Syrian-American Asylees Produce Child Refugee Documentary

About 11 million Syrians have fled their homes since the outbreak of a civil war in 2011 – including a family that settled in Silver Spring. To bring awareness to the eight-year anniversary of the conflict’s beginning, the...

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Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights FOX5 Weather Forecaster Sue Palka

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community....

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Montgomery Talks: Eating Local in MoCo

It’s easier than you think. Chef/Instructor Susan Callahan fills us in on the surprising places to find locally produced and sustainable edibles – on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Available now on...

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Ledecky Double Dips on St. Patrick’s Day

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Swimmer Katie Ledecky celebrated twice on Sunday. No, she didn’t win a gold medal or break...

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Wootton High School Auditorium Dedicated to Former Principal Michael Doran

Family and friends of Dr. Michael J. Doran gathered Feb. 28 at Wootton High to dedicate the school auditorium in his name. After serving as principal of the Rockville high school for 12 years, Doran passed away unexpectedly on...

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MoCo’s Most Famous: Potomac’s Maggie Rose Is Singing with Kelly Clarkson and Loving Every Minute of It

Potomac, Md native Maggie Rose takes time out during her country-wide tour to talk with MCM. Hear about sharing the stage with Kelly Clarkson, the inequity of radio play between male and female country singers, and how growing up...

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March 19, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Syrian-American Asylees Produce Child Refugee Documentary

About 11 million Syrians have fled their homes since the outbreak of a civil war in 2011 – including a family that settled in Silver Spring. To bring awareness to the eight-year anniversary of the conflict’s beginning, the brother-sister duo of Mouhanad Al-Rifay and Oula Alrifai are screening their documentary about child refugees from their […]

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March 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights FOX5 Weather Forecaster Sue Palka

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. For 33 years, longtime Montgomery County resident Sue Palka has been the chief weather forecaster at FOX5 in Washington DC. […]

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March 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Choose Respect Conference Focuses on Healthy Teen Dating

One in three teens will experience some form of dating abuse, according to the Department of Education. Reducing this statistic is the focus of the tenth annual “Choose Respect Montgomery Healthy Teen Dating Conference” on April 7 at Richard Montgomery High School from 12:30 to 5 p.m. The event will feature an opening session hosted […]

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March 19, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Eating Local in MoCo

It’s easier than you think. Chef/Instructor Susan Callahan fills us in on the surprising places to find locally produced and sustainable edibles – on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher, Facebook, Pocketcasts and Twitter. Please help us grow. Subscribe and […]

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March 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Here’s the agenda for today’s meeting. 2. Public Hearing: The following will be discussed at the public hearing today: the bill to reduce lead in drinking water, a corrective map […]

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March 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Ranked 4th Most Innovative State

Maryland ranked fourth in a study that looked at innovation in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The finance website, WalletHub.com, ranked Washington state (#2),  the District of Columbia (#3), and Colorado (#5), in the top five most innovative states. The number one ranked state on the list is Massachusetts. Maryland also ranked […]

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March 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ledecky Double Dips on St. Patrick’s Day

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Swimmer Katie Ledecky celebrated twice on Sunday. No, she didn’t win a gold medal or break a world record. Instead, the Bethesda native celebrated St. Patrick’s Day and her 22nd birthday. The five-time gold medalist and holder […]

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March 18, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights Strathmore President and CEO Monica Jeffries Hazangeles

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. Monica Jeffries Hazangeles, the president and first woman CEO of Strathmore, has helped the organization grow into a world-class arts […]

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March 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPL Library Card Provides Access to Music Concerts and Documentaries through Stingray Qello

Residents with library cards from Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) now have access to stream full-length concerts and music documentaries. “Music fans will be able to see their favorite performers in concert and watch great music documentaries whenever they wish,” said Anita Vassallo, acting director of  MCPL. So how does it work? MCPL has a collection […]

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March 18, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for March 18 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, March 18. We might get a spring-like week to herald the arrival of spring. Here’s the forecast. 1. Kentlands Abloom: An exhibition continues of 50 fine art photography floral images. Details at the Gaithersburg website and on Facebook. 2. County Council: The Transportation and Environment Committee meets at 10 a.m. in the […]

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