Five Things to Know Today, April 20, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 20, in Montgomery County:

1. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is scheduled to hold a live discussion today at 2 p.m. Residents will have the opportunity to send questions directly to the County Executive through an interactive online forum.  Five Things List for featured image (4x3-version1-1200x900)

2. Early voting continues from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. at ten locations across Montgomery County until April 21. The Maryland Primary Election is set for April 26.

3.  Pepco filed a 10 percent rate hike request with the Maryland Public Service Commission on Tuesday.

4. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will be extending its school year to June 20 after Maryland education officials approved a one day waiver.

5. A film screening of “A Thousand and One Journeys: The Arab Americans” is scheduled to take place at Montgomery College’s Rockville Campus Theater Arts building at 7 p.m. tonight. The screening is free and open to the public.

A look ahead: 

  • Washington Business Journal Publisher James MacGregor is the keynote speaker for April’s Small Business University event at Montgomery Community Media studios. The networking event is on April 21 and you can register here.
  • KID Museum at Davis Library is scheduled to host a discussion titled “Remaking Education-A Community Conversation” on April 21. The discussion will feature Daniel Pink, Virginia Edwards, Sam Chaltain, and Jean-Claude- Brizard. Josh Starr is set to moderate the event.
  • Save the Date: 4.22.16. That’s when we invite you to help us celebrate a Day in the Life of Montgomery County by documenting your day with pictures and video. This photo event celebrates why our county is so extraordinary. This year, for every photo and video we receive $1 will be donated to the Manna Food Center. Find out more in this video, below:

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Maureen Chowdhury

About Maureen Chowdhury

Maureen Chowdhury is a multimedia journalist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at and on Twitter at @MediaMaureen. Maureen authors the blog Sound Check on MyMCMedia.


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