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November 20, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery Community Media Recognizes Volunteers at the Annual Monty Awards (VIDEO)

It was a night to celebrate dozens of volunteers for their hard work in creating stories that matter to the community. Since a great deal of the content on Montgomery Community Media’s website and television channels come from the volunteers who dedicate thousands of hours each year toward content creation, MCM staff honored their hard […]

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November 20, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Curiosity Cubes Aims to Spark Kids’ Interest in Science (VIDEO)

There’s a mobile shipping container traveling around the country getting kids excited about science. “This is Millipore Sigma’s Curiosity Cube,” Rebecca Dowd, curiosity cube coordinator, said. “It’s a retrofitted shipping container that’s been turned into a mobile science lab […] to do hands on science experiments with students.” It’s all a part of Millipore Sigma’s goal […]

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November 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Northwest Jaguars State Volleyball Champions Third Year in a Row (PHOTOS)

Northwest Jaguars defeat the Arundel Wildcats 3-1 for the 4A state volleyball championship Saturday in the Ritchie Coliseum at the University of Maryland. This is Northwest’s third consecutive state volleyball championship. After dropping their first set 24-26 to Arundel, Northwest came back to take the following three sets, 25-19, 25-16, and 25-11. PHOTOS | Phil […]

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November 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

QO Cougars Advance in 4A State Playoffs with Win Against Northwest Jaguars, 31-20 (PHOTOS)

The Quince Orchard high School varsity football team hosts the Northwest Jaguars in the Cougar Dome in Gaithersburg for the 4A West regional championship game Friday night, Nov. 17. Northwest scores first with minutes left in the first quarter, making the score 0-7, Northwest. Northwest stops QO’s ground game and at the end of the […]

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November 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Looking for Germantown Vandal with BB Gun

Germantown District police are on the lookout for a vandal who used a BB gun to shoot at the windows of businesses and Ride On buses. The businesses are: Overnight hours of Sept. 26 into Sept. 27: Mattress Warehouse at 12619 Wisteria Drive. Oct. 3: Dairy Queen at 12603 Wisteria Drive. Oct. 6: Dairy Queen […]

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November 15, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, November 17-19

With Thanksgiving next week, the Holiday season is in full swing. Check out our Holiday Celebrations around Montgomery County for lots of suggestions for arts and entertainment this holiday season. Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment around the county this weekend. Friday, Nov. 17 Fool in Love: The Frankie Lymon Story Written and […]

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November 15, 2017 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County

Here’s a look at what’s open and what’s not on Thanksgiving Day, November 23, in Montgomery County: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – closed. Recreation – all programs and facilities are closed. Montgomery Parks – For holiday operating schedule on Parks’ facilities, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks, tennis centers, trains […]

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November 15, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Nov. 15 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Transportation Priorities?: Monthly meeting of the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board. They will review the results of an analysis that looked at a set of 10 initiatives to determine if they addressed regional transportation challenges, such as congestion and safety.  A new northern bridge crossing […]

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November 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Nov. 14 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Meeting: The Montgomery County Council will join staff from the Office of Legislative Oversight to discuss their report on the impact of infant and toddler childcare programs. 2. Transportation Management: The Friendship Heights Transportation Management District Advisory Committee will be held at the Wisconsin […]

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November 13, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Nov. 13 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Action: County Council President Roger Berliner meets with the media at 11 a.m. The counci’s Education Committee meets at 2 p.m. to discuss school system performance tracking. 2. County Executive Action: Executive Ike Leggett signs the legislation raising the county’s minimum wage […]

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