Five Things to Know Today, May 18, in Montgomery County
1. Double Murder: Montgomery County Police announce that an arrest has been made in the murder of a Rockville couple.
2. New Fire Station: Montgomery County officials will break ground on a new fire station in Glenmont today.
3. Purple Line Rally: Transit backers are gathering at the future site of the Purple Line in Silver Spring this morning to say the light rail line must move forward.
4. Superintendent Search: The “preferred candidate” for MCPS superintendent has informed the Board of Education that he is withdrawng his candidacy for the post.
5. President’s Briefing: County Council President George Leventhal is scheduled to meet with reporters today to discuss several hot topics, including the latest on the search for the next MCPS superintendent and the budget vote. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for live updates from the briefing.