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March 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

North Potomac Ranked Nationally, Locally as Great Place to Live

The website Niche has ranked North Potomac as the 13th best U.S. suburb to raise a family, as well as the best place to live in Maryland. In an email, Jessica Hair, who works in media relations for Niche said, “North Potomac rose to #13 by excelling in factors like area public schools, cost of living, […]

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December 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Year in Review: The Top 12 Montgomery County Stories in 2018

1. Elrich Becomes County Executive Voters roared in 2016, passing term limits on County Council members and the county executive. In 2018, the voters continued to roar. First, in the Democratic primary, voters winnowed a list of 38 candidates down to four in the council’s at-large race. Next, voters chose Marc Elrich as their party’s choice […]

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December 18, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Jesuits Release Names of Priests ‘Credibly Accused’ of Sexually Abusing Minors

The Maryland Province Jesuits released the names of 24 priests—former, deceased, and current Jesuits “no longer serving in ministry”—who were “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors. In a letter, Fr. Robert M. Hussey, who oversees Maryland Province Jesuits said he apologized to the victims of the named priests. “We view the disclosure today of our shameful […]

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May 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Book Festival Sets a Record for Attendance (VIDEO)

It’s official. The Gaithersburg Book Festival has set a new record for attendance. City officials estimate that 22,000 people attended the literary event this year. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Denise Kayser, division chief of arts and events for the city of Gaithersburg, said attendance in 2017 was almost twice the size of the 2016 turnout. […]

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November 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

Katie Ledecky Named Female Athlete of the Year (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky was named female athlete of the year last night at the USA Swimming Golden Goggles awards ceremony. This is the fourth year in a row that Ledecky, a Bethesda resident, has received the honor. .@KatieLedecky accepts her fourth straight Female Athlete of the Year honor #GoldenGoggles https://t.co/0BDqCvwChl — USA Swimming […]

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November 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Senator-Elect Chris Van Hollen to Chair DSSC for 2018 Cycle

Senator-elect Chris Van Hollen has agreed to serve as chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) for the 2018 cycle, according to a news release. “Chris Van Hollen was our first choice for DSCC chairman because of his talents, his work ethic, and his experience,” said Senator Charles Schumer. “He has the confidence of […]

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November 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

The Children’s Inn Makes a Difference for Many (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is home to many top-notched hospitals and medical facilities. There is one in Bethesda that is in a league of its own. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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July 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 29, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Are you ready for the Olympics? Beginning today, you can wish two local Olympic swimmers, Jack Conger and Katie Ledecky, good luck by signing two giant flip flops at the Rockville Town Square. #MoCo2Rio 2. Speaking of feats, a man and his goat are walking […]

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July 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

A Man and His Goat Make Pit Stop in Rockville as They Trek Across U.S. (VIDEO & PHOTO)

If you saw a goat in Rockville today, it probably was Miles and his human companion Steve Wescott. Wescott and Miles have been on a walking journey across the U.S., on a mission to raise funds for an orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya. Wescott’s project, Needle2Square, began in 2012 at the Space Needle in Seattle and […]

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April 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 30, in Montgomery County

1. Montgomery County’s Greenfest takes place today in Takoma Park. This one day festival focuses on building community and improving the environment. The festival includes exhibits, workshops, music and more. 2. You can get rid of your unwanted and expired prescription drugs at today’s National Prescription Drug Takeback Day that takes place at police stations […]

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