Articles by Jordan Lindsay

April 9, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

20,000 MCPS Students Return to In-Person Learning; 100,000 Will Remain Virtual

About 20,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students returned to in-person learning on Thursday. Phase 1, Group 1.2 of the reopening of schools process consists of Specific Special Education Programs Grades four, five, six, and 12, as well as Prekindergarten. So far, about 40,000 students have returned to in-person learning at all 208 schools in the […]

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April 8, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Housing Partnership Helps Residents Facing Eviction

There are many resources available for Montgomery County residents facing eviction due to the economic impact of COVID-19. In response to courts are opening up for eviction hearings, local organizations are helping tenants in need of assistance and informing them of their rights. MyMCM spoke with a Gaithersburg resident who was having issues with his […]

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April 8, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, April 8, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, April 8, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.COVID-19 Vaccine Information: The COVID-19 mass vaccination site at Montgomery College’s Germantown campus will transition to a State mass vaccination site starting today. According to county health officials, vaccinations will be available to all Marylanders; however, about 25% of the appointments will […]

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April 7, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Leaders, Residents Working to Mitigate Air Traffic Noise From Reagan National Airport

Local jurisdictions are working together to reduce noise related to air traffic from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). More than 150 residents from both sides of the Potomac River, including County Councilmember Andrew Friedson and officials from northern Virginia, tuned into the Airplane Noise Virtual Community Conversation on Monday to get a progress report […]

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April 7, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Gayles and Hogan Disagree on Main Cause of Increased COVID-19 Related Hospitalizations

Montgomery County Council sat as the Board of Health to get COVID-19 updates from local health officials on Tuesday. County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles says although test positivity rates have slightly increased, the number of people getting tested for the virus has decreased. “We speculate that there may be hidden droves of asymptomatic individuals […]

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April 5, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Various Partnerships Led to County Mass Vaccination Site

The new mass vaccination site at Montgomery College’s Germantown campus is operating thanks to a joint effort, according to county officials. “This is a partnership with many county public and private partners, as well as with the state,” said Montgomery County Dept. of Health and Human Services Emergency Planner Sean O’Donnell. MyMCM spoke with O’Donnell […]

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April 2, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Update: North Kensington Man Accused of Killing Wife Indicted for Murder

Update (April 2): The North Kensington man that’s behind bars for killing his wife last month was indicted for murder in court on Thursday, according to the Montgomery County State’s Attorneys Office. 43-year-old Reginald Dunlap is accused of murdering his wife, 40-year-old Lauren Elizabeth Charles, after she was found dead in their home on the […]

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April 2, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Teacher Gets COVID-19 Vaccine at New Mass Vaccination Site

37-year-old Greg Sanzone of Potomac is a local teacher, and he recently got his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. “I’m really excited… a little nervous,” he said while waiting in line to get the shot at the new mass vaccination site that opened this week on Montgomery College’s Germantown campus. MyMCM was there and […]

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April 2, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

‘I’m Really Happy About This’: Elrich Visits County’s Mass Vaccination Site

The new mass vaccination site at the Montgomery College Germantown campus is nearly in full swing. Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich says things are running smoothly, and the county is prepared to ramp up operations when they get more vaccine doses from the state. “Our problem was never sites and logistics; it was always doses,” […]

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April 1, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, April 1, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, April 1, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Vaccine Information: Vaccination clinics operated by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services are offering the COVID-19 vaccine to residents ages 60 and older, as well as essential workers, a priority group which includes transit workers, teachers, […]

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