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August 10, 2017 | Maureen Stiles

Summer 2017: Parental Rewind

I basically make a living talking about motherhood and all the trials and tribulations that come with it. I think we would all admit—it ain’t easy. In retrospect, I have no idea how my mother did it! Modern day parents can take advantage of a lot of handy gadgets unavailable to the generation before us. […]

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June 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Laura Rowles Receives EPIC Award for Her Blog, “Your Success is Our Business” (VIDEO)

Montgomery Community Media’s CEO Merlyn Reineke presented Laura Rowles with the 2017 Monty’s Choice EPIC Award for her blog, “Your Success is Our Business.” This award was presented to “members who best exemplify MCM’s mission.” Watch Rowles receive the award in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: PREVIOUS POSTS Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Receives EPIC Award […]

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March 20, 2017 | Maureen Stiles

Sooner or Later

They say that opposites attract and I guess my marriage is living proof of that. While we share the same fundamental values, our approach to everyday life is a serious study in contrast.  My neat husband tolerates my love of piles and I overlook his need for an organized plan when flying by the seat […]

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March 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke, Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

MoCo Snow Blog: Nor’easter 2017 (VIDEO)

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow, sleet and freezing rain from now thru 2 p.m. for Montgomery County. This is your source for the latest wintry weather news in Montgomery County. We hope you will contribute your snow updates and photos for this blog as well. You can email […]

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December 12, 2016 | Elaine Blackman

Harry’s Personal Update to Friends Everywhere

When my dad was about to turn 70, he wrote the following letter to a number of his friends. He gave typical updates on his life, probably of little interest to people who didn’t know him; however, it will fill in gaps for those who did. If you like Harry’s writing style, it’ll entertain you. […]

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December 5, 2016 | Juanita Farmer, CPA

2016 Tax Provisions for Individuals: A Review

Many of the tax changes affecting individuals and businesses for 2016 were related to the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH) that modified or made permanent numerous tax breaks (the so-called “tax extenders”). To further complicate matters, some provisions were only extended through 2016 and are set to expire at the end […]

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November 15, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

On Observing Signs in Our Land: The Roadhouse Blues

BREAKING NEWS: this is not a photo blog essay; rather it’s my first hand observation of the American politic while traveling on four wheels going anywhere from 1 to 60 plus miles per hour. I am a photographer. I am an Independent. By nature it is a natural reflex to observe my surroundings, attuned to […]

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September 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 26, in Montgomery County

Fall is in the air. You may need a light jacket this morning and an umbrella later today. Here are five more things to know today, Sept. 26, in Montgomery County: 1. Progress Place: The County Council’s Health and Human Services Committee is scheduled to receive an update on the construction of the new Progress […]

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June 22, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

Quicken Loans Day 2 – Heroes Abound and Around

Bethesda, MD: The crowds slowly built during the day to watch the second day of the Quicken Loans National at Congressional Country Club. Small crowds could be viewed along the course but for the most part today’s action was situated around the We Salute Our Heroes Wall. Many volunteers from across the DMV area and […]

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June 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

BOE President Michael Durso Addresses B-CC Controversy in Blog Post

In a blog posted on the Board of Education website last Friday, BOE President Michael Durso pledges to work with parents and staff to combat underage drinking and substance use by students attending Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). The post follows a Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School controversy where the interim superintendent of MCPS overturned a […]

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