Silver Spring Civic Center

July 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Discuss Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Region at Community Forum

Economic conditions and income inequality were among some concerns residents addressed at a community conversation event hosted by the Greater Washington Community Foundation Monday evening. The foundation has launched a new initiative designed to hear from residents about the challenges and opportunities facing the region titled, “Voices of the Community.” Dozens of residents gathered at […]

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July 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Four Gubernatorial Candidates to Attend Silver Spring Forum Tonight

Maryland Working Families and SEIU Local 500 will host a 3-hour Democratic gubernatorial candidate forum. Four candidates are expected: Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker, former NAACP president Ben Jealous, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, and state Sen. Richard Madaleno. Kamenetz told the Washington Post he’ll reveal his 2018 political aspirations after Labor Day. “The […]

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June 23, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, June 23 – June 25 (VIDEO)

Celebrate the history of Montgomery County this weekend at the annual Heritage Days Celebration on June 24 and June 25. This unique, countywide festival, hosted by Heritage Montgomery, provides visitors the opportunity to explore more than 40 parks, museums, and historic sites all across the county. Special events are planned for many of the sites, including […]

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June 17, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, June 16 – June 18 (VIDEO)

Sunday is Father’s Day and we found a few ways to celebrate in case you can use a few ideas. Search Open Table for a list of places in the county to treat Dad to brunch or dinner. Participate in the 4th Annual Fit Fathers Day Celebration to join in group exercise, fitness games, healthy snacks, yoga, and […]

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April 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Dry Damascus Maryland considers wine and beer sales.

DLC Director Meets with Licensees in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Robert Dorfman, the new director of the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control (DLC), met with restaurant owners and beer and wine store owners in Silver Spring on Monday to explain changes and improvements that are being made at the DLC. The meeting was organized by County Councilmember Tom Hucker so that Dorfman could hear […]

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February 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Town Hall on Challenging Trump Planned for Sunday in Silver Spring

Some of Montgomery County’s top politicians will take part in a town hall meeting Sunday, led by the Takoma Park Mobilization, that will discuss how to challenge President Trump. Rep. Jamie Raskin will speak on “One Nation Under the Constitution: How the People and Congress Can Stop a Lawless President,” according to a flier advertising […]

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February 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Councilmember Hans Riemer to Host STEM Summit on Feb. 26

Montgomery County Councilmember Hans Riemer is hosting the first STEM Summit on Feb. 26, according to a news release. Educators from pre-K to college along with business leaders, industry leaders, and interested parents and students are invited to attend. The goal of the summit is to create a vision for an effective STEM engagement strategy […]

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December 21, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Hundreds Turn Out to Celebrate Local Olympians in Silver Spring (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

Hundreds of local residents turned out to celebrate local Olympians Katie Ledecky, Jack Conger,  Ashley Nee, and Helen Maroulis on Dec. 19. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett along with local officials honored the Olympians at an event held at the Silver Spring Civic Center. According to Montgomery County Spokesperson Judy Stiles […]

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October 27, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 27, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 27, in Montgomery County: 1. Early voting begins today in the state of Maryland. Find out more in our MoCo Vote Blog. 2. Clarksburg Premium Outlets is hosting its grand opening today. 3. Luis Reluzco, the man charged with hitting and killing Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta, […]

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October 14, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Students from Gandhi Brigade Youth Media to Premiere Documentary on Police Brutality

Student producers from Gandhi Brigade Youth Media are inviting residents to the premiere of their new short documentary “To Serve and Protect?” on Oct. 27 at the Silver Spring Civic Center from 7:30-9 p.m. The film will shed light on excessive use of force by police on men, women, and children of color. A panel […]

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