Five Things to Know for Jan. 7 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Jan. 7, and here are five things you need to know:

1. Orthodox Christmas: For Orthodox Christians, today is Christmas.

2. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg, Rockville and Poolesville all have meetings of their town leaders. Here’s the Gaithersburg agenda. Here’s the Rockville agenda. And here’s Poolesville’s.

3. A Fond Farewell: Julie Palakovich Carr is leaving the Rockville Mayor and Council and moving on to a District 17 seat in the House of Delegates. The city is planning a celebration at 5 p.m. at City Hall.

4. Library Matters: The Montgomery County Public Libraries podcast, Library Matters, discusses resources at the library to fight the winter blues.

5. ICYMI: The federal shutdown can’t stop love. See Deirdre Byrne’s report.

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Douglas Tallman

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