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

fivethingsyouneedtoknowHere are five things to know today, June 17, in Montgomery County:

1. One week from today, June 24, is Primary Election Day in Maryland. Why wait, though? You can vote today-Thursday at nine designated early voting locations in Montgomery County. #MoCoVote

2. The Montgomery County Council meets today and one of the hot topics on the agenda is a resolution to decriminalize marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia.

3. The Board of Education meets today and one of the items on the school leaders’ agenda is a Bell Times discussion about the superintendent’s recent recommendation to not move forward with changes to school start and end times.

4. Montgomery County will host a Juneteenth celebration tonight at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown.

5. Looking for a bright spot to spend a sunny day? The Peony gardens are in full bloom at Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg. #flowerpower

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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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