Articles by Jordan Lindsay

September 29, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Council Gets COVID-19 Update, Discusses Reopening Non-Public Schools and Alcohol Sales Extension

Montgomery County councilmembers received the weekly COVID-19 update from Dr. Earl Stoddard and Dr. Travis Gayles on Tuesday during a virtual meeting. Key topics of discussion included: Plans to enhance ventilation at certain facilities to help with indoor airflow as we enter winter months Consideration of alcohol sales extension to midnight instead of 10:00 p.m. under […]

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September 25, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Resident on Voting Experience: ‘I Felt That My Ballot Was Safe and My Vote Had Been Received.’

The November 3 election is less than 40 days away, and Maryland voters are starting to get ballots in the mail. The first set of emails to domestic voters who requested a ballot by web were also sent this week, according to the Maryland State Board of Elections. Montgomery County Board of Elections officials says […]

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September 25, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Ambulance, Several Other Vehicles Involved in Collision in Wheaton

An ambulance and several other vehicles were involved in a crash in Wheaton on Thursday shortly before 4:00 p.m. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service officials say the Wheaton ambulance unit was en route to a call in Kensington traveling southbound on Georgia Avenue in the area of Arcola Avenue when it collided with another […]

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September 24, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

New Indoor Public Pool Reservation System To Launch Next Week

A new pool reservation system designed to provide an easier experience is set to launch next week, according to Montgomery County Recreation officials. The new system will begin on Monday, September 28, for pool reservations made for October 5 or later. It will be used to make reservations at the county’s four indoor aquatic centers. Currently, Montgomery […]

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September 24, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Providing Workshops to Non-Public Schools Due to Additional COVID-Like Illnesses

According to local health officials, the county continues to provide workshop services for non-public schools due to additional COVID-19 like illness experiences. Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles says that more local private schools had to take coronavirus-related quarantine actions within the past week. He added that another non-public school met the criteria for […]

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September 24, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 24, in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Sept. 24 and here are five things to know today in Montgomery County. 1. Tenant Town Hall: Learn about the rights that renters have, options for avoiding eviction, and where to go for support during this virtual town hall at 7:00 p.m. Click here for more details. Renters, it is important to know your […]

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September 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Thousands Pay Respects to Justice Ginsburg Outside Supreme Court

Thousands of people gathered to pay their respects to Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court of the United States in DC on Wednesday. Many remember her as a trailblazer for women’s rights and as someone who helped to move the nation closer to equal justice under law. Justice Ginsburg’s casket arrived in […]

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September 22, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Larger Religious Gatherings Now Allowed Under Updated Phase 2 Guidelines

Larger religious gatherings will be allowed in Montgomery County under new guidelines amid the COVID-19 health crisis. County Executive Marc Elrich, after consultation with County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles, issued an updated executive order that clarifies Phase 2 guideline modifications. Amended Executive Order 114-20 was unanimously approved by the County Council on Tuesday and […]

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September 22, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

National Voter Registration Day Means the Clock is Ticking

Tuesday marks National Voter Registration Day. It serves as a friendly reminder for residents to be prepared for the upcoming election on Nov. 3 — just six weeks away. Montgomery County Board of Elections officials say it’s critical that you’re registered to vote, and your information is current. “If the mail-in address is different than […]

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September 21, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Sample Ballots to be Mailed Out This Week

Sample ballots will start making their way to voters through the mail within the next couple of days. Montgomery County Board of Elections officials say the sample ballots have great information about ballot drop-box locations, as well as what voting in person and voting by mail will look like. Official ballots will be mailed out […]

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