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August 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Issues Hyperthermia Alert for Monday Afternoon

Montgomery County has issued a Hyperthermia Alert for Monday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The National Weather Service expects the heat index to be above 95 degrees. County officials urge residents to take precautions to protect themselves, and their pets, against heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion. County facilities, including libraries, swimming pools, recreation, senior […]

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August 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Aug. 19. Another hot and humid day with temperatures in the 90s. Here’s the forecast. 1. Meet Poolesville HS Principal:  Poolesville High School’s principal Mark Carothers has scheduled three times to meet with the community to learn about his background and vision for the school, ask questions and express concerns.  The first […]

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August 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Disaster Loans for July 8 Flood Offered to MoCo Residents and Businesses

The  U.S. Small Business Administration  is making disaster loans available to those affected by the July 8 floods. Montgomery County’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is hosting a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) to help residents and businesses who may be eligible for financial assistance due to damage from the July 8 flood. […]

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August 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Lakeforest Sale Happened ‘Unbeknownst to City,’ Gaithersburg Mayor Says

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman commented on the news that the “core of Lakeforest [Mall] was sold” has been sold to WRS Inc., a South Carolina retail shopping center developer. During an interview with MyMCMedia on Wednesday, Ashman said that Gaithersburg city officials were left in the dark about the recent sale to WRS Inc. Ashman […]

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August 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

UPDATE: Animal Adoption Fees Waived for Clear the Shelters Event

UPDATED 8.21.17 More than 100 animals from the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center found forever homes during a nationwide campaign titled, “Clear the Shelters.” This is the third year the department waived adoption fees in an effort to find homes for the homeless animals, according to Katherine Zenzano, community outreach coordinator for the 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 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

Tax Free Week in Maryland Begins: Here’s What Qualifies

Sunday kicked off Maryland’s Tax Free Week and certain items are exempt from the state sales tax. Apparel and footwear $100 or less, per item, are not subject to Maryland’s six-percent sales tax, according to a news release. For the first time this year, the first $40 of a backpack or bookbag purchase is also […]

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August 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Animal Shelter Launches New Barn Cat Program, Prepares to Clear the Shelter (VIDEO)

August is a busy month at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center. The animal shelter has launched a new Barn Cat Program, and adoption center staffers are preparing for the annual Clear the Shelter event on Aug. 19. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke has more. According to MCASAC spokesperson Katherine Zenzano, you can save up […]

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August 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Ag Fair Kicks Off Friday (VIDEO)

The 69th Annual Montgomery County Agricultural Fair kicks off Friday at the Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg. Throughout the nine-day event, visitors will have the chance to visit exotic animal exhibits, attend a Vegas-style hypnosis show and enjoy carnival rides and food, and a host of entertainment from various vendors. Check out the video below to find […]

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August 8, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Help Clear the Shelter on Aug. 19 (VIDEO)

Looking for a pet? You can save up to $150 in fees by adopting a dog from the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center on Aug. 19. Fees for other animals vary. Find out more about the annual, Clear the Shelter event in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: Animal Shelter Launches New Barn Cat Program, […]

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