Five Things to Know for March 7 in Montgomery County

five things to know today imageHere are five things you need to know today, Wednesday, Mar. 7 in Montgomery County:

1. Hypothermia Alert: Montgomery County issued a Hypothermia Alert Tuesday that will continue until 6 p.m. today.

2. Winter Weather Advisory: Speaking of cold temperatures, the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for parts of Maryland, Virginia and the D.C. region.

3. Education Budget:  Parents and community members are invited to join Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice, Superintendent of Schools Jack Smith, and Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard for a discussion regarding the education budget. The meeting will be held at John F. Kennedy High School, 1901 Randolph Road in Silver Spring and begins at 6:30 p.m.

4. Balance & Imbalance Exhibit: Today is the last day to experience the Balance & Imbalance – A Celebration of Nature and a Call to Action, the nature-inspired art exhibit inspired by climate change.  You can view artist Marnie Sinclair’s work at the Audubon Naturalist Society in Chevy Chase.

5. Hogan Talks Gangs and Amazon: Gov. Larry Hogan toured the Public Safety Training Academy in Gaithersburg and received an update on the county’s efforts to combat gang violence from Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and Police Chief Tom Manger.

Hogan Talks Gangs, Amazon at Montgomery Visit


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Mitti Hicks

About Mitti Hicks

Mitti Hicks is a multimedia journalist and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She is passionate about telling stories that impact our community and may be reached at and on Twitter @mittimegan.


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