Five Things to Know Today, August 12, in Montgomery County
1. Tryouts and practices begin for fall sports at Montgomery County Public Schools today.
2. Contractors working for the State Highway Administration are beginning a survey of the bat population near Watkins Mill Road and I-270 in Gaithersburg today.
3. The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) has confirmed the first detection of a West Nile virus mosquito pool in Maryland this summer. Find out what you need to know about protecting yourself from mosquitoes, here.
4. A road repaving project begins today on Cedar Lane and MD 355 in Bethesda.
5. The Washington Spirit play the Western New York Flash at the Maryland SoccerPlex tonight. Going into tonight’s game, the Spirit is undefeated at home.