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April 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Spirits’ Star Mallory Pugh Rejects Comparisons, Wants to Establish Own Identity

Mallory Pugh just wants to play. She has been a star in her sport for years now despite her ripe old age of 20 years old. She was the U.S. Soccer Young Female Player of the Year and Gatorade National Girls Soccer Player of the Year in 2015. In 2016, she became the youngest female […]

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April 11, 2019 | Diane Roberts

With World Cup on Their Minds, Washington Spirit Players Prep for Season Opener

Washington Spirit players gathered at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds on Thursday for a media day ahead of their season opener this weekend and the Women’s World Cup this summer. Diane Roberts was there for MyMCMedia.

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April 9, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Have You Herd? Cow’s Walkabout Ends in Poolesville

A stray cow has been reunited with her owner after being seen wandering Poolesville. Residents were first alerted of the loose cow around 7:30 p.m. on Monday when a member of a Facebook group that shares Poolesville community information posted a photo of her on Bucklodge Road in Boyds. A follow-up post shared that the cow […]

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April 8, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Washington Spirit Midfielder Joanna Lohman Retires

Washington Spirit midfielder Joanna Lohman, 36, announced her retirement from the National Women’s Soccer League and professional soccer. Lohman has played in the league for over 10 years and will continue her work as a human rights activist, professional speaker and sport diplomat off the field. THIS IS IT!!! After 16 years of playing pro […]

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March 29, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 29 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, March 29. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Beltway Reopens at American Legion Bridge: The inner loop of the Capital Beltway on the American Legion Bridge reopened early this morning, according to WTOP News. 2. Silver Spring Metro Service Improvements: The Metro Board voted Thursday to approve their […]

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March 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

Hoop Fans Flock to Sports Bars to Take In March Madness

March Madness is annually one of the most popular sporting events on the calendar. Many Montgomery County basketball fans decided to spend their rainy Thursday with their fellow sports fans in sports bars watching the University of Maryland’s opening game against Belmont and their other favorite teams or teams they picked in their brackets. We […]

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February 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Warrior Canine Connection Restores Barn to Help More Veterans

Since moving to Boyds in 2016, the Warrior Canine Connection has continued helping military veterans and their families heal their wounds, both visible and invisible. The nonprofit organization breeds yellow and black labs, as well as golden retrievers. Immediately from birth, every puppy undergoes extensive training, preparing to work as a service dog for veterans. […]

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February 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

Marc Train

Hearing Set on Germantown, Boyds Rail Commuting

Montgomery County residents are invited to ask questions and express their concerns about rail commuting in the areas around Germantown and Boyds. The County Council will convene a public hearing 7:30 p.m. Tuesday for the MARC Rail Communities Sector Plan around the stations in those two communities. Anyone wishing to speak must sign up online […]

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January 25, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 25 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know Friday, Jan. 25, in Montgomery County. 1. Schools Close Early:  Montgomery County Public Schools close early today as the second marking period comes to an end. 2. Assistance for Furloughed Workers: Montgomery County provides a web portal for federal employees and contractors to find assistance provided by organizations throughout the County. The web […]

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October 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Just So You Know: Saturday Happenings Oct. 20

Here are a number of things to do Saturday, Oct. 20, in Montgomery County. Heritage Harvest Celebrate autumn and the fall harvest in the Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve. Stop and visit a wide variety of farms. Fun family activities will include farm tours, markets, crafts for kids, farm animals, and food for sale. Admission is […]

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