July 25, 2021 | Josh Barr

Katie Ledecky’s Second-Fastest 400-Meter Freestyle Time Is Only Good Enough for Silver Medal

Katie Ledecky gave it everything she had on Monday morning in Tokyo (Sunday night in Montgomery County), turning in the second-fast performance in the women’s 400-meter freestyle of her career as she tried to repeat as the event’s gold medalist. But the Bethesda resident and Stone Ridge School graduate’s sixth career gold medal will have […]

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July 24, 2021 | Josh Barr

Update: Bethesda Native Wilson’s Olympic Dream Is Alive as He Advances to Finals

Bethesda native Andrew Wilson, who is believed to be the first swimmer ever to compete in NCAA Division III and make the U.S. Olympic Team, kept his Olympic dream alive as he claimed the eighth and final spot in Monday’s 100-meter breaststroke finals. Wilson advanced on Saturday through the preliminary heats and then in Sunday’s […]

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July 23, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Banks Fund Olney Ale House Re-Opening

The Montgomery County Green Bank and Sandy Spring Bank have teamed up to finance the re-opening of the Olney Ale House. The Olney Ale House is re-opening with the help of the Green Bank and @sandyspringbank to provide flexible financing through the Commercial Loan for Energy Efficiency and Renewables program! Visit our website for the […]

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July 23, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Remains Found in National Park Identified as Gaithersburg Woman

Remains found at a national park in Frederick County have been identified as those of Joanna Michelle Amaya, 21, of Gaithersburg, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Amaya was also known as Dior Reyes. The FBI said Amaya was recovered June 12 after hikers discovered a portion of her body in Catoctin Mountain […]

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July 23, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Potomac Street Names Now Honor Black Community Pioneers

Three streets in Potomac no longer carry the names of Confederate generals. On Friday, the street signs for J.E.B Stuart Road, J.E.B. Stuart Court and Jubal Early Court came down. The new signs bear the the names of two Montgomery County African American community leaders. J.E.B Stuart Road and J.E.B. Stuart Court were renamed Geneva […]

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July 23, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Two Injured in Shooting in Montgomery Village

UPDATE July 25 Montgomery County Police request that anyone living in the area of Aspenwood Lane and Aspenwood Place in Montgomery Village review their home surveillance camera footage from July 21 to see if there is anything suspicious. Anyone with information should call police at 240-773-5770. Besides the male victim who was shot multiple times, police […]

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July 23, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Fox 5 Moves to New Digs in Bethesda

After five decades at 5151 Wisconsin Avenue in the Friendship Heights neighborhood of NW Washington DC, Fox 5 is getting new, shiny digs in Bethesda. The new headquarters are two miles up the street located at 7272 Wisconsin Avenue. Fox 5 will take up three floors of the new building. The first show from the […]

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July 23, 2021 | Josh Barr

Kennedy High Teacher Carries Flag in Tokyo Games Opening Ceremony

As Thea LaFond walked into the stadium and shared the duties of carrying the Dominica flag in the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony on Friday, there almost certainly were plenty of friends and family following along in Silver Spring. LaFond, who will compete in the triple jump representing the country in which she was born, teaches […]

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July 22, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Pandemic Inspires Local Small Business Owner to Open New Restaurant

Now that restrictions have eased in Montgomery County, some local small businesses are back into the swing of things and recovering from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The The Angry Jerk, a Caribbean-style restaurant in downtown Silver Spring, happily joins the trend. The restaurant started welcoming customers Wednesday. MyMCM spoke with the owner, Takoma […]

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July 22, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Hyattsville Man Killed in Silver Spring Collision

Julio Aldail Rodriguez-Interiang, 20, of Hyattsville was killed early Thursday morning while driving on New Hampshire Avenue in Silver Spring. According to Montgomery County Police, the single car crash occurred at 5:20 a.m. A preliminary investigation showed the driver of a black 2008 Acura didn’t maintain control of the vehicle while headed north on New […]

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