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January 17, 2020 | Cindy Peña

Whiskey Rocks Clarksburg!

Many of us have stood in long lines for concert tickets or waited for hours to eat in a special restaurant, but imagine waiting in line for 24 hours to buy a bottle of booze.  Hardcore whiskey fans did just that for a special event at the Clarksburg Village Liquor and Wine Store.    

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December 23, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Former Olympian Dominique Dawes On Gymnastics Scandal and New Academy

Dominique Dawes is far removed from winning four medals – including a gold – in three Olympic Games between 1992 and 2000. Now 43 with four small children, the Silver Spring native is excited to be opening the Dominique Dawes Gymnastics Academy in Clarksburg in the spring of 2020. Dawes talked to MyMCMedia’s Joe Yasharoff […]

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November 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Clarksburg Student Ambassadors Donate 60 Thanksgiving Meals to Families in Need

Clarksburg High School’s Student Ambassadors program is giving back to families in need this Thanksgiving. School counselors at Clarksburg identified 30 families in need at the school, as well as 30 families in need at Rocky Hill Middle School — and the Student Ambassadors Program raised enough money to donate Thanksgiving meals to these families. […]

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November 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 12 in Montgomery County

Good morning! It’s Tuesday, Nov. 12 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council meets in the Council Hearing room at 9 a.m. Council Vice President Sidney Katz will present a proclamation recognizing Veteran’s Day. Here’s a look at the agenda for the meeting. 2. Announcement About […]

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November 8, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

It Ain’t Quite Snowmageddon but First Flurries Seen in the County

Multiple cities in the county have seen their first traces of snow Friday. Germantown, Gaithersburg and even here in Rockville at MCM saw some minor flurries in the morning. Check out this video and you’ll need to really, really squint to see the flakes. No more snow is reported in the forecast for the foreseeable […]

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October 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 30 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Oct. 30 and Halloween is tomorrow. Make sure you have your candy and costume at the ready! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Emory Grove Early Childhood Center Grand Opening: Today at 1 p.m., Montgomery County Public Schools is holding its grand opening ceremony for the Emory Grove Early Childhood […]

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October 29, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Local Officials Want Corridor Cities Transitway Back on Track

Local officials expressed their support Monday for the Corridor Cities Transitway, a commuter link between Clarksburg and the Shady Grove Metro Station. The project had been on the state list of approved transportation projects, but was yanked by Gov. Larry Hogan in recent weeks. Officials said growth along its path had been approved and built. […]

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September 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

138 MCPS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the semifnalists in the 2020 competition Tuesday. 138 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students are National Merit semifinalists. The semifinalists will now go on to compete nationally for scholarships that will be awarded in the spring. The schools with the most finalists are Richard Montgomery (39), Montgomery Blair (36), […]

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September 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Maestra Puertorriqueña Nominada como Finalista al Premio Maestra del Año de Maryland

La puertorriqueña Madeline Hanington, maestra de desarrollo de facultad en Hallie Wells Middle School en Clarksburg, ha sido seleccionada como finalista para el premio Maestra del Año de Maryland 2019-2020. El Departamento de Educación del estado Maryland nombró a Hanington y a otros seis educadores a través del estado como finalistas, así reveló a través […]

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September 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hallie Wells Educator Named Finalist for Maryland Teacher of the Year

Madeline Hanington, a staff development teacher at Hallie Wells Middle School in Clarksburg, is a finalist for the 2019-2020 Maryland Teacher of the Year Award. Hanington, named the 2019-2020 Montgomery County Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year in April at the annual Champions for Children celebration, is continuing to earn recognition as an educator, as […]

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