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December 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Mooers’ guests include Bonnie Casper, Jane de Winter, Stuart Rosenthal, and Tom Thomson. Mooers and the panel discuss the impact of the GOP tax plan(s) on Montgomery County with Bonnie Casper, teen suicide and the public schools with Jane de Winter, the current issue of The […]

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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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March 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Friends of the Library Celebrates 35 Years of Service (VIDEO)

Friends of the Library Montgomery County (FOLMC), a local nonprofit that supports Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL), is celebrating 35 years of service. A group of concerned residents formed FOLMC in 1982 with the goal of  “making their good library system great,” according to the organization’s website. During a special celebration early Friday, Executive Director […]

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October 19, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 19, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 19, in Montgomery County: 1. City of Gaithersburg flags are at half-staff in honor of Councilmember Henry Marraffa. Marraffa passed away yesterday after a battle with cancer. 2. MCPS is scheduled to announce a partnership with Common Sense Education at a news conference today. 3. Montgomery Libraries […]

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October 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 18, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Vote 2016: The Presidential General Election is just three weeks away, and today is the deadline to register to vote. Watch this report for five things you need to know before Election Day. 2. On the Agenda: Tonight, the Montgomery County Council […]

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July 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week. This week’s show includes reports about pedestrian safety, an upcoming Ride On public forum for residents of Tobytown, the search for a city manager in Rockville, a look at the first week on the job for the new superintendent of MCPS and much […]

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July 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Image of book pages to ask people to Donate Books At Gaithersburg Book Festival

Wheaton Book Store Opens on Colesville Road (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Friends of the Library chapter has opened a new book store at 8901 Colesville Road in Wheaton. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below:

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June 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

AHCMC Describes FY 17 Funding as ‘Record Setting’

It’s a record-setting year for the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC). That’s because the Montgomery County Council has approved a budget of over $6 million for local arts and humanities organizations, according to an AHCMC news release. “Montgomery County’s commitment to the arts is evident in this year’s historic level of funding […]

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April 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week In Review featured on Montgomery Community Media

Watch Montgomery Week in Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Brian Karem, Tom Thomson, Elaine Apter and Sharon Ahern Fechter. Topics discussed this week include stricker drunk driving laws recently passed by the Maryland General Assembly, the county public library system, the League of Women Voters Guide and Montgomery College’s humanities program. You […]

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November 19, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 19, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Nov. 19, in Montgomery County: 1.) Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro will be the keynote speaker at today’s  Small Business University event at Montgomery Community Media. The event starts at 7 a.m. and will be live streamed on the MyMCMedia website. 2.) Montgomery County and the City of Gaithersburg […]

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