March 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

photo of silver spring library under construction March 2

Levine Music to Open 5th Location at Silver Spring Library

Levine Music plans to open a fifth location at the Silver Spring Library later this year. “We have seen exponential enrollment growth in Montgomery County and know that the Silver Spring Library will fit perfectly into our plans for expanding services to the community and in serving as an arts destination for County residents,” said […]

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February 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

RMHS Gym Closed Until March Following Snow Damage Last Month

The gymnasium at Richard Montgomery High School (RMHS) is closed this month after the floor was damaged last month during the blizzard. That means sporting events and Physical Education classes at the school have to be relocated for the next three weeks. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Spokesperson Derek Turner said repairs are now underway […]

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January 6, 2016 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

January Happenings in Montgomery County Recreation

Upcoming Events January 2016   January 7:  Summer Camp Guide arrives at Montgomery County libraries, County Recreation Centers, County government offices, and Recreation headquarters. For more information, call 240.777.6840. January 8:  Basic Spanish Class at Damascus Community Recreation Center 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.  This class will have a small fee to cover the purchase […]

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December 2, 2015 | Omri Haberman

Business Keys

This field producer project is about a military man who started his own business with a few options to start a new career after his service.     Produced By: Marla Cade This video was a project for Field Producer class. To learn more or sign up for classes at MCM go to Upcoming Classes.

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November 30, 2015 | Omri Haberman

Creative Visions of Today

In this short 15 minute show, Creative Visions of Today, made by producers Patrick Kirwin and Melanie Roberts, we find out about one of our community’s artists. Host, Matt Kirwin talks to an experienced illustrator, Tim Cook. We find more about the life and story of how Tim got into illustrating and just how much […]

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November 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

Winter Guide for Recreation and Parks Programs Now Available

The winter issue of the Montgomery County Guide for Recreation and Parks Programs is now available. Registration opens for programs and classes on November 16. Residents are encouraged to register early as many programs fill up quickly. The guide features hundreds of activities and programs that make it easy to enjoy a healthier and more […]

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September 4, 2015 | Omri Haberman

Final Cut X vs. Premiere

This is a never ending debate in the video production industry.  It’s not that different than Apple vs. Android.  There are a lot of wrongs, a lot of rights, and too many contradicting opinions.  As a trainer who teaches both classes at MCM I will try to present the differences in the most unbiased way […]

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August 29, 2015 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

A Rundown of Recreation Activities in September

Montgomery County’s Department of Recreation has a lot of activities and programs taking place in September. Cricket Anyone? We are looking for interested folks. Call 240.777.4936 to learn more.  September 2:  Dinner + Movie at Holiday Park Senior Center  5:30 p.m. Dinner $5.30, pre-registration is required. Check the front desk for menu options. 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 […]

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June 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

MCM Board Chair Jeffrey Slavin Appears on Comcast’s Newsmakers (VIDEO)

Jeffrey Slavin, board chair of Montgomery Community Media, recently was interviewed on Comcast’s Newsmakers. Mayor Slavin talked about MCM’s programming, classes, website and the upcoming event for Vietnam Veterans at the Universities at Shady Grove. You can watch the Newsmakers episode, below: Slavin, for those who don’t know, is also the mayor of the Town […]

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May 14, 2015 | Staff Writer


MCPS Releases New Bell Times

Montgomery County Public Schools has released the new school starting and ending times—also known as bell times—for the 2015-2016 school year. Earlier this year, the Montgomery County Board of Education voted to change bell times for the next school year, in order to provide students—especially those in high school—the opportunity to start school later. Starting next […]

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