UPDATE: Gaithersburg Cancels Lucky Dog 5K

Update, Feb. 25: The City of Gaithersburg has cancelled the upcoming Lucky Dog 5K race scheduled for March 15 due to unforeseen circumstances. More information may be found here. Original: Registration is open for...

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Black History Month: MCM Spotlights Legendary Sherwood Coach Warren Crutchfield

Warren Crutchfield is a legend at Sherwood High School in Sandy Spring. Shawn Hillman, a teacher at Sherwood and a Class of 1990 alumnus, considered Crutchfield — who died at 82 years old in July 2019 — to be a mentor and...

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What’s Open, What’s Not on Presidents Day

Here’s a list of things in the county that are open and some that are not on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 17. Montgomery County County Offices – closed Libraries – closed Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) – all stores...

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Tax Help Available for County Residents Earning $56,000 or Less

County Offers Free Tax Help for Eligible Residents Free tax assistance is available for Montgomery County residents who earn $56,000 or less thanks to the Community Action Agency’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)...

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Celebrate FeBREWary and Green Up Your Home

Maryland’s annual celebration of the state’s craft beer industry, known as FeBREWary, takes place this month.  According to the Brewers Association of Maryland, there are more than 100 operating breweries in...

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Tuskegee Airman from Bethesda Honored with Super Bowl Coin Toss

Col. Charles McGee, 100-year-old former Tuskegee Airman and Bethesda resident, participated in the 54th Super Bowl coin toss on Feb. 2.  The @49ers win the toss and elect to defer. The @Chiefs will take the ball to start the...

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February 20, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Councilmembers Will Host Town Hall on Security for Faith-Based Communities

Montgomery County Councilmembers Andrew Friedson, Sidney Katz and Gabe Albornoz are hosting a town hall called “A Discussion of Security for Our Faith Communities.” The event will be held on Thursday, Feb. 27 from 7 -9 p.m. in the third-floor hearing room of the Montgomery County Council Office Building. In a statement, the council said […]

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February 20, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Mother of Teen Shot and Killed in Home Last Year Pleas for Information

Montgomery County Police Department is still investigating the killing of 18-year-old Damion Callery Jr. that occurred on Aug. 17, 2019. Callery’s mother, Cherrell Callery, has made a plea for anyone with information on what happened to call the anonymous police number in order to help their family in getting closure. “This is a real tragedy […]

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February 20, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Montgomery County is Working to Improve Long ER Wait Times

Maryland currently has the longest emergency room wait times in the country, according to Captain Ben Kaufman with Emergency Medical Services. This refers to the time spent in the ER before being admitted to the hospital or sent home. “Our hospitals are overcrowded, our emergency rooms are taxed and Maryland is actually last in terms […]

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February 20, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Conferencia de Liderazgo para Estudiantes Latinas

La Escuela Intermedia Gaithersburg junto a Girl Scouts van a ofrecer una Conferencia de Liderazgo para estudiantes latinas en el Condado de Montgomery. El programa “Encuentro” de Girl Scouts del Condado de Montgomery está abierto a TODAS las niñas para que muestran habilidades de liderazgo dentro y fuera del aula. El programa está abierto a […]

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February 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 20 in Montgomery County

Mostly cloudy with a high of 41 degrees. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 20. 1. Planning Board meets: The Planning Board meets at 9 a.m. at their Silver Spring headquarters. The meeting agenda may be found, here. Watch the meeting live, here. 2. Coffee with Councilmember Gabe Albornoz:  Councilmember Gabe […]

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February 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Black History Month: MCM Spotlights Yale Student Body President Kahlil Greene

At 19-years-old, Kahlil Greene of Germantown is already a Montgomery County Black History-maker. Greene was elected the first black student body president of Yale University. His term as student body president started in May 2019 and it concludes in May 2020. MyMCMedia caught up with Greene, who is currently a junior studying U.S. History and […]

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February 19, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 19-23

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Feb 19-23. Invoke: This string quartet weaves multiple American musical traditions, including bluegrass, Appalachian fiddle tunes, jazz, and minimalism into its own brand of contemporary music. The quartet performs Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Click […]

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February 19, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Un Hombre Salvadoreño de Silver Spring Gana Lotería

Un hombre del condado de Montgomery ganó la lotería y se hizo $ 50,000 más rico. El padre de tres hijos y residente de Silver Spring se detuvo en Hillandale Beer & Wine, ubicada en 10117 New Hampshire Ave., para comprar boletos para raspar y raspó el boleto ganador Gold Rush X50. El fanático de […]

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February 19, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Care Consultations Available to Alzheimer’s Patients, Families, and Caregivers

One of the most devastating diagnosis a person and their family can receive is that of Alzheimer’s disease. The diagnosis is life changing and often leaves the person and their family unsure how to respond or what to do next. The disease is progressive beginning with mild memory loss leading to the loss of the […]

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February 19, 2020 | Veronica Canales

A ‘Giant’ Surprise: Silver Spring Man Wins The Lottery

A Montgomery County man won the lottery and became $50,000 richer. The father of three and Silver Spring resident stopped by Hillandale Beer & Wine, located at 10117 New Hampshire Ave., to buy scratch-off tickets. He scratched the winning Gold Rush X50 ticket in the store and knew right away that he had won when […]

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