Crane operator injured in 30-foot fall in downtown Silver Spring

A crane operator and another construction worker were injured Monday afternoon at the site of Silver Place in downtown Silver Spring, according to Montgomery Fire & Rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer. [Source of the Spring]

Montgomery County monitoring wastewater for COVID-19

In Montgomery County, wastewater is now being monitored to detect COVID-19, with the aim of getting ahead of any winter surges.

“Wastewater surveillance will be a game changer for our efforts to better predict outbreaks and prevent them from happening,” said County Executive Marc Elrich in a news release. [WTOP]

MCPS students to lead workshop on supporting official name or pronouns changes


Montgomery County Public Schools will host a student-led workshop Wednesday on supporting individuals seeking an official name or pronouns change for their permanent records. [Montgomery Community Media]

Today’s weather: Sunny, with a high near 58

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