august 8

August 8, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Aug. 8 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Aug. 8. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Today is International Cat Day: This is for all the cat lovers! The International Fund for Animal Welfare created the day back in 2002. 2. AARP Smart Driver Class: Brush-up on driving skills, and learn about new state laws in […]

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August 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Flags Fly at Half-Staff for Victims of El Paso and Dayton Shootings

Flags have been lowered to half-staff as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas on August 3, and in Dayton, Ohio on August 4 that left dozens dead and many more wounded. President Donald Trump ordered the United States Flag to half-staff in a proclamation Sunday […]

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July 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Public Forum on Changes to Shady Grove Metro Station Ride On Routes Set for Aug. 8

Montgomery County will hold a public forum on proposed changes to Ride On bus routes 43, 76, and 90 on Wednesday, August 8 at the Upcounty Regional Services Center, 12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown. The forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. and end after the last speaker presents remarks. In case of inclement weather, the public […]

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August 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

UPDATED: Ficker Turns In Term Limit Petition to County Executive (VIDEOS)

UPDATED 8.8.16 Defense attorney Robin Ficker, who has been pushing to add a term limit question to the November ballot, turned in his petition to the County Executive’s office on Monday. According to Ficker, the petition has 18,000 signatures from Montgomery County residents. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. Ficker met with media in the lobby of the […]

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July 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Term Limit Ballot Question Petition to be Submitted August 8th

A petition to add a term limit referendum to the ballot this November will be submitted to the Montgomery County Board of Elections in August, according to Robin Ficker, the Republican activist who drafted the petition. In order for the question to get on the ballot, the petition needs to have 10,000 verified signatures. According to […]

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August 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

Shark Week Kicks Off in Silver Spring (Video)

Discovery Communications kicked off its popular Shark Week in downtown Silver Spring on August 8th and mascot Chompie was out and about to meet the fans. Take a look at some of the fun in this MyMCMedia extra:

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August 8, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, August 8, in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Here are five things to know today, August 8, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opens today. 2. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce Public Safety Awards breakfast takes place today at the fairgrounds. 3. Discovery kicks off Shark Week in Silver Spring tonight. 4. U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez visited a Bethesda […]

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August 8, 2014 | Michelle Queen

photo of Rita Coolidge

Weekend Planner (Photos)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the calendar: Saturday, August 9 Visit Poolesville for the First Annual Music & Arts Fest from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Whalen Commons. Montgomery County Agricultural Fair at the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Adventure Theatre presents Pinkalicious in Glen […]

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August 7, 2014 | Staff Writer

Discovery’s Shark Week Begins in Silver Spring on August 8

Discovery Communications will welcome area residents to downtown Silver Spring on Friday night (Aug. 8) to get in on the Shark Week fun a little early and help kick off the company’s iconic summer franchise, which airs this Sunday. Featuring an outdoor, advance screening of family-friendly Air Jaws: Fin of Fury as well as trivia […]

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