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June 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Says City is Committed to Protecting the Environment (VIDEO)

As mayors across the country are pledging to take the lead on climate change following President Trump’s decision to exit the Paris Climate Accord, Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman says the city of Gaithersburg has been on the cutting edge of environmental policies for more than a decade. Ashman said the city remains committed to protecting […]

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June 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 2, in Montgomery County

It’s going to be a beautiful Friday. Here are five more things to know today, June 2nd, in Montgomery County: 1. Lyme Alert: Montgomery County health officials are sharing important information about Lyme disease and what you can do to protect yourself when outdoors this summer. For more information, visit the county’s website, here. 2. Water […]

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May 4, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Grass Roots Exhibit Opens at Maryland SoccerPlex (VIDEO)

There’s a new, interactive display at the Maryland SoccerPlex. It’s called the Grass Roots exhibit, and it’s designed to teach you about different grasses and how to best take care of your lawn. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. When you think of the Maryland SoccerPlex, you probably think of watching soccer or playing soccer on the beautiful […]

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March 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Earth Hour Takes Place on March 25th, Celebrate Earth Month in April (VIDEO)

Millions of people are expected to take part in Earth Hour at 8:30 p.m. on March 25th. The idea is to turn off the lights to inspire climate change action. Find out more, below: In April, Montgomery County will celebrate Earth Month. For details about environmental volunteer opportunities visit, here.

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March 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 17, in Montgomery County

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Here are five things to know today, March 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Wear your green and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Irish Festival at Rockville Town Square from 3 – 8 p.m. today. 2. Music lover? Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley leads the Irish rock band O’Malley’s March at […]

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October 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

By the Numbers: Registered Voters in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

The Presidential General Election is less than one month away on Nov. 8, and early voting takes place from Oct. 27 – Nov. 3. There are over 644,488 registered voters in Montgomery County. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Board of Elections (BOE) spokesperson Marjorie Roher provides a breakdown of registered voters as of Sept. […]

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October 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

Bethesda Green Recognizes Green Champions with Awards at Annual Gala (VIDEO)

Bethesda Green hosted its 7th annual gala at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club on Oct. 6. The highlight of this event is the 2016 Bethesda magazine “Green Awards.” Find out more about this year’s event and the Bethesda Green organization, in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: The awards included: Innovation Award-Business: Blessed Coffee […]

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October 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Holiday Park Senior Center Goes Green with Parking Lot Canopy of Solar Panels (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials recently installed a solar canopy in the parking lot of Holiday Park Senior Center. The canopy is composed of solar panels and is part of the county’s efforts to create more sustainable facilities. Find out more in this report, below:      

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September 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Car Free Day is Set for Sept. 22 (VIDEO)

Are you ready to take the pledge? Car Free Day is set for Thursday, Sept. 22nd. Find out more about Car Free Day, here. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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September 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Learn More About Going Solar at a Session Set for Sept. 8 in Germantown (VIDEO)

An information session to tout a new solar cooperative in Montgomery County is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 8 at the Upcounty Regional Services Center in Germantown. Find out more in this report, below: Learn more about the cooperative and RSVP to attend the session, here.

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