September 23, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Apply to Montgomery Community Media’s Mentorship Program 

Montgomery Community Media is accepting applications for our new media mentorship program. The myMCMedia Mentorship Program will train 10 older adults (ages 55+), veterans and returning citizens in media production, providing them with mentorship opportunities they can use to build skills and launch sustainable careers within the COVID-19 recovery. Participants will receive free access to […]

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June 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Has Received About 500 Virtual Academy Applications

As of Thursday, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has received about 500 applications for its 2021-2022 virtual academy, MCPS Director of Technology Integration and Support Dr. Kara Trenkamp shared during a school board meeting. The virtual learning academy for the 2021-2022 school year, called “Montgomery Virtual,” is a five-days-a-week program that will mirror the brick-and-mortar […]

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April 21, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

Deadline for STEM Leadership Academy Applications Approaches

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) 2021 Exelon STEM Leadership Academy will accept applications until Apr. 25 for young women in grades 10 and 11.  It is a weeklong hybrid event located at the University of Maryland. The leadership academy will take place Aug. 1 through Aug. 6. Young women will be able learn more about […]

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March 31, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

Maryland Offers COVID-19 Relief Grant for Small Businesses

In an effort to support small businesses in Maryland that have been impacted by the pandemic, the state has established the Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program. The grant program includes $10 million in state RELIEF Act funding and offers working capital to provide assistance to Maryland small businesses that halted operations due to COVID- […]

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May 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

The Bottom Line Features Reports on Clarksburg Outlets, College Track and Paws in the Park (VIDEO)

Susan Kenedy hosts the latest episode of The Bottom Line, which begins with a report on the status of construction at the Clarksburg Premium Outlets.

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May 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

Pepco Launches Online Application Portal for Solar Power

Pepco is trying to make it easier for District of Columbia and Maryland customers to install solar panels on their rooftops and connect them to the electric distribution system. According to a Pepco news release, these changes should allow customers, who are interested in installing solar panels, to bypass the paper process and instead complete […]

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October 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Bethesda Resident Entertained the Troops in Vietnam as a Donut Dollie (VIDEO)

Bethesda resident Karel Robertson was a nurse at the Cornell Medical Center in 1970 when she heard a radio report about a bombing in Cambodia. She had known a number of young men who had been drafted and she wanted to do something to help them in Vietnam but not as a nurse. She found […]

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October 20, 2014 | Staff Writer

Vote by Mail Deadline Nears for General Election

Voters have one week to request an application to vote by mail for the Nov. 4 Gubernatorial General Election. The deadline for receipt of your completed application to vote by mail is Oct. 28 at 8 p.m., or by 11:59 p.m. if faxed to 240.777.8560 or e-mailed to If you would prefer to print […]

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September 19, 2013 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Time to Think About Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade

Applications to participate in the parade are due Sept. 23, 2013 All groups interested in participating in the parade must complete this application and submit it no later than Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. Send completed applications to: Montgomery County Recreation 4010 Randolph Road, Room 105, Silver Spring, MD 20902, or fax to 240-777-6826 For questions call […]

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