Five Things to Know Today, August 7, in Montgomery County

fivethingsyouneedtoknowHere are five things to know today, August 7, in Montgomery County:

1. Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez are scheduled to visit with workers at a Montgomery County restaurant today to discuss raising the minimum wage nationally.

2. Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz will welcome Floyds 99 Barbershop to downtown Crown today.

3. Washington, D.C. tops Forbes “coolest cities” list and Bethesda makes the top 20, too.

4. A jury has found a Potomac man guilty of nine counts in a Montgomery Mall road rage incident that occurred last year.

5. Don’t forget to enter our Picture the Fair photo contest. You could win an iPad mini.

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Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

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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