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June 28, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Remembering the Capital Gazette Victims One Year Later

One year later, hearts are still broken and people all over the country continue to remember Gerald Fischman, Robert Hiaasen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith and Wendi Winters, the five victims who were killed of the Capital Gazette shooting. In remembrance, #PressOn. Gov. Larry Hogan announced a statewide moment of silence to honor the slain employees […]

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December 18, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Launches New Marketing Video

Did you know that the YouTube platform is in over 88 countries? Six out of ten people prefer online video platforms to live television. And by 2025, half of viewers under 32 will not subscribe to a pay-TV service. Astonishing right? YouTube is the world’s second largest search engine and third most visited site after […]

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August 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 9, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. One Year Later: This week marks the first anniversary of the Flower Branch Apartments fire in Silver Spring. See Phyllis Armstrong’s thought-provoking piece on the lessons learned from the catastrophic natural gas explosion. 2. The Sky Is Falling: Gaithersburg’s Observatory Park and […]

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August 8, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

NTSB Report Expected to Answer Key Questions About Silver Spring Explosion (VIDEO)

It is coming up on one year since the National Transportation Safety Board began its investigation of what ignited a natural gas leak at Flower Branch Apartments last Aug. 10. The federal agency is expected to provide some critical answers to questions about the explosion and fire that killed seven people, injured dozens of others […]

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August 7, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Stepped Up Housing Code Inspections Unrelated to Silver Spring Explosion (VIDEO)

Nine new housing code specialists are being hired to increase the frequency of inspections at multi-family dwellings in Montgomery County. The County Council approved a new Landlord-Tenants bill in November, a little more than three months after a natural gas explosion and fire killed seven people at the Flower Branch Apartments in Silver Spring. The […]

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April 25, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Bethesda Fire Department Celebrates 90th Anniversary (VIDEO)

The Bethesda Fire Department is celebrating its 90th anniversary. Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner recognized the milestone with a proclamation at Tuesday’s County Council meeting. Watch the proclamation ceremony in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: .@RogerBerliner recognizes 90th anniversary of Bethesda Fire Department. @mymcmedia @mcfrsPIO pic.twitter.com/aiN6ClWoY8 — Sonya Burke (@SonyaNBurke) April 25, 2017

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April 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Poolesville Celebrates 150th Anniversary with an Aerial Photo Shoot (VIDEO)

One week ago, thousands of residents in the Town of Poolesville showed up at Whalen’s Commons for an aerial photograph to celebrate the town’s 150th anniversary. Take a look: We’re doing an aerial photo to celebrate our 150th anniversary! Join us at 9 a.m. at Whalen Commons to help us spell out 150. — Town […]

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December 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Council Recognizes Montgomery College’s 70th Anniversary (VIDEO)

The 70th anniversary of Montgomery College (MC) was recognized by the Montgomery County Council today as College President DeRionne Pollard and members of the faculty and staff joined the tribute. County Councilmembers Nancy Navarro and Craig Rice led the ceremonies. “[The College] has helped to change our community, our society, our world,” said Rice. MC […]

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November 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Re/Max Realty Group Celebrates 30 Years in Business

The RE/MAX Realty Group is celebrating 30 years in business this month. According to a news release, the brokerage, which serves real estate agents and clients in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, opened the doors to its first office in Montgomery County in 1986. The office was only the third RE/MAX franchise in the county […]

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March 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

McGinty’s Celebrates 10 Years in Silver Spring

McGinty’s Public House is celebrating its tenth anniversary in Silver Spring this weekend with specials and live music. The fun begins at 4 p.m. on April 1st with a limited ale release, McGinty’s Family Reunion and DJ Dean. The Keens and Eddie Pasa are scheduled to perform on April 2nd and there’s more Irish fun […]

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