July 2, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Olympian Dominique Dawes Opens New Gymnastics Academy

Silver Spring native Dominique Dawes is known by many as a three-time Olympic gymnast and a gold medal winner. But this week Dawes is doing something she considers much more significant – opening the Dominique Dawes Gymnastics Academy in Clarksburg. Dawes talked to MyMCMedia’s Joe Yasharoff in the latest episode of MoCo’s Most Famous about […]

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July 1, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Photos: Edwards Ferry at Lock 25 of the C&O Canal

Montgomery County is home to so many places with great historic significance. The Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Canal was built to connect the urban markets of Washington, D.C. and the resources of the Ohio Valley. The 184.5 mile canal runs from Washington, D.C. to Cumberland, Maryland and was under construction from July 4, 1828 until […]

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June 22, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Montgomery County Malls Preparing to Welcome Back Shoppers

Malls are now allowed to open as Montgomery County enters Phase 2 of the coronavirus reopening plan. Some malls, such as the Clarksburg Outlets and the Lakeforest mall are already open, while others are planning on reopening this week. Hours and reopening dates, according to the mall’s websites, are listed here: Clarksburg Outlets: Monday – Saturday […]

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June 15, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Montgomery Parks is Expanding Boat Rental Hours

Montgomery Parks announced that boating facilities are expanding their schedules this week. Have more fun on our lakes! Our boating facilities are expanding their schedules this week. Black Hill Boats will be open Tuesday to Sunday, and Lake Needwood Boats will be open Thursday to Sunday. Visit our website for schedules and precautions: […]

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June 15, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Upcoming Youth Virtual Town Hall to Focus on Protests for Racial Equality

Montgomery County Recreation will host a virtual town hall Wednesday at 7 p.m. specifically designed for youths to discuss ongoing protests in the county and around the country and the world. We’re hosting a virtual youth town hall on June 17th, moderated by .@939WKYS’s own @AngieAnge and you’re invited. This youth forum is an opportunity […]

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June 12, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Adventure Park at Sandy Spring To Reopen Saturday

The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring Friends School announced plans to reopen Saturday. In order to visit, people must reserve tickets in advance on the park’s website. In lieu of COVID-19, The Adventure Park has taken several measures to ensure the park is a safe environment for both visitors and staff. Guidelines are now set […]

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June 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch: Hogan to Discuss Reopening Economy at Wednesday News Conference

Gov. Larry Hogan will hold a news conference Wednesday at 5 p.m. to update residents on reopening Maryland’s economy and Stage 2 of the state’s coronavirus recovery plan. The news conference will be live streamed on Hogan’s Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. Today at 5 p.m., I will hold a press conference to provide an update on the […]

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June 8, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Downtown Bethesda is Opening Outdoor ‘Streetery’

Downtown Bethesda is taking advantage of the warm weather and is opening a “streetery” which will create added outdoor seating for restaurants. The “Streetery” will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily starting on Wednesday, June 10th, and will cause temporary street closures. “Bethesda Streetery not only gives the community a safe dining […]

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June 4, 2020 | Staff Writer

Friday is National Donut Day

National Donut Day is celebrated on the first Friday of June, and many local doughnut shops are handing out freebies on June 5th. Take a look: #NationalDoughnutDay is coming! And this year we're celebrating for 5 days not 1! 🎉 Any #doughnut, any day…FREE June 1-5. 🙌 #KrispyKreme Visit us for #NationalDoughnutWEEK & get ANY […]

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June 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos: Peaceful Protesters Hold Black Lives Matter Signs in Olney

On Wednesday, more than 100 people peacefully protested on sidewalks at the intersection of Route 108 and Georgia Avenue in Olney, holding Black Lives Matter signs. As cars drove by, several drivers waved and honked their horns supportively. Here are some images from the peaceful protest: And here are even more images on MyMCMedia’s Instagram: […]

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