Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 29 and it’s National Coffee Day. The election is also 35 days away… do you have a plan for voting?

In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Council in Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at the meeting’s agenda. The council is expected to confirm Richard Madaleno as the county’s next chief administrative officer. There will also be a public hearing at 1:30 p.m. about a $7.7 million appropriation to fund low income families in need of childcare.

2. COVID-19 Testing: Montgomery County is holding two free testing clinics today. Testing is available from 8 to 11 a.m. in Germantown at the parking garage behind the Regal Cinemas. It is also available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at  White Oak Community Recreation Center.

County COVID-19 Testing Clinics Available Week of Sept. 28

3. Virtual Meetings About Grove Street Neighborhood Greenway:  Montgomery County Department of Transportation is holding an online meeting to give residents a chance to discuss the Grove Street Neighborhood Greenway Pilot Project aimed at improving pedestrian and bicyclist safety. Register to attend the meeting, which is from 7 to 9 p.m., using this link.

4. Add E-ZPass to Rental Vehicle: Montgomery County Department of Transportation Authority says that residents can add rental vehicles temporarily to E-ZPass accounts for when traveling on Maryland toll roads.

5. Racial Reconciliation Vigil: Oakdale Church in Olney is hosting an outdoor racial reconciliation vigil from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The vigil was prompted by George Floyd’s death. For further questions, people can email

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

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