Helen Triolo

Helen Triolo is a web developer, owner of Local First Media, and producer of RockvilleLiving.com

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Rockville Rewards Saves You Money And Benefits NonProfits

By Helen Triolo, last updated 9/8/15 07:28am

What is a Rockville Rewards Card? By purchasing a Rockville Rewards card for $25, you can support local businesses, access unlimited discounts, and help raise money for local charities, schools...

Elections for 4-year Rockville Mayor and Council Positions To Be Held Nov 3, 2015

By Helen Triolo, last updated 9/7/15 11:51am

Election season is in full swing in Rockville. Early voting to elect a Rockville mayor and 4 councilmembers will be held October 24 and 25 at City Hall, and at...

New Solar Coop Members Welcome Through Labor Day

By Helen Triolo, last updated 9/1/15 12:00am

If you're interested in putting solar panels on your roof and live in the Rockville area of Montgomery County, you can register here to see if your roof is suitable...

International Quilt Exhibition Opening at Artists & Makers Studios

By Helen Triolo, last updated 9/1/15 12:00am

Artists & Makers Studios in Rockville will present "Quilting for Change," an international quilt exhibition including three organizations working for social change. The Advocacy Project and Quilt for Change use...

2015 Farmers Market Opens May 16

By Helen Triolo, last updated 5/13/15 12:00am

It's the best time of the year for people who like to eat fresh: the Rockville Farmers Market at the corner of Rte 28 (E Jefferson St) & Monroe Ave...

First Rockville Solar Co-op Meeting Successful, Second Set for May 5

By Helen Triolo, last updated 5/4/15 12:00am

The first meeting of the now-forming Rockville Solar Cooperative was well-attended, with Rockville area residents interested to find out the details about costs and benefits associated with installing home solar...

Rockville's Solar Co-op to Help Residents Save Money Going Solar

By Helen Triolo, last updated 4/6/15 03:19pm

Photo: Pepco Watershed Sustainability Center, a working laboratory for Pepco and the University of Maryland that focuses on energy efficiency and sustainable living. Showcasing new technologies, including smart thermostats, ground...

A-RTS Returns to Rockville Town Square

By Helen Triolo, last updated 4/2/15 09:52pm

The third annual A-RTS at Rockville Town Square will transform the streets surrounding Rockville Town Square into an outdoor art gallery. The weekend art festival will showcase 160 local, regional...

Standing Room Only For Rockville Chamber of Commerce's MCM Event

By Helen Triolo, last updated 2/13/15 06:10am

Despite freezing temperatures outside, Rockville Chamber of Commerce's February Good Morning Rockville drew a large crowd of business people interested in finding out about ways to use "traditional" media (newspaper,...

Revised Rockville Pike Plan is Up For Review

By Helen Triolo, last updated 9/11/14 10:22am

The Planning Commission has finished their review and revisions to the Rockville Pike Plan, initially drafted in 2010, and the document is now available for public viewing and commenting. Here...

First Lego League is Underway and Needs Coaches

By Helen Triolo, last updated 8/27/14 08:00am

Are you interested in LEGO Robotics or have children aged 9-13 who are? The 2014-2015 season of FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Lego League program has...

Renowned Sichuan Chef Peter Chang to Open a Restaurant in Town Square

By Helen Triolo, last updated 8/19/14 01:00pm

Rockville, MD (August 19, 2014) – Federal Realty Investment Trust announced today that esteemed chef, Peter Chang, will open a new restaurant at Rockville Town Square in early 2015. This...

Remembering Carl Henn

By Helen Triolo, last updated 7/28/14 09:00am

In memory of Carl Henn, who was such a role model for walking the walk, always working to turn his passion for creating a better world into action, we post...

Benefits of Hiring People with Disabilities - a Rockville Chamber Event

By Helen Triolo, last updated 7/21/14 11:00am

Jacky Cohen of College Living Experience (CLE), Diane Healy of Cornerstone Montgomery, and Nick Heynen of The Treatment and Learning Centers (TLC) gave a panel presentation about the benefits of...

Rockville Chamber Mix and Mingle at John Marshall Bank

By Helen Triolo, last updated 7/7/14 08:00am

Rockville Chamber of Commerce Mix and Mingle events, held monthly at different locations around Rockville, are a great place to meet other business people and find out what's new in...

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