Five Things to Know for June 29 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, June 29, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Playgrounds Begin Reopening: Montgomery Parks will begin gradually reopening playgrounds today. Parks reminds residents to wear a face covering, stay six feet apart, and clean your hands before and after using playground equipment.

2. MCPL Bookdrops Resume: The Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) announced that bookdrops are reopening today. Branch telephone services will be resuming today as well.

3. Metrobus Service Increases: Metrobus service will be increased on the 14 busiest bus lines. 136 additional trips will be added to the following routes: 54, 70, 92, 30N, 30S, A4, A6, A8, P6, V4, W4, F4, P12, and T18. However, bus service will temporarily be suspended on the following routes with low ridership, according to Metro: NH2, C14, G2 and M6. More service changes will be made for other routes as well.

4. Police Food Drive: Montgomery County Police will hold a food drive at Olney Elementary School from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. This is a donation point, no food distributions will be made.

5. Bike Match: If you have a bike you don’t use, consider donating it to someone in need through BikeMatchMoCo. 

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Maryam Shahzad

About Maryam Shahzad

Maryam is a reporter with Montgomery Community Media. She graduated from the University of Maryland in December with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism. Previously, she was an intern with MCM. Maryam loves visual media and always says the movie is better than the book. She can be reached at mshahzad@mymcmedia.org or on Twitter @maryam_mcm.

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