Sophia Wilcox Tells MCM the Story Behind Viral Father’s Day Video

Sophia Wilcox, a former Quince Orchard student now in college, gave her stepdad, Brian Sandusky, a Father’s Day to remember thanks to a very unexpected and heartwarming present. A video of her presenting the gift of framed...

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Montgomery Talks: Katz on Police Chief, Business Climate

Councilmember Sidney Katz talks about the process to appoint a new chief of police. Plus, he practically grew up in a local department store, so he’s been tasked with helping County Executive Marc Elrich to improve the...

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Rabies Vaccination Clinic Continues Sunday

Montgomery County continues with its rabies clinics on Sunday. Pet owners can come to the clinic to receive free and discounted rabies vaccinations for their cats and dogs. In order to receive a vaccination, pet owners need to...

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County Celebrates Pride with Haus of Stone Drag Show

Montgomery County continues celebrating Pride Month. On Wednesday, the Haus of Stones drag group performed at Denizens Brewery Co. in Silver Spring. Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass helped organize the event. When Glass...

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Glen Echo’s Popular Dentzel Carousel Closing For Repairs

Glen Echo Park’s most treasured attraction is due for repairs and will close for the remainder of the season on June 30. The Dentzel Carousel was restored throughout the years of 1983 to 2003, but its housing and a couple...

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Strathmore’s Summer Concerts ‘Live from the Lawn’ Kick off July 10

No BS! Brass Band performs at Strathmore Wednesday, July 22. The free outdoor concert starts at 7 p.m....

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Life

June 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for June 21 – June 23

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, June 21 – June 23. Amplify US! Using the Arts to Build Cultural Bridges:  Artists Regie Cabico and Vijay Nathan will share their lives through documentary film, storytelling, slam poetry and visual art. Local performers, trained through Amplify US workshops will also take the stage, […]

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June 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for June 19 in Montgomery County

Happy Juneteenth! Today marks the anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the State of Texas on June 19, 1865. As we celebrate Juneteenth, also known as “Freedom Day” today — Wednesday, June 18 — here are five other things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Celebrates Pride Month: Tonight Councilmember Evan Glass, Denizens […]

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June 18, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Damascus Man Helps Ocean City Crew Catch 900-Pound Marlin

A Damascus man was part of an Ocean City-based fishing crew that caught a record-breaking marlin at the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament in Morehead City, N.C. over the weekend. Todd Dickerson aided the Top Dog crew in catching a marlin so big, it not only made them “Top of the World” in the tournament, […]

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June 18, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Valerie Ervin and students eating at Roscoe Nix Elementary School

MCPS Program Offers Free Breakfast and Lunch for Low Income Families

Montgomery County’s summer food program will provide free breakfast and lunch this summer to students and families from low-income areas across the county, according to an MCPS press release. The program started distributing meals on Monday and intends to distribute them every weekday this summer. These meals will be distributed to summer school and recreation […]

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June 18, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

At Taco Bell, Taco Tuesday Means Free

Happy Taco Tuesday! Taco Bell’s Doritos Locos Tacos are free Tuesday, June 18, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Customers can go to any Taco Bell to receive their free taco. The offer is a part of Taco Bell’s “Steal a Game, Steal a Taco” promotion. The promotion was set to run after the first […]

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June 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for June 18 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, June 18 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Maryland Republicans and Democrats Look Toward 2020: The Maryland Republican Party and the Maryland Democratic Party both have events tonight that look toward the 2020 election. From 7 to 10 p.m., the Maryland Republican Party is hosting a Montgomery […]

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June 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ten Things to Do in Montgomery County for $10 or Less

Don’t miss these ten activities under $10 if you’re spending the summer in beautiful Montgomery County! 1. Dentzel Carousel Ride on Glen Echo’s historic 1921 carousel this summer, through June. The carousel operates from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The carousel will be closed […]

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June 17, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Children Start ‘Save the Tree’ Campaign for Popular Chevy Chase Maple

A playtime landmark in Chevy Chase is in danger of being torn down, and several children in the neighborhood are campaigning to have it stay. On June 16, several young residents gathered at a maple tree in the Rolling Wood community and protested against its planned removal, hanging signs on the chain link construction fence […]

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June 17, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Blair Student to Compete in Jeopardy! Teen Tournament

A 16-year-old Chevy Chase resident will get the chance to compete on one of the game show world’s biggest platforms this Wednesday. Sophia Weng, a junior at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, was selected to participate in the Jeopardy! Teen Tournament, where she has the opportunity to win $100,000. The tournament has already been taped, […]

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June 17, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 17 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, June 17. It looks to be a thunderstorm-y week. Here’s the forecast. 1. Community Policing: The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee is scheduled to receive a briefing on community policing policies. The meeting starts at 10 a.m. in the Third Floor Hearing Room. To view the council staff report, click here. […]

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