Five Things to Know for Oct. 1 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Oct. 1, and it’s a heavy day for local politics in Montgomery County:

1. County Executives Face Off: Montgomery Community Media hosts the county executive candidates in a forum. You can watch Democrat Marc Elrich, Republican Robin Ficker and Independent Nancy Floreen square off on Channels 19, 21 and 995 HD and live-streamed at, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Immediately after the forum and thereafter, the program will be available here at

2. Meet Jill Stein: The Green Party presidential candidate will be at the Rockville Library from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Facebook has the details.

3. State of the Senate: Former congresswoman Connie Morella hosts a discussion on the state of the U.S. Senate.

4. Municipal Monday: The Gaithersburg Mayor and Council meets at 7:30 p.m. Here’s the agenda.

5. Meeting the Media: Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer will meet with members of the media at 11:30 a.m. Among the issues on his agenda will be changes to the county’s minimum wage rules and new zoning regulations that would allow breweries and distilleries in the county’s Agricultural Reserve.

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Douglas Tallman

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