5 Things to Know Today, June 3, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, June 3 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. MCPS Graduations: High school graduations continue today for Montgomery County Public Schools. Today students from Wootton, Wheaton, Rock Terrace, and Regional Institute for Children and Adolescents receive their diplomas. Families are invited to share their graduate’s photos.

2. COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at nine testing sites today. Montgomery County clinics are now vaccinating Marylanders age 12 and older. Appointments may be made online here.

3. Severe Thunderstorms Possible: The National Weather Service is expecting showers and storms this afternoon from 2 to 10 p.m. Some may become severe.

4. Yard Trim Collection: The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is letting residents know that due to a COVID-19-related issue, yard trim collection is behind schedule. It is still ongoing, so if your yard trim was not collected on your usual day, DEP says to leave materials curbside. Some pickups may be delayed until June 6.

5. Cicada Mania: Check out our coverage of the Brood X cicadas. Last week we visited TV celebrity chef Elise Harris, known as “The Diva Chef”, who showed us how she is taking advantage of the cicada season that happens every 17 years.

And as a reminder to our loyal readers…Find the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County here.

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