Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 18, in Montgomery County

fiveHere are your five things to know today, Aug. 18, in Montgomery County:

1.  Area residents are fondly remembering Lee Robinson, the Route 29 Batman, who was killed in a traffic accident on Sunday night in Hagerstown.

2. Over a dozen dog owners in Montgomery County are speaking out against a change of policy that bans non-Gaithersburg dogs from the city’s dog exercise area at Green Park.

3. Rockville City Councilmember Tom Moore announces he is not seeking reelection.

4. It’s senior citizens day at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair today. Have you checked out The Big Cheese?

5. Hundreds of new Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) teachers are participating in New Educator Orientation this week. MCPS will have more than 800 new teachers at the start of the 2015-2016 school year.

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Sonya Burke

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Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.


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