Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 5, in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Aug. 5, and here are five things worth knowing today in Montgomery County.

1. Board of Appeals Application Deadline: The deadline to apply for the Montgomery County Board of Appeals is today at 5 p.m. Afterwards, councilmembers will evaluate applications.

2. COVID-19 Testing Canceled: Free COVID-19 testing in Germantown and Wheaton is canceled today due to inclement weather.

3. Barnes & Noble: Barnes & Noble is opening a new bookstore location in Rockville today!

4. City of Gaithersburg Meeting: The City of Gaithersburg Planning Commission meets at 7:30 p.m. You can watch the meeting online or on cable television.

5. Senior Planet Montgomery: Senior Planet Montgomery continues to offer free Zoom classes to older residents. Today’s classes include “Facebook” and “Spanish Club.”

And as a reminder to our loyal readers…Find the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County here.

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Maryam Shahzad

About Maryam Shahzad

Maryam is a reporter with Montgomery Community Media. She graduated from the University of Maryland in December with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism. Previously, she was an intern with MCM. Maryam loves visual media and always says the movie is better than the book. She can be reached at or on Twitter @maryam_mcm.


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