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August 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland’s Seven-Day COVID-19 Positivity Average Hits New Low

Montgomery County recorded 56 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, according to Maryland Health Department data — bringing its cumulative total since the first case was confirmed in March to 19,127. Since Monday two new deaths were added to the county’s COVID-19 related death toll, which is now 773. Montgomery County has the most fatalities of any […]

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August 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Virtual Events in Montgomery County Commemorating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

It’s officially been 100 years since the 19th amendment was ratified in the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. Although celebrations won’t be done in person because of the coronavirus, there are a number of ways to virtually celebrate this milestone in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at physical distant-friendly ways of celebrating […]

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August 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 18, in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Aug. 18, and it’s National Fajita Day, so make note of this holiday as you’re deciding what to eat for “Take Out Tuesday.” It’s also the second day of the Democratic National Convention. Be aware, the Montgomery County Council continues its recess through Sept. 11, so they do not meet today. In the […]

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August 14, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Public Hearings Planned For Toll Management Lanes On 495 and 270

Two in-person and four virtual public hearings concerning the widening and managed lanes plans on I-495 and I-270 will be held over the new few weeks. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), the State Highway Administration (SHA) and the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) will jointly host the public […]

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August 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug 15-18

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 15 – 18. Montgomery County Agricultural Fair:  This is the county’s 71st agricultural fair and this year’s theme is “Feed Your Senses.”  Fair hours are 10 a.m. to midnight daily through Saturday, August 17 at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fairgrounds, 501 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg. […]

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August 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Coming Friday

The countdown has begun to the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair! From Aug. 10 through Aug. 18, Gaithersburg will be full of the festive sounds and smells of good food, farm animals, games, carnival rides, shows and contests. Make sure to come with an empty belly to have room for turkey legs, pupusas, fried mac ‘n’ […]

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August 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 18, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. What Ends Saturday: Today is the day before Shop Maryland Tax Free Week ends and the day before the Montgomery County Ag Fair ends. 2. Clear the Shelters: Tomorrow is also “Clear the Shelters” day at the Montgomery County Animals Services and Adoption […]

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August 17, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Weekend Planner, August 18 – August 20 (VIDEO)

Got weekend plans? This is the last weekend to enjoy the  Montgomery County Agricultural Fair at the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg. It’s also the last weekend to purchase selected items tax free during Maryland’s Tax Free Week which ends Aug. 19. Below are some other ideas for fun this weekend in Montgomery County: Friday, Aug. 18 10 […]

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August 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Summer Outdoor Film Festival Begins Friday in Silver Spring

The American Film Institute of Silver Spring kicks off its second, annual Silver Screens outdoor film festival this Friday at Veterans Plaza. The movie, Back to the Future Part II, begins at 8 p.m., rain or shine, and movie goers should bring their own seats. “Thanks to the generosity of our own American Film Institute, […]

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August 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Katie Ledecky: “It Feels Great When all the Hard Work Pays Off” (VIDEO)

Bethesda native and Olympian Katie Ledecky recently returned from the 2016 Rio Olympics. She spoke at Dulles Airport about setting goals and working hard in this MyMCMedia extra video.  

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