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July 2, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm Day 4 Notes

POTOMAC, MD: July 1, 2018 The sun came down on the TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm as Francesco Molinari accepted the capitol-esk trophy.  Molinari had this won at the 2nd hole after he hit a shot out of the bunker and sank the next put for a birdie to go 14 under.  He finished the […]

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July 1, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Francesco Molinari Wins 2018 Quicken Loans National

Francesco Molinari is the winner of the 2018 Quicken Loans National title. This year’s competition took place at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm. With Sunday’s win, Molinari now ranks as number 42 in the FedEx Cup standings. In this MyMCMedia Extra video below, Molinari discusses more about his win:

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July 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Montgomery County, effective from noon until 8 p.m. Monday. Temperatures are predicted to be in the mid- to upper-90’s, and it will feel even hotter. Heat values may reach up to 105 degrees, according to the NWS. A Heat Advisory means that a period of […]

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June 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

Minimum Wage Increase Effective July 1 in Montgomery County

The minimum wage will increase in Montgomery County beginning on July 1.  The new law, signed by Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett in 2017,  states that County businesses with 51 or more employees must pay workers $12.50 per hour. Employers with 50 or fewer workers will be required to pay employees $12 hourly. The minimum […]

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June 19, 2018 | Marisa Fried

New Law Aims to Protect Both Renters and Neighborhoods

Faced with a growing home-share industry, Montgomery County will require short-term residential rentals to be licensed and registered. This new law, sponsored by County Council President Hans Riemer, will go into effect July 1. Before these regulations, property owners were already renting out space even though zoning laws prohibited it. Now property owners can legally […]

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July 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Fireworks and Parades on Tap for Independence Day Celebrations in Montgomery County

Montgomery County recreation is again hosting the Germantown Glory and Mid-County Sparkles fireworks displays Tuesday evening. Both with feature live music prior to the fireworks. Here’s a rundown parades and fireworks displays around the county: Gaithersburg SummerFest: July 1, Live entertainment, activities, beer tasting, and classic car show begins at 5 p.m. Fireworks at 9:20 p.m. […]

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July 1, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

3rd Round at TPC Potomac – A Hot One!

Third round play of the Quicken Loans National began at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm early on Saturday with the weather a concern and the leaders scrambling. After two rounds it was David Lingmerth at 10 under par with Geoff Ogilvy at 9 under.  By mid afternoon a typical mid-Atlantic thunderstorm blew through Potomac delaying play […]

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July 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, June 30 – July 2 (VIDEO)

BlackRock summer concerts start this Saturday with the Navy’s premiere jazz ensemble, The Commodores.  The series continues with free Saturday evening concerts through July 29.  All concerts take place on the front lawn, attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. The concert will move inside to the mainstage if the weather prohibits an outdoor performance. […]

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June 29, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Minimum Wage Increases On July 1 (VIDEO)

The minimum wage in Montgomery County will increase to $11.50 effective July 1, which is roughly $4 more than the federal minimum of $7.25 per hour. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce President and CEO, Gigi Godwin, discusses the reaction from some local businesses:  

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May 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Judge Patricia Mitchell Named District Administrative Judge in Montgomery County, Effective July 1st

Montgomery County District Judge Patricia Mitchell has been named Administrative Judge for District 6 (Montgomery County) of the District Court of Maryland. She begins her new role on July 1, following the retirement of District Administrative Judge Eugene Wolfe. Mitchell knows Montgomery County well. “It is a unique honor to serve Montgomery County because this […]

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