We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug. 17-19

This is the last weekend to enjoy the  Montgomery County Agricultural Fair at the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg. It’s also the last weekend to purchase selected items tax free during Maryland’s Tax Free Week which ends Aug....

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Down Draft is a Fan Favorite at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair

There’s still some time to experience the newest ride at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair: The Down Draft. MyMCMedia’s Reporter Mitti Hicks tell us about her experience with the ride in the video below:...

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Montgomery County Police Accepting Applications for Sept. Citizen Academy

Montgomery County police is accepting applications for the 57th Citizen Academy class, which increases resident awareness of police department functions. The free academy is scheduled to begin Sept. 4, meeting on Tuesday evenings...

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Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Turns 70

2018 marks 70 years for the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair in the community.  What is it about the fair that keeps the residents coming back for more? Victoria Herman, spokesperson for the fair, shares her thoughts in the...

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Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky Wins Five Medals at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. After her final race at the Pan Pacific swimming championships held in Tokyo, Katie Ledecky...

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Keeping Up With Katie: Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky Wins 2 Medals Thursday at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships

The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Katie Ledecky won two medals in the first day of the Pan Pacific swimming championships Thursday, in Tokyo. In her first...

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August 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

MedStar NRH 5K Run Raises Funds for Adaptive Sports Programs

Too often children and adults with a disability are relegated to the sidelines when it comes to athletic activities. A sports wheelchair and other adaptive equipment can cost thousands of dollars. The annual Super H 5K Run, Walk and Wheel raises funds to help support athletes who participate in adaptive sports. The Super H 5K […]

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August 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 10 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Friday, Aug. 10, in Montgomery County: 1. Human Trafficking: Governor Larry Hogan joined officials in Rockville Thursday, Aug. 9, to announce increase efforts to combat human trafficking in the state. 2. Fair Day: The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opens at 3 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg and runs through […]

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August 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes reports on: National Night Out events were held throughout the county to help reduce crime; A warning about radon and its link to lung cancer; The county is offering free mandatory immunizations to seventh graders […]

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August 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Keeping Up With Katie: Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky Wins 2 Medals Thursday at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships

The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Katie Ledecky won two medals in the first day of the Pan Pacific swimming championships Thursday, in Tokyo. In her first race, Ledecky set a meet record with a time of 8:09.13 in the women’s 800-meter freestyle and takes home […]

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August 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Medstar NRH Offers Adaptive Sports Programs

Numerous studies have shown how important physical exercise is for us to lead healthy lives. The same is true for people who are in a wheelchair as the result of injury or illness. The Medstar National Rehabilitation Network encourages children and adults with disabilities to get involved in adaptive sports. The Adaptive Sports program activities […]

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August 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 9 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Thursday, Aug. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Power Women: The Power Conference: Women Doing Business runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road. 2. Lunchtime Music Break: Bill Vaughan performs as part of the Silver Spring Lunchtime Lounge […]

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August 9, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Coming Friday

The countdown has begun to the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair! From Aug. 10 through Aug. 18, Gaithersburg will be full of the festive sounds and smells of good food, farm animals, games, carnival rides, shows and contests. Make sure to come with an empty belly to have room for turkey legs, pupusas, fried mac ‘n’ […]

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August 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Wednesday Marks Third Consecutive Day County Issues Hyperthermia Alert

For the third day in a row, Montgomery County has issued a Hyperthermia Alert for Wednesday from noon to 6 p.m. The National Weather Service expects the heat index to be above 95 degrees. Officials urge residents to take precautions to protect themselves, and their pets, against heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and heat […]

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August 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 8 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Wednesday, Aug. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. White Investigation Continues: County Executive Ike Leggett and Police Chief Tom Manger talk about the next steps in the investigation into the death of Robert White. 2. Missing Sisters: Police are searching for two Silver Spring sisters who have been […]

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August 7, 2018 | Marisa Fried

10 Things to do in Upcounty for $10 or Less

Sugarloaf Mountain Winery Tour Tour the Sugarloaf Mountain Winery in Dickerson for $5 per person. Tours are offered on weekends through the end of August and are open to the first 2o people who reserve spots or walk-ins when spots are available. Call 301-605-0130 before going to make sure there is space.         […]

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