Five Things to Know Today, April 27, in Montgomery County
1. Budget Update: Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal meets with reporters today at his weekly briefing and one of the topics he is expected to discuss is the status of the recommended fiscal year 2016 operating budget. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for updates from the news briefing, beginning at 11:30 a.m. today.
2. Tax Talk: Homeowners in the town of Chevy Chase who have not had to pay town property taxes for the past two years, might see the end of that free ride.
3. Hostage Czar: Congressman John Delaney says he will file legislation calling for a new Hostage Czar following the death of his constituent, Dr. Warren Weinstein, after three years in captivity.
4. Montgomery Serves: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will honor some of the extraordinary people who serve at tonight’s Montgomery Serves awards ceremony at Imagination Stage in Bethesda. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for updates from the event.
5. Rock the Red: Where are you watching the game? The series is tied at 3-3, so it’s game number seven for the Washington Capitals and the New York Islanders tonight at the Verizon Center.