Filipino Fast-Food Chain Jollibee Opens in Wheaton

Filipino fast-food chain Jollibee opened its first location in the Washington, D.C. area at the Westfield Wheaton mall on April 8. The chain, which is known for its “chickenjoy” bucket of dark meat fried chicken that is...

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‘See Me Montgomery’: Presentación Especial sobre Microagresiones

#SeeMeMontgomery, una colaboración entre Montgomery Community Media y el Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, presentan una conversación sobre la equidad racial. El tema de esta edición son las microagresiones. Una...

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See Me Montgomery Special Presentation on Microagressions

#SeeMeMontgomery — a collaboration between Montgomery Community Media and the Montgomery County Council — is a conversation about racial equity. Today’s topic is microagressions. A microagression is defined as: “A...

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Report Shows Maryland Residents Have 12th Highest Tax Burden

Maryland had the 12th highest tax burden and came in third in the category of “individual tax burden.” A new report claims Maryland residents had one of the highest tax burdens in the nation last year.  Personal...

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Germantown Library to Close April 24 for Refresh

The Germantown library branch is closing at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 24 for a refresh project. The branch will remain closed for approximately four months. County officials say the library is expected to reopen in late summer or...

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Tidal Basin’s Cherry Blossoms Peak Early; Kenwood’s are Close

The Washington, D.C. Tidal Basin cherry blossoms reached peak bloom Sunday – four days earlier than expected – according to the National Park Service. The Park Service had originally predicted the bloom between April...

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April 13, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, April 13, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 13, and it is National Scrabble Day. Find a friend and enjoy a word game today. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9 a.m. The council is expected to set health regulations for summer camps […]

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April 12, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Upcoming Bethesda Film Fest Showcases Local Filmmakers

April 16 marks the 9th annual Bethesda Film Fest, a documentary film festival featuring the works of local filmmakers, uncovering stories of the DMV and beyond. First on the lineup is Isabelle Carbonell’s “A Mirror of the Earth.” Carbonell is an award-winning documentary filmmaker from Rockville. Her film’s subject is a small mining town in […]

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April 12, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, April 12, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, April 12, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council Media Briefing: Council President Tom Hucker and Congressman Anthony Brown will hold a media briefing today at 11:30 a.m. to discuss Montgomery County’s infrastructure and transportation priorities, followed by a discussion of the Council’s ongoing review of the […]

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April 9, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Reclamos Iniciales de Desempleo Continúan Disminuyendo

Durante la semana que termino el 3 de abril, los reclamos iniciales de desempleo presentados por los residentes del condado de Montgomery continuaron disminuyendo. Esa semana, solo 141 residentes presentaron reclamos iniciales por desempleo. La semana anterior, que terminó el 27 de marzo, 1,307 residentes presentaron reclamos. Una semana antes, los residentes del condado presentaron […]

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April 9, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Ayuda para los Inquilinos que Pueden Enfrentar un Desalojo en Montgomery

Hay muchos recursos disponibles para los residentes del condado de Montgomery que enfrentan un desalojo debido al impacto económico de COVID-19. En respuesta a que los tribunales se están abriendo para audiencias de desalojo, las organizaciones locales están ayudando a los inquilinos que necesitan asistencia e informándoles de sus derechos. MyMCM habló con Carmen Castro-Conroy […]

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April 9, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Evento Virtual en Español sobre Cómo Prepararse Antes de Morir

La organización CaringMatters está preparando un evento virtual gratis, y por primera vez en español, el 16 de abril a las 9:00 a.m. para brindar información y herramientas a la comunidad de habla hispana sobre cómo comenzar una conversación con sus seres queridos acerca de los deseos que se tienen antes de perder la vida. […]

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April 9, 2021 | Rachel Clair

All Aboard: Trains at Cabin John and Wheaton Now Open

The Cabin John Train and Wheaton Train and Carousel are now open despite wet conditions and the ongoing pandemic. Although patrons are not able to register for opening day rides anymore, there are still slots for the weekend. Interested community members should book their seats no later than 7 a.m. the day they plan to […]

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April 9, 2021 | Rebecca Baldwin

See Me Montgomery Special Presentation on Microagressions

#SeeMeMontgomery — a collaboration between Montgomery Community Media and the Montgomery County Council — is a conversation about racial equity. Today’s topic is microagressions. A microagression is defined as: “A statement, action or incident regarded as an instance of indirect, subtle or unintentional.” In the larger conversation, it is important to discus how words that we use […]

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April 9, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, April 9, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, April 9, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at six testing sites today, and 11 sites this weekend. Health officials continue to stress the importance of testing to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 2. COVID-19 […]

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April 8, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Housing Partnership Helps Residents Facing Eviction

There are many resources available for Montgomery County residents facing eviction due to the economic impact of COVID-19. In response to courts are opening up for eviction hearings, local organizations are helping tenants in need of assistance and informing them of their rights. MyMCM spoke with a Gaithersburg resident who was having issues with his […]

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