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Autism Speaks 5K Held July 4th in Potomac

The 15th annual Autism Speaks 5K run and 1-mile walk took place on July 4th in Potomac. Each year, this event attracts thousands of participants from around the Washington D.C. area. According to organizers, this event has raised...

Longest-Serving MCPD Officer Celebrates 60 Years in the Department (PHOTO)

He attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1951. Joined the Army during the Korean War in the summer of 1952. He became one of Montgomery County’s finest in 1955. Montgomery County Police Lieutenant Thomas Jacocks,...

Latin Flavors at a Long Branch Restaurant (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

In El Golfo’s kitchen, there is fresh guacamole, sizzling carne asada and crisp fried tortilla chips. The restaurant, located in Long Branch, is the home of Latin and Caribbean food that its El Salvadorean owner said...

Project Search Graduation (VIDEO)

It was a celebration of individuals who have graduated from the county’s Project Search. After ten months interning in various county departments, the group had the opportunity to gain experience and develop specific job...

Vigil Brings Hundreds to Site of Crash that Killed Wootton Teens (PHOTOS)

“It was one bad mistake that turned our lives upside down and I no longer have my son.” Those were the words from Alexander Murk’s father to the hundreds of his Wootton classmates who gathered to mourn Alex, 18...

Spirit Victorious Over Houston (VIDEO)

The Washington Spirit won a physical match against the Houston Dash to continue their unbeaten streak at home Saturday night. The first 15 minutes of the game, saw both sides having equal opportunities but a shaky start for both,...

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A Project to Beautify the Long Branch Business Community (VIDEO)

Hundreds of people drive through Montgomery County every day, but in Long Branch they see colorful scenes, flowers, and freshly painted buildings; all part of a face-lift project that’s underway in the community. This project is set to transform the Flower Shopping Center on Flower Avenue and help revitalize the Long Branch business area. Paul Grenier, […]

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Five Things to Know Today, July 7, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, July 7, in Montgomery County: 1. Fast Swims: The Montgomery County Swim League’s fastest swimmers take to the pool tonight. 2. MV Matters Meeting:  The last of the MV Matters community meetings is tonight to present the Montgomery planning staff recommendations for the Montgomery Village Master Plan. 3. Design Excellence: There is still […]

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Chance for Hazardous Weather This Evening

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook warning for most areas of Montgomery County this evening. According to NWS, severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts are also expected. Thunderstorms may also produce heavy rain and localized flooding tonight. Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may […]

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Wings of Fancy Butterfly and Caterpillar Exhibition Open Until October 25 (VIDEO)

Nature lovers have a new place to learn more about butterflies and caterpillars. Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly and Caterpillar Exhibit is open until October 25 at the Brookside Gardens at the Wheaton Regional Park. The seasonal display features hundreds of live butterflies from North America, Costa Rica, Africa and Asia. Tickets are $8 ages 13 and […]

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Five Things to Know Today, July 6, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, July 6, in Montgomery County: 1. Fatal Accident: A Damascus teen died over the weekend when the car he was driving struck a telephone pole. 2. Check out the Libraries: There is a long list of things going on at the local libraries in Montgomery County today. 3. Historic Match: […]

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Governor Hogan Wishes Everyone a Safe and Happy Fourth of July

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today released the following statement about the Fourth of July holiday: “As Americans join together this Fourth of July to recognize the birth of our nation and celebrate our liberty, it is important to remember and honor the courageous men and women of the armed forces who continue to sacrifice so […]

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July 4th Fireworks Displays and Safety Tips

Montgomery County is again hosting the Germantown Glory and Mid-County Sparkles fireworks displays Saturday evening. Both will feature live music prior to the fireworks. Germantown Glory is located at the Maryland Soccerplex in Boyds. The celebration kicks off at 7 p.m. with a concert by the Tina Turner Revue featuring Suzette Dorsey. Fireworks begin at 9:15 […]

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Weekend Planner, July 3 – July 5 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, July 3 Montgomery Village celebrates July 4 a day early with their annual 5K Run and Parade. Visit Glen Echo Park for the Art Walk from 6 to 8 p.m. Enjoy strolling through the open studios, artists demonstrations and more. Downtown Live free […]

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Student Member of School Board Talks About Wootton Car Crash (VIDEO)

Eric Guerci, the new Student Member of the Board of Education, shared his thoughts about the car crash that killed two recent graduates from Wootton High School in this MyMCMedia Extra. Related:

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

Here are your five things to know today, July 2, in Montgomery County: 1. Holiday Closing: Check out this list of what is open and what is closed for the holiday weekend. 2. Sick and Safe Leave: County Executive Isiah Leggett is scheduled to sign the Sick and Safe Leave legislation at 12:30 p.m. at the […]

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