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May 24, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Ranks Seventh Best State For Military Retirees

WalletHub ranked Maryland the seventh best state in the country for military retirees. The number one state on the list is Virginia. WalletHub, a company that offers free credit score reports and provides financial advising services, ranked the states based on a variety of criteria, including job and economic opportunities for veterans, quality of life, […]

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April 16, 2021 | Rachel Clair

Maryland Ranked 26th Best State in Survey

Maryland was ranked the 26th best state in a YouGov survey ranking the 50 states plus Washington, D.C. YouGov is a London-based, international data and analytics group that specializes in online market research. States were judged in head-to-head matchups by more than 1,200 Americans. The rankings were determined by the winners of those matchups. Neighboring Virginia […]

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February 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

White’s Ferry Purchased Following Service Shutdown; New Owner Plans to Resume Service

White’s Ferry has been purchased following a legal dispute that led to a service shutdown late December, according to a statement Friday evening. Chuck Kuhn, CEO of the Sterling-based company JK Moving Services, and his wife, Stacy Kuhn, finalized the purchase terms Thursday. The deal includes the ferry, store and Maryland shoreline that facilitates operation, […]

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January 4, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

After White’s Ferry Shutdown, Leaders Hope for Resolution

After more than 230 years of operation, White’s Ferry announced on Dec. 28 that it would stop service effective immediately following a November court ruling in Virginia. Since 1786, the ferry transported commuters across the Potomac River between Montgomery County, near Poolesville, and Loudoun County, Virginia. MyMCM spoke with Kerri Cook, president of the Town […]

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December 15, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Suspect Charged with Second Bank Robbery in 10 Day Period

Montgomery County Police Department charged Wesley Phillip Wilson, 40, with the Nov. 28 armed robbery of a TD Bank in Bethesda. On Nov. 28, around 12:30 p.m. police responded to the TD Bank on 8101 Wisconsin Avenue for the report of an armed robbery. Detectives investigated that the suspect (unidentified at the time) passed a […]

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December 15, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS Distribuye Comidas Para Tres Días Tras el Pronóstico de Nieve

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) proporcionarán suficientes comidas para tres días, el martes, en consideración a las inclemencias del tiempo previstas para el miércoles. El servicio de comidas se reanudará el viernes. Vea aquí una lista de sitios de comidas de MCPS. La comida se distribuye de 11:00 a.m. a 1:00 p.m […]

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December 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Distributing Three Days’ Worth of Meals Ahead of Potential Snow

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will provide enough meals for three days on Tuesday in consideration of expected inclement weather Wednesday. Meal service will resume Friday. See a list of MCPS meal sites here. Food is distributed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at many school sites, and between 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at […]

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December 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Watch for Wednesday

Montgomery County will be under a Winter Storm Watch on Wednesday. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued the alert for parts of Maryland and Virginia, including northwestern areas of Montgomery County. Heavy snow is possible and could accumulate greater than seven inches, NWS said. County Emergency Management and Homeland Security said residents should plan for […]

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September 21, 2020 | Staff Writer

Frost Advisory Issued for Monday Night, Tuesday Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory that begins Monday at midnight and is effective until 9 a.m. on Tuesday for  Montgomery County and surrounding areas. According to the NWS, a frost advisory means that wide spread frost is expected and sensitive outdoor plants may be damaged or killed if left uncovered. NWS […]

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September 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Teen Rescued from Drowning While Swimming Across Potomac River

A 17-year-old male was rescued Sunday evening while trying to swim the Potomac River. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer explained the situation and near-drowning. He said around 6:15 p.m. MCFRS received a call about a person in the river. Once rescue services arrived the teenager was already brought to […]

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