Five Things to Know Today, May 6, in Montgomery County

fiveHere’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, May 6, in Montgomery County:

1. Top City: The city of Rockville has been named a top 10 city for families by Livability.

2. Fallen Heroes: The Montgomery County Police Department will hold a memorial tribute today to remember our area’s fallen heroes. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for updates from the ceremony.

3. Kids Opera: The Harness the Stars Kids Opera Company will perform its original opera, “Strike ‘n Spare,” today at 2 p.m. at Stedwick Elementary School under the direction of third grade teacher and MCM blogger Mary Ruth McGinn. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for updates before and after the performance.

4. Child Care: The Montgomery County Council has unanimously passed a bill to expand child care services in the county.

5. Big Fish: Congratulations to Austin Smith who caught the biggest fish in the annual Poolesville tournament.

For the latest news and events in Montgomery County, stay with MyMCMedia. You can also follow MyMCMedia on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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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