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August 15, 2017 | Mandi Wyndham

August 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

Tax Free Week in Maryland Begins: Here’s What Qualifies

Sunday kicked off Maryland’s Tax Free Week and certain items are exempt from the state sales tax. Apparel and footwear $100 or less, per item, are not subject to Maryland’s six-percent sales tax, according to a news release. For the first time this year, the first $40 of a backpack or bookbag purchase is also […]

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August 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Leggett Issues Statement on Charlottesville; Vigil at Bethesda Church

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and the county Human Rights Commission and the Committee on Hate Violence issued this statement Monday evening: Again we are stunned and outraged at the continuing horrific acts of hate, violence and bigotry thrust upon the victims and members of our nation’s communities, this time in the city of Charlottesville, […]

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August 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Got a news tip? Share stories with us or tell us about stories you want to see covered. Contact us here. For the latest news and events in Montgomery County, stay with MyMCMedia. We hope you will also follow MyMCMedia on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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August 11, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Aug.4-10

The loss of an educator topped our list of stories for the previous week.

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August 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Animal Shelter Launches New Barn Cat Program, Prepares to Clear the Shelter (VIDEO)

August is a busy month at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center. The animal shelter has launched a new Barn Cat Program, and adoption center staffers are preparing for the annual Clear the Shelter event on Aug. 19. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke has more. According to MCASAC spokesperson Katherine Zenzano, you can save up […]

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August 8, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Help Clear the Shelter on Aug. 19 (VIDEO)

Looking for a pet? You can save up to $150 in fees by adopting a dog from the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center on Aug. 19. Fees for other animals vary. Find out more about the annual, Clear the Shelter event in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: Animal Shelter Launches New Barn Cat Program, […]

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August 8, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Animal Shelter Provides Free Rabies Vaccinations for Dogs and Cats on Aug. 20 (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) is offering rabies vaccination clinics on Aug. 20 and Sept. 17. The vaccinations are free with the purchase of a Montgomery County pet license. Maryland law requires that all dogs, cats, and ferrets over the age of four months be regularly vaccinated against rabies. Also by […]

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August 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: NWS Cancels Flash Flood Watch

UPDATED The National Weather Service has canceled the flash flood watch. 415pm: Flash Flood Watch CANCELLED. Heavy rain threat has ended. — NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) August 7, 2017 It’s going to be a rainy Monday. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for central and southeast portions of Montgomery County (Bethesda, Gaithersburg, […]

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August 7, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Data Show Opioid Crisis Continues in Montgomery, Maryland

New data from the state health department show the opioid crisis continues in Montgomery County and Maryland. In the first quarter of 2017, Montgomery County had 27 overdose deaths compared with 21 in the same period in 2016, the Maryland Department of Health reported. Across the state, 550 overdoses were recorded in the first quarter, […]

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