Lights! Camera! Action! Montgomery County Gets Its Own International Film Festival

Thanks to Karina Hou and Margaret Sha, you now don’t need to travel all the way to Cannes, France or Park City, Utah to attend an independent, international film festival. The Montgomery International Film Festival,...

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Bethesda Memorial Planned for Pedestrian, Bicyclist Killed in July

Bicycle Ride, ‘Ghost Bike Installation’ and Rally Planned for Saturday Morning Two groups have organized a walk and bike ride Saturday in Bethesda to advocate for safer streets on Old Georgetown Road and Tuckerman...

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Monty Awards: Call for Entries Open Through Sept. 16

Title: 2019 Monty Awards Guidelines and Categories...

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MoCo’s Most Famous: Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard

Dr. DeRionne Pollard is not your father’s college president. Not even close. She’s out, she’s proud and she’s in charge. In her 10th year of leading Montgomery College, Pollard discusses what the goals of higher...

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Montgomery Parks Report Elevated Levels of Algae Toxin at Lake Needwood

Pet Owners are Urged to Keep Dogs Out of the Lake Montgomery Parks officials are asking residents to use caution when recreating on or near Lake Needwood and Lake Frank at Rock Creek Regional Park. That’s because testing...

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Chick-fil-A Now Includes Macaroni and Cheese on Menu

The popular Georgia-based chicken restaurant Chick-fil-A announced Monday they now offer macaroni and cheese as a side option nationwide. This is the first permanent side addition to the menu in more than two years. Chick-fil-A...

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August 16, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Fair Gives a Taste of Milking

The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair gives its fair-goers a chance to milk a cow.

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August 16, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Lights! Camera! Action! Montgomery County Gets Its Own International Film Festival

Thanks to Karina Hou and Margaret Sha, you now don’t need to travel all the way to Cannes, France or Park City, Utah to attend an independent, international film festival. The Montgomery International Film Festival, featuring many highly acclaimed films and panel discussions, debuts at the Rio in Gaithersburg this Sunday and the co-chairs could […]

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August 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Bethesda Memorial Planned for Pedestrian, Bicyclist Killed in July

Bicycle Ride, ‘Ghost Bike Installation’ and Rally Planned for Saturday Morning Two groups have organized a walk and bike ride Saturday in Bethesda to advocate for safer streets on Old Georgetown Road and Tuckerman Lane in Bethesda. The event, “Walk/Ride for Safe Streets for Montgomery County in remembrance of Jennifer DiMauro and Jake Cassell” starts […]

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August 16, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Joe’s Crab Shack in Rio to be Replaced by True Food Kitchen

Years ago, Joe’s Crab Shack at the Rio Washingtonian Center in Gaithersburg was the place to be with a good food, fun atmosphere and a scenic location overlooking the popular lake. But like so many others, Joe’s became the latest in a long list of casualties in the ultra competitive and ever-changing restaurant world. True […]

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August 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Disaster Loans for July 8 Flood Offered to MoCo Residents and Businesses

The  U.S. Small Business Administration  is making disaster loans available to those affected by the July 8 floods. Montgomery County’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is hosting a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) to help residents and businesses who may be eligible for financial assistance due to damage from the July 8 flood. […]

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August 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. This episode includes: The Wheaton Community Recreation Center and Library complex’s grand opening is September 8th. Meet Firefighter Diego Peclat. The school year starts in less than two weeks and all MCPS school buses will have cameras. […]

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August 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 16 in Montgomery County

We’ve finally made it to Friday! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Aug. 16. 1. Moonlight Movies at the Mansion:  It’s movie night in Gaithersburg. Bring a blanked and enjoy The Greatest Showman under the stars on the front lawn of Kentlands Mansion from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Admission and […]

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August 15, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Silver Spring Pops the Cork on New Wine Cafe

There’s a new wine cafe opening in downtown Silver Spring. Located right next to the Civic Building on Fenton Street, Locavino offers a variety of local wines and much more…

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August 15, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard

Dr. DeRionne Pollard is not your father’s college president. Not even close. She’s out, she’s proud and she’s in charge. In her 10th year of leading Montgomery College, Pollard discusses what the goals of higher education should be, why community colleges matter and who her go to musical artist is after a tough day at […]

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August 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 15 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Aug. 15. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. 50th Anniversary of Woodstock:  In August 1969, the three-day music festival took place in upstate New York. Nearly a half a million people gathered for what turned out to be a iconic and controversial festival. A planned 50th anniversary edition […]

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