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October 15, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Call for Entries in Gaithersburg Book Festival Poetry Contest

The Gaithersburg Book Festival is seeking entries for the annual poetry contest which is open to all high school students in Maryland, Virginia and D.C. The deadline to submit is Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022. The contest will recognize four poets for first through third place and a fan favorite poem at the Gaithersburg Book Festival […]

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September 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 7, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 7 and it is Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Enjoy the celebrations! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Gaithersburg Book Festival 2022:  The Gaithersburg Book Festival announced it will be held on May 21, 2022. Now is the opportunity to apply to be a featured speaker […]

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July 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Washington D.C. Temple Will Open to the Public Next Year 

The Washington D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kensington — commonly referred to as the Mormon Temple —  announced it will open its temple to the public for the first time since 1974. The open house will take place April 28 to June 4, 2022. The temple closed for […]

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May 21, 2021 | Michelle Queen

The Latest County, State COVID-19 Numbers

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics for May 21 According to the Montgomery County Department of Health, 49.3% of the county’s residents are fully vaccinated and 60.5% have received the first dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. These figures only include vaccine doses administered in Maryland. Currently, vaccines are available to all residents ages 12 […]

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May 21, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, May 21, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, May 21, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Clinics:  Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at six testing sites today, and 10 sites this weekend. Montgomery County clinics are now vaccinating Marylanders age 12 and older. Appointments may be made online here. […]

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May 20, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Katz Hosts 20th Business and Economic Development Briefing Friday

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz is hosting a series of online briefings about business and economic development in the county during the COVID-19 pandemic. The next briefing takes place Friday, May 21 at 12:30 p.m. Katz will be joined by Jillian Copeland, owner of Soulfull Café, Main Street in Rockville and new co-owner of Bethesda […]

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May 5, 2021 | Michelle Queen

May 21 is Bike to Work Day

The annual Bike to Work Day (BTWD) in the D.C. region takes place Friday, May 21. Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association host the event each year during May which is celebrated as Bike to Work Month. Bikers may register at All registrants will be entered in a regional bicycle raffle, and the […]

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April 29, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Guide to the 2021 Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival

Another year, another Gaithersburg Book Festival (GBF). But for the second year in a row, the festival will operate virtually. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman, the founder of the popular event, spoke to MyMCM about what to expect at this year’s Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival: The Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival begins Saturday, May 1 and there […]

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April 26, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Seven Museums to Reopen in May

The Smithsonian announced Friday that it will be reopening seven of its museums along with the National Zoo starting early May, a long-awaited and eagerly anticipated decision since the closing of all of its facilities in November 2020 due to COVID-19. The first facility to reopen will be the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven […]

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March 31, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Regal Theaters in Montgomery County Set to Reopen in May

Montgomery County’s three Regal Theater locations are set to open in May. Regal Theaters announced last week that they will be reopening select theaters around the country beginning April 2 with additional theaters to open in the weeks following. Regal Germantown is to open on May 7; Regal Rockville Center and Silver Spring Regal Majestic […]

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