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August 18, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Emotional Letter from Dying Cat Owner Has Happy Ending (VIDEO & PHOTO)

Susie, a shy, five year-old orange tabby, was taken to the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center by a man whose mother had passed away. Before the woman died, she wrote a letter to Susie’s future adopter telling them about Susie’s personality and how much Susie was loved and cared for. The heartbreaking story about Susie […]

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August 15, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Free Pet Adoption as “Clear the Shelters” Comes this Saturday (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is hosting a #ClearTheShelters event this Saturday, August 15th.  Several hundred dogs, cats, birds, ferrets and other domesticated animals will be up for adoption and all adoption fees will be waived.   Click here for more information on what you need to bring with you to adopt a new […]

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July 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Ali Krieger Practices with Washington Spirit: “I’m Happy to be Back” (VIDEO)

Ali Krieger is practicing this week with her club, the Washington Spirit. Krieger returns after crisscrossing the country for celebrations and events that followed the U.S.A.’s World Cup victory. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Krieger says she is happy to be back and she’s preparing to play on Saturday against the number one ranked Chicago Red […]

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June 1, 2015 | Aline Barros

Gandhi Brigade Hosted Its Annual Youth Media Festival in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

They watched movies produced by local, national and international youth. Gandhi Brigade- a nonprofit that promotes youth development through media productions- hosted its eighth annual Youth Media Festival at the Silver Spring Civic Building from noon to 5 p.m. followed by performances at the Veteran’s Plaza from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. “We had a […]

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May 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 28, in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, May 28th, in Montgomery County: 1. Graduates Galore: It’s high school graduation day for seniors at four schools today in Montgomery County. Congratulations to the class of 2015 at RICA and Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Paint Branch and Poolesville high schools. 2. […]

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January 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Winter Storm Watch for NW Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for northwest Montgomery County beginning at 9 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 25. Residents should prepare for a possible significant snowfall within the next 48 hours.

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January 5, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Governor Orders Flags to Half Staff on Jan. 5

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff on Monday, January 5. This is in memory of Sergeant Major Wardell Turner, of Nanticoke, MD, who died on November, 24th, 2014, in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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December 5, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Orders Flags to Half Staff on Dec. 7

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff on Sunday, December 7 in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. This is in memory of the brave Americans who sacrificed their lives for the cause of freedom and security of our Nation.

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July 28, 2014 | Sonya Burke

MCM Named NATOA Award-Winning Finalist in Two Categories

UPDATED Montgomery Community Media (MCM) has learned it is a 2014 national finalist in two, National Association of Telecommunication Officers and Advisors (NATOA) government programming award categories. The categories are for the “Use of Social Media” for MyMCMedia.org and “Event/Program Promotion (Operating Budget over $300,000)” for the My Favorite Teacher spot. “I’m proud of our award-winning […]

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July 26, 2014 | Krista Brick

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U.S. Youth Soccer National Championship Brings Players/Fans to Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds (VIDEO)

The U.S. Youth Soccer National Championship was held at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds recently, an event that brings about $4 million in spinoff revenue to Montgomery County’s economy. MyMCMedia’s Krista Brick reports.

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