five things to know today

February 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 24, in Montgomery County: 1.  Councilmember Tom Hucker tried Craigslist to find a new location for a statue of a Confederate soldier in Rockville. 2. The Washington Post’s Bill Turque traces the history of the burial sites at the center of the controversy in Westbard. 3. Peerless Rockville […]

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February 23, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Gaithersburg, ranked as the number one diverse city in the country, doesn’t need to become a “sanctuary city” because Gaithersburg is a “welcoming city,” Mayor Jud Ashman says. 2. A portion of the redevelopment of Bethesda’s Westbard neighborhood comes before the Montgomery […]

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February 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 17, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 17, in Montgomery County: 1. The Ninth Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities Fair begins at 5 p.m. at Richard Montgomery High School. High school students and their parents can talk with dozens of colleges and universities. The event will also feature a workshop for middle school parents and students. […]

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February 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 16, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery College has an open house and ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the Science Center West Renovation at 9:15 a.m. Thursday. County Executive Ike Leggett and County Council President Roger Berliner will speak. 2. The Montgomery County Planning Board meets at […]

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February 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 15, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Curious about who’s running for office in 2018? Candidates will begin filing paperwork on Feb. 28. 2. The Montgomery County Board of Education approved the superintendent’s operating budget proposal on Tuesday. The spending plan now goes to County Executive Ike Leggett and […]

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February 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 14, in Montgomery County

Happy Valentine’s Day! Here are five things to know today, Feb. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council meets today in Rockville. On its agenda are a discussion on preventing hate crimes and a follow-up on the county’s response to the Aug. 10 Silver Spring apartment fire. 2. The county Board of Education […]

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February 13, 2017 | Michelle Queen

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

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. In Silver Spring, nurses plan a protest at Holy Cross Hospital this morning to express their concerns with hospital staffing practices and their right to unionize. 2. The National Weather Service warns residents high winds will continue through this afternoon, with gusts possible up to […]

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February 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 10, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 10, in Montgomery County: 1. Talk of the Town: It may be two more years until a rusty bridge over Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg is repainted, and there have been questions about who’s responsible and what’s taking so long. 2. Street Beat: If you are commuting […]

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February 8, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 8, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. In Silver Spring, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and County Council President Roger Berliner will hold a news conference at 3:30 p.m. to discuss the next steps for immigration in Montgomery County. 2. In Gaithersburg, city leaders are swearing-in Yvette Monroe as the newest Council […]

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February 7, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 7, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council meets today and one of the action items on the agenda is the proposed Greater Lyttonsville Sector Plan that would redevelop this historic section of Silver Spring. Also on the agenda, a public hearing about a $4.2 million supplemental […]

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