Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 13, in Montgomery County

fivethingsyouneedtoknowHappy Columbus Day! Here are five things to know today, Oct. 13, in Montgomery County:

1. Several Montgomery County Council Committees are meeting today, and school bus cameras and school resource officers are two of the topics on the elected leaders’ agenda.

2. Do you know who you are voting for in the Nov. 4 general election? Montgomery Community Media and the League of Women Voters of Montgomery County are holding two candidates forums tonight, beginning with the County Executive Candidates Forum at 6 p.m. and the County Council Candidates Forum at 7:30 p.m. in the television studios at MCM. Both forums will be streamed live at

3.  Gaithersburg City Councilmembers are scheduled to meet behind closed doors tonight to discuss the 12 candidates who have applied for an anticipated Council vacancy.

4.  Alert Montgomery subscribers are encouraged to update their accounts this week.

5. Ruth Chris Steak House is opening its newest restaurant in downtown Crown today in Gaithersburg.

For the latest news and events in Montgomery County, stay with MyMCMedia. We hope you will 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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