November 8, 2021 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Closed on Veterans Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for Thursday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day: County offices – Closed. Public Libraries – Closed. County-operated COVID-19 vaccination and testing centers – open regular hours. County liquor stores – All stores open from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Ride On and Ride On extRa – will […]

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October 29, 2021 | Fran Murphy

Ghost Stories of Montgomery County

‘Tis the season for thrillers …and while it may not be “Halloween Part 13” or “The Maryland Lawnmower Massacre”, MyMCM has created its own version of the genre: “Ghost Stories.” In this less than full-length feature, the real star is Montgomery County. While she doesn’t believe in ghosts herself, Lottes confesses she really wrote her […]

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October 14, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Estudiante de la Escuela Secundaria Walt Whitman Agredió a una Joven en Escuela Churchill

Un estudiante de 17 años de la escuela secundaria Walt Whitman fue detenido el miércoles después de agredir a una estudiante en la escuela secundaria Churchill en Potomac, y empuñar un cuchillo a otros que intentaron intervenir, según la policía del condado de Montgomery (MCPD). La directora de información pública de la policía, Shiera Goff, […]

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October 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Walt Whitman High School Student Assaulted Female at Churchill, Brandished Knife at Others

A 17-year-old Walt Whitman High School student was taken into custody Wednesday after he assaulted a female student at Churchill High School in Potomac and brandished a knife at others who tried to intervene, according to Montgomery County Police (MCPD). Police Public Information Director Shiera Goff sent the following statement to MyMCM: “On scene investigation […]

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October 7, 2021 | Michelle Queen

County Offers Bulb Exchange Program During October for Energy Action Month

October is National Energy Action Month, a federal-wide effort to promote sustainability and energy efficiency while encouraging the smart use of energy, water, and transportation resources. Here in Montgomery County, the public libraries and the Department of Environmental Protection are offering a light bulb exchange program where residents may exchange inefficient light bulbs for energy-efficient […]

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September 27, 2021 | Collin Riviello

‘Potomac River Rapist’ Pleads Not Guilty to Murder Charges; Trial Set for November 2022

The suspect in a string of sexual assault crimes and a murder in the 1990s pleaded not guilty to two murder charges in a D.C. courtroom Monday morning. Giles Warrick, 61, made his first courtroom appearance in D.C. Superior Court Monday accompanied by his lawyer, Stephen Mercer, pleading not guilty to one count of first-degree […]

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August 27, 2021 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 3,15 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Olney, Damascus, Poolesville, Aspen Hill, Potomac, North Bethesda, Montgomery Village, North Potomac, Redland, Great Falls, Boyds, Wheaton-Glenmont, Wheaton, and Clarksburg. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and may cause […]

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August 5, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Friends of Ledecky, Bacon Confirm: There’s Nothing the Swimmers Aren’t Good At

At an Olympic watch party in Potomac on Friday, MyMCM spoke to three Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heard alumnae who are friends with U.S. Olympic Swimmers Katie Ledecky and Phoebe Bacon. We asked the friends about Ledecky’s and Bacon’s hidden talents and if there is anything that the two are not good at. […]

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August 2, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Potomac Boy Scout Gives Back to Veterans

Potomac Boy Scout Joel Berinstein gathered a group of fellow scouts and volunteers to put together 304 care packages for veterans staying in VA Hospitals. Body wash, shampoo, conditioner, combs, tissues, toothpaste, lotion and deodorant can be found inside the boxes. For veterans with a longer stay, the gifts include activity and puzzle booklets. Each […]

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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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