Five Things to Know Today, March 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 23rd, in Montgomery County:

1. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are scheduled to celebrate National Reading Month at Carderock Springs Elementary School in Bethesda.

2. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is meeting with the County Council at 1 p.m. about his recommended fiscal year 2018 operating budget.

3. The White Flint 2 Sector Plan is one of the items on the Planning Board’s agenda today.

4. Montgomery County police officers have stepped up patrols at Rockville High School after school officials reported threatening phone calls.

5. The March Madness basketball tournament takes place at Montgomery Blair High School this afternoon featuring public safety officers.

Have you noticed? The Yoshino cherry blossoms are starting to bloom in Potomac. Show us your flowers. Email your photos to

One more thing: four weeks from today Montgomery Community Media celebrates a “Day in the Life of Montgomery County.” We hope you will join us on April 20th. Find out more in the video, below:

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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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