Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 21, in Montgomery County

It’s inauguration day for Maryland Governor-elect Larry Hogan in Annapolis. fivethingsyouneedtoknowHere are five more things to know today, Jan. 21, in Montgomery County:

1. A winter weather advisory is in effect today from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for Montgomery County. In case you are wondering, Montgomery County Public Schools are opening on time.

2. Did you hear? The Montgomery County Council has passed a bill to ban the use and sale of styrofoam food containers.

3. Finding a parking space in Bethesda may be easier now that a new parking garage is open at the intersection of Woodmont and Bethesda avenues.

4. As local officials report a spike in heroin-related deaths in Montgomery County, the Avery Road Treatment Center offers help and hope to those battling addiction in our county.

5. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services has launched a new safety program, Home Safety Check, for seniors in our county.

One last note: The National Capital Delegation is planning to hold a news conference this evening following the NTSB and WMATA briefing on last week’s deadly Yellow Line smoke incident.

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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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