Butler’s Orchard is Hoppin’ with Easter Spirit

Children and families gathered at Butler’s Orchard in Germantown enjoy the beautiful spring weather and farm. Butler’s Orchard had their Bunnyland activities set up which got children and families into the Easter...

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Dispose of Prescription Drugs Safely April 27 at Police Stations Across the County

Montgomery County residents have a safe, free and anonymous opportunity to dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 27. Montgomery County law...

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Wilson Wims Elementary Principal Awarded for Supporting Library Media Program

Montgomery County Public Schools has announced that Sean McGee, principal of Wilson Wims Elementary School in Clarksburg, won the Nancy C. Walker Award for Outstanding Support to a Library Media Program for the 2018-2019 school...

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Ledecky Wins 3 Races, Breaks All-Time Record for Pro Series Wins

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about the Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Five-time Olympic champion Katie Ledecky won three races over the weekend, breaking the...

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Rockville Swim and Fitness Center Main Entrance to Close for Renovations

The city of Rockville is in the process of modernizing and expanding the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center’s locker room and lobby. The project will increase the size of the locker rooms and the lobby area. Between May and...

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MoCo’s Most Famous: FOX5’s Sue Palka Reflects on 33 Years in Montgomery County

Sue Palka has been FOX5’s chief weather forecaster for over 33 years. She talks about starting out as a teacher and an actress, the major changes in meteorology over the years and why she loves Montgomery County – on this...

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April 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, April 19. Grab your umbrella before leaving the house, thunderstorms are in the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Conversation with Councilmember Friedson: Residents may share concerns and discuss important issues specific to their neighborhood with Andrew Friedson, who represents District 1. The event takes place […]

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April 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Wilson Wims Elementary Principal Awarded for Supporting Library Media Program

Montgomery County Public Schools has announced that Sean McGee, principal of Wilson Wims Elementary School in Clarksburg, won the Nancy C. Walker Award for Outstanding Support to a Library Media Program for the 2018-2019 school year. Montgomery County Educational Media Specialists Association gives the award annually “to highlight the role of administrative leaders in supporting […]

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April 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for April 18 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, April 18. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County 1.  Child Safety Seat Inspections: Officers that have been trained in the proper use and installation of child safety seats will be working with employees of Fitzgerald Auto, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, and other volunteers. Parents and care givers can learn […]

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April 17, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Marc Elrich on Schools, Budget and Transportation

County Executive Marc Elrich discusses the schools, budget and transportation in the County – 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 share with your friends.

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April 17, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

‘Fitness Inspo’: Adina Crawford Challenges Women Of Color To Get Moving

Adina Crawford is a local fitness luminary that inspires people in our community to get out and get moving. “I think it’s really important we uplift and encourage other women to move. I don’t care what race, age, type of runner you are” she wrote. Crawford is a fitness ambassador for many organizations including “Black Girls […]

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April 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Spring Break: Montgomery County Planner for April 19-April 22

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, April 19-22. Glenstone Museum: This museum in Potomac integrates art, architecture, and landscape into a serene and contemplative environment. The museum features post-World War II artworks in more than 234,000 square feet of exhibit space. Admission is free, but reservations are required. Currently, there are no […]

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April 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 17 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, April 17. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Spring Break: Nice weather has arrived just in time for spring break for students! MCPS students and teachers have the day off from now through Monday, April 22. 2. 4Business Public Hearing: County Executive Elrich and Council Vice President Sidney Katz […]

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April 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Swim and Fitness Center Main Entrance to Close for Renovations

The city of Rockville is in the process of modernizing and expanding the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center’s locker room and lobby. The project will increase the size of the locker rooms and the lobby area. Between May and September the front entrance and parking lot will be closed. All visitors will enter through the […]

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April 16, 2019 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: FOX5’s Sue Palka Reflects on 33 Years in Montgomery County

Sue Palka has been FOX5’s chief weather forecaster for over 33 years. She talks about starting out as a teacher and an actress, the major changes in meteorology over the years and why she loves Montgomery County – on this episode of MoCo’s Most Famous with Joe Yasharoff. Available Now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, […]

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April 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 16 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 16. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Voice Recognition Technology for Seniors: Paul Burden, founder of Our Voice, demonstrates Alexa and other voice recognition devices to assist seniors aging in place. 2. All Things Frogs:  Join county environmental protection staff for training about local frogs and toads and […]

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