Washington D.C. Temple’s Tradition Continues with 43rd Annual Festival of Lights

The Washington D.C. Temple (commonly referred to as the Mormon Temple) will continue its annual tradition hosting the Festival of Lights beginning Dec. 11 through Dec. 28. The festival will begin at 6 p.m. and the lights turn off...

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After 30 Years as Teacher, Principal, Board of Education Member, Dixon Looks Back, Ahead

After 30 years as a teacher and principal at Montgomery County Public Schools and then four years as a member of the Board of Education (BOE), Jeanette Dixon is moving on. She spoke with Montgomery Community Media about her time...

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County Discourages Trick-or-Treating; Recommends Alternative Ways to Celebrate Halloween

Halloween is on Saturday and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) wants people to find new ways to participate. According to the CDC, “Many traditional Halloween activities can be high-risk for spreading...

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Retroceda los Relojes: El Horario de Verano Termina el Domingo

¿Listos para dormir una hora más durante el fin de semana? El horario de verano finaliza en las primeras horas de la mañana del domingo 1 de noviembre. El cambio a la hora estándar (ST) se produce el primer domingo de...

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Turn Back the Clocks: Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday

Ready for an extra hour of sleep over the weekend? Daylight saving time ends in the early morning hours of Sunday, November 1. The changeover back to standard time (ST) occurs on the first Sunday in November at 2 a.m. (local...

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Montgomery County Home to Five Forbes 400 Billionaires

The greater Washington D.C. area is home to many things, including politicians, sports teams, and bad traffic. It’s also home to some of the wealthiest people in the country, five of whom live in Montgomery County....

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December 2, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 2, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 2, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Weekly COVID-19 Media Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Emergency Management Director Dr. Earl Stoddard will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. You can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 […]

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December 1, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Washington D.C. Temple’s Tradition Continues with 43rd Annual Festival of Lights

The Washington D.C. Temple (commonly referred to as the Mormon Temple) will continue its annual tradition hosting the Festival of Lights beginning Dec. 11 through Dec. 28. The festival will begin at 6 p.m. and the lights turn off at 9 p.m. every night of the week. From the comfort and safety of their car, […]

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December 1, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 1, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Dec. 1, and it is Giving Tuesday. Make sure to support Montgomery County nonprofits during this time of economic uncertainty. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Donate to Montgomery Community Media: It’s been a challenging year for all with the coronavirus. We’ve been dedicated to providing Montgomery County […]

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November 30, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 30, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Nov. 30, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Council Committee Meetings: Two county council committees meet virtually today. At 9 a.m. the Planning, Housing, and Economic (PHED) committee meets and then at 2:30 p.m. the Education and Culture (E&C) committee receives an update on the General Fund […]

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November 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 25, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Nov. 25 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Thanksgiving is Tomorrow: Turkey Day is almost here! Find out what’s open and what’s closed for the holiday. What’s Open, What’s Not on Thanksgiving Weekend in Montgomery County 2. Weekly COVID-19 Media Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer […]

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November 24, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 24, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Nov. 24 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Exposure Alerts: Help contain the spread of Covid-19 but turning on exposure alerts on your iPhone or Android device. Do you know how to download or opt-in to MD COVID Alert? It’s easy: 1. If you have an Android, […]

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November 23, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

RIO Introduces Fire, Igloo Lounges for Holiday Season

RIO in Gaithersburg is introducing some exciting, new features for the upcoming holidays. The new fire lounge is set to open Wednesday and the igloo lounges are already fully booked for this weekend, RIO’s Regional Marketing Director Laurie Yankowski told MyMCMedia. “The new fire lounge, s’mores stations, cozy private igloos, and all of RIO’s ‘at your […]

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November 23, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Downtown Silver Spring Hosts S’mores Events Benefitting Manna Food Center

Downtown Silver Spring will be hosting two s’mores-making events during the holiday season. The events will take place on Veterans Plaza on Friday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Dec. 11, according to the DTSS website. All of the proceeds from these events will go to the local non-profit organization, Manna Food Center. Manna’s mission is to help end […]

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November 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

County Library Card Holders Now Have Access to Washington Post Digital

The perks of owning a library card are endless. Montgomery County Public Libraries announced on social media that cardholders now can access a digital subscription of the Washington Post. Cardholders can sign up at the following link: mcpl.link/WashingtonPost. The Washington Post will allow cardholders to have digital access for a 7 day trial. MCPL explained […]

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November 23, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

El Zoológico Nacional Revela el Nombre del Panda Bebé

El Zoológico Nacional Smithsonian anunció el lunes que su cachorro panda de tres meses tiene un nombre: Xiao Qi Ji. Pronunciado SHIAU-chi-ji, el nombre chino mandarín significa “pequeño milagro” en inglés, según el zoológico. Casi 135.000 personas votaron por un nombre durante el período de cinco días entre el 16 y el 20 de noviembre. […]

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