Five Things to Know Today, July 29, in Montgomery County

fiveHere are your five things to know today, July 29, in Montgomery County:

1. Silver Spring Transit Center: The opening of the long-awaited Silver Spring Transit Center could be delayed again after a recent request from WMATA that a Montgomery County official calls “shocking.” We talked to County Executive Ike Leggett about the issue.

2. Budget Savings Plan: The Montgomery County Council has approved a $54 million budget savings plan.

3. Confederate Statue: It may be the end of the week before we know more about a working group’s recommendations to the county council about the future of the Confederate soldier statue in Rockville.

4. Hogan Strong: Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has posted a Facebook status about his fight against cancer and his update includes a photo of his new look.

5. Save the Date: County officials and community leaders want you to attend the 6th annual Salvadoran-American Day Festival this Sunday in Wheaton.

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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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