Articles by Jordan Lindsay

September 23, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Heavy Rainfall Causes Flooding, Road Closures; Driver Rescued in High Water

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for Montgomery County and surrounding jurisdictions on Thursday morning. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) officials say heavy rainfall has caused flooding in some areas. There are also reports of downed trees and wires. Residents are encouraged to use caution when driving on the roadways. […]

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September 23, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 23, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Sept. 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Weather Alert: National Weather Service officials say rainfall will continue this morning in Montgomery County. Be aware of possible flooded roadways. Showers & isolated storms continue this morning as a cold front inches across the area. Heavy rain will […]

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September 22, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

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Homeowners’ Property Tax Credit Deadline Looms; $7 Million Available For Eligible Residents

As the Maryland Homeowners’ Property Tax Credit Program Oct. 1 deadline looms, eligible residents are encouraged to apply. Those who qualify will get more than $1,000 each, according to local and state leaders. “We had gone ahead and passed legislation that was signed into law – that would return specifically to Montgomery County residents more […]

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September 22, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Elrich: ‘COVID Cases Have Continued To Increase Among Students’

The latest data shows an uptick in COVID-19 cases among youth. “Public schools are now in for live sessions five days a week, in-person instruction. COVID cases have continued to increase among students who now account for nearly 30% of all cases reported state-wide,” said Elrich during his weekly virtual media briefing on Wednesday. Along with […]

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September 16, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Elrich On MCPS Health Guidance: ‘Data Indicates There Are Good Reasons For Us To Be Cautious’

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, there’s been an increase in COVID-19 cases among children nationwide. Meanwhile, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) continues to ensure the safety of all students and staff through numerous safety measures. “I was glad that MCPS has begun rapid testing in the schools this week, and they are reducing […]

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September 16, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 16, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Sept. 16, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Calendar Reminder: There’s no school for Montgomery County Public Schools students today. See the tweet below for more details. Calendar reminder: There is no school for students on Thursday, Sept. 16 pic.twitter.com/3Yi2ybDi2u — MCPS (@MCPS) September 15, 2021 […]

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September 15, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

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County Will Fly Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Board of Education Member O’Neill

County Executive Marc Elrich announced that flags will fly at half-staff to honor the legacy of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Education’s longest-serving member Patricia O’Neill whose death was announced on Tuesday. Elrich began his weekly virtual briefing with comments about O’Neill. During County Executive Marc Elrich's virtual media briefing today, he extended his sympathy […]

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September 15, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Warrior Canine Connection Spreads Awareness During National Service Dog Month

September marks National Service Dog Month, a time to celebrate and honor the extraordinary four-legged heroes that dedicate their lives to help human companions – something Warrior Canine Connection does all year round. The organization’s mission focuses on specially trained service dogs helping veterans in need nationwide. This month, they are bringing awareness to just […]

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September 13, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Councilmember Evan Glass Hosts Rally Supporting Afghan Refugees

Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass hosted an emergency rally to support Afghan refugees on Thursday evening at the Silver Spring Civic Building. “With so many Afghans forced to flee their homeland due to threats of violence and loss of fundamental rights, our community stands ready to welcome these refugees and help them restart their lives […]

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September 13, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Leaders Call For White Oak Early Voting Center

Local leaders say there’s a need for an early voting center in White Oak, and they’re calling for the Montgomery County Board of Elections to make it happen. “Bringing an early voting center to White Oak is really crucial for many of our residents who live in that area, many of whom don’t have access […]

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