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August 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Teachers Volunteer to Give Students a Fun Summer Camp (VIDEO)

Teacher volunteers from Flora M. Singer Elementary School gave up part of their summer to create an active learning experience for kids in Silver Spring. It’s called the Singer Sea Turtles Summer Fun Camp and it takes place in the campers’ backyard. MCPS-TV reports.

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March 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

Meadowside Nature Center to Distribute Free Backyard Compost Bins on April 1

Spring is in the air, and Montgomery Parks officials are celebrating by giving away backyard compost bins on Friday, April 1, from 4 – 7 p.m. at Meadowside Nature Center (while supplies last). The public can use the compost bins to combine yard trimmings such as dry leaves, wood, grass and plant clippings, with kitchen […]

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September 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Alligator Fished Out of Koi Pond in Brookeville (PHOTOS & 9-1-1 AUDIO FILE)

It took three hours for authorities to remove a three-foot alligator from a Koi pond in Brookeville on Friday. The alligator was reported to authorities shortly before 10 a.m. and the 9-1-1 caller seemed incredulous at what he had discovered in his backyard pond on Denit Estates Drive. You can listen to his call, here. […]

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