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No Records Set at County Pools on Opening Weekend

As the temperatures heat up outside, so do the popularity of area pools. Montgomery County opened seven outdoor pools over the Memorial Day weekend for the start of the summer swim season and for a short time some of them had to...

Gaithersburg Water Park Was a Hot Spot for Visitors This Holiday Weekend

The Water Park at Bohrer Park was a hot spot for visitors looking to cool off on Memorial Day. A total of 1,831 visitors were reported at the pool on Monday compared to 837 on Sunday and 279 on Saturday, according to Parks and...

Free Range Parenting Couple Cleared of Neglect

UPDATED: The county’s Child Protective Services has dropped neglect charges in one case against a Silver Spring couple at the center of the “free range parenting case, but the couple now is planning a civil suit...

County Pools Open Memorial Day Weekend (VIDEO)

Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start of the summer swim season. In Montgomery County, seven outdoor pools will open at noon on Saturday, May 23rd. The outdoor pools include: –Bethesda Pool, 301.652.1598, Little...

Community Rallies to Build Playground for Former Homeless Families (VIDEO)

With funding and volunteers from The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, Marriott International, Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless and organizers from KaBoom! volunteers dug holes, mixed concrete, painted...

Red Shirts Serving Silver Spring Residents For More Than 20 Years (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Some people call them Silver Spring ambassadors. The Red Shirts are a group of Montgomery County employees who help keep the Silver Spring Central Business District clean and safe. They also speak English, Spanish, French and...

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Water Safety Day in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Recreation Director Gabe Albornoz stresses the importance of parental supervision at local pools and bodies of water this summer. Take a look: Water Safety Day was held May 29 in Montgomery County at the Water Park in Gaithersburg. At this event, local officials passed out safety information about swim lessons, […]

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Montgomery County Plans a Salute for Vietnam Veterans

The Vietnam War—which changed the lives of those who fought and altered the political scene back home—ended for the United States in 1975. On Saturday, Oct. 24, Montgomery County officials plan to honor the men and women who served their nation at that time with a special program. County Executive Ike Leggett (who is a […]

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with a discussion with County Executive Ike Leggett on the Council’s budget approval. There are also reports on the schools special education summit, Rockville’s “Mayor for A Day” event, the recent youth town hall meeting with Executive Leggett, Montgomery College’s commencement ceremony, […]

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Five Things to Know Today, May 29th, in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, May 29th, in Montgomery County: 1. Water Safety Day: The city of Gaithersburg, the city of Rockville and Montgomery County are hosting Water Safety Day today at the Water Park at Bohrer Park and admission is free. Follow @MyMCMedia on […]

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Weekend Planner, May 29 – May 31 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, May 29 Water Safety Day starts at the Bohrer Park outdoor pool at 3:30 p.m. This free event includes demonstrations for youth to help them be safe in water. The Third Annual Autism Night Out begins at 6 p.m. at the Public Safety […]

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Summer Arts Scene in Gaithersburg Begins with the Tango (VIDEO)

The summer arts scene is heating up in Gaithersburg. On May 29, QuinTango takes the stage at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn followed by a dance party at the Kentlands Mansion. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke has a preview of that performance and more. For more information about the city of Gaithersburg’s Totally Tango! performance, visit the city’s […]

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Police Need Your Help to Identify Woman (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Police are asking for your help to identify a woman who detectives say they are concerned about. The Montgomery County Police Department has released four photos of the unidentified, tattooed woman. Police are not saying much about how they obtained the photos except to say they were found during an investigation. Police say […]

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QuinTango Performs at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn on Friday (VIDEO)

Do you like to Tango? Well here’s your chance to experience the eternal dance of love. The acclaimed tango ensemble Quin Tango and tango dancers Constantino Bastidas and Susan Reynolds are bringing the passion and drama of the tango to life on the stage at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn on May 29. Here’s a preview […]

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Five Things to Know Today, May 28, in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, May 28th, in Montgomery County: 1. Graduates Galore: It’s high school graduation day for seniors at four schools today in Montgomery County. Congratulations to the class of 2015 at RICA and Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Paint Branch and Poolesville high schools. 2. […]

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Dr. Starr Has a New Job as CEO of PDK

Dr. Joshua Starr, the former superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools, has landed a new job. Starr, 45, has been named the chief executive officer (CEO) for PDK International as of June 8th. He replaces William Bushaw who served as PDK’s CEO for 11 years. “I’m thrilled to be joining PDK International at this critical […]

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