Five Things to Know for Sept. 3 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Sept. 3, and summer vacation is officially over. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Back to School: Montgomery County Public Schools are back in session! Commuting might take a bit longer today.

2. Indoor Pools Back Open: After being closed for maintenance for two weeks, Germantown Indoor Swim Center and Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center are open again and are following a fall schedule. Martin Luther King Jr. Indoor Pool is also open after it was closed all summer for maintenance. Olney Indoor Swim Center has been back open for the fall since last week.

3. Trash Pickup Holiday Schedule: Montgomery County’s usual Monday recycling and trash pickups will be made today. For more details on the recycling and trash holiday pickup schedule, click here.

4. Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council MeetingThe Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council meet tonight at the Gaithersburg City Hall at 7:30 p.m. Here’s a look at the agenda for the meeting.

5. Montgomery Talks: September is National Preparedness Month and the theme is “Prepared, Not Scared.” Here’s how Montgomery County’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is celebrating the month:

September Is National Preparedness Month, Know How to Be Prepared

And one more thing:  The newest MCPS school opening today is Snowden Farm Elementary in Clarksburg. MyMCMedia’s Jordan Lindsay got a tour of the brand new building. Check it out:

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