Gaithersburg

May 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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What’s Open and What’s Not on Memorial Day

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Memorial Day on Monday, May 30: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all Country liquor stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – all indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities will be open; administrative offices, senior centers […]

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May 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts County Report This Week, which includes reports on the budget, a crime spike in Germantown, Water Safety Day and much more. You can watch the show, below:

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May 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Five Things to Know Today, May 27, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 27, in Montgomery County: 1. Some county employees are working from home today after a bed bug infestation was confirmed at the Department of Health and Human Services administrative offices at 401 Hungerford Drive earlier this month. A meeting to discuss employees’ concerns about bed bugs is […]

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May 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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“Flags For Our Heroes” Exhibit Returns to Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg This Weekend

UPDATED It’s a Memorial Day tradition, and a sight to behold. The Rotary clubs of Montgomery Village and Gaithersburg have erected 750 large American flags on the lawn at Bohrer Park. The flag exhibit will be on display for four days from now until Memorial Day. The exhibit is officially entitled, “Flags for Our Heroes,” […]

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May 26, 2016 | Michelle Queen

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Weekend Planner, May 27 – 29 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, May 27 The Friday Night Live concert series at Rockville Town Square continues tonight with The Crawdaddies band playing Zydeco style music. The food and beverage tent this week features the Buffalo Wild Wings. Hours are 6:30 to 9 p.m. Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club present two […]

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May 26, 2016 | Mary Ruth McGinn

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What I Want For My Kids

After a particularly difficult session in art class one day, where class behavior failed to meet the company’s expected protocol, I asked a question. What seemed to be a simple question, led to introspective thought about the future. “How many of you think you will have children when you grow up?” Almost every hand in […]

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May 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Gaithersburg Live Streams Fireworks Test Via Periscope on Twitter (VIDEO)

Some lucky Gaithersburg residents got a sneak peek at this year’s 4th of July fireworks show on Wednesday night. That’s when a fireworks company tested seven shells from Bohrer Park, which is the new setting for this year’s holiday show. There were screams of “whoa” and “holy moly” as the fireworks illuminated up the sky. […]

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May 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Gaithersburg Man Charged with Attempted Murder (PHOTO)

Montgomery County Police have charged Johnathan Hemming, age 52 of Spring Street in Gaithersburg, with two counts of attempted second-degree-murder, assault, firearm-related offenses, and drug offenses. Police said officers began surveillance on Hemming for drug-related charges on May 18th.  At 3:30 p.m., officers approached a vehicle and told Hemming he was under arrest. Hemming resisted arrest and […]

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May 25, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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City of Gaithersburg to Test Shoot Fireworks (PHOTO)

UPDATED The skies of Gaithersburg will be sparkling with fireworks tonight. The City is scheduled to test shoot five fireworks and the shells will launch from Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm. This is the new location for the City’s Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks on July 4th. You may remember in the past the […]

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May 25, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Five Things to Know Today, May 25, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, May 25, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s National Senior Health and Fitness Day at White Oak Community Center. 2. The Rockville Planning Commission is scheduled to host a work session and on the agenda: Draft Bikeway Master plan. 3. Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra will be celebrating 70 years […]

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