Five Things to Know for Aug. 12 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Aug. 12. Mostly sunny today. Still hot. Here’s the forecast.

1. Fair Continues: The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair continues in Gaithersburg.

2. Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week Contines: Just in time for back-to-school shopping, Maryland offers a week of shopping free of the state sales tax. Click here for more details.

3. Learning LinkedIn: Montgomery County Public Libraries is offering a LinkedIn bootcamp for job seekers. It’s a two-part training. Part one’s tonight, and part two is Wednesday. Follow the link in the tweet for more information.

4. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council meets at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall, 31 S. Summit Ave. Poolesville’s Town Council meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 19721 Beall St. And the Kensington Town Council meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 3710 Mitchell St.

5. ICYMI: State’s Attorney John McCarthy has a new evaluation of Catherine Hoggle, but he doesn’t want the judge to make a ruling on her fitness to stand trial until December.

State’s Attorney Seeks Delay in Hoggle Competency Ruling

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Douglas Tallman

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