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November 10, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

For Some Who Served, Veterans Day is ‘Like a Birthday’

When Bev Whitfield joined the U.S. Coast Guard in 1977, women and minorities were neither welcomed nor valued. “My first early years, I wasn’t treated as an equal,” she recalled 23 years after finishing her service. “But as I matured and gained more rank,” life in the military became more tolerable, she said. While proud […]

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April 22, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

‘It’s Exciting’: High School Students Receive COVID-19 Vaccines

All Marylanders ages 16 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. During a county council meeting Tuesday, Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles said the county is looking at strategies to engage younger people and encourage them to pre-register and get vaccinated. On Wednesday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced that the state is launching an […]

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January 11, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Free Outdoor Public Wi-Fi Available at 10 Montgomery County Library Branches

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) announce free Wi-Fi service is available at 10 library branches throughout the county. The free service is available 24 hours a day in parking lots adjacent to the library buildings. Additional coverage is provided in the grass area behind the Davis branch, in the park from the library to the […]

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November 3, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos: Election Day 2020 in Montgomery County

MyMCMedia has visited several election centers on Election Day 2020. Here’s a look at photos from different locations we went to. Voters at Jane. E Lawton Community Recreation Center in Chevy Chase View this post on Instagram Here’s a look at some serious voting energy on Election Day. Several voters came out to cast their […]

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November 3, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Voters Line Up Early to Cast Ballots in Downtown Silver Spring

Voters took to the polls throughout Montgomery County to cast their ballot on Election Day. People started to line up at the Silver Spring Civic Building before the voting site’s doors opened at 7:00 a.m. MyMCMedia was there to capture it all. I’m at the Silver Spring Civic Building where voters were lined up right […]

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October 28, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery County Residents Share Why Voting is Important to Them

Montgomery County residents continue to turn out for early voting in record numbers. MyMCMedia spoke with two locals at the Silver Spring Civic Building early voting center. They shared why exercising their right to vote is important to them.

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October 28, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Canadian Native Votes for First Time in Montgomery County Hoping to ‘Make a Difference’

Montgomery County resident Ron Carnie, who is originally from Toronto, became a naturalized U.S. citizen in January, and on Monday, he voted for the first time. MyMCMedia spoke with Carnie at the Silver Spring Civic Building early voting center.

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October 26, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Residents Turn Out in Droves at Early Voting Center in Silver Spring

Downtown Silver Spring was bustling with people early Monday morning who turned out to cast their ballots on the first day of early voting in Maryland. The Silver Spring Civic Building is one of 11 early voting centers  and typically one of the busiest location throughout the state, according to the Board of Elections officials. […]

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October 26, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Arrancó este Lunes la Votación Anticipada en Montgomery

Los votantes del condado de Montgomery pueden emitir su voto para las elecciones generales del 3 de noviembre de 2020 en once centros de votación anticipada desde el 26 de octubre hasta el 2 de noviembre. El horario de atención de cada centro de votación anticipada es de 7 a.m. a 8 p.m. Cualquier votante […]

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October 26, 2020 | Staff Writer

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Early Voting Centers Open Oct. 26 to Nov. 2 in Montgomery County

Montgomery County voters can cast their ballots for the Nov. 3, 2020, General Election at eleven Early Voting Centers from Oct. 26 through Nov. 2. The hours of operation for each early voting center is 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Any registered voter may cast a ballot at any one of these sites using the […]

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