Annual Barnesville Tournament Celebrates Maryland’s Official Sport

Quick. What’s Maryland’s state sport? Give up? Jousting became the official sport of Maryland in 1962. The Annual St. Mary’s Chicken Dinner and Jousting Tournament in Barnesville has held a tournament every year for...

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Here’s What to Expect at MCM’s Virtual Podcasting Camp Starting Monday

Montgomery Community Media’s annual youth summer camps have received a makeover this year because of the coronavirus. MCM is still offering youth podcasting camp and smartphone video production camp for children ages 12 and...

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Photos: In A Summer Like No Other, Poolesville Sunflowers Stand Tall

It’s a summer like we’ve never seen before. Camps are virtual, swim team is (mostly) canceled, and we are all walking around in face masks. But one thing has not changed here in Montgomery County: McKee-Beshers WMA...

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MCPD Officer: Police Morale at Lowest Point in Decades

Lee Holland, corporation vice president of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 35, has been a Montgomery County Police officer for 13 years and most recently served in the Germantown area. Holland took time to reflect on the recent...

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Six Murder Suspects Here Illegally, According to ICE

The six men arrested by Montgomery County Police in connection with the May 26 homicide of 29-year-old Francisco Anton Medrano-Campos are all in this country illegally, according to Kate Pote, public affairs specialist with ICE....

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MoCo’s Most Famous: Olympian Dominique Dawes Opens New Gymnastics Academy

Silver Spring native Dominique Dawes is known by many as a three-time Olympic gymnast and a gold medal winner. But this week Dawes is doing something she considers much more significant – opening the Dominique Dawes...

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July 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Casi 600 Pacientes con COVID-19 están Hospitalizados en Maryland

Estadísticas COVID-19 del Condado de Montgomery El jueves por la mañana, el Departamento de Salud de Maryland reportó 17,397 casos de COVID-19 en el Condado de Montgomery, lo que representa un aumento de 92 respecto de los 17,305 casos reportados el miércoles. Desde el primer caso en marzo, 750 residentes del condado han perdido la […]

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July 30, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Number of COVID-19 Patients in Maryland Hospitals Approaches 600

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Thursday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 17,397 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 92 from the 17,305 cases reported Wednesday. Since the first case in March, 750 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of two deaths since Wednesday.  More […]

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July 30, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Number of County Residents Filing for Unemployment Continues to Decline

The number of residents filing for unemployment in Montgomery County during the week ending July 25 continued to decline. Almost 3,000 county residents filed initial claims for unemployment during the week ending on July 25, which is a decrease of more than 500 claims that were filed from the week ending July 18. There were […]

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July 30, 2020 | Gaynelle Evans

Join the Conversation on Racial Equity: ‘The Proximity to White can Influence Social Rank’

MCM’s #SeeMeMontgomery asked residents to join the conversation about racial equity. Here’s one of the experiences shared with MCM. DESCRIBE A  RACIAL EXPERIENCE HERE AND SHARE YOUR STORY WITH MCM. JOIN THE CONVERSATION. Your contribution is vital and will help create a better understanding. All are invited to share, regardless of race or ethnicity.   […]

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July 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 30 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, July 30, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Testing Options: There is free COVID-19 testing available today at the Silver Spring Civic Building from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Appointments are recommended to reduce wait times, but walk-ups are allowed. Click here for more information. TOMORROW! Free #COVID19 testing […]

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July 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery COVID-19 Positivity Rate Nears 4%, Maryland Rate and Hospitalizations on the Rise

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Wednesday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 17,305 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is an increase of 75 from the 17,230 cases reported Tuesday. Since the first case in March, 748 county residents have died from COVID-19. No new deaths have been reported since Sunday.  More Montgomery […]

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July 29, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Inmigrante Salvadoreño Reparte Cientos de Cajas de Alimentos y Leche en Montgomery

Rufino Fuentes, inmigrante de El Salvador, llegó a Estados Unidos hace 32 años huyendo de la guerra civil en su país, y desde entonces ha trabajado arduamente para salir adelante. Ahora, dice “tiene más de lo que había pensado”; por ende, e incluso antes de la pandemia de Covid-19 se ha encargado de darle una […]

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July 29, 2020 | Gaynelle Evans

Join the Conversation on Racial Equity: ‘It Hurts, And I’ll Tell You Why’

MCM’s #SeeMeMontgomery asked county leaders to join the conversation about racial equity. Councilmember Craig Rice shared this experience with MCM. DESCRIBE A  RACIAL EXPERIENCE HERE AND SHARE YOUR STORY WITH MCM. JOIN THE CONVERSATION. Your contribution is vital and will help create a better understanding. All are invited to share, regardless of race or ethnicity. […]

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July 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for July 29 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, July 29, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Youth Sports Discussion: Three council committees will meet jointly at 9:30 a.m. to discuss youth sports in Montgomery County. 2. COVID-19 Update from Dr. Gayles: At 1:30 p.m. the Montgomery County Council will hear its weekly COVID-19 update from County […]

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July 28, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Senior Planet Montgomery Offering Free Online Classes For Seniors Through July 31

Senior Planet Montgomery, a technology training program created for those over the age of 60, is now offering free online classes that focus on different ways to “thrive” at home. Classes will center on Food Delivery Apps, Cloud Storage, and the Montgomery County Volunteer Center. Classes will end July 31. The program is supported by […]

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