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August 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

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. 18. Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 17-19: Friday, Aug. 17  Montgomery County Agricultural Fair This […]

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August 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Bankshot Event Set for Mattie Stepanek Park in Rockville

The National Association for Recreational Equality (“NARE”) is sponsoring a non-competitive all-inclusive Bankshot Shoot-Around with participants with Autism at the Bankshot Court in the King Farm Mattie Stepanek Park in Rockville. The event takes place Sunday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The park is at 1800 Piccard Drive. The event is free and open […]

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August 17, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

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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August 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Charity Changes Name in Wake of Cardinal’s Resignation

The controversy surrounding a high-ranking official in the Catholic church has led to a Montgomery County charity to change its name. The Cardinal McCarrick Center in Wheaton has changed its name to the Catholic Charities Center because of the controversy surrounding its namesake. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick resigned on Saturday, July 28, after allegations surfaced he […]

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August 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

Office of Consumer Protection Revokes Home Builder’s License

The Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection Board of Registration for Building Contractors has revoked JRK Contractor LLC’s new home builder’s license. According to OCP officials, JRK Contractors constructed six homes in Montgomery County between 2015 and 2018.  The office received and investigated complaints from the owners of three of the houses regarding alleged misrepresentations and serious […]

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August 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Lights Up the Night

The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair brought out people who enjoyed the lights, the rides and the food. And some even found out about the animals.

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August 16, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

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 video below:

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August 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

UMD President Says University Accepts Legal, Moral Responsibility in the Death of Jordan McNair

University of Maryland’s President, Wallace Loh, said the school is accepting legal and moral responsibility for the actions that led to the death of 19-year-old Jordan McNair. McNair, who was a lineman for the Maryland Terrapins, died as a result of a heatstroke following a workout on May 29. The coaching environment at College Park […]

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August 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Kentlands Boulevard Construction Set for Next Week

The City of Gaithersburg Department of Public Works will conduct crosswalk maintenance on Kentlands Boulevard from Great Seneca Highway to Booth Street, a city statement said. The work will consist of removal and replacement of deteriorated pavement and restriping of the crosswalks. Construction is anticipated to begin during the week of Aug. 20 to 24, […]

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August 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Ceremony Will Commemorate Lives Lost to Drug Addiction

In an effort to commemorate International Overdose Awareness Day, a global event aimed to raise awareness on drug and opioid overdose, Surviving Our Ultimate Loss (S.O.U.L.) is inviting residents to attend a remembrance ceremony to honor the lives lost to drug addiction. The event, which will be held in Justice Plaza at the Montgomery County […]

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