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July 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

July Festivals Around the County

The festivities continue beyond July 4th in Montgomery County! Here is a list of festivals happening all around the county this July, in chronological order: Wet, Wacky & Wild Poolesville’s Friday on the Commons festival 6 p.m.-10 p.m. on Friday, July 13 at Whalen Commons will have water slides, inflatables, food trucks, a farmers market […]

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May 31, 2018 | Staff Writer

10 Things to Do in Montgomery County for $10 or Less

Don’t miss these ten activities under $10 if you’re spending the summer in beautiful Montgomery County! 1. Capital Bike Share Breeze around the county’s new bike lanes or rustic roads on a Capital Bike Share bicycle this summer. $2.00 for a 30-minute trip, $8 for a whole day.   2. Dentzel Carousel Ride on Glen Echo’s historic 1921 carousel this summer. The […]

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October 26, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Halloween Happenings Around Town

Halloween is less than a week away and there are numerous events happening all over the county. Whether you’re looking to participate in a murder mystery or a fun costume party for the kids, there’s something for everyone. Check out a list of events, below. Oct. 26th Field of Screams. Oct. 27th  Halloween A Holiday […]

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August 10, 2017 | Maureen Stiles

Summer 2017: Parental Rewind

I basically make a living talking about motherhood and all the trials and tribulations that come with it. I think we would all admit—it ain’t easy. In retrospect, I have no idea how my mother did it! Modern day parents can take advantage of a lot of handy gadgets unavailable to the generation before us. […]

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May 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Book Festival Sets a Record for Attendance (VIDEO)

It’s official. The Gaithersburg Book Festival has set a new record for attendance. City officials estimate that 22,000 people attended the literary event this year. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Denise Kayser, division chief of arts and events for the city of Gaithersburg, said attendance in 2017 was almost twice the size of the 2016 turnout. […]

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May 12, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Local Moms Describe their Ideal Mother’s Day and More ‘Sleep’ is the Takeaway (VIDEO)

What do local moms want for Mother’s Day? We asked some moms at the Clarksburg Premium Outlets to describe their ideal day, and the majority of them said, “sleeping in.” “My ideal Mother’s Day would be spending the morning with my son, Austin, and my husband, and then having some me time in the afternoon,” […]

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March 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

House Fire Displaces Family in Olney (PHOTOS)

A house fire on Broom Drive in Olney has displaced a family of four and their two dogs, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Service Spokesperson Pete Piringer said smoke alarms alerted the family to the fire on Sunday morning shortly before noon. There were no injuries, he reported on his […]

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February 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Councilmembers Discuss Ways to Advance Universal Pre-K in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmembers recently heard from New York City officials about a successful Universal Pre-K program that was implemented there. Councilmembers say it is their goal to implement Pre-K for all four-year-old children, and they are looking for the best way to advance this possibility in Montgomery County. Susan Kenedy reports:

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December 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

New Playhouse at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart Dedicated to Cokie Roberts (VIDEOS)

Students at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart have a new addition to their playground. Mayor of Somerset Jeffrey Slavin donated a playhouse to the Bethesda school and on Dec. 15th there was a dedication ceremony to celebrate the occasion. Slavin bought the playhouse at an auction benefiting Rebuilding Together Montgomery County. The playhouse […]

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November 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

The Children’s Inn Makes a Difference for Many (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is home to many top-notched hospitals and medical facilities. There is one in Bethesda that is in a league of its own. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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