Heat Advisory Issued for Friday

It’s going to be hot today with a heat index of 105. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for much of central Maryland, including a large portion of Montgomery County. The advisory starts at 11 a.m. and runs...

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Countdown to the Monty Awards, Submissions Deadline Sept. 5

Submit your programs for the 32nd Annual Monty Awards....

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Tax Free Week in Maryland Begins: Here’s What Qualifies

Sunday kicked off Maryland’s Tax Free Week and certain items are exempt from the state sales tax. Apparel and footwear $100 or less, per item, are not subject to Maryland’s six-percent sales tax, according to a news...

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Leggett Issues Statement on Charlottesville; Vigil at Bethesda Church

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and the county Human Rights Commission and the Committee on Hate Violence issued this statement Monday evening: Again we are stunned and outraged at the continuing horrific acts of hate,...

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Top 10 for Aug.4-10

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August 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Leggett Issues Statement on Charlottesville; Vigil at Bethesda Church

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and the county Human Rights Commission and the Committee on Hate Violence issued this statement Monday evening: Again we are stunned and outraged at the continuing horrific acts of hate, violence and bigotry thrust upon the victims and members of our nation’s communities, this time in the city of Charlottesville, […]

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August 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 14, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. One-of-a-Kind Art Project: The Kentlands Mansion has an unusual public art project from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants will outline and paint their hands to help create the city’s tree logo and paint a picture or message on rocks to place […]

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August 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

The Montgomery County Fair Tops Our Weekend Planner, Aug. 11 – 13

Got weekend plans? The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opens this weekend at the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg. Below are some other ideas for fun this weekend in Montgomery County: Friday, Aug. 11 3 p.m. – midnight, Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, 501 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Battery Lane Band, Friday Night Live, Rockville […]

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August 11, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Judge Debelius’ Most Difficult Case

Judge John Debelius has retired from Montgomery County Circuit Court after 16 years on the bench. MyMCMedia had a wide-ranging interview with Debelius, asking about his time as a judge and what comes next. In this MyMCMedia Extra from the interviews, we asked Debelius about his most difficult case. He gives an unexpected answer: MyMCMedia […]

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August 11, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Aug.4-10

The loss of an educator topped our list of stories for the previous week.

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August 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Friends of Library Sells Rare Copy of Hemingway’s “Farewell to Arms” for $6,000

The Friends of the Library Montgomery County has just sold a rare, autographed, limited first edition of Ernest Hemingway’s “Farewell to Arms,” for $6,000. It’s the highest selling volume ever sold by FOLMC, according to Lance Salins, FOLMC business coordinator. The private buyer lives in Oregon and wishes to remain anonymous, Salins said, noting that […]

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August 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 11, in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Fair Day: The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opens at 3 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg. Check out our Weekend Planner for more events happening around the county.   2. On Your Mark: Now is the time to register for the 24th […]

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August 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the lessons learned from the Flower Branch Apartments tragedy one year ago. There are also reports on the Zika virus, the upcoming solar eclipse and more. Watch the show in its entirety below:

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August 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Summer Outdoor Film Festival Begins Friday in Silver Spring

The American Film Institute of Silver Spring kicks off its second, annual Silver Screens outdoor film festival this Friday at Veterans Plaza. The movie, Back to the Future Part II, begins at 8 p.m., rain or shine, and movie goers should bring their own seats. “Thanks to the generosity of our own American Film Institute, […]

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August 10, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

One Year Later: Candlelight Vigil at Flower Branch Apartments in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Hundreds of people gathered at the Flower Branch Apartments for a candlelight vigil on Aug. 10th at the Flower Branch Apartments in Silver Spring. Thursday marked the one year anniversary of the fatal natural gas explosion that claimed the lives of seven people. The vigil was organized by CASA to remember those who lost their […]

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