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August 22, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Job Fair Draws Hundreds of Applicants to Clarksburg (PHOTOS)

The opportunity to land a new job attracted nearly 1,000 applicants to the job fair sponsored by Clarksburg Premium Outlets on August 19. About 200 people were already lined up when the doors opened at Clarksburg High School at 10 a.m. The new outlet shopping center is expected to open in October. Retailers are looking […]

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March 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Sports Authority Closing Gaithersburg Store

Sports Authority is closing dozens of stores across the country, including its store in Gaithersburg, as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy. “We have identified approximately 140 stores that we intend to close or sell in the coming months,” said CEO Michael Foss in a letter posted on the company’s website. “This was a tough […]

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November 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Opting Outside in Montgomery County (PHOTOS)

How did you spend your holiday weekend? Many Montgomery County residents opted to spend their days outside over shopping on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. MyMCMedia’s Michael Walsh captured some beautiful photos of the sunset and the sunrise in Montgomery County and he discovered the rain didn’t discourage locals from enjoying the scenic outdoors […]

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November 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Frick Says Public Support is “Overwhelming” for Reforming MoCo Liquor Monopoly (VIDEOS)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, State Delegate Bill Frick, who represents District 16, says “there is overwhelming public support” for reforming Montgomery County’s liquor monopoly. But what do Montgomery County officials think? Frick says he’s heard an interest in reform but concern about a loss of revenue. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video: […]

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November 28, 2014 | Krista Brick

AAA: Tips for Black Friday Safety

It is called “Christmas Creep” when the number of stores once opened in the wee hours on Friday morning, now encourage shoppers to leave the Thanksgiving table to shop. AAA Mid-Atlantic is urging shoppers to use caution when shopping this Thanksgiving weekend, especially in dark parking lots and garages.Whether it’s the thrill of holiday shopping […]

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September 29, 2014 | Krista Brick and Sonya Burke

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Baseball’s Beltway Boys Head to Postseason with Sellout Crowds (VIDEO)

If you were hoping to see the Nationals or Orioles play a postseason home game, you might be out of luck. According to both teams’ websites, there are no National League Division Home Series tickets available. The Nats have a home game Oct. 3 and Oct 4. with a scheduled fifth game is necessary on […]

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September 16, 2014 | Aline Barros

Comptroller’s Message for MoCo: “Get Out of the Liquor Business”

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot has a message for Montgomery County. “Get out of the liquor business,” he said, adding, “the sooner the better.” Take a look:

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February 4, 2014 | Laura Rowles

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GGCC “Grow Your Business” Seminar & Expo

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) in partnership with Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union’s Small Business University will host its 7th Annual “Grow Your Business” Seminar & Expo on Wednesday, March 5 from 7:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Highlands at Germantown, 20260 Goldenrod Lane, Germantown. As a business owner, you have plenty of pressures every week to […]

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July 3, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Behind the Scenes of Liquor Control (Photos & Video)

The Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control has a new home. After 30 plus years, the county has recently relocated the department’s offices and liquor warehouses from Crabbs Branch Way in Rockville to Edison Park Drive in Gaithersburg. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports that county officials believe the new location will enhance and streamline service for the […]

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June 21, 2013 | Staff Writer

Council’s PHED Committee Reviews Zoning Ordinance

The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 21, will continue its extensive review of the first proposed major changes in the County Zoning Ordinance since 1978. At Friday’s worksession, the committee will focus on proposed changes for residential and rural zones, including limitations on allowing […]

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