memorial day

May 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rolling Thunder Motorcyclists Pass Through Montgomery County May 27

Hundreds of Rolling Thunder motorcyclists rode down I-270 south Sunday morning as they traveled to the Pentagon escorted by Montgomery County police officers. Dozens of passerby stood on highway overpasses and cheered and waved American flags to honor the riders below. Hundreds of motorcycles headed to #RollingThunder on I-270 At Montrose Rd. #Rockville @mymcmedia #MemorialDayWeekend2018 […]

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May 25, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Parties and Parades this Memorial Day Weekend

There is something for everyone among the diverse events happening this Memorial Day Weekend in Montgomery County.   Festivals  Taste of Rockville will fill the air along Maryland Avenue and Courthouse Square with enticing smells at noon on Saturday and Sunday before dance troupes, local bands, rock’n’roll, blues, country, reggae and Latin bands start playing in the Hometown Holidays Music Fest. The Music Fest will also feature a Reptiles […]

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May 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Memorial Day Travel Expected to Set Record for Washington Area

1.05 Million Washington Area Residents Expected to Travel Do you have plans to get away this Memorial Day weekend? If so, you are going to have a lot of company on local roads. The auto club, AAA Mid-Atlantic, is projecting a record number of  Washington area residents will take a trip of 50 miles or more this […]

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May 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not in Montgomery County on Memorial Day

Here is a look at what’s open and what’s not on Memorial Day in Montgomery County: Montgomery County government will observe the Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 28. County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all liquor stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – all […]

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May 16, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Flags for our Heroes Returns this Memorial Day Weekend

Seven hundred and fifty flags will fly at Bohrer Park to honor community heroes on Memorial Day Weekend in a Flags for Our Heroes event.    Individuals are invited to honor their personal heroes by sponsoring a flag bearing a medallion with their hero’s name.   “I’m glad Rotary held this celebration in Gaithersburg. My son is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. It’s difficult for me, at […]

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July 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett Supports Plans for Vietnam War Memorial in Wheaton, Dedication Planned for May 2018 (PHOTO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is supporting efforts by the Commission on Veterans Affairs to establish a Vietnam War Memorial at Wheaton Veterans Park. On Friday, Leggett sent a letter to the chair of the Commission. “As a former infantry captain who served in Vietnam, I enthusiastically lend my support to the Commission’s application of […]

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May 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Observes Memorial Day at Christman Park (VIDEO)

Gaithersburg city leaders held their annual Memorial Day observance at Christman Park on May 30th. The ceremony included a presentation of colors by the Gaithersburg High School Cadet Color Guard, music, and a wreath laying ceremony. Dr. Richard Thomas (Major General Retired, U.S. Army) was the keynote speaker. Watch this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, for […]

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May 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 30, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 30, in Montgomery County: 1. Homicide Investigation: Montgomery County police are investigating a homicide that occurred over the weekend in Silver Spring. Police say two people have been arrested in the case and the suspects are expected to make their first court appearance today. 2. Memorial Day Observance: […]

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May 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not in Montgomery County on Memorial Day

Here is a look at what’s open and what’s not on Memorial Day in Montgomery County: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all Country liquor stores will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation – all indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities will be open until 6 p.m.; administrative […]

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May 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Flags at Half Staff Until Noon on Memorial Day

President Donald Trump has declared a Memorial Day as a “day of prayer for permanent peace.” According to the President’s proclamation, flags on Memorial Day should be lowered to half staff until noon. You can find more information, here.

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