Five Things to Know Today, April 28, in Montgomery County
1. State of Emergency: After protests turned violent in Baltimore, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard. The Montgomery County Police Department has sent 40 officers to assist Baltimore Police.
2. A New Chapter: The Silver Spring Library is scheduled to open on June 20th.
3. Pay to Play: The Montgomery County School Board voted unanimously on Monday to increase the extracurricular activity fee for students.
4. On the Agenda: The Montgomery County Council meets today and the meeting is scheduled to begin with a proclamation for Intel Science Talent Winner Michael Winer. You can view the Council’s entire agenda here.
5. On Exhibit: The public is invited to an artists reception tonight at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn in the Kentlands community.