July 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Gaithersburg’s Population Continues to Grow

With new developments such as Crown and the Watkins Mill Town Center, more people are moving to the city of Gaithersburg and that means the population is on the rise. According to the latest Population/Demographics estimate, the city’s population stands at 68,635 in July, which is up 1,305 since January of 2016. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud […]

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July 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Pepco Shares Tips for Keeping Cool and Saving Energy

Pepco officials say the utility company is prepared to serve customers during this heat wave, and officials have some suggestions for residents to keep cool and decrease their energy usage. Here are a few tips: Turn off or unplug all unnecessary lighting, devices and appliances. When the AC is on, keep all outside doors and […]

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July 22, 2016 | Michelle Queen

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Weekend Planner, July 22 – 24 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the calendar: Friday, July 22:  Friday Night Live Concert Series at Rockville Town Square features Southern Funk by The Shack Band at 6:30 p.m. Free. Wrap the work week up with Gaithersburg’s Zumba in the Park at the City Hall Concert Pavilion at 7 p.m. VisArts […]

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July 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week. This week’s show includes reports on transportation funding for Montgomery County, a town hall meeting on police and race relations, new legislation allowing food trucks in the agricultural reserve, a local planning meeting about online vacation rentals, MCPS’ givebacks campaign, the ACES program […]

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July 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Five Things to Know Today, July 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 22, in Montgomery County: 1. The National Weather Service is predicting that a heat wave will impact our area beginning today. Montgomery County has posted some tips to stay cool on its website. 2. Over two dozen high school students from the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area will […]

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July 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Tips for Staying Cool During this Heat Wave

Are you ready for high temperatures and humidity? This is the kind of weather that makes our summers infamous. The National Weather Service is warning that a heat wave will impact our area Friday – Sunday. Local health officials have posted some tips for staying cool on the county’s website. “Summer heat can be dangerous, […]

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July 21, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

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New Jobs and Road Improvements Coming to I-270 Corridor (VIDEO)

As many as 100 new jobs will be created in Montgomery County from development of new vaccine by the Novavax company in Gaithersburg. The vaccine still in clinical trials could help prevent one of the major causes of respiratory infections in infants, children and older adults. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan made the company’s labs one of […]

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July 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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MCPS Cancels Back to School Fair (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia has learned that Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has canceled its annual Back to School Fair, which typically takes place the weekend before the first day of school. Students head back to class on August 29. Former MCPS interim superintendent Larry Bowers informed the Board of Education of the decision in a memo back […]

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July 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Set for August 12 — 20 (VIDEO)

Save the date: The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair returns to the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg from August 12 — 20. Find out more, here.

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July 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Gov. Hogan Announces Permanent Vehicle Registration for Disabled Maryland Veterans

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced today that the state’s Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) will begin issuing permanent vehicle registration cards and license plate stickers to Maryland veterans who qualify as 100 percent disabled. While the stickers and registration cards have been free to qualified veterans for several years, this allows qualified veterans […]

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