Damascus Swarmin Hornets Quarterback Kinard Recaps State Win (VIDEO)

Damascus High School football team quarterback Julian Kinard tells MyMCMedia he was emotional after his win for the Class 3A state football championship.

County Issues Hyperthermia Alert for Thursday Afternoon

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Montgomery County has issued a Hyperthermia Alert for Thursday from 1 to 6 p.m. The National Weather Service expects the heat index to be above 95 degrees. County officials urge residents to take precautions to protect themselves, and their pets, against heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion. County facilities, including libraries, swimming pools, recreation, senior centers, […]

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Five Things to Know for Aug. 16 in Montgomery County

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Here are five things you need to know for Thursday, Aug. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Military Day at the Fair: Montgomery County Agricultural Fair is offering free admission for active military in uniform or with a valid military id. The Monster Trucks are back today with rides from noon to 5 p.m. and a show […]

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Police Release Image of Man Sought for Burglary

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Montgomery County police released a surveillance photograph Wednesday of a commercial burglary in Montgomery Village in hopes someone can identify the culprit. The burglary took place Sunday, Aug. 5, at the Shades of Elegance Hair Salon at 19122 Montgomery Village Ave. About 6 a.m., a man forced entry through the front door of the salon […]

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#CityHallSelfie Day Puts Spotlight on Communities

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Local gov got some love Wednesday with #CityHallSelfie Day. Rockville, Gaithersburg and Takoma Park got into the act. Gaithersburg even changed the name of its Twitter feed to “#CityHallSelfieBurg, MD.” One of our Council Members was around taking #CityHallSelfie shots and I managed to get my own @MichaelSesma Selfie! (also pictured: proof that "runs on […]

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Frederick Road Reopens After Fire at Clarksburg Recycling Facility

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Updated at noon: All lanes of Frederick Road between Clarksburg Road and Old Hundred Road have reopened. Original post: Montgomery County Fire and Rescue services are on the scene of a two-alarm fire at a recycling facility in Clarksburg. Both directions of Frederick Road (MD355) between Clarksburg Road (MD121) and Old Hundred Road (MD109) are […]

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Maryland Athletics: A Point of Inflection

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A point of inflection, in math better yet in calculus, is the point where the curve of a data line turns either concave or convex along the tangent line.  In business, it’s a time of significant change in a situation, a turning point. For Maryland athletics, specifically the football program this past weekend’s exposure by […]

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Five Things to Know for Aug. 15 in Montgomery County

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Here are five things you need to know for Wednesday, Aug. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Family Day at the Fair:  To celebrate family day at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, there will be free admission for all youth ages 11 and under. Carnival Megapass one-day ride wristbands are $15 for all ages. 2. #CityHallSelfieDay:   The City of […]

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

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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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Police ID Pedestrian Killed on Georgia Avenue

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Montgomery County police Tuesday identified the man killed in a weekend collision in Wheaton as a 58-year-old Silver Spring man. Leonel A. Reyes of the 14600 block of Glenhaven Drive in Silver Spring died trying to cross Georgia Avenue at Viers Mill Road about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, police said. He was declared dead at the […]

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Police Release Surveillance Images in Connection with Bank Robberies

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Montgomery County police have released surveillance images of a man wanted in connection for bank robberies that have occurred since March, a police statement said. Police hope someone can identify him. The following bank robberies and attempted bank robbery were reported to MCP: About 11 a.m. March 29, the man entered the Capital One Bank […]

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