Five Things to Know Today, April 11, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 11, in Montgomery County:

1. The 2018 General Assembly session ended at midnight. You can expect to see a tide of post mortems flooding the news as bleary-eyed lawmakers stand in front of television cameras.

2. State’s Attorney John McCarthy said cell phone, hotel and financial records helped prove the state’s case against a woman and her boyfriend who killed a 73-year-old Takoma Park resident in 2014.

3. According to Bethesda Beat, Montgomery Parks officials foresee program cuts if County Executive Ike Leggett’s fiscal 2018 budget passes without an extra $1.9 million for the agency.

4. Today is National Pet Day, and there are lots of ways to celebrate that include volunteering at a local shelter; donating blankets, food and toys to an animal welfare organization; buying pet food for a neighbor; or taking pictures and posting them on Facebook or Instagram.

5. Do county streets and roads look particularly shiny? Street sweeping under way.

Save the date! Montgomery Community Media celebrates the 5th annual, “Day in the Life of Montgomery County” on April 20.  That’s just nine days away. We hope you will join us for this 24-hour photo project that highlights the people and places that make Montgomery County such an extraordinary place to live, work and play.

For the latest news and events in Montgomery County, stay with MyMCMedia. We hope you will also follow MyMCMedia on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Douglas Tallman

About Douglas Tallman

Reporter with 35 years experience throughout Maryland. Reach me at dtallman@mymcmedia.org or via Twitter at @MCM-Doug

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