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July 31, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Stone Ridge Alumnae Cheer On as Ledecky Adds to Her Gold Medal Collection

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart graduates from the Classes of 2015 and 2020 gathered in Potomac for a watch party Friday night to cheer on their former classmates Katie Ledecky and Phoebe Bacon who were swimming for Team USA in Tokyo. They sang and celebrated as Ledecky finished her last event at these […]

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July 30, 2021 | Josh Barr

Ledecky Caps Tokyo Games with 7th Career Gold Gold Medal

One of the greatest swimmers in Olympic history added to her legend in her final swim at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Katie Ledecky, the Bethesda native and Stone Ridge School graduate, will be bringing yet one more gold medal back home with her. Ledecky led from start to finish in the women’s 800-meter freestyle and […]

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July 30, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Sculpture of Olympian Dawes to be Housed at Future Silver Spring Recreation Center

Three-time Olympian and Silver Spring native Dominique Dawes will be honored with a sculpture in her likeness it was announced Friday. Montgomery County Council Vice President Gabe Albornoz announced during a virtual press conference that the sculpture will be located at the future Silver Spring Recreation and Aquatic Center, which will also house the Montgomery […]

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July 30, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Maryland Natural Resources Photo Contest Accepting Entries

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ 18th annual photo contest has begun and will run until Aug. 5. Nature lovers and photogs! The 18th Annual Maryland Department of Natural Resources Photo Contest is running now through August 5, 2021. Rules & Details: https://t.co/u52zPyce6e Photo: 2020 Grand Prize Winner: Red Morph Eastern Screech Owl by Zaphir […]

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July 30, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

How Phoebe Bacon Trained for Olympic Games During COVID-19 Lockdown

In 2020, many Olympic athletes had their worlds turned upside down when COVID-19 ravaged the country and caused businesses and gyms to lockdown. MYMCM spoke to Philippa Bacon, mother of Phoebe Bacon, about what her daughter did to keep in shape when pools were closed to prepare for Tokyo. Bacon, a Chevy Chase resident who […]

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July 30, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Elrich Nombra a Cuatro Nuevos Directores de Centros de Servicios Regionales

El ejecutivo del condado, Marc Elrich, nombró a Luisa F. Cardona de Vence, Peter Fosselman, Jacob Newman y W. Gregory Wims como los nuevos Directores de Servicios Regionales para el condado de Montgomery. El concejo del condado aprobó los nombramientos el martes. Cardona de Vence trabajará en la oficina del Centro de Servicios Regionales de […]

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July 30, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County May Restore Indoor Mask Mandate Per New CDC Recommendation  

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich has recommended the county reinstate the COVID-19 indoor mask mandate if the jurisdiction reaches what the CDC defines as “substantial transmission”: 50 new cases per 100,000 residents for seven days, which is about 525 new cases over a seven-day period for the county. According to a county release Friday, “The […]

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July 30, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Tax-Free Week in Maryland Starts Aug. 8

Maryland “Tax-Free Week” begins at 12:01 a.m. on Aug. 8 and runs through midnight on Aug. 14. During this week, clothing and footwear priced at $100 or less will be exempt from the six percent sales tax. The first $40 of backpack or bookbag sales also qualify, according to a Comptroller of Maryland document. Items […]

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July 30, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Fani-González Renuncia a la Junta de Planificación para Centrarse en su Candidatura al Concejo

Natali Fani-González, vicepresidenta de la Junta de Planificación del Condado de Montgomery y miembro de la Comisión de Planificación y Parques de la Capital Nacional de Maryland, anunció su renuncia, a partir del 31 de agosto, para centrarse en su candidatura al Concejo del Condado de Montgomery. Fani-González es la primera latina y la primera […]

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July 30, 2021 | Michael Hernández

El Condado Podría Restablecer el Mandato de Uso de Mascarillas en los Espacios Cerrados

El ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, quiere restablecer el mandato COVID-19 del uso de las mascarillas en lugares cerrados,  si la jurisdicción alcanza lo que Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC, por sus siglas en inglés) definen como “transmisión sustancial”: 50 casos nuevos por cada 100,000 residentes durante […]

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