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Pitching Poolesville: Town Adds Its Own Tagline (Video & Photos)

What’s great about Poolesville? The community can tell you because they just voted on a slogan to sum it up. Poolesville’s new tagline- ”Small Town Character, Down Home Charm.” “It is a community...

Drum Circle Brings Community Members Together (Photos & Video)

Have you ever wanted to know what a drum circle is all about? MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke talks to a local drum circle facilitator who says the activity offers a relaxing and even “healing” experience for many in...

Running in Montgomery County (Photos & Video)

Anywhere you go these days in Montgomery County you are sure to pass a runner. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke recently interviewed two local coaches who are sharing their passion for this popular sport by helping train area...

County’s Life Expectancy Second in the Nation

A new analysis of life expectancy at birth, obesity, and physical activity rates in all 3,143 counties or county-equivalents in the nation rates Montgomery County as number two nationally in life expectancy for both County males...

Secret Sons & Daughters: Adoptee Tales (Photo)

Gaithersburg residents Heather Katz and Christine Koubek live on the same street in the beautiful Kentlands community. Their sons once attended the same private school and they often carpooled together. Still, it wasn’t...

Boyds School Serves as Backdrop for Panel on Voting Rights (Video)

The Boyds School in Montgomery County served as the backdrop for an event that brought political leaders and experts together to discuss the history and future of voting rights in America in honor of Black History Month. The one...

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Five Things to Know Today, July 30, in Montgomery County

There’s a chill in the air this morning and you may need a jacket when you leave the house. Here are five other things to know today, July 30, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council has approved the White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan. The county council is now on summer recess until […]

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Celebrating Parks and Recreation Month (PHOTO)

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice enthusiastically talks about the many parks and recreational opportunities throughout the County as the Council and County Executive Isiah Leggett on July 29 recognized the national celebration of July as Parks and Recreation month. Joining the ceremonies were Gabe Albornoz, left, the director of the County’s Department of Recreation, […]

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Five Things to Know Today, July 29, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 29, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to vote on the White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan today. 2. The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Education voted last night to eliminate credit card usage. 3. The Montgomery County Correctional Facility is […]

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FootGolf Kicks Off at Northwest Course in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

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Some things just go together- like cookies and milk; ice cream and apple pie. So it was just a matter of time until the marriage of soccer and golf, right? That’s how Laura and Roberto Balestrini feel about the new sport of FootGolf catching on in the U.S. and being played now at Northwest Golf […]

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County Executive Ike Leggett on Unaccompanied Minors (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett gives his views on unaccompanied minors coming to Montgomery County. “We want to be supportive,” he said.

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

Here are five things to know today, July 28, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County police are investigating the death of a Gaithersburg woman as a homicide. 2. The Montgomery County Council’s Education Committee will hold a worksession today to review a proposal to construct an artificial turf stadium field at Churchill High School in […]

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Civil War Moment: Summer of 1864 (Video)

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It’s time for another Heritage Montgomery Civil War moment. The story left off with Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address in November of 1863. Now we look at events that took place in the summer of 1864. Barbara Grunbaum reports.

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90-Year-Old Retired Physicist Leads Popular Dance Class at Riderwood in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Do you like to dance? Dr. Martin Swetnick does. A retired physicist, this Silver Spring resident leads a popular, Latin dance class for seniors at the Riderwood community every Monday morning. It’s a one-hour workout, featuring a variety of Latin dances and music. His students say they look forward to the class all week as […]

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Bear Sightings in Rockville and Bethesda

A black bear was spotted in Montgomery County last night at 6 p.m. at Wootton Parkway and Tower Oaks Boulevard, according to an official at the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “We are getting consistent sightings,” said Ken D’Loughy, a regional manager for DNR’s Wildlife and Heritage Service. According to D’Loughy, the bear has been […]

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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 Senator Ben Cardin’s recent visit with County Councilmembers, local efforts to combat human trafficking, the U.S. youth soccer championship, the town of Poolesville’s new slogan and more:

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