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September 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, September 11. Today we remember the victims and fallen heroes who lost their lives in the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and Shanksville, PA. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Kensington Annual 9/11 Remembrance: Join the Kensington Volunteer Fire Department for a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony tonight at 7 p.m. Here’s […]

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September 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 10 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, September 10 and this week is National Suicide Prevention Week. If anyone you know is suffering, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for today. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets today at 10 a.m. in the Council Hearing Room on 100 […]

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September 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin to Host Gun Safety Rally Tuesday in Silver Spring

On Tuesday evening at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) will host a vigil to remember gun violence victims and a rally to demand gun safety action. The rally starts at 7 p.m. and will feature U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, and guests from Moms Demand […]

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August 31, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ethiopian Festival Returns to Silver Spring

The Ethiopian Festival returns on Sunday, September 1 from 1 to 9 p.m. at Veterans Plaza, located at Fenton Street and Ellsworth Drive in downtown Silver Spring. The festival is an opportunity to share and celebrate the Ethiopian cultural heritage. There will be a full lineup of musical performances including traditional and modern Ethiopian music, a […]

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July 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Ocasio-Cortez Joins Raskin for Rally in Silver Spring Thursday

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) will be joined by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Thursday for a rally at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The rally will benefit Raskin’s Democracy Summer program, which aims to educate young Democrats about political organizing strategies to turn out voters to vote down the ballot in the 2020 election. Both […]

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July 11, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, July 11, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.  Today is FREE Slurpee Day! From 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM enjoy a free small Slurpee at your local 7 Eleven. 2.  Homeless Community Memorial Service: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz, Tom Hucker and Will Jawando, along with […]

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July 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 10 in Montgomery County

We’ve reached this week’s halfway point! It’s Wednesday, July 10, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Community Conversation on Racial Equity, Social Justice: Tonight at 7 p.m., Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is teaming up with Council President Nancy Navarro to host another Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social […]

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July 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 9 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, July 9, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets this morning at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at today’s agenda. 2. Police Advisory Commission Bill Press Conference: Councilmember Hans Riemer is holding a press conference tonight at 7 p.m. to introduce a […]

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May 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCM Joins Silver Spring Community for Fox 5 Zip Trip

Montgomery Community Media’s Education Team was there for Fox 5 DC’s Zip Trip to Silver Spring on Friday morning. Check out some of our live social media coverage from the eventful morning. MCM is repping our Media Lab signs as Councilmember @tomhucker is about to be interviewed by @fox5dc! pic.twitter.com/76B4cVT4RF — MyMCMedia (@mymcmedia) May 24, […]

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July 18, 2018 | Marisa Fried

10 Things to do Under $10 in Silver Spring Area

If you’re looking for activities and things to do for a low price, here are 10 activities for under $10 in the Silver Spring, Takoma Park, Glenmont, and Wheaton areas. $5 Looney Tunes Series at AFI Silver Theater For $5 you can see all the classic Looney Tunes films at the AFI Silver Theater in […]

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