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May 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

What to Expect at the Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival

Another year, another Gaithersburg Book Festival. The coronavirus can’t stop the city’s book worms and writers from coming together, even if they won’t be gathering in Bohrer Park. Mayor Jud Ashman discusses what to expect at this year’s Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival: The Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival launches Saturday and there there will be activities […]

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May 6, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Gaithersburg Book Festival Announces Virtual Schedule

Despite having to cancel the physical part of their popular annual event, the Gaithersburg Book Festival has found a way to keep their celebration of literature alive. On May 16 the festival will kick off its month-long schedule of online events. “I’m delighted that our creative staff and volunteers have figured out a way to […]

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March 13, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Postpones City-Wide ‘American Dirt’ Book Discussion

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman announced Friday that the city-wide “American Dirt” book discussion with author Jeanine Cummins has been postponed as a response to the coronavirus pandemic. The discussion was scheduled for March 31 and also featured author Reyna Grande. Cummins’ book was haled with positive reviews and was even selected as Oprah’s Book Club […]

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May 16, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for May 16 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, May 16. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Early Childhood Coordinating Council: The Early Childhood Coordinating Council meets today from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information click here. 2. Maximize Your Business Tax Returns: Unhappy with your tax returns this year? It’s not too late! During this […]

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May 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCM’s May Small Business Network: Selling Your Business

Montgomery Community Media’s May Small Business Network (SBN) session was held May 16 in Rockville. The topic of the session was Selling Your Business: How to Create a Buyer through Employee Ownership. Kelly Leonard moderated a panel of three business leaders comprised of Kevin Beverly of Social & Scientific Systems, David Hincapie of the Small […]

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May 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Founder of Moby Dick House of Kabobs Dies

Mike Daryoush, president and founder of Moby Dick House of Kabobs, died at 66 of heart failure on May 9. Daryoush, an Iranian immigrant, originally opened Moby’s Luncheonette in 1989 in Bethesda, but the restaurant struggled. Eventually, Daryoush built a traditional clay oven similar to one he used in Iran, to bake fresh pita. He […]

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May 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Summer Concerts Return to Bethesda’s Veterans Park May 16

Free outdoor summer concerts return to downtown Bethesda Thursday evenings during May and June. The concerts, sponsored by the Bethesda Urban Partnership, offer a diverse range of music including rock, funk, blues, folk, and reggae. The free concerts begin in May and take place on Thursday evenings, from 6 – 8 p.m. in Veterans Park, […]

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May 16, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for May 16 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, May 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Property Taxes: The Montgomery County Council is expected to reach an agreement on property tax rates and credits for County homeowners during a work session meeting today at 9:30 a.m. The session will be available live via streaming through the Council web site […]

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May 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Troopers Announce DUI Checkpoint in Montgomery County

UPDATED Troopers from the Maryland State Police Department’s Rockville barracks will be conducing a DUI checkpoint tonight in Montgomery County along with police from the Montgomery County Police Department, according to a MSPD news release. The location of the checkpoint is not being disclosed. In addition, police are planning to deploy saturation patrols on local roads […]

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May 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Council to Hold Public Hearing on Hotel Pool Bill in June (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council member Sidney Katz has introduced legislation that would allow hotels to open their swimming pools without a lifeguard present. There are 36 hotels with pools in Montgomery County. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: Bill 16-17 was introduced on May 16 and a public hearing is tentatively scheduled for […]

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