With the holidays around the corner, Montgomery County officials are reminding residents about the importance of recycling. Lorna Virgili has the story. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.
The outdoor gear and sports store, REI has announced plans to close its doors on Black Friday (November 27) at all 143 of its retail locations, headquarters and two distribution centers. That means no sales or long lines for shoppers and no going to work for its employees. Instead of reporting to work, the co-op […]
The Montgomery County Division of Solid Waste Services offers a service for residents that is both environmentally friendly and secure. On Saturday, Nov. 14 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., at Northwest High School in Germantown, you can shred and recycle your confidential papers. For more information, go to the Montgomery County Community Paper […]
It’s a cold start to the work week in Montgomery County. Photographer Michael Walsh visited the C & O Canal where the cold air hovering over the water created a mist or foggy conditions on Monday morning as depicted in his photos, below: You may need an umbrella later today as rain is expected to […]
UPDATED The Town of Poolesville is being recognized for its efforts to go green. Poolesville has just earned the Sustainable Maryland Certified designation in recognition of the town’s commitment to an array of sustainability initiatives led by local leaders, residents, businesses, and non-profit organizations. The town is among 12 municipalities that were awarded the 2015 distinction […]
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today issued a statewide proclamation declaring the week of Sunday, October 25, to Saturday, October 31, as Lead Poisoning Prevention Week in Maryland. Hogan also announced the new Lead Testing Targeting Plan for Childhood Lead, which calls for all Maryland children to be tested at ages 1 and 2, no matter […]
Montgomery County is moving towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions and saving money by using solar energy. The first phase of solar panel installation in public county buildings is underway and the first building to get the panels is the Jane Lawton Community Recreation Center. Lorna Virgili has more about the county’s solar initiative. Visit our […]
One floor of the Montgomery County Executive Office Building’s parking garage was closed on Thursday morning after a deer was discovered in it. It is unknown how long the animal was in the second level of the garage or how it entered the structure at 101 Monroe Street. Rockville police officers responded to the call, […]
County Executive Ike Leggett recently awarded Montgomery College the Early Bird Benchmarker Award for reporting energy use on the campus. MCTV’s John Watson has more. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has announced the County’s largest solar initiative ever. According to a news release, the solar initiative with SolarCity encompasses 14 individual projects and is expected to produce approximately six million kilowatt-hours each year – enough to power nearly 600 average size homes. According to a county news release, Montgomery County […]