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June 23, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Montgomery Parks Adds Selfie Stands Throughout the County

In celebration of National Selfie Day on Monday, Montgomery Parks announced the installation of 16 new selfie stands at 13 scenic park locations. The wooden stands have two different ledges that allow for pictures to be taken at different heights for individual selfies or group photos. “While there is no shortage of beautiful scenery throughout […]

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June 21, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Montgomery County’s Animal Services and Adoption Center Ends COVID Restraints

On Sunday, the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center in Derwood returned to its normal operations for the first time since March of 2020. The hours of operation are now noon to 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. They are closed on Wednesdays. The Montgomery […]

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June 21, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, June 21, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, June 21, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Draft Vision Zero Plan Survey Deadline: Today is the deadline for residents to give input on Montgomery County’s Draft Vision Zero 2030 Action Plan and Fiscal Years 2022-23 Work Plan. It details the county’s plan to meet the goal […]

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June 18, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, June 18, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, June 18, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Juneteenth Celebrations: Thursday, President Biden signed into law a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday. June 19, 1865, is the day slavery ended everywhere in the United States. Maryland and Montgomery County are observing the holiday today. Here is the […]

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May 21, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Cicadas Emerge as Temperatures Warm: ‘They Just Don’t Look Like Anything Else That We Have’

Brood X cicadas are emerging as temperatures warm. Full emergence in the Washington region is starting, Capital Weather Gang reported. MyMCM visited Lake Needwood in Derwood to speak with park-goers about their experiences with the cicadas so far this cycle. They emerge when soil temperatures hit 64 degrees Fahrenheit. After the millions of creatures die […]

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May 5, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Sardi’s Restaurants Close Wednesday to Honor Late Founder 

All Sardi’s Chicken locations closed Wednesday in honor of CEO and co-founder Philip Sardelis, who died from complications developed from having COVID-19. Sardelis, 48, lived in Derwood. He founded the Peruvian chicken chain with his cousin, also named Philip Sardelis. Family was the single most important thing in his cousin’s life, Sardelis told MyMCM. He […]

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April 26, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Propuesta de $20 Millones para Mejorar el Centro de Reciclaje del Condado

Se espera que el Concejo del Condado de Montgomery apruebe una actualización de $20 millones al centro de reciclaje para hacerlo más eficiente, aumentar su capacidad y eliminar la necesidad de llevar el reciclaje a otro lugar para su procesamiento. El viernes, el Comité de Transporte y Medio Ambiente recomendó la actualización, y luego el […]

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November 20, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Verizon Employee Assaulted During Attempted Armed Robbery, Police Say

An attempted armed robbery is under investigation after two suspects entered a Verizon store and assaulted an employee, according to the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD). The incident occurred on Tuesday, Nov. 17 just before 2:30 p.m. Detectives from the Major Crimes Division say two suspects attempted to gain access to the back room of […]

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October 9, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 9, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Oct. 9, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Testing: Montgomery County is offering free COVID-19 testing today in Germantown, Rockville and Silver Spring. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. testing is available at the parking garage behind the Regal Cinema in Germantown and at the Recreation Department […]

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September 21, 2020 | Staff Writer

Frost Advisory Issued for Monday Night, Tuesday Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory that begins Monday at midnight and is effective until 9 a.m. on Tuesday for  Montgomery County and surrounding areas. According to the NWS, a frost advisory means that wide spread frost is expected and sensitive outdoor plants may be damaged or killed if left uncovered. NWS […]

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