Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 16, in Montgomery County

fivethingsyouneedtoknowIt’s Friday!  Here are your five things to know today, Jan. 16, in Montgomery County:

1. Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett has released his recommended 2016 Capital Budget and proposed amendments to the CIP.

2. The latest episode of County Report This Week begins with an update on the Silver Spring Transit Center. Watch the show here.

3. The Avery Road Treatment Center is reporting more heroin-related patient admissions and the executive director says heroin overdoses and deaths are up countywide.

4. Montgomery County Councilmember Hans Riemer is touting VanGo for expanding its circulator bus service in downtown Silver Spring.

5. Looking for fun this weekend in Montgomery County? Don’t miss our Weekend Planner.

Finally, don’t miss the county’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration at the Strathmore on Monday. If you can’t make the ceremony, you can watch it live, beginning at 3:30 p.m., on Montgomery Channel 21.
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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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