UPDATED, Oct. 9, 11:20 a.m. — The annual Bethesda Green Gala was held at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club on Oct. 8. More than 300 hundred people gathered at the fundraiser that featured “green champions” from the businesses, nonprofits, school and faith community. In this MyMCMedia Extra, County and Bethesda Green officials said it […]
The Montgomery County Council passed Bill 52-14 by a 6 to 3 vote on Tuesday. The legislation, commonly known as the pesticide bill, bans the use of EPA-registered pesticides in lawn care for most uses in the county including public and private playgrounds, mulched recreation areas, child care centers, and county property. Advocates and opponents of […]
There are many farmers markets in Montgomery County where shoppers can find fresh, locally grown, fruits and vegetables. In this video, Susan Kenedy introduces us to a market in Takoma Park that offers much more. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.
In this MyMCMedia Extra, Jennifer Quinn, a volunteer with Safe Grow Montgomery, explains who she thinks is opposed to Bill 52-14, the pesticide bill, and she says Montgomery County Councilmembers have heard from supporters more than opponents. Take a look: The Council has scheduled an Oct. 6 vote on the bill. Related:
In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Gaithersburg resident Jennifer Quinn, a volunteer with Safe Grow Montgomery, explains why she believes Bill 52-14 is so important. You can find more information about this bill on Montgomery County’s website, here. The County Council is scheduled to vote on the bill at its Oct. 6th meeting. Related:
Students from Sligo Middle School in Silver Spring hosted the first S’TEAM Sligo Community Day Festival on Sept 26. The S’TEAM field day was organized by 28 students in seventh and eighth grades who worked throughout the summer on multi-disciplinary projects that included science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. Schools officials said students had hands-on experience while […]
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the winners of its 12th annual photo contest, with Santosh Shanmuga of Gaithersburg claiming top honors for his Female Red-Winged Blackbird taken at Swan Harbor Farm in Harford County. The winning images will appear in the winter edition of the agency’s seasonal magazine as well as its […]