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August 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Aug 11-17

Hate tops the MyMCMedia Top 10 for the week, which probably isn’t surprising considering the events of Charlottesville, Virginia.

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August 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Animal Adoption Fees Waived for Clear the Shelters Event

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is waiving adoption fees on its animals this weekend. Clear the Shelters is a nationwide pet adoption initiative aimed to find animals forever homes. The event will take place on Aug. 19 at the county’s animal services and adoption center, 7315 Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood, and […]

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August 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with a preview of the new Ride On ExtRa service along Route 355 scheduled to start in October. There are also reports on a vigil for the victims and heroes of the Flower Branch Apartments tragedy, a local judge retires, and more. […]

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August 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Heat Advisory Issued for Friday

It’s going to be hot today with a heat index of 105. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for much of central Maryland, including a large portion of Montgomery County. The advisory starts at 11 a.m. and runs through 8 p.m.

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August 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 18, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. What Ends Saturday: Today is the day before Shop Maryland Tax Free Week ends and the day before the Montgomery County Ag Fair ends. 2. Clear the Shelters: Tomorrow is also “Clear the Shelters” day at the Montgomery County Animals Services and Adoption […]

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August 17, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Weekend Planner, August 18 – August 20 (VIDEO)

Got weekend plans? This is the last weekend to enjoy the  Montgomery County Agricultural Fair at the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg. It’s also the last weekend to purchase selected items tax free during Maryland’s Tax Free Week which ends Aug. 19. Below are some other ideas for fun this weekend in Montgomery County: Friday, Aug. 18 10 […]

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August 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 17, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Where’d the Sun Go?: It’s not too early to be thinking about Monday’s solar eclipse. Montgomery Parks is planning a party! 2. How Much Is That Doggy in the Window?: And it’s not too early to be thinking about this weekend’s “Clear the […]

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August 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Raskin to Host Public Forum on Medicaid

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Director, Uma Ahluwalia, is partnering with Congressman Jamie Raskin to discuss Medicaid in Maryland on Sept. 19. The goal of this meeting is for resident to voice how Medicaid has impacted their families here in Montgomery County. Kick off for the forum begins at 7:00 p.m. and […]

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August 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Hate Group

Map Details Where Maryland Hate Groups Are

The Southern Poverty Law Center has released a detailed map showing where hate groups are stationed across the United States. According to the report, there are a total of 18 hate groups in the state of Maryland, and 917 total in the country. Two groups are in Montgomery County: Council of Conservative Citizens in Silver […]

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August 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Footage from Silver Spring Ice Cream Shop Robbery

Montgomery County police have released the surveillance video from an armed robbery at a Silver Spring ice cream shop in hopes the public can help identify the culprit. The robbery occurred about 9:50 p.m. July 31 at Moorenko’s Ice Cream, at 8030 Georgia Ave., according to a police statement. Police said a man entered the […]

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