Five Things to Know Today, May 13, in Montgomery County

fiveHere’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, May 13, in Montgomery County:

1. Amtrak Derailment: An Amtrak train traveling from Washington, D.C. to New York derailed north of Philadelphia Tuesday night.

2. Budget Worksessions: Montgomery County Council members are scheduled to receive an overview of revenues and expenditures today as they work towards a tentative budget agreement.

3. Lyon Sisters: Montgomery County Police executed a search warrant at a home in Hyattsville on Tuesday looking for more clues in the 1975 disappearance of the Lyon sisters.

4.Best High Schools: MCPS places 14 schools on the U.S. News “Best High Schools” list.

5. New Laws: Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed 350 bills into law on Tuesday.

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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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