May 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Influential Authors Stop By 10th Annual Gaithersburg Book Festival

The 10th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival featured 140 authors who are celebrated at the local and national level. “This year is the one that I think matches the City of Gaithersburg the most in terms of its diversity,” Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman said. Some in attendance include Sarah McCoy, author of “Marilla of Green Gables”; […]

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March 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

Adventure Theatre’s Michael Bobbitt To Become Artistic Director at Boston Area Theater Company

New Repertory Theatre announced Thursday that Michael Bobbitt will serve as Artistic Director, beginning Aug. 1. Bobbitt joins New Rep after twelve years as Artistic Director of Adventure Theatre-MTC (Musical Theatre Center) in Rockville, where he led the organization to be one of the most respected theatre and training companies in the DC region, as […]

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August 9, 2015 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Fall 2-1 to Boston Breakers on the Road

At Soldiers Field in Boston, the Washington Spirit (7-5-3, 24 points) played away for the first time in three weeks and lost a hard fought battle against the Boston Breakers (4-10-3, 15 points). Two first half goals by the Breakers led to their fourth win of the season. The first ten minutes saw a slow […]

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August 5, 2015 | Staff Writer

Spirit’s Crystal Dunn Named NWSL Player of the Week (VIDEO)

Washington Spirit forward Crystal Dunn was voted the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Player of the Week by the media for Week 16 of the 2015 NWSL season. Dunn, 23, scored all three goals for the Spirit, recording a first half hat trick at home, to get a 3-1 win over the Houston Dash on […]

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June 1, 2015 | Aline Barros

Gandhi Brigade Hosted Its Annual Youth Media Festival in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

They watched movies produced by local, national and international youth. Gandhi Brigade- a nonprofit that promotes youth development through media productions- hosted its eighth annual Youth Media Festival at the Silver Spring Civic Building from noon to 5 p.m. followed by performances at the Veteran’s Plaza from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. “We had a […]

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January 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Governor-elect Hogan and Governor Baker Bet on Home Teams Today

Maryland Governor-elect Larry Hogan and Charlie Baker, who was just sworn in as the 72nd governor of Massachusetts last Thursday, challenged each other to a friendly playoff game wager today. If Governor Baker’s home team, the New England Patriots, wins today’s playoff game, Governor-elect Hogan will send a bushel of Maryland blue crabs seasoned with Old […]

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July 6, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Local Soccer Fans Catch Washington Spirit (Video)

Fans cheered on Montgomery County’s only professional team as the World Cup has soccer in the news this week and the Washington Spirit women battled for a win on their home turf. See more in this MyMCMedia Extra from the game:

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April 17, 2013 | Diana Belchase

Boston: Be Not Afraid

  Boston. The city’s name used to conjure up such happy images.  Following the 1776 patriotic trail as a child.  An extended weekend as teenager with my mother – buying craft stamps at Faneuil Hall that are still in the original plastic packaging, too precious in memory for me to ever use.  Strolling the cobbled […]

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April 15, 2013 | Staff Writer

President Obama Speaks on Explosions in Boston (Video)

President Barack Obama delivers a statement from the briefing room about the explosions at the Boston Marathon on April 15. “We will find out who did this,” Obama said. You can watch more here:

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