Five Things to Know Today, July 4, in Montgomery County

fivethingsyouneedtoknowHere are five things to know today, July 4, in Montgomery County:

1. Happy Birthday America! There are 4th of July celebrations taking place across Montgomery County today. You can find out more in our Weekend Planner.

2. Police stopped traffic on the ICC last night to rescue Rocky the Terrier.

3. The 37th student member of the Board of Education was sworn in this week.

4. If you are traveling on local roads this holiday weekend, you don’t want to miss these traffic safety tips from AAA. Maryland State Police are increasing patrols this holiday weekend too. WMATA has released a July 4th transit guide as well. Also, don’t forget you can get a lift home after your celebration tonight thanks to Sober Ride.

5. Restoration work is underway on the Izaak Walton trail and culvert in Gaithersburg.

For the latest news and events, stay with MyMCMedia. We hope you will share some of your 4th of July holiday photos with MyMCMedia. We will post them on our website and air them on our channels. You can email your images to or Tweet them @MyMCMedia.

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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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