5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 16, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Sept. 16, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. MCPS Calendar Reminder: There’s no school for Montgomery County Public Schools students today. See the tweet below for more details.

2. Hispanic Heritage Month: Montgomery County will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month – Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 – with a series of events. Click here to learn more about recognition events happening throughout the county.

3. New I-270 Ramp Meters: The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) fully activated new ramp meters on 23 ramps to southbound I-270 in Montgomery and Frederick counties. Officials say ramp metering aims to help improve safety, reduce congestion and save drivers up to 30 minutes on morning commutes between Frederick and I-495 (Capital Beltway). Click here for more information.


4. COVID-19 Vaccine: Click here to learn more details about third doses for people with compromised immune systems. Health officials say Montgomery County has administered third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to more than 430 people.


5. Upcoming Information Sessions: Save the dates for online information sessions for renters scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 21, and Wednesday, Sept. 29. Although the eviction moratorium has ended, tenants still have support and options available. Click here for more details.

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

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