Predatory Towing; BOE Meets With Legislators; New Nats Manager Hangs Out in Bethesda

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday morning


Van Hollen bill gives states and local jurisdictions authority to regulate towing

Rep. Chris Van Hollen and Rep. Don Beyer (Northern Virginia) secured passage of an amendment to get rid of a loophole in federal law that was limiting the ability of states and counties to regulate towing. Montgomery County passed its own new laws targeting predatory towing earlier this year. [Chris Van Hollen]

Board of Education to meet with state lawmakers

The county Board of Education will hold its annual meeting with the county’s delegation to Annapolis this morning in Rockville. [Board of Education]

County to show off ‘largest salt barn on the East Coast’

During its annual Snow Summit today in Gaithersburg, county transportation officials will show off snow plows, other snow removal equipment and the salt barn. [Montgomery County]

Made in Montgomery: The Nighthawks

County Cable Montgomery caught up with The Nighthawks, the blues and roots band formed in Montgomery County more than 40 years ago and led by front man Mark Wenner. [County Cable Montgomery/YouTube]

New Nationals manager checked out a little league game at Cabin John

Dusty Baker, a longtime friend of University of Maryland Athletic Director Kevin Anderson, went to watch Anderson’s son play at the park when he first came to the area to interview for the Nationals job. Baker and Anderson also ate dinner at Black’s Bar & Kitchen. [Washington Post]

WSSC chooses former county official as new general manager

Carla Reid, a former director of the county’s Department of Permitting Services, will take over leadership of the agency that oversees water and sewer service in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. [Washington Post]

Another warm day, though this time with plenty of clouds

The high temperature is expected to reach 74 degrees Thursday. [National Weather Service]

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Motorcyclist dies after crash with Ride On bus in Bethesda

Rockville mayor wins reelection, but slate opposing her retains council majority

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