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May 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Attend Taste the World in Fenton Village

Thousands of residents and visitors came out to the annual Taste the World in Fenton Village on Sunday afternoon.  In what organizers call a “restaurant crawl,” more than 30 local businesses showcased the diversity of food and culture in downtown Silver Spring. “This year’s event was the seventh year,” Reemberto Rodriguez, Silver Spring Regional Director […]

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May 22, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Trash Hauler’s Contract Restricted; New Hauler to Serve Silver Spring

Montgomery County has cut back the pickup area to a trash hauler that has failed to fulfill its meet its contract and hired another contractor to take its place, County Councilmember Tom Hucker said Monday. Potomac Disposal had served the Bethesda and Silver Spring areas, but because of a lack of help, the company was […]

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May 22, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Hogan Calls Purple Line Ruling ‘Baffling’

The judge considering a case to halt the Purple Line project has issued a ruling siding with opponents of the light rail link between Bethesda and New Carrollton in Prince George’s County. In his ruling, Judge Richard J. Leon expressed doubt Metro ridership trends would reverse, and the downward trend would affect Purple Line ridership. […]

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May 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

MoCo’s Got Talent Winners Announced (PHOTOS)

After two rounds of auditions over the last several weeks, winners of the fourth annual MoCo’s Got Talent contest were selected during the final round on Sunday evening at the Fillmore in Silver Spring. The contest, coordinated by the Montgomery County Department of Recreation’s Youth Development team, is a way to keep youth healthy, productive […]

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May 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

EPIC Awards Ceremony Set for June 8 at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, Tickets on Sale Now

Montgomery Community Media proudly presents the first, annual EPIC Awards, given for “Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content.” The elegant affair will be held at The Fillmore in Silver Spring on June 8th. Awardees will be honored for excellence in creating content specifically for our local community on all platforms, for teaching and sharing the […]

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May 22, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Political Fundraisers Around Montgomery County

With the 2018 political season already started, here are a number of upcoming political fundraisers for the area: Del. Charles Barkley is holding his 16th annual omelet brunch from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. June 3 at the MCEA Conference Center, 12 Taft Court, Rockville. Cost from $39 (for District 39 residents) to $1,000. Barkley […]

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May 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Woman Struck, Killed Crossing Woodfield Road

UPDATED: Montgomery County police have released the name of the woman killed in the pedestrian accident. Her name is Yuzhi Wang, 76, of Gaithersburg. Original post: A pedestrian was killed Thursday night in Gaithersburg, Montgomery County police said in a statement. About 6:27 p.m., a woman was traveling westbound on Emory Grove Road and was crossing […]

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May 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 22, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, May 22, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Bus Fire: Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what sparked a bus fire at the Montgomery County Public Schools depot on Crabbs Branch Way over the weekend in Derwood. 2. Berliner Briefing: Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner is scheduled to meet […]

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May 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Students Design Multicultural Bookmarks For Montgomery County Public Libraries

Students at Wheaton High School and Loiederman Middle School are using art to express how they feel about community and culture here in Montgomery County. Dozens of students gathered at Montgomery County Public Libraries Wheaton Interim Branch Thursday evening to debut their new artwork that will be displayed in the libraries. “I designed a multicultural […]

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May 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories from May 12 to May 18

Education news dominated last week’s top stories based on web traffic. Our top story was about two local elementary schools getting major state honors. A follow-up about them receiving the award also made our Top 10 list. Plus, plenty of public safety news in our Top 10 as well. Two Local Elementary Schools to be […]

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