Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 17, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 17, in Montgomery County:

1. Where’d the Sun Go?: It’s not too early to be thinking about Monday’s solar eclipse. Montgomery Parks is planning a party!

2. How Much Is That Doggy in the Window?: And it’s not too early to be thinking about this weekend’s “Clear the Shelters.” The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center has tips to keep in mind, including to expect significant wait times.

3. What’s Developing?: The Rockville Development Review Committee meets starting at 10 a.m. Up for discussion includes a residential treatment facility.

4. What’s for Dinner?: It’s Thursday, so that means Gaithersburg’s Fulks Corner Farmers Market will be in full swing from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

5. Who’s Running?: Takoma Park is holding an election this year, and MyMCMedia has the scoop. Here’s where potential candidates can get information about running.

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About Douglas Tallman

Reporter with 35 years experience throughout Maryland. Reach me at or via Twitter at @MCM-Doug


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