Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 15, in Montgomery County
Temperatures may be slightly cooler today according to the National Weather Service forecast. Here are five more things you need to know today, Aug. 15th, in Montgomery County:
1. The investigation into the August 10th Silver Spring apartment explosion continues. The police have recovered five bodies and believe eight people total are missing.
2. It’s Family Day at the Agricultural Fair today with free admission for 11 and under and discount on the cost of carnival rides.
3. The city of Gaithersburg Mayor and Council are meeting tonight and on the agenda is employee recognition awards and public hearings on three ordinances.
4. Five Community Recreation Centers are closed now through August 28 for maintenance. Registration for fall county recreation classes and programs begin today.
5. Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week continues through Saturday; apparel and footwear $100 or less are exempt from the state sales tax.