best places to live

March 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

North Potomac Ranked Nationally, Locally as Great Place to Live

The website Niche has ranked North Potomac as the 13th best U.S. suburb to raise a family, as well as the best place to live in Maryland. In an email, Jessica Hair, who works in media relations for Niche said, “North Potomac rose to #13 by excelling in factors like area public schools, cost of living, […]

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August 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park Ranks as a Top Suburb

Diversity, nature, and weekly farmers markets, are just some reasons why Thrillist named Takoma Park one of the best suburbs in the Washington D.C. area for young people looking to buy a home. The rankings, in a partnership with the National Association of Realtors, are a part of contest series that highlights the best suburbs in […]

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May 30, 2016 | Staff Writer Ranks Rockville Tops (VIDEO)

There’s more proof that Montgomery County is a great place to call home. According to, Rockville is tops when it comes to best places to live for families. Rock 11 Now’s Kathy Dantzler has the story. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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September 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 15, in Montgomery County

One week from today, Pope Francis arrives in the Washington, D.C. area. Here are five more things to know today, Sept. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. A community is grieving after a 16-year-old boy was struck and killed by an Amtrak train late Monday afternoon in Boyds. 2. The Silver Spring Jazz Festival was a […]

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September 6, 2012 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg: A “Best” Place to Live (Video)

MyMcMedia’s Sonya Burke recently asked Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz about an article in the September issue of Money magazine that names Gaithersburg the 23rd best place to live in America. Take a listen.

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