Articles by Jordan Lindsay

June 17, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Police Investigating Shootout in Germantown; Multiple Suspects At-Large

Several homes and vehicles were damaged during a shootout in Germantown on June 5. Montgomery County Police say it happened in the area of Mill Pond Terrace shortly before 2:00 a.m. when multiple suspects fired shots at each other. No injuries were reported, and the incident was captured on a home surveillance video.   Police say […]

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June 17, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, June 17, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, June 17, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Speed Reduction Program: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and County Council President Tom Hucker will join the County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) today at 11:00 a.m. to launch the Vision Zero speed reduction program, “20 is Plenty,” in North Bethesda. The […]

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June 16, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Elrich Not on Board with Hogan Lifting COVID-19 State of Emergency: ‘This is Not The End of Recovery’

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Tuesday that the COVID-19 State of Emergency in Maryland will end on July 1 meaning that all emergency restrictions and mandates will lift. Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich says although things are moving in the right direction, the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic still lingers. “This is not the end of […]

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June 16, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

What’s Next for the Brood X Cicadas?

The Cicada Brood X invasion is getting ready to enter the next life cycle phase. Once cicadas mate and lay their eggs, the male and female cicadas start to die after about five weeks aboveground. What happens to the eggs they’ve laid? Brookside Gardens Plant Collections Manager Phil Normandy says they’ll burrow and live underground […]

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June 15, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

65% of County Residents Have Received First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine, 57% Fully Vaccinated

Montgomery County Council sat as the Board of Health to get COVID-19 updates during a virtual meeting on Tuesday. According to Deputy Health Officer Dr. James Bridgers, the county is making “great strides” in testing and vaccination efforts. Here are some highlights from the meeting: According to the Montgomery County Vaccine Distribution Dashboard, as of […]

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June 14, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Graduations, Summer Programs, and Fall Reopening Among Top Priorities for MCPS

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) are already in planning mode for the new school year come fall but, at the moment, in-person graduations and summer programs are their top priorities. “Right now, we are in a mode of celebrating the fact that our students are able to participate in graduations,” MCPS Acting Superintendent Dr. Monifa […]

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June 14, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, June 14, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, June 14, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. More Libraries Reopen: Eight Montgomery County Public Libraries reopen today. That brings the total number of reopened libraries to 14. Click here to see the locations. News: The #Wheaton Library will now reopen on June 14th! More details on the blog: https://t.co/qxO5VkPna6 […]

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June 11, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPS Acting Superintendent McKnight: ‘We Really Have to Focus on the Challenge of Reconnecting’

Dr. Monifa McKnight currently serves as the acting superintendent for Montgomery County Public Schools [MCPS] now that Dr. Jack Smith retired. Prior to this role, Dr. Mcknight was MCPS’ deputy superintendent. She also served as the Chief School Management and Instructional Leadership Officer for Howard County Public Schools. MyMCM spoke with McKnight about the transition […]

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June 11, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, June 11, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, June 11, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Economic Recovery Town Hall: Montgomery County’s COVID-19 Economic Revitalization and Recovery program continues its series of virtual town hall meetings to keep local businesses informed on strategies for recovery. Today, “Pandemic Fallout: How to Address the Alarming Reduction in the Number […]

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June 10, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Man Hospitalized After Carjacking in Gaithersburg, Two Suspects Still At Large

A man is recovering from serious injuries in the hospital after he tried to stop two suspects from stealing his SUV in Gaithersburg on Wednesday afternoon. Montgomery County Police say it happened on Whetstone Glen and Girard Street around 3:45 p.m. The suspects arrived in an older model, gold Chevy Malibu before committing the crime, according […]

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