June 27, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Pizza and Bagels Don’t Go With Treadmills and Crunches

The gym might be a “judgment free zone” but the county health department has judged its free pizzas and bagels out of bounds. Planet Fitness has been told that it can no longer offer its monthly free pizza nights or free bagel mornings because it’s a state health code violation. Health department spokesperson Mary Anderson […]

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June 27, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Explore County History, Culture and Beauty During Annual Heritage Days

Montgomery County’s history comes alive as Heritage Montgomery holds their annual “Heritage Days” this weekend to educate the public about the historic landmarks throughout the County. The annual two-day event held the last weekend of June gives visitors the opportunity to discover more than 40 different sites representing the history, culture, and natural beauty of […]

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June 27, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: A New Captain on the Beat

Capt. Sonia Pruitt, the first African-American woman to reach that rank, has the job of overseeing the force’s interactions with the community. She says she’s up to the job even though people of color have expressed their distrust of the county police. Pruitt talks about that and more on Montgomery Talks. Available now on MyMCMedia, […]

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June 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Special Deputy Patrick McGann Retires After 20 Years of Living His Dream

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office celebrated Patrick McGann who is retiring 20 years since he was appointed a special deputy to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. According to a “Good News of the Day” post on Montgomery County (MD) Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, McGann always dreamed of working in law enforcement. However, this dream was […]

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June 21, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Sophia Wilcox Tells MCM the Story Behind Viral Father’s Day Video

Sophia Wilcox, a former Quince Orchard student now in college, gave her stepdad, Brian Sandusky, a Father’s Day to remember thanks to a very unexpected and heartwarming present. A video of her presenting the gift of framed post-it notes given to her by her stepfather during her middle school years that she secretly saved went […]

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June 21, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Katz on Police Chief, Business Climate

Councilmember Sidney Katz talks about the process to appoint a new chief of police. Plus, he practically grew up in a local department store, so he’s been tasked with helping County Executive Marc Elrich to improve the county’s climate for small businesses. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher, […]

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June 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Rabies Vaccination Clinic Continues Sunday

Montgomery County continues with its rabies clinics on Sunday. Pet owners can come to the clinic to receive free and discounted rabies vaccinations for their cats and dogs. In order to receive a vaccination, pet owners need to purchase a pet license from Rockville, Gaithersburg, or Montgomery County’s clinic. When bringing your pets to the […]

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June 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

County Celebrates Pride with Haus of Stone Drag Show

Montgomery County continues celebrating Pride Month. On Wednesday, the Haus of Stones drag group performed at Denizens Brewery Co. in Silver Spring. Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass helped organize the event. When Glass addressed the people at Denizens, he spoke about serving as Montgomery County’s first openly gay councilmember. Glass said he organized a series […]

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June 20, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Glen Echo’s Popular Dentzel Carousel Closing For Repairs

Glen Echo Park’s most treasured attraction is due for repairs and will close for the remainder of the season on June 30. The Dentzel Carousel was restored throughout the years of 1983 to 2003, but its housing and a couple of other structures are now due for an update. The multi-colored building the carousel sits […]

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June 20, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Explore the County’s Great Outdoors

Ten percent of Montgomery County’s real estate is made up of parks. Melissa Chotiner joins Montgomery Talks to share some of the events and activities that will be happening in public parks this summer – on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify […]

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