Five Things You Need to Know Today, April 3

fivethingsyouneedtoknowHere are the five things you need to know today, April 3, in Montgomery County:

1.  Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students will have to make up just two of the ten days they missed this school year because of snow, and one of those days is Easter Monday. Also, the new MCPS Cybercivility Task Force is holding its first meeting tonight at Richard Montgomery High School.

2. Officials are working to reopen one eastbound lane of Quince Orchard Road adjacent to a retaining wall that collapsed earlier this week in Gaithersburg. Several Kentlands residents were evacuated because of the collapse and officials say the residents may be out of their homes for six weeks while repairs on that wall are underway.

3. Sheriff Darren Popkin is warning Montgomery County residents of a telephone scam.

4. Montgomery County police are focusing on distracted drivers this month. April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

5. Three-time Grammy winner Keb’ Mo’ will perform at Strathmore tonight.

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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.


One Response to “Five Things You Need to Know Today, April 3”

  1. On April 3, 2014 at 5:19 pm responded with... #

    Sonya — this is very cool!

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