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February 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

Snow Emergency Plan Issued for Montgomery County

A Snow Emergency Plan was issued for Montgomery County at 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 20. This plan is to assist the State Highway Administration in snow clearing operations throughout the County. Parking is prohibited on roads and streets designated as snow emergency routes in the County. Snow tires or chains are required on any vehicle travelling during […]

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February 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wednesday’s Winter Storm Causes Closings in Montgomery County

The winter storm expected today is causing closings of many offices and schools in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery College, The Universities at Shady Grove, and the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County are all closed today. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area are closed. Emergency and telework-ready employees should follow their agency’s policies. Maryland […]

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February 18, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Metro Teams Dominate at Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic

Four teams from the Metro Volleyball Club of DC, featuring players from Montgomery County, were among the big winners at the Mizuno Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC. The 18, 17, 16 and 15 travel teams from MVC all won their respective divisions. Northwest High School’s Jenaisya […]

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February 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Librarian Returns Super Overdue Book

Meet Mora Gregg, the woman who mailed her overdue book to Silver Spring Library 73 years later. Gregg did a Skype interview with MCM’s Deirdre Byrne, where she explained why she decided to return a book checked out in 1946. Gregg believes her mother checked out the book “The Postman” when Gregg was a toddler. […]

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February 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Bloomberg’s Wealthiest Towns List Includes Potomac, Travilah

Bloomberg News published its annual list ranking the wealthiest towns in the U.S. Wednesday. Both Potomac and Travilah rank on the list. Travilah, a census-designated place in Montgomery County, earned the 24th spot on the list (last year Travilah ranked 25th on the list). According to Bloomberg, the average household income in Travilah is $284,682. […]

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February 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Week in Review

Mariana Cordier hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Elaine Apter, Fred Evans, and Kelly Collins. Cordier and the panel discuss the following: Recent report on women elected to office in Maryland with Elaine Apter. Montgomery County African American History with Fred Evans. Importance of volunteering with Kelly Collins. You can […]

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February 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

At Home With David and Mikel Blair: a Special Valentine’s Day Feature

Montgomery Community Media is featuring power couple David and Mikel Blair at home with their family for Valentine’s Day. David, 49, is the chairman of Accountable Health Inc. and a former candidate for Montgomery County Executive. Mikel, 40, is the founder and CEO of Badlands Playspace. The Blairs were kind enough to open up their […]

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February 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Four of the 10 Most Diverse Cities in America Are in Montgomery County

According to a study by Wallet Hub, four of the top 10 most diverse cities in the country are in Montgomery County, outranking San Francisco and Los Angeles. Wallet Hub recently released a study that ranked four Montgomery County cities as most diverse in the country. The finance website placed Gaithersburg, Germantown, Silver Spring and Rockville […]

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February 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

Weather Delays and Closings Monday in Montgomery County

The weather is resulting in delays and closings at offices and schools across Montgomery County. Montgomery County Public Schools are opening two hours late. All field trips are canceled today. Activities starting before 10:50 a.m. are canceled. Childcare may open on time.  Administrative offices are opening on time. Montgomery County government is operating on a […]

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February 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wintry Mix of Snow, Sleet and Freezing Rain Expected Sunday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter weather advisory for Montgomery County. The advisory is in effect from Sunday evening at 7 p.m. through Monday morning at 10 a.m. A wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is expected that may result in 1 to inches of snow and less than 0.1 inches of ice […]

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