Five Things to Know Today, April 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 28, in Montgomery County:

1. Government Shutdown: Leaders are expected to pass a one week funding bill to keep the government open.

2. Metro Service: Metrorail officials were preparing for a possible “sick out” today, but, so far, service does not seem to be impacted. For the latest information, check Metro’s website, here.

3. Consumer Alert:  Don’t be scammed! That’s the message from investigators at the Office of Consumer Protection who have released some tips for homeowners who have outdoor, home improvement projects planned this spring.

4. Autism Awareness: The Autism Awareness Glow Walk and Run is today at 6:30 p.m. at the Wheaton Miniature Train and Ovid Hazen Wells Carousel.

5. MoCo Plans: Our Weekend Planner is your guide to fun in Montgomery County, and don’t miss the county’s newest tourism video that promotes more fun stuff to do and see in Montgomery County, below:

Save the Date: Tomorrow is Drug Take Back Day, and today is a good day to clean out your medicine cabinet so you are ready.  Dropoff locations are open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at police stations across Montgomery County.

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About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.


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