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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in February

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s...

Chef and Farmers’ Summit at Universities at Shady Grove (VIDEO)

Montgomery County farmers and chefs recently connected at a networking event at the Universities at Shady Grove. They talked about business opportunities and challenges and then prepared lunch alongside each other....

Black History Month Commemoration (PHOTO)

Six long-time residents of Montgomery County, each of whom played a key role in civil rights changes that impacted the County, told their personal stories on Feb. 24 as they were honored by the County Council as part of a Black...

Germantown Named Second Most Diverse City in the Country

Montgomery County is known to be one of the most diverse places in America. Now, WalletHub- a finance website that rates things and places- named Germantown as the second most diverse city in the country. “Yes, the world...

Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival (VIDEO)

Thousands of jazz lovers from across the country attended the Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival at the Rockville Hilton on Feb. 13-16. Concert goers were treated to performances by such artists as Chad Carter, Ellis Marsalis, Delfeayo...

Montgomery County Celebrates Chinese New Year

It’s the year of the goat and in Chinese culture anyone born in this year is calm and gentle. In Montgomery County, the Lunar New Year or Chinese New Year, will be celebrated with free programs on Montgomery County Public...

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MoCo Braces for More Snow

How’s another round of snow sound? Looks like Montgomery County is in for more snow Wednesday night into Thursday, according to local forecasts. Montgomery County is under a winter weather advisory until 10 p.m. this evening that turns to a winter storm watch Wednesday night into Thursday. A winter weather advisory means that periods of […]

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County Delays Use of Athletic Fields

Athletic teams that use Montgomery county’s parks or middle and elementary school fields will have their spring season delayed by two weeks. The opening of all Montgomery Parks’ park and elementary / middle school athletic fields (excluding synthetic turf fields) will be delayed from the original opening date of March 15 until April 1 at […]

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Universities at Shady Grove Strives to Build Collaborations (VIDEO)

photo of USG Executive Director Dr. Stewart Edelstein

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Stewart Edelstein, executive director of the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) talks about the importance of collaboration. USG recently hosted a networking event of county farmers and chefs. The purpose of the event was to identify business opportunities and challenges to local farmers, restaurants and students in the hospitality program […]

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Five Things to Know Today, March 3, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 3, in Montgomery County: 1. We are once again under a winter weather advisory until 10 p.m. 2. Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal gives his thoughts on his former boss Senator Barbara Mikulski and her decision not to run for reelection in 2016. 3. Silver Spring parents who […]

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Free Range Parents Found Responsible For Child Neglect (VIDEO)

Montgomery County parents who were under investigation for letting their kids walk home from a park were found responsible for “unsubstantiated” child neglect. A letter from The Montgomery County Child Protective Services, dated Feb. 20, stated that Danielle and Alexander Meitiv are responsible for child neglect and would receive a separate notice regarding their right to […]

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Winter Weather Advisory for Snow, Sleet, and Freezing Rain

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory on Monday for Montgomery County beginning Tuesday, March 3, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Temperatures are expected in the upper 20s and winds are predicted to blow around 15 mph. Road and sidewalk surfaces may be slippery with snow and ice. About one inch […]

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Phil Andrews Talks About Mental Health Court Proposal (VIDEO)

The issue of mental health and the court system is a growing one. Phil Andrews, director of crime prevention initiatives for the Office of the State’s Attorney, talks about his effort to create a mental health court in Montgomery County.

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Icy Day Could Chip Away MCPS Students’ Summer Vacation

Enjoy that snow day today students, because according to the Montgomery County Public Schools calendar you’re going to have to give the day back in June. MCPS Spokesman Dana Tofig told MyMCMedia Monday that today is the first non-built-in snow day, meaning this one triggers the school system’s contingency plan. But, with a forecast later […]

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Ice Puts Freeze on MoCo Activities – Closings and Delays

The icy coating put the freeze on local activities. Here’s a list of some closings and delays. Montgomery County Government Open at 10 a.m. http://t.co/TtondAHs5B — Montgomery County MD (@MontgomeryCoMD) March 2, 2015 Due to hazardous weather conditions, Montgomery College will open at NOON today, Monday, March 2, 2015. Shuttle… http://t.co/FJULLcsbl2 — Montgomery College (@montgomerycoll) […]

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Five Things to Know Today, March 2, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 2, in Montgomery County: 1. Two people were injured on Saturday when a car hit them as they waited for a bus in Kensington. 2. You can catch the latest episode of 21 This Week on Montgomery Channel 21. Watch a preview here. 3. MCM’s Aline Barros gave […]

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