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October 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Public Hearing Will Help Decide Fate of Potential Royals Farms in Gaithersburg

The City of Gaithersburg might be getting the first-ever Royal Farms in Montgomery County. MyMCMedia caught up with Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman who confirmed the proposal. Ashman said the plan is to build a Royal Farms around North Frederick Avenue and MD 335 at Watkins Mill as part of the new Spectrum community plan. There […]

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October 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Cadets Attend Magruder’s JROTC’s Eagle Battalion Golf Event

More than 30 students involved in Magruder High School’s Army Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (JROTC) program came out to the first-ever Eagle Battalion Charity Golf Event at Blue Mash Golf Course in Laytonsville on Wednesday. The event was organized by the Eagle Battalion Booster Club, a nonprofit that raises money for the Army JROTC […]

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October 9, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Four People Charged in 30 Vehicle Thefts and 100 Thefts from Vehicles in the County

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) charged three people with committing vehicle thefts and thefts from vehicles. A fourth person was charged with involvement in the thefts from vehicles.  Investigators think the four suspects stole about 30 vehicles and committed about 100 thefts from vehicles in the county.  Detectives charged Khristian Markeel Champ, 20, Alaunte […]

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October 9, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Here’s What You Need to Know to Be Real ID Compliant

Having a Real ID compliant driver’s license or ID card will be necessary to board commercial aircraft or gain access to federal facilities starting Oct. 1, 2020. MyMCMedia spoke with Chrissy Nizer, an administrator for the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), to gain a better understanding of what people need to know in order to […]

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October 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

Hogan Tours Life Science Company in Germantown

Gov. Larry Hogan toured Mars Symbioscience in Germantown on Tuesday morning. Mars Symbioscience is a technology-based health and life sciences business that was established in 2005. It’s other business segments include CocoaVia, Mars Sustainable Solutions, Mars Biomedical, and The Mars Center For Cocoa Health Science. Mars Symbioscience informs the practices of these businesses through scientific […]

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October 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Council Approves Plan to Build Wawa

The City of Gaithersburg’s council has approved plans to build a 5,000 square foot Wawa store across from Gaithersburg High School, on a 1.83-acre site at 405 S. Frederick Ave. This would be the first ever Wawa in Montgomery County. Several Gaithersburg residents testified at a hearing in August and expressed opposition to the plan, […]

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October 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

‘A Sad Day in Montgomery County’: Woodside Deli, a Silver Spring Institution, Abruptly Closes

After 70 years of serving the Silver Spring community, the Woodside Deli on Georgia Avenue closed its doors for the final time on Sunday. “A sad day for Montgomery County,” Alexa Margolis, manager at the deli, told MCM. “It was definitely a shock.” News of the deli closing was first reported by The MoCo Show. […]

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October 7, 2019 | Cindy Peña

Transforming Transportation in Silver Spring

There’s a new “protected intersection” in downtown Silver Spring.  It’s designed to protect bicyclists and pedestrians and is the first of its kind in the Mid-Atlantic region.  This is all part of a larger transportation project to make biking and walking safer in Montgomery County. My MC Media was at the ribbon cutting in Silver […]

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October 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

Prince George’s Delegate Faces Federal Wire Fraud Charges

A former Maryland state delegate who was a member of the influential House Appropriations Committee has been charged with federal wire fraud by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Tawanna P. Gaines, 67, of Berwyn, resigned Monday. She joined the House in 2001 when she was appointed to fill a vacancy. She represented District 22 in Prince […]

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October 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police Release Photo of Man Believed to Have Robbed Two Wheaton Women

Two women were robbed in Wheaton, and police have released a surveillance photo of the man they believe committed both crimes. The first robbery occurred about 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27. A 44 year-old woman was walking on the sidewalk in the 10900 block of Amherst Avenue when the culprit approached her from behind. He […]

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