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April 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for April 18 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, April 18. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County 1.  Child Safety Seat Inspections: Officers that have been trained in the proper use and installation of child safety seats will be working with employees of Fitzgerald Auto, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, and other volunteers. Parents and care givers can learn […]

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April 2, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Earth Month Events Across Montgomery County

This month marks the 49th anniversary of “Earth Month,” a global campaign that stresses the importance of protecting the planet’s air, land and water. Events are scheduled throughout the month for Montgomery County residents to learn about and take part in preserving the environment. “Learn About Organic Lawn Care” at the Rock Creek Conservancy Office […]

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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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