Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 21, in Montgomery County

Five Things List-03Here are your five things to know today, Sept. 21, in Montgomery County.

1. Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal is scheduled to meet with reporters to discuss key items facing the Council in the future. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for updates from the briefing beginning at 11:30 a.m. today.

2. Gaithersburg city leaders are planning to discuss usage at Green Park’s Dog Exercise Area (DEA) tonight. Earlier this summer, city leaders changed the usage rules at the city’s only dog park and some area dog owners protested. For more info about the city’s DEA, click here.

3. It’s official! The Silver Spring Transit Center is now open. Wondering what to expect? There’s a video for that.

4. Students and staff at St. Elizabeth School have produced a video to welcome Pope Francis to the United States.

5. Metro has issued a limited-edition commemorative Pope Francis SmarTrip sleeve that is available as of today, and while supplies last.

There’s a lot more happening today in Montgomery County. Check out the events calendar for a rundown of meetings and events.

Finally, we are counting down to Pope Francis’ visit this week in Washington, D.C. Check out our #PopeinDC page for the latest Montgomery County coverage of this historic event.

For the latest news and events in Montgomery County, stay with MyMCMedia. We hope you will also follow MyMCMedia on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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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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