Articles by Jordan Lindsay

January 24, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

New Wheaton Community Rec Center Offers Much for Many

Friday marked the opening of the new Wheaton Community Recreation Center located on Georgia Avenue at the intersection of Arcola Avenue. County Executive Marc Elrich was on hand for the ceremony. The Wheaton Senior Center and the Wheaton Library are conveniently housed inside the center which is a multi-generational, environmentally-friendly facility which offers a variety […]

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January 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Suspect Charged For Theft From Vehicles in Aspen Hill Area

Montgomery County Police have charged a suspect in connection to a string of thefts from vehicles that happened in the Aspen Hill area in November. Earlier this week, 19-year-old Deauntae Slaughter of Wheaton was arrested and charged with theft-related offenses after police linked him to two incidents that happened on November 10. Police say Slaughter […]

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January 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Jan. 23 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Jan. 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.It’s National Pie Day: Need an excuse to indulge since you’ve been so good with your diet resolutions? You’re in luck! National Pie Day, brought to you by the American Pie Council, is today.     2. MCPS District-wide Boundary Analysis […]

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January 22, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Two More Pedestrians Hit: Police Investigating Incident Involving Two Teens

Montgomery County Police are investigating a pedestrian accident involving two people on Georgia Avenue near Hathaway Drive in Wheaton that happened around 4:30 p.m. Police have confirmed that the two female pedestrians are high school aged, and have been transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The striking vehicle remained on the scene. Georgia […]

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January 21, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Woman Robbed While Using ATM in Rockville, Suspect Still at Large

Officers with the Rockville Police department are investigating an armed robbery at a Wells Fargo ATM. Officials say that while a woman was using an ATM at the Wells Fargo located on the 400 block of King Farm Blvd. around 2:20 p.m. on Tuesday, a man approached her and demanded money before fleeing. There were […]

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January 21, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Improperly Discarded Fireplace Ashes Cause House Fire in Aspen Hill

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded to a house fire in Aspen Hill on Monday evening. Officials say it took about 45 firefighters to put the blaze out on the 14000 block of Flint Rock Road shortly before 6:00 p.m. on Monday. The cause was a result of improperly discarded fireplace ashes in a […]

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January 17, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Jan. 17 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Jan. 17. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Top Golf Germantown Opens: The highly anticipated Top Golf Germantown location officially opens today at 9:00 a.m. Click here for more details.           2. Whiskey Rocks: Montgomery County Liquor & Wine is kicking off 2020 in style. […]

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January 16, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

More Volunteer Events to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” It’s one of many poignant and memorable quotes from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The answer to the question, for some, will come this weekend with a variety of volunteer events for people who want to help honor Dr. King’s legacy. Here’s […]

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January 16, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Watch Elrich’s First State of the County Address

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich delivered his first State of the County Address on Tuesday in front of a packed room at the Silver Spring Civic Center. In a wide-ranging speech, Elrich unveiled his budget, discussed economic development, racial equity, affordable housing, climate change and much more.

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January 15, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

New Bill Aims to Help Local Small Businesses Thrive

Montgomery County councilmember Will Jawando recently introduced the Local Small Business Reserve Program and Direct Purchase Enhancement Act [Bill 39-19]. The goal of the bill is to open up more opportunities for local small businesses including non-profits. Officials say 95% of businesses in Montgomery County have 50 or less employees and this legislation is aimed […]

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