April 14, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Jawando Plans to Continue Virtual Stories Throughout Term on Council

Since the start of the coronavirus closures in March 2020, Councilmember Will Jawando has been live streaming videos of himself and guests reading children’s books. “Virtual Storytime with Councilmember Jawando” launched in March 2020 after schools were abruptly closed and families were adjusting to virtual learning. One year into the pandemic, Jawando has filmed more […]

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July 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Hogan to Visit Gaithersburg, Potomac and Chevy Chase Today

UPDATED Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is visiting Montgomery County today, and his visit begins in the city of Gaithersburg. That’s where Hogan will tour Novavax, Inc. Just last month, the biotech company announced plans to expand its operations in Montgomery County. It’s also been recognized as a top work place by The Washington Post. Governor […]

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January 11, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

State Delegates Tour Montgomery County’s DLC Headquarters

Maryland state delegates Shane Robinson and Ariana Kelly toured the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control (DLC) headquarters last week ahead of the legislative session that begins later this week. DLC Director George Griffin told MyMCMedia that the purpose of the visit was for the delegates to see the Gaithersburg facilities. “They really were looking […]

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July 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Acclaimed Tollywood Directors Tour MCM (PHOTOS)

Merlyn Reineke, executive director of Montgomery Community Media (MCM), recently led a tour of the Rockville-based television station for some visiting executives from India. Tollywood producer and director Tammareddy Bharadwaj and acclaimed director V.N. Aditya visited the station this week. They were accompanied by MCM board member Kiran Meegada. During the studio tour, Reineke gave […]

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November 18, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Harry Connick’s Winter Tour Includes Two Stops at Strathmore

Harry Connick, Jr. announced his 2015 Winter Tour today, which includes two dates at the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda on Feb. 20 and Feb. 21. According to an update on his Facebook page, the shows will feature music from his extensive catalog, including songs from his recent releases, “Smokey Mary” and “Every Man Should Know.” […]

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October 19, 2013 | Staff Writer

Tour de Bikeshare Ride in Montgomery County

Volunteer MoCo Epic bike rider, Mark Mervine, will complete a station-to-station Capital Bikeshare ride on Oct. 19. Mervine’s ride, which begins at 3 p.m. in Takoma Park, is designed to promote the recent opening of Capital Bikeshare in Montgomery County and encourage residents to try this option for commuting and other transportation needs.  In the […]

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April 21, 2013 | Staff Writer

Bethesda Literary Festival (Photos)

The 14th annual Bethesda Literary Festival featured some well known authors, including Kate Alcott, Chris Bohjalian and award-winning author Alice McDermott. During her event, McDermott, a National Book Award winner and three-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, read an excerpt from her new novel, Someone, due out in September. She also read a poem, referred […]

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December 7, 2012 | Staff Writer

Middle School Students with County Executive Isiah Leggett

Lakewood Students Visit County Offices (Video)

Recently, a group of Lakewood Elementary School third graders visited the Executive Office Building in Rockville to learn about the budget, taxes and jobs. They also got a life lesson from the county executive himself. Take a look. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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July 24, 2012 | Staff Writer

Crown Farm Tour

The city of Gaithersburg held a work session on the site of the developing Crown Farm community on July 23. Interested citizens had to sign up in advance for a seat on the bus that ferried the officials and residents to and from the site. City Council member Henry Marraffa is seen on site in […]

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May 21, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Erin Willett Plans Move to West Coast (Video)

After appearing on NBC’s “The Voice,” Erin Willett returned to her home in Gaithersburg but she won’t be home long. Willett plans to move to California to pursue her music career. Take a listen.

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