World Champion Brother-Sister Ice Dance Team Recognized by County Council (VIDEO)

Rockville residents Rachel (19) and Michael (21) Parsons are the first brother-sister duo to win the ice dancing gold medal at the International World Junior Figure Skating Competition. On Tuesday, the siblings were honored for...

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Bethesda Fire Department Celebrates 90th Anniversary (VIDEO)

The Bethesda Fire Department is celebrating its 90th anniversary. Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner recognized the milestone with a proclamation at Tuesday’s County Council meeting. Watch the proclamation...

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Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Delivers “State of the City” Address (VIDEO)

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman delivered the 2017 “State of the City” address at the city’s annual event at Asbury Methodist Village. In his remarks, Ashman shared three stories about three city employees:...

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Blog Keeps Tabs on Area Restaurants, Retail (VIDEO)

You and your friends might be talking about the new REI that’s opening this week at Pike & Rose. Or maybe you’re looking forward to the Gusto opening at Westfield Montgomery mall. Chances are the source of that news can...

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Nonprofits Seek Reversal of $600,000 Cut in Budget (PHOTO & VIDEO)

About 150 people representing dozens of nonprofits gathered at the Council Office Building in Rockville on Monday, seeking to overturn a 1 percent cut in county funding proposed in County Executive Ike Leggett’s fiscal 2018...

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MyMCMedia: Immigration

Montgomery County is known for its diversity with residents from 170 different countries calling the county home. Immigration is a hot topic following the election of President Donald Trump who has moved forward a couple of...

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April 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 26, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 26th, in Montgomery County: 1. Police Beat: Montgomery County Police Captain Mark Plazinski, a 23-year veteran of the department, has been named the police department’s new 5th district commander. He begins his new role on May 1st. 2. Best Schools: Churchill High School is one of the […]

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April 25, 2017 | Sonya Burke

World Champion Brother-Sister Ice Dance Team Recognized by County Council (VIDEO)

Rockville residents Rachel (19) and Michael (21) Parsons are the first brother-sister duo to win the ice dancing gold medal at the International World Junior Figure Skating Competition. On Tuesday, the siblings were honored for their accomplishments by the Montgomery County Council. Watch the ceremony in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: “It was great because […]

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April 25, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 25, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 25, in Montgomery County: 1. Opioid Crisis: Maryland officials are warning residents about a carfentanil threat after three deaths in Anne Arundel and Frederick counties. 2. Westbard Rally: Members of the Macedonia Baptist Church are planning to demonstrate at 10 a.m. at the County Executive Office building to […]

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April 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Blog Keeps Tabs on Area Restaurants, Retail (VIDEO)

You and your friends might be talking about the new REI that’s opening this week at Pike & Rose. Or maybe you’re looking forward to the Gusto opening at Westfield Montgomery mall. Chances are the source of that news can trace back to StoreReporter.com, a blog that’s the brainchild of a Potomac woman with a […]

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April 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Hundreds Attend BioHealth Capital Region Forum in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Local business leaders, elected officials, scientists and scholars attended the 2017 BioHealth Capital Region Forum at the campus of MedImmune in Gaithersburg on April 19 and 20th. The forum focuses on the biotechnology cluster in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., which is working collaboratively to become a top three biotech hub in the United States […]

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April 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Nonprofits Seek Reversal of $600,000 Cut in Budget (PHOTO & VIDEO)

About 150 people representing dozens of nonprofits gathered at the Council Office Building in Rockville on Monday, seeking to overturn a 1 percent cut in county funding proposed in County Executive Ike Leggett’s fiscal 2018 budget. The cut would hit contracts awarded by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, which serve “the […]

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April 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Rainy commute: Don’t leave the house without an umbrella as rain showers are in the forecast today and tomorrow. 2. Free Fares: The 30th annual Give and Ride food drive campaign is underway this week. You can ride for free by donating […]

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April 24, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Hundreds Gather in Bethesda for the Launch of Communities Against Hate (VIDEO)

On the same day that some residents remembered the millions of lives lost during the Holocaust, a new group standing up against bigotry launched. The Communities United Against Hate (CUAH) of Montgomery County held its first rally at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School on Sunday evening. “We’re bringing people together,” said Paul Tiao,  president of CUAH […]

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April 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

David Trone to Headline Small Business Networking Event at MCM on May 25

David Trone, the founder of Total Wine & More, is scheduled to headline the Small Business Network event at Montgomery Community Media’s studios on May 25th. His topic for the business event is, “Zero to $2 Billion: Entrepreneurship and Leadership.” Kelly Leonard  is the host of SBN. She said registration for Trone’s talk will open […]

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April 23, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Ride On Partners with Manna on Food Drive (VIDEOS)

Ride On passengers are being asked to donate food in exchange for a free fare on one of their buses. “Give and Ride” runs from now through April 29, an annual drive to benefit the Manna Food Center. In exchange for a nonperishable food item, Ride On commuters can get a free ride on the […]

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