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February 22, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Silver Spring Library Earns LEED Gold Certification

The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded Montgomery County Public Libraries’ Silver Spring branch with its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification. “We are proud of our Silver Spring Library,” Parker Hamilton, director of Montgomery County Public Libraries, said. “Not only does our library provide a flexible and adaptable space to connect […]

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January 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Recycle Your Tree (VIDEO)

Montgomery County residents can recycle their natural Christmas trees by placing them at the curb by 7 a.m. on their regular recycling day. Trees must be free of all cords, ornaments, and strings. Find out more in this report: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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January 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Wheaton High School Students Are Beaming in New Building (VIDEO)

Wheaton High School students and staff are starting off the New Year in a brand new building at 2401 Dalewood Drive in Silver Spring. Find out more in this MCPS-TV report, below: According to the MCPS’s website, Wheaton High School is the first school in Montgomery County to feature a project-based learning environment that will […]

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November 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery Parks Staff Prepares for Dead Ash Trees (PHOTO)

Talk about a pest. Montgomery Parks officials announced this week that a non-native invasive beetle from Asia, the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), has been detected in the county and it is destroying Ash trees across the county. The beetle feeds on the trees causing them to die within three years. While only two percent of […]

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September 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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

Are you ready to take the pledge? Car Free Day is set for Tuesday, 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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April 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Green Business Certification Expands in MoCo (VIDEO)

Twenty-six new county businesses have received the green business certification. They were recognized at a networking event at the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. Learn more: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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April 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Announces Earth Day Art Contest

Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner has announced his first ever Earth Day Art Contest for students in third through eighth grades. The theme of the contest is “making a difference.” According to the rules, submission must be two-dimensional, on paper, no bigger than 17 x 24 and no smaller than 8 1/2 x 11 and […]

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March 27, 2015 | Staff Writer

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on a recent education budget forum tour, the county executive’s operating budget, a community meeting with the police chief and more.

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March 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Gaithersburg Officials Cancel St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Gaithersburg‬ St. Patrick’s Day Parade scheduled for March 14 at Rio Washingtonian Center has been canceled. City officials said the decision to cancel was made because of the weather forecast. You can find out more here.

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January 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

Recycle Your Christmas Trees (VIDEO)

Montgomery County residents can recycle their natural Christmas trees by placing them at the curb by 7 a.m. on their regular recycling day. Trees must be free of all cords, ornaments, and strings. Watch this video for more. For more information visit montgomerycountymd.gov/recycling website. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of […]

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