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January 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Meet the 11-Year-Old Entrepreneur Helping Furloughed Federal Workers

One of North Potomac’s youngest residents, Bella Berrellez, 11, has one of Montgomery County’s biggest hearts. Bella, a fifth-grade student, is devoted to helping furloughed federal workers struggling from the government shutdown. Bella became interested in helping furloughed workers because her mother, a Food and Drug Administration employee, is furloughed. Seeing her mother not receiving a paycheck inspired […]

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January 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Trump Officials: IRS Plans to Pay Tax Refunds During Shutdown

Trump officials are saying that the Internal Revenue Service plans to issue tax refunds during the government shutdown. This move reverses previous policy that prevented the IRS from issuing tax refunds during a government shutdown. Typically, the IRS can only dispense tax returns with Congress’ approval to fund the Treasury Department. The Washington Post describes […]

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December 13, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Officials Address Committee for Montgomery at Legislative Breakfast

Maryland and Montgomery County officials spoke at the Committee for Montgomery’s 2018 Annual Legislative Breakfast. The Committee for Montgomery consists of county leaders who promote policies to increase opportunities for county residents. More specifically, they support education policies and promote economic and infrastructure development that would benefit the county. At the breakfast, Senator Chris Van […]

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June 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

A Night to Shine: Montgomery Community Media Hosts Inaugural EPIC Awards (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

It was night to shine for local content creators and media industry experts. Dozens gathered at the Fillmore Music Center in Silver Spring Thursday evening for Montgomery Community Media’s first annual Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content (EPIC) Awards to highlight and honor those who are at the forefront of creating innovative multimedia content on […]

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May 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Many Local, Elected Officials Plan to Attend Gaithersburg Book Festival on Saturday (VIDEO)

You may see a lot of politicians at the Gaithersburg Book Festival this Saturday. Several of them are introducing featured authors at the literary event. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman is the founder of the Gaithersburg Book Festival, an event that takes place at the grounds of City Hall. Ashman said he is not introducing an […]

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March 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 24, in Montgomery County: 1. A fire watch has been issued for our area, according to a Montgomery County fire and rescue spokesperson, because of low humidity and windy weather conditions. 2. Brush fires are responsible for limited service on the MARC’s Campden Line today, according to […]

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April 15, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Meet Author Brian Jay Jones, “Jim Henson: The Biography” (Photos and Video)

Biographer Brian Jay Jones, a Damascus resident, is the bestselling author of Jim Henson: The Biography. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke found out that the author’s research involved watching a lot of Muppet television and his author tour coincides with the release of the newest Muppets movie. You can meet the author at an upcoming Gaithersburg Book […]

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May 27, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Gaitherburg Book Festival will take place May 19, 2012, from 10AM to 6PM

MTV VJs Unplugged (Video)

Original MTV VJs Mark Goodman and Nina Blackwell visited the Gaithersburg Book Festival on May 18 to discuss their New York Times bestselling book, “VJ: The Unplugged Adventures of MTV’s First Wave.” Goodman tell us a little about the book in this video clip.

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