Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 22, in Montgomery County

Five Things List-03Here are your five things to know today, Sept. 22, in Montgomery County:

1. Pope Francis arrives in the United States today and a MyMCMedia videographer will be at Andrews Air Force Base when the Pope arrives this afternoon. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for the latest Montgomery County information and reaction about the Pope’s historic visit.

2. Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is holding a virtual Town Hall meeting from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. today and you are invited to participate.

3. Did you know that today is Car Free Day and it’s also National Voter Registration Day? Rockville city leaders proclaimed today Car Free Day in Rockville at their meeting last night. In Silver Spring today, County Executive Ike Leggett and Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker will introduce new voting machines to be used in the State of Maryland during the 2016 Elections.

4. Now is the time to make your appointment for the flu vaccine. Find out more, on the Montgomery County website, here.

5. The Gaithersburg Board of Elections of Supervisors meets tonight to review and certify candidate petitions for the city’s Nov. 3rd election.

ICYMI VIDEO: Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal met with reporters on Monday to discuss a variety of hot topics including Bus Rapid Transit, affordable housing, the pesticide bill, the potential government shutdown, the Pope’s visit and more.

For the latest news and events in Montgomery County, stay with MyMCMedia. We hope you will also follow MyMCMedia on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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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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