Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 10, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 10, in Montgomery County:

1. Talk of the Town: It may be two more years until a rusty bridge over Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg is repainted, and there have been questions about who’s responsible and what’s taking so long.

2. Street Beat: If you are commuting in Silver Spring this weekend, be advised that a portion of Colesville Road will be closed because of a crane operation.

3. Church Protest: Members of Macedonia Baptist Church plan to protest the Westbard redevelopment Sunday in Bethesda because they believe it encroaches on an African-American cemetery.

4. Author Talk: Montgomery County native and bestselling author Tim Kurkjian will speak at Montgomery College’s Rockville campus at 1 p.m. today.  The lecture will be held in the Theatre Arts Arena, and it is free and open to the public. Kurkjian’s new book,  I’m Fascinated by Sacrifice Flies, will be available for purchase and signing.

5. Weekend Planner:  Love is in the air this weekend before Valentine’s Day. Check out our rundown of the arts, music, and theatre events taking place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday across Montgomery County.

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Sonya Burke

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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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