Five Things to Know Today, August 3, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Aug. 3, in Montgomery County:

fivethingsyouneedtoknow1. Summit on Violence: Montgomery County Police Chief Thomas Manger will attend the National Summit on Violence in America today at the Newseum in D.C. Strategies to reduce violence across the nation. 

2. Confederate Statue: Find out the latest on the Confederate statue in Rockville and tonight’s council meeting

3. Water Main Break:  Traffic around the intersection of Colesfville Rd & Georgia Ave in Silver Spring is still affected by last week’s water main break.

4. Peak Savings Day: Pepco calls on customers to conserve energy due to expected high demand for electricity throughout the region today.

5. Celebrating El Salvadoran Culture: More than 7,000 people danced to the sound of cumbia, salsa, merengue, Rock in Spanish, and reggaeton at the annual Salvadoran-American Day Festival.

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Aline Barros

About Aline Barros

Aline Barros is a multimedia reporter and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at and on Twitter at @AlineBarros2.


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