Five Things to Know Today, July 17, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, July 17, in Montgomery County, Maryland:five

1. Rabid Bat: One week ago today, Gaithersburg animal control officers captured a rabid bat in a resident’s apartment. Now, officials are reminding residents to get their cats and dogs vaccinated against the rabies virus. There’s a free rabies clinic taking place on Sunday, July 19th, at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center, 7315 Muncaster Mill Road, in Derwood.

2. Pedestrian Struck and Killed: Montgomery County Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred on Thursday morning in Wheaton.

3. USG Open House: Have you heard? The Universities at Shady Grove is holding a summer open house on Saturday.

4. Identity Theft Forum: There was a standing-room only crowd in Germantown on Thursday night for an identity theft and fraud prevention forum hosted by Congressman John Delaney. If you missed it, we have some tips to share in our report, here.

5. Name that Street: The city of Rockville needs your help to name one of the city’s newest streets. Your ideas are due one week from today.

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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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