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

Here are five things to know today, May 6, in Montgomery County.

1. Police are investigating a rape that occurred along the Northwest branch Trail in Silver Spring on Monday afternoon.

2. The Montgomery County Council meets today and one of the items on the agenda is a resolution urging the Maryland District Court to increase fines for drivers caught illegally passing stopped school buses by cameras mounted on the buses to $250.

3. Election 2014: Voters go to the polls in Chevy Chase today.

4. A Silver Spring student has been named a finalist in the Google Doodle contest.

5. County Council President Craig Rice met with the media on Monday and said the County Council will receive an update on the Silver Spring Transit Center on May 8. You can watch his briefing in its entirety here.

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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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