October 4, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Elrich Seeks Residents’ Input During Series of Budget Forums

County Executive Marc Elrich is holding a series of budget forums on the county’s next operating budget – Fiscal Year 23.  Residents are invited to attend the forums in person or view them virtually via the internet. The purpose of the forums is to gather input from residents about their priorities for the next fiscal year.  […]

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September 3, 2021 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not in Montgomery County on Labor Day

Montgomery County Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for the Labor Day holiday,  Monday, September 6: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed on September 1 and 2. County-operated COVID-19 vaccination and testing centers, and the County-operated COVID-19 call center – closed Sunday, Sept. 5, and Monday, Sept. 6. County Alcohol Beverage […]

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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 20, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring Resident Hits the Jackpot with Scratch-Off Lottery Ticket

A Montgomery County resident just became $100,000 richer. The 70-year-old Silver Spring man, whose name was not identified by the Maryland Lottery, purchased two instant scratch-off tickets at Wheaton Winery located at 2211 University Boulevard in Silver Spring. He typically plays one instant game each day but decided to buy a second ticket this time. […]

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August 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: 19-Year-Old Charged in Wheaton Homicide

A Silver Spring man has been arrested and charged with killing 25-year-old Marvin Alexander Mendoza, Montgomery County Police (MCPD) said in a release. Erik Aguilar, 19, is charged with first-degree murder, according to online case records. Police said he is being held without bond. On Aug. 10, officers responded to the 2000 block of Blueridge […]

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August 11, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Fifth Annual Wheaton Arts Parade and Festival Starts in September

The annual Wheaton Arts Parade and Festival will begin on Sept. 19 at 10 a.m. with the traditional “Parade the Triangle” event.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Wheaton Arts Parade (@wheatonartsparade) Those who would like to join can walk in the parade from Wheaton’s town center to the Reedie […]

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August 11, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Brookside Gardens Hosts ‘Pyramids 2021’ Art Exhibit

The Wheaton Arts Parade and Brookside Gardens collaborated with 16 artists from Montgomery County to put together an outdoor exhibit that features 13 unique pyramids.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by MyMCMedia (@mymcmedia) Each pyramid tells a story and includes a QR code which can be scanned to hear a […]

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August 10, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Hombre Hallado sin Vida en Medio de la Calle en Wheaton; Investigación de Homicidio en Curso

Los detectives del Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery (MCPD) están llevando a cabo una investigación de homicidio en Wheaton después de que se encontró el cuerpo sin vida de un hombre sobre la avenida, justo antes de las 9:00 a.m. del martes. MCP investigating homicide & shooting in 2000 blk of Blueridge Ave […]

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August 3, 2021 | Maya Rosenberg

Los Centros para Adultos Mayores del Condado de Montgomery Ampliarán sus Horarios

El departamento de recreación del condado de Montgomery ampliará el horario de apertura de los tres centros para adultos mayores, a partir del lunes 2 de agosto. Los tres centros son North Potomac, Wheaton y White Oak y abrirán sus puertas entre las 9 a.m. hasta las 4 p.m. #MoCoRec Senior Centers are moving to […]

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July 30, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

How Safe is Your Deck?

So far this summer in Montgomery County, there have been two major deck collapses. One in Germantown where six people were hospitalized and another in Rockville where two people were hospitalized. MyMCM spoke to Jeremy Shupp, the program manager for Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services, about how to know if your deck is due […]

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