What’s Open, What’s Not on Presidents Day

Here’s a list of things in the county that are open and some that are not on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 17. Montgomery County County Offices – closed Libraries – closed Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) – all stores...

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Tax Help Available for County Residents Earning $56,000 or Less

County Offers Free Tax Help for Eligible Residents Free tax assistance is available for Montgomery County residents who earn $56,000 or less thanks to the Community Action Agency’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)...

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Celebrate FeBREWary and Green Up Your Home

Maryland’s annual celebration of the state’s craft beer industry, known as FeBREWary, takes place this month.  According to the Brewers Association of Maryland, there are more than 100 operating breweries in...

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Tuskegee Airman from Bethesda Honored with Super Bowl Coin Toss

Col. Charles McGee, 100-year-old former Tuskegee Airman and Bethesda resident, participated in the 54th Super Bowl coin toss on Feb. 2.  The @49ers win the toss and elect to defer. The @Chiefs will take the ball to start the...

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Rockville Swim Center Upgrades Complete

The city of Rockville completed upgrades to the Swim and Fitness Center this month. The work included additional space and renovations to the lobby and two locker rooms. Planning for the project started in 2016 and construction...

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Family, Friends, Former Players Pay Tribute to Morgan Wootten

This was not the first time Morgan Wootten filled up a gym. The appropriately named Morgan and Kathy Wootten Gymnasium at DeMatha High School was packed with family members, friends and former coaches and players mentored by the...

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Life

February 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Black History Month: MCM Spotlights Yale Student Body President Kahlil Greene

At 19-years-old, Kahlil Greene of Germantown is already a Montgomery County Black History-maker. Greene was elected the first black student body president of Yale University. His term as student body president started in May 2019 and it concludes in May 2020. MyMCMedia caught up with Greene, who is currently a junior studying U.S. History and […]

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February 19, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 19-23

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Feb 19-23. Invoke: This string quartet weaves multiple American musical traditions, including bluegrass, Appalachian fiddle tunes, jazz, and minimalism into its own brand of contemporary music. The quartet performs Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Click […]

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February 19, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Un Hombre Salvadoreño de Silver Spring Gana Lotería

Un hombre del condado de Montgomery ganó la lotería y se hizo $ 50,000 más rico. El padre de tres hijos y residente de Silver Spring se detuvo en Hillandale Beer & Wine, ubicada en 10117 New Hampshire Ave., para comprar boletos para raspar y raspó el boleto ganador Gold Rush X50. El fanático de […]

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February 19, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Care Consultations Available to Alzheimer’s Patients, Families, and Caregivers

One of the most devastating diagnosis a person and their family can receive is that of Alzheimer’s disease. The diagnosis is life changing and often leaves the person and their family unsure how to respond or what to do next. The disease is progressive beginning with mild memory loss leading to the loss of the […]

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February 19, 2020 | Veronica Canales

A ‘Giant’ Surprise: Silver Spring Man Wins The Lottery

A Montgomery County man won the lottery and became $50,000 richer. The father of three and Silver Spring resident stopped by Hillandale Beer & Wine, located at 10117 New Hampshire Ave., to buy scratch-off tickets. He scratched the winning Gold Rush X50 ticket in the store and knew right away that he had won when […]

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February 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 19 in Montgomery County

Mostly sunny with a high of 48 degrees. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 19. 1. Goldfish Swim School Opens in Rockville: Rockville Chamber of Commerce is hosting a ribbon cutting to celebrate Goldfish Swim School opening a new location in Rockville. The ribbon cutting is from 9 to 10 […]

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February 18, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Black History Month: MCM Spotlights County Councilmember Craig Rice

Montgomery Community Media is honoring Montgomery County’s District 2 Councilmember Craig Rice. Rice was first elected in November of 2010 as the District 2 representative. This, at the time, made him the youngest African American to serve on the council. Rice is also the president of the MACo Diversity Caucus and serves as a chairman […]

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February 18, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Amputee Returns from South Pole: ‘I Never Would’ve Dreamed of Doing This with Two Legs’

Cameron Kerr was lying in his hospital bed, thinking about his future after losing part of his leg to a mine in Afghanistan, when a fellow soldier stopped by. His visitor painted such a vivid picture of how great Kerr’s life could be that the self-described 5-foot-9-inch, 140-pound not very athletic guy set his goals […]

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February 18, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Rockville Hosts Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival

The annual Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival took place this past weekend at the Hilton Hotel in Rockville. The festival, originally founded in 1992, showcased different jazz performances Friday through Sunday. Some of the featured artists including trumpeter Terell Stafford and the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Jazz Orchestra, vocalist/saxophonist Kenny Washington and The Vanessa Rubin Organ Band.

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February 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Libraries Accepting Submissions for ‘Make Music Montgomery’ Contest

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) third annual “Just for the Record –  A Vinyl Day” takes place Saturday, April 18 at the Silver Spring Library. For the second year, the event will include a live music contest titled “Make Music Montgomery.” MCPL is currently accepting submissions to the contest. All acts must contain a live […]

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