Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 28, in Montgomery County

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

1. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is scheduled to deliver remarks about the state of Maryland’s economy at Montgomery College’s Germantown campus today.

2. The Montgomery County Council is holding a public hearing today on proposed Bill 1-17 that would require vending machines to carry “at least 50 percent of items that meet American Heart Association recommended nutrition standards for sugar, salt, fat and other measures.”

3. A public meeting about the future of parks in Montgomery County is taking place tonight in Silver Spring.

4. The Scotland Recreation Center in Potomac is closed again for repairs.

5. Find out how to spot fake news at a program tonight at the Germantown Library.

One more reminder: the 2018 election may be over 15 months away but candidates can file their candidacy at the Board of Elections offices in Gaithersburg as of today.

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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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