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December 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 20 Stories for 2017

With all the public safety news, the events happening in the school system and even the development announcements we’ve covered this year, our No. 1 story for the year was … drum roll please … sunflowers. Here are the Top 20 stories for the year for MyMCMedia.org:   UPDATED: Acres of Sunflowers Are Blooming in Poolesville […]

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October 3, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Meet Your Police Officers Oct. 4 for National Coffee With a Cop Day

National Coffee with a Cop Day serves to encourage positive communication between law enforcement personnel and the public. The Department of Justice designated the first Wednesday in October as National Coffee with a Cop day in 2016 as part of their National Community Policing Week. The practice of local police officers meeting with residents over […]

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September 25, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 25 in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of what’s happening today, Sept. 25, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Turning 5: Dawson’s Market in downtown Rockville is turning 5 years old with a week of events. 2. Meeting the Press: Council President Roger Berliner meets the press at 11 a.m. 3 In Session: The Montgomery County Board of Education […]

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September 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Sept. 22 in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of what’s happening today, Sept. 22, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. First Day of Fall: The season starts at 4:02 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Fall begins tomorrow! In the Northern Hemisphere, the fall equinox marks the first day of fall (autumn) in what we call astronomical seasons pic.twitter.com/cB3u1L8tgV — […]

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September 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 21 in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of what’s happening today, Sept. 21, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. No School: Montgomery County Public Schools are off for the Rosh Hashana holiday. 2. Transportation Announcement: Gov. Larry Hogan will make a transportation announcement at 10:30 a.m. in the Md. 124 Ridesharing Lot in Gaithersburg. 3. Bicyclists Meet: The Montgomery County Bicycle […]

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September 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

Five Things to Know for Sept. 20 in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of what’s happening today, Sept. 20, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Preparedness Fair: Johns Hopkins University’s Montgomery County Campus sponsors an emergency preparedness fair to encourage families, businesses and communities to be ready for emergencies. 2. Online Discussion: County Executive Ike Leggett holds an online town hall meeting from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. County residents […]

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September 14, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Festivals, Fitness and Friendship Top the Weekend Planner, Sept. 15 – 17

Both Poolesville and Burtonsville host parades and festivals this weekend. The Burtonsville Day Parade and Festival kicks off Saturday, September 16 at 10 a.m. with a parade from Paint Branch High School to Marilyn J. Praisner Community Recreation Center. The annual festival follows at the recreation center, library and Columbia Park. Activities include live music, health […]

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August 24, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Immunization Clinics for Tdap and/or MCV: Walk in clinics for students entering 7, 8, 9 and 10th grade in need of required Tdap and/or MCV vaccinations will be given out free at the Germantown Health Center from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 2. […]

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August 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Movies Under the Stars: The City of Rockville’s last “Movies in the Parks” event of the summer will feature Zootopia at Calvin Park, 1248 Gladstone Drive, starting at dusk. 2. Rockwood Manor Open House: Tour Rockwood Manor Park in Potomac from 4 […]

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August 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 14, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. One-of-a-Kind Art Project: The Kentlands Mansion has an unusual public art project from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants will outline and paint their hands to help create the city’s tree logo and paint a picture or message on rocks to place […]

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