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January 11, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Free Outdoor Public Wi-Fi Available at 10 Montgomery County Library Branches

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) announce free Wi-Fi service is available at 10 library branches throughout the county. The free service is available 24 hours a day in parking lots adjacent to the library buildings. Additional coverage is provided in the grass area behind the Davis branch, in the park from the library to the […]

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January 4, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

After White’s Ferry Shutdown, Leaders Hope for Resolution

After more than 230 years of operation, White’s Ferry announced on Dec. 28 that it would stop service effective immediately following a November court ruling in Virginia. Since 1786, the ferry transported commuters across the Potomac River between Montgomery County, near Poolesville, and Loudoun County, Virginia. MyMCM spoke with Kerri Cook, president of the Town […]

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November 3, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Poolesville Residents Turn Out Bright and Early

As of 1 p.m., 230,690 Marylanders had voted on Election Day — 23,158 in Montgomery County. Most typical polling places in our county are closed due to COVID-19. There is one voting center in Poolesville, and residents turned out bright and early. Residents can find open voting centers on the county board of elections website.

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November 3, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos: Election Day 2020 in Montgomery County

MyMCMedia has visited several election centers on Election Day 2020. Here’s a look at photos from different locations we went to. Voters at Jane. E Lawton Community Recreation Center in Chevy Chase View this post on Instagram Here’s a look at some serious voting energy on Election Day. Several voters came out to cast their […]

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October 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

157 MCPS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the semifinalists in the 2021 competition Wednesday, Sept. 9. 157 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students are National Merit semifinalists. The semifinalists will now go on to compete nationally for scholarships that will be awarded in the spring. The schools with the most finalists are Montgomery Blair (39), Richard […]

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July 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 24 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, July 24, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Wheaton COVID-19 Testing Clinic: Today’s clinic has moved from the County’s Amherst parking garage to the parking garage beneath the Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center. Testing hours are 8 a.m. to noon. 2. Smithsonian Begins to Reopen: The Smithsonian’s […]

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July 23, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Blooming Sunflower Fields in Poolesville are Instagrammers’ Delight

The McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville is a summer go-to for residents and anyone who loves photography. The area is home to multiple sunflower fields and peak bloom typically comes mid-July. MyMCMedia spoke with residents enjoying the scenery.

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July 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 21 in Montgomery County

The heat emergency continues and the county has opened several cooling centers. It’s Tuesday, July 21, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9 a.m. The agenda includes a resolution in support of mailing ballots for the general election. Additionally, Councilmember […]

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July 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 20 in Montgomery County

The heat emergency continues through Tuesday as the county opens cooling centers. It’s Monday, July 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Test Options: Montgomery County offers testing to all county residents at clinics in Germantown, White Oak, Silver Spring, Wheaton, and Olney. The clinics are free, and you […]

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July 14, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 14 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, July 14, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session:  Montgomery County Council meets at 9 a.m. Here is a look at the meeting’s agenda. 2. School Board Meets: Montgomery County Board of Education has a business meeting at 9 a.m. Here’s a look at the meeting’s […]

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