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June 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

BOE President Michael Durso Addresses B-CC Controversy in Blog Post

In a blog posted on the Board of Education website last Friday, BOE President Michael Durso pledges to work with parents and staff to combat underage drinking and substance use by students attending Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). The post follows a Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School controversy where the interim superintendent of MCPS overturned a […]

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April 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MoCo Vote 2016 Blog (VIDEO)

The Presidential Primary Election is over in Maryland and the winners are gearing up for the General Election in November. Take a look: You can find complete election results, here. Van Hollen Victory Crowd celebrates victory by @VanHollenForMD in Democratic senate primary. @mymcmedia pic.twitter.com/ugLSHtybF8 — Willie James Inman (@imwilljames) April 27, 2016 Election Results Unofficial […]

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January 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke, Maureen Chowdhury and Willie James Inman

MoCo Snow Blog: Blizzard 2016

This is your source for the latest blizzard news from across Montgomery County. For more snow news, visit our MoCo Snow page. We hope you will contribute your updates and photos for this blog as well. You can email photos to pix@mymcmedia or Tweet images and updates @MyMCMedia, #MoCo #Snow. You can also follow us […]

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November 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Giving Tuesday

First, there was Black Friday, then Small Business Saturday and, of course, Cyber Monday. December 1st is Giving Tuesday. Have you considered Montgomery Community Media when making your end of the year donation? MCM is all about informing, connecting, engaging and educating communities. MCM also serves the community thru economic development, nonprofit partnerships and collaborations, and […]

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November 30, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

The Music Center at Strathmore to Showcase The Nutcracker with a Modern Twist (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

It’s pretty difficult to imagine the holiday season without Tchaikovsky’s score for “The Nutcracker” playing in the background at the mall, in commercials or watching an actual performance of the ballet. Now, imagine adding a DJ and a modern dance twist to the traditional score. That might sound a little odd, but it’s exactly what Director […]

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November 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

What Are You Thankful For This Thanksgiving?

I don’t know about you but Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I grew up in south Florida and we always spent the morning watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on television as my mom prepped the turkey. Today, my own kids have never been too keen on watching the parade on TV but I still […]

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November 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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What You Are Saying on MyMCMedia’s Website

Here’s a look at some of the reaction we are getting to our stories on the MyMCMedia.org website: Challenges Thailand Faces to Launch Community Media “Since Thailand is suffering under a fascist dictatorship your ‘hope’ has as much chance as a snowball in hell. However, astonishing developments in Burma may make for a better media […]

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November 11, 2015 | Merlyn Reineke

Community Media in Thailand (PHOTOS)

In a country that’s suffered through 19 coups d’état, the latest one just last year, you may expect the future leaders of Thailand’s community media movement to be nervous about including politicians in their television programs. And that’s exactly where they focused their questioning of me during day one of Thailand’s first three-day public conference […]

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September 24, 2015 | Phil Fabrizio

“I Walked and Francis Rode on By…” (PHOTOS)

My Wednesday started at 3:30 a.m. with a drive across Gaithersburg to St. John Neumann’s Church (SJN) in Montgomery Village. I was there for the parish’s 4 a.m. Mass for those who would travel to Washington, D.C. to see the “Papa” and await his parade around the Ellipse. My roots to St. John’s go back […]

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September 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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MCM, CCM, MCTV, Rockville 11 Receive NATOA Awards

The National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) honored the winners of the 30th Annual Government Programming Awards (GPA) on Friday night at the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego, California. The NATOA awards program honors excellence in broadcast, cable, multimedia and electronic programming produced by local government agencies. According to a news release, […]

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