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February 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Strosniders Hardware in Silver Spring Sold to Other Local Hardware Chain

Strosniders Hardware in Silver Spring has been sold to A Few Cool Hardware Stores, another hardware chain in the area, according to a statement from Strosniders. It’s now called Silver Spring Ace Hardware.  Open for 20 years, the Wayne Avenue store was one of four Strosniders locations. The Bethesda, Potomac and Kensington stores are still […]

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August 15, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Silver Spring Pops the Cork on New Wine Cafe

There’s a new wine cafe opening in downtown Silver Spring. Located right next to the Civic Building on Fenton Street, Locavino offers a variety of local wines and much more…

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August 2, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Montgomery Police Celebrate 36th Anniversary of National Night Out

Join the Montgomery County Police Department in celebrating the 36th anniversary of the National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 6. National Night Out is a community campaign to encourage police-neighborhood relationships. There will be events throughout the county. FIRST POLICE DISTRICT: Community Events: David Scull Community Center/Park at 1201 First St.; 5 p.m. to 8 […]

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July 8, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Raskauskas: From MCM Student to Emmy-Winning Producer

Graduating from the University of Colorado Boulder (UCB) with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, Carolyn Raskauskas never thought she would work as a camera operator, editor, director and producer at Montgomery Community Media (MCM), or any place like it. And the thought of making history and winning the area’s most prestigious award was not even […]

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May 25, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Now Open: Corner Market and Pharmacy in Rockville

The Corner Market & Pharmacy will have a grand opening Friday afternoon after opening its doors last week on Nelson Street in Rockville. It is open from 9:00a.m. to 9:00p.m. Monday through Friday and 9:00a.m. to 7:00p.m. Sundays. Kevin Kirsch says he and co-owner Jason Kirsch are “thrilled to death with the neighborhood response.”   Store partner Canela Bakery offers fresh bread samples just inside the door, as well […]

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July 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

State Senator Cheryl Kagan Considers Political Options in 2018, Including the County Executive’s Race

Make no doubt about it, State Senator Cheryl Kagan, a Democrat, loves representing District 17 residents in Annapolis. “I am honored to represent the residents of Gaithersburg and Rockville,” she said in an interview Monday. But she’s also considering some other options in 2018, including the race for Montgomery County executive. Over the last few […]

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September 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

Senators Announce $5.4 Million Federal Grant for Montgomery County Airpark

U.S. Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin announced this month that Montgomery County has been awarded a $5,477,702 Federal Aviation Administration grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to rehabilitate Montgomery County Airpark (GAI). According to a news release, the grant will be used to restore more than 2,500 feet of pavement critical to […]

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October 12, 2015 | Aline Barros

Rockville Official: New Cambria Hotel & Suites Brings Economic Development

It looks like a carnival, but in reality, is Choice Hotels celebrating the grand opening of the New Cambria Hotel and Suites in downtown Rockville. Inside it’s about technology and outside it’s all about location. MyMCMedia’s Aline Barros has the story:

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October 8, 2015 | Aline Barros

New Cambria Hotel & Suites Grand Opening Celebration in Rockville (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

UPDATED, Oct. 8, 2:05 p.m.– There is a new place to stay in the City of Rockville. Actually, it has been open for several months, but Choice Hotel owners are now just celebrating the arrival of their newest hotel at Helen Heneghan Way. In this MyMCMedia Extra, take a look at a grand opening party held on […]

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August 3, 2015 | Aline Barros

All Things Local During the Farmers’ Market Week in Maryland (VIDEO)

Governor Larry Hogan issued a statewide proclamation announcing Aug. 2 to 8 as Farmer’s Market Week in Maryland. During this week, residents are encouraged to visit farmers’ market in their neighborhoods to buy local products. There are 25 farmers’ markets all around Montgomery County. “Buying local supports our family farms, our local jobs and our […]

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