February 1, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

‘A Heaviness of Existing’: Gayles Discusses Navigating Life with Weight of Racism

“For my colleagues who don’t look like me, let me explain it to you.” During a virtual discussion about health, racial justice and COVID-19 with Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles discussed how racism impacts the way he moves through life. “I think of examples when I go into […]

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August 12, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Hosting Live Conversation About Fall Reopening Wednesday Evening

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is hosting a live, virtual conversation about its new draft plan for the fall semester Wednesday evening.  Officials will address questions from the school community. Residents can watch live on YouTube and on TV on Channels 21 and 995, the MCPS website, and on Comcast 34, Verizon 36 and RCN […]

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December 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Dozens of Student Leaders Meet with School Board Members (VIDEO)

More than 50 student leaders recently met with school board members to shares ideas and discuss issues impacting life in Montgomery County schools. Find out more in this report by MCPS-TV:

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May 31, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Beach Boys Singer Mike Love to Meet with Veterans at Event in Silver Spring

The Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs is hosting a “Giving a Voice to Veterans, A Message of Healing,” event featuring founding member of the Beach Boys Mike Love, tonight. The event is free and veterans of all branches and members of the general public are welcome to attend. It is being held at American […]

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December 2, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Author David Baldacci Set to Visit Gaithersburg on Dec. 2 (VIDEO)

Author David Baldacci is scheduled to visit the Gaithersburg Library on Dec. 2nd to discuss his latest novel, The Escape. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. For more information about this upcoming event, visit the Gaithersburg Book Festival website.

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October 13, 2014 | Staff Writer

Teen Resiliency Discussion Set for Oct. 27

The public is invited to attend a free interactive workshop, to be held on October 27 at 7 p.m. at Watkins Mill High School, that will help empower parents to explore the risks that can hinder their children’s academic achievement. The school is at 10301 Apple Ridge Way, Gaithersburg. Entitled “Promoting Teen Resiliency,” the program […]

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November 3, 2013 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Media and Montgomery County Bag Fees

Bag Tax Discussion Planned for Nov. 4

The Montgomery County Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment (T and E) Committee will hold a work session at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 4 to discuss Bill 10-13 that would amend the County’s bag tax law to limit the five-cent fee only to bags distributed at “food stores.” The T and E Committee, which […]

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March 18, 2013 | Staff Writer

photo Ike Leggett

County Executive Hosts Virtual Town Hall Meeting

UPDATED Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will hold a “virtual” Town Hall Meeting from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19. County residents will be able to ask questions of the County Executive before or during the chat at Live Discussion with Ike Leggett. Questions and answers will be posted both during and […]

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January 29, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Sarbanes Visits with Council (Photos & Videos)

Montgomery County Council members met with U.S. Congressman John Sarbanes on Jan. 29 in the 6th floor conference room of the Council office building. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. The informal discussion and lunch included news that Sarbanes is preparing to open a Burtonsville office on National Drive. Sarbanes noted that outreach was extremely important to […]

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