Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 12, in Montgomery County
Five things to know today, Feb. 12, in Montgomery County:
1. Bitter cold and a chance of snow: the National Weather Service indicates that there is a potential for travel difficulties during tonight’s evening rush hour.
2. Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger and State’s Attorney John McCarthy are expected to meet with reporters today to discuss the collision that led to Officer Noah Leotta’s death.
3. The Clarksburg Coyotes take on the Quince Orchard Cougars tonight in hoops action. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for photos and score updates from the game.
4. Love is in the air, and our Weekend Planner is your guide for finding fun things to do on Valentine’s Day in Montgomery County.
5. Finally, here’s the rundown of what’s open and what’s not on Presidents Day in Montgomery County. Montgomery Community Media’s offices will also be closed on Monday, Feb. 15th.
In Case You Missed It:
- Maryland health officials have confirmed the state’s first case of Zika.
- The Germantown Indoor Swim Center is hosting the Landmark Swim and Dive Championships this weekend.
- The Richard Montgomery High School gymnasium is closed from thru March because of damage to the flooring during the blizzard.
- WSSC announced this week that some customers’ water bills may be higher than normal because of problems reading snow-covered meters.
- Asian Lunar New Year celebrations, such as this one at Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg, are taking place around Montgomery County this month.
- MCPS unveils a new program, Sports Insight, about the district’s athletic programs.