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August 19, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Aug. 19, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Aug. 19 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Turtle Crossing: Montgomery County Parks officials say you may see turtles crossing the road in some areas, so keep an eye out during this time of year. They say the moving reptiles are searching for mates and nesting sites. […]

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August 16, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Rides, Food and COVID-19 Vaccines; County Agricultural Fair Opens to the Public

The annual Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opened its doors on Friday and it will run through Aug. 21. This year, the theme is “family fun for everyone” and it will feature farm animals, rides, food vendors, Monster Truck and Demolition Derby shows, and a COVID-19 vaccination clinic. MyMCM visited the fair on opening day and […]

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August 11, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

County Animal Services Hosts ‘Pocket Pet Palooza’

For two weeks, the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) will waive adoption fees for small animals. Following the success of July’s cat adoption event which led to a record-breaking 162 adoptions, the non-profit organization Montgomery County Partners for Animal Well-Being (MCPAW) will now sponsor “Pocket Pet Palooza.” The promotional event for small […]

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August 9, 2021 | Maya Rosenberg

Bibliotecas de Montgomery Ofrecen Talleres Gratis de Ilustración de Libros de Historietas

Las bibliotecas del condado de Montgomery ofrecerán dos talleres virtuales, uno para personas mayores de 10 años de edad y el segundo para personas mayores de 50 años, para que aprendan a ilustrar los libros de historietas. This month: @MCPL_Libraries is offering two free virtual Mini-Comic Book workshops, one geared to ages 10+ and the […]

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August 6, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

County Libraries Hosting Free Mini-Comic Book Workshops

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) has two upcoming virtual workshops for those ages 10 and up or 50 and up to learn how to illustrate mini-comic books. This month: @MCPL_Libraries is offering two free virtual Mini-Comic Book workshops, one geared to ages 10+ and the other to those 50+. The workshops will be facilitated by […]

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July 26, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

County Libraries Offer Free Online Workshops for Job Seekers in August

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will offer free online workshops and one-on-one sessions for job seekers and entrepreneurs during the month of August. The following workshops will be offered: ‘Job Search Strategies (in a Pandemic)’ on Aug. 9 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. – Learn about best practices for conducting a job search in […]

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July 16, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Fair Returns in August With Rides, Animals, and Vaccines

The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair returns to Gaithersburg for its 72nd year of operation on Aug. 13 through Aug. 21. A Montgomery County tradition, the fair attracts more than 200,000 visitors each year. Last year, because of the coronavirus, the fair was canceled. So guests didn’t get to enjoy carnival rides, farm animals, and chocolate […]

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June 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Officially Returns August 13

Get ready for chocolate-covered bacon, pig races, carnival rides, and much more. A summer tradition is returning to Gaithersburg in August, after being canceled last year because of the coronavirus. The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, which started in 1945, will officially return for its “9 Best Days of Summer” on August 13 at 3 p.m. […]

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August 20, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 20, in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Aug. 20, and it’s the final day of the Democratic National Convention. This evening former Vice President Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential nominee, is scheduled to speak. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Public Hearing on 495, 270: Tonight is the second of four virtual public hearings […]

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August 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Seven-Day Testing Positive Rate Lower Than 11 Maryland Jurisdictions

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Wednesday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 19,180 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is a 0.27% increase from the 19,127 cases reported Tuesday. Since the first case in March, 774 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of one death since Tuesday, according to the […]

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