football team was […]

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September 23, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Brookeville Beer Farm Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County officials and residents celebrated the grand opening of Brookeville Beer Farm on Sept. 16. The farm is located at 20315 Georgia Ave. and includes various beers on tap for customers to enjoy. The farm also hosts food trucks and features live music. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. According to Phil Muth, president of the […]

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September 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 23, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, and the second day of fall. Here are your five things to know today, Sept. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Human Trafficking: A regional conference about preventing and prosecuting human trafficking takes place today at the Universities at Shady Grove. 2. Fatal Overdoses on the Rise:  The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene […]

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September 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Heroin: “The Quiet Epidemic” in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

County Cable Montgomery has produced a 30-minute video report about the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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September 22, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

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NMAAHC: What You Need to Know About Weekend Celebration

The grand opening of the National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC) will be a jam-packed celebration that tens of thousands of people are expected to attend this weekend. A free, three-day festival kicks off at noon Friday with “Freedom Sounds: A Community Celebration” on the Washington Monument grounds along Constitution Avenue between […]

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September 22, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

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New Museum Connects Retired Attorney to Moving Memories (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

The moment retired attorney Norma Barfield heard about plans to build a museum dedicated to African Americans on the National Mall she wanted to contribute to the effort. The Potomac, Maryland resident became an early donor and encouraged others to contribute to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. One of the exhibits […]

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September 22, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 22nd, in Montgomery County: 1.It’s World Car Free Day! Montgomery County Commuter Services staff will be at a number of locations to greet you with free giveaways and a chance to register to win cool prizes. 2. A Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge has ruled that term […]

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