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Poolesville’s Scarecrows (PHOTOS)

The town of Poolesville’s community Scarecrow contest is underway. You can vote for your favorite scarecrow on the website of the Western Upper Montgomery County Help, Inc. Here’s a preview of the collection of...

MoCo Police Rescue Deer Stuck in a Gate (VIDEO)

UPDATED In this Montgomery County Police video, watch Sgt. Phillip Chapin of the Montgomery County Police Department’s 2nd district free a deer that was stuck in a residential gate on South Glen Road in Potomac earlier this...

Meet the Kid Cop (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

MCPS-TV has produced a new public safety video that reminds motorists to stop for stopped school buses with flashing lights and extended arms. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke takes us behind the scenes of this production and...

Maryland Latino Students Had a Big Night in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

It was a night to remember at The Fillmore in Silver Spring Thursday. The 2014 Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala raised more than $100,000 in scholarships and helped more than 60 Latino students to continue their college...

The Fillmore Makes Billboard’s Top 25 Music Club List

How does The Fillmore in Silver Spring compare with the House of Blues in Orlando and the 9:30 Club? Well, they all made Billboard’s list of the top 25 most popular music clubs in the country. The Fillmore Silver Spring enters...

Picture the Fair Photo Contest Winner (Photo & Video)

As residents headed over to the Montgomery County Fair, we asked them to send photos and short video clips of their most memorable moments at the fair to pix@mymcmedia.org. Over 240 photos and short videos were submitted and over...

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Weekend Planner, Oct. 24 – Oct. 26 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, October 24 Early Voting Centers are open daily, now through Oct. 30 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at nine locations around the county. Celebrate National Food Day at the Casey Health Institute in Gaithersburg. Sample healthy foods, see live food demonstrations and […]

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Gaithersburg’s Constitution Gardens to Close for Renovations

Gaithersburg’s Constitution Gardens, a municipal park at the intersection of Brookes and Park avenues in Olde Towne, will undergo a complete renovation in the coming months that will force officials to close it from Nov. 3 until spring. The redesigned park will celebrate the past, present and future of Gaithersburg, weaving together threads of sustainability with […]

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

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Early voting begins today at nine early voting centers in Montgomery County. #MoCoVote 2. A new court date has been set for Catherine Hoggle. #findsarah #findjacob 3. The Montgomery County Archives is now open at its new location in Gaithersburg. #FortheRecord 4. […]

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Four Rockville Residents Named Good Neighbors

The Rockville Mayor and Council presented Rockville’s annual Good Neighbor Awards to four Rockville residents on Oct. 20. The awards honor members of the community who have made exceptional contributions to preserve and improve the quality of life in their neighborhood through good deeds or acts of service. This year’s honorees are: Nancy Keefe: Nominated […]

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Montgomery County’s New Records Center Opens Today (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials celebrated the re-opening of the Montgomery County Archives at its new location in Gaithersburg Wednesday. The new Montgomery County Records Center is at 8536 Anniversary Circle. The re-opening coincides with the national recognition of October as American Archives Month. The archives, which were established on July 29, 1985, serve as the institutional […]

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

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 22, in Montgomery County: 1. A fire has destroyed a playground in Kensington. 2. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was campaigning for Larry Hogan, the Republican candidate for Maryland governor, in Bethesda on Tuesday. Early voting takes place from Oct. 23 – 30 and the General Election […]

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Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 21, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery Parks has canceled the popular Garden of Lights display at Brookside Gardens. 2. A communications company has requested a cell tower at Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown. 3. The State Highway Administration (SHA) is advising motorists to expect roadwork delays […]

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Brookside Gardens Cancels Traditional Garden of Lights Show

Brookside Garden of Lights

Brookside Garden’s traditional Garden of Lights will stay dark this year, as a major renovation project is forcing officials to cancel it. Montgomery Parks, part of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission cancelled this year’s Garden of Lights Show at Brookside Gardens due to ongoing construction to the entrance and parking areas. The project […]

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Montgomery County: Hunger Free Zone (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice and Councilmember Nancy Navarro joined with representatives from the County’s faith community, leaders from local anti-hunger organizations, and Giant Food today to launch a campaign to make Montgomery County a “hunger-free” zone. According to county officials, almost 70,000 county residents receive Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program benefits – up over […]

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

You probably don’t want to leave the house without a jacket today. Here are five more things to know today, Oct. 20, in Montgomery County: 1. The County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities will be handed out tonight at the Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center. 2. The county’s flu vaccination clinics […]

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