Five Things to Know Today, April 16, in Montgomery County
1. Meet the Candidates: The latest county executive candidates forum is scheduled for tonight at the Rockville Library. WUSA’s Andrea McCarren will serve as the moderator.
2. Muppet Fans: Author Brian Jay Jones who wrote Jim Henson: The Biography will talk about his bestselling book at the Gaithersburg Library tonight. You can find out more about this event in this report and in this MyMCMedia extra. This event is hosted by the Gaithersburg Book Festival.
3. Transportation Talk: A rapid transit update headlined the latest Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board meeting.
4. Growing News: The Montgomery Housing Partnership has built a community garden and county officials will cut the ribbon for this project later this week.
5. Good Samaritans: Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Floreen has announced the winners of the Golden Shovel Award.