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October 11, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman

Jud Ashman is the affable mayor of the city of Gaithersburg. He has been a very busy man lately with a long list of big things like Montgomery County’s first ever Wawa and possibly first-ever Royal Farms. Ashman addresses those topics plus the future of Lakeforest Mall and discusses his pet project, the popular Gaithersburg […]

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September 23, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Community Comes Together for Poolesville Day

Poolesville Day offered something for everybody.  There was lots of music, food, a variety of cars, and much more. Watch the video for more details.

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September 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Police Seek Donations for Bahamas Hurricane Relief

Drive Continues Through Oct. 10 The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is collecting items to send to the Bahamas to assist with hurricane recovery efforts. Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas on Sept. 1 as a Category 5 hurricane. Damage estimates are over $7 billion and so far the death count is at 51, however many […]

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September 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in Gaithersburg Still Unclaimed

Update (Sept. 18, 11 a.m.): Maryland Lottery officials say they are still looking for the player who won the Multi-Match $775,000 jackpot for the Aug. 19 drawing. The ticket was sold at the Giant located at 842 Muddy Branch Road in Gaithersburg. Maryland Lottery officials are looking for the player who won the Multi-Match $775,000 jackpot […]

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September 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

MCM Remembers Cokie Roberts

Cokie Roberts, the award-winning journalist, bestselling author and Montgomery County resident for more than 68 years, passed away today. Montgomery Community Media is grateful for Roberts’ friendship and support. Here are some of the stories she graciously shared with us: April 2018: Cokie Roberts Receives EPIC Chairman’s Award December 2016: Stone Ridge School Dedicates New […]

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September 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Libraries Offer Workshops for Job Seekers

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) offer workshops to help those looking for employment. The topics include strategies for job searches, using LinkedIn to identify jobs and attract the attention of recruiters, and guidance to apply for jobs with Montgomery County Government. Job Search Strategies: The Fall Job Search Strategies Workshops @ MCPL helps job seekers learn strategies […]

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September 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

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Flags Fly at Half-Staff on Patriot Day

President Donald Trump has ordered the United States flag and Maryland State flag flown at half-staff on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from sunrise to sunset. This is in honor of Patriot Day and a National Day of Service and Remembrance, in respect and memory of the victims who died as a result of the terrorist […]

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September 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Gaithersburg Woman Wins $100,000 With One Scratch-off Play

A Gaithersburg woman claimed a $100,000 scratch-off prize at Maryland Lottery headquarters recently. The Gaithersburg resident decided to play just one $10 scratch-off while shopping last week. As luck would have it, she won the top prize. The 32-year-old maintenance worker, whose name was not identified by the Maryland Lottery, purchased the ticket at Elbe’s […]

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September 9, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

End of Summer Pool Parties a Real Treat For Dogs

The last few weekends of summer – which officially ends September 22nd – are popular for end-of-season dog swims at community pools. Wheaton-Glenmont Outdoor Pool in Silver Spring held their annual Pooch Pool Party on Sunday. Dogs of all shapes and sizes enjoyed taking advantage of the amenities their owners are accustomed to by taking […]

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September 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Friendship Picnic in Wheaton: Fun, Food and Free For All

The seventh annual Montgomery County Friendship Picnic will be held on Sunday, September 22 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Wheaton Regional Park, located at 2000 Shorefield Road. The picnic brings together people of diverse cultures and faiths to make new friends and to discuss ways to build a stronger community. This free picnic […]

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