July 11, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

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Montgomery Parks Detail Limited Pesticide Use as ‘Last Resort’

Montgomery Parks Chief of the Horticulture, Forestry and Environmental Education Division, David Vismara discusses the county’s special program along with other alternatives to maintain weeds and pests with MCM. Watch the video below for more details:     

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June 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 20, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Summer Vacation: It’s the first day of summer and the last day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools students. Today is an early release day for MCPS. 2. A New Chapter: The Friends of the Library is opening the Wheaton Bookstore at […]

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January 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts this special edition of County Report This Week, which recaps some of the stories that defined 2015 in Montgomery County. Take a look:

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September 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Leventhal Discusses Pope, Pesticides, El Salvador Trip, Early Voting Centers and More (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal held his weekly briefing with reporters on Sept. 28th and discussed a variety of topics including the Pope’s recent visit, the pesticide bill, an upcoming trip to El Salvador, early voting centers, police body-worn cameras, a new place for the homeless and more. You can watch the briefing in […]

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April 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Councilmembers Discuss Pesticides (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment (T and E) Committee recently discussed proposed Bill 52-14 that would ban the use of certain pesticides on lawns and some public grass areas. If you missed the meeting, here are some highlights:

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March 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Pesticide Worksession (VIDEO)

A proposed ban on a select group of chemicals primarily used in lawn care has created a turf war of sorts here in Montgomery County. This week, the Council’s Transportation and Environment Committee held a lengthy work session on the measure where experts shared their opinions and thoughts. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner […]

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