Articles by Jordan Lindsay

April 19, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly Exhibit Back in Full Swing

The Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly and Caterpillar Exhibit is back in full swing at Brookside Gardens, and residents are enjoying it. Visitors were able to get insight about metamorphosis, the important role butterflies play in healthy ecosystems, and how to ensure these beautiful insects thrive in our own gardens. Watch the video for more […]

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April 19, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery Community Media is Expanding

Montgomery Community Media will be opening a new Silver Spring Studio and classroom very soon. MCM’s headquarters is located in Rockville, and next week officials will celebrate the opening of a second location in downtown Silver Spring. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at the new Silver Spring Media Lab on Wednesday, April 24. Watch […]

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April 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for April 18 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, April 18. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County 1.  Child Safety Seat Inspections: Officers that have been trained in the proper use and installation of child safety seats will be working with employees of Fitzgerald Auto, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, and other volunteers. Parents and care givers can learn […]

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April 15, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Volunteers Who Helped Taxpayers Recognized on Deadline Day

Today marks the tax season filling deadline, and volunteers who helped Montgomery County taxpayers were recognized for all their hard work.   County councilmembers joined philanthropic partners to recognize the impact of Community Action’s VITA volunteers for helping to deliver free tax help through the IRS’ Volunteer Tax Assistance Program. The VITA program serves Montgomery […]

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April 15, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Good Samaritans Help Man Who Fell Onto Metro Train Tracks to Safety

It was a close call for a man who recently fell onto train tracks. According to Metro media relations officials, a man who appears to be visually impaired fell from the platform onto the tracks at the Medical Center station last Tuesday shortly before 8:00 am.  Thankfully, moments before the train came, the man was […]

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April 11, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Funding for Problem Solving Courts Discussed for FY20 Budget

A joint Health and Human Services Public Safety Committee hearing was held on Thursday. Officials discussed updates and recommendations on the FY20 budget. Key topics included possible funding for the Adult Drug Court, the Mental Health Court, and the Exchange and Supervised Visitation Center. For the Adult Drug Court, officials say they need funding for […]

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April 11, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for April 11 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, April 11. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County.                                                                                    […]

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April 10, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Detectives Investigating Fatal Shooting of Silver Spring Man in Adelphi

Homicide Unit detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a Silver Spring man in Adelphi. According to a press release, on April 9th, around 6:00 am, patrol officers responded to the 8600 block of 20th Avenue for a welfare check. The victim who has been identified as 20-year-old Merlin Ramirez-Lara of Piney Branch Road was […]

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April 10, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Firefighters Battle Two Large Fires Tuesday Night

Firefighters battled two separate and significant fires in the county on Tuesday evening. Fire officials say just before 10:00 pm they responded to a Sport Honda dealership located on the 3000 block of Automobile Boulevard in Burtonsville. It took several hours, and about 75 firefighters to put the blaze out due to the heavy volume […]

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April 9, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Young Adults Join Montgomery Parks to Pot Nearly 500 Trees

Nearly 500 trees are being re-potted at the Pope Farm Nursery in Gaithersburg this week, all in celebration of Earth Month. About 25 student-volunteers worked with Montgomery Parks to get the job done. The students are a part of a program run by the Latin American Youth Center that offers job training in green infrastructure […]

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