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November 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open and Closed on Veterans Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for Monday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day: County offices – Closed. Public Libraries – Closed. County liquor stores – All retail stores are open normal hours. Recreation – Aquatic centers are open. Recreation, and senior centers and administrative offices are closed. Montgomery Parks – […]

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October 21, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Semana Nacional de Seguridad del Autobús Escolar

Esta semana es la Semana Nacional de Seguridad del Autobús Escolar. Es importante recordar las reglas de la carretera al conducir cerca de un autobús escolar. Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) tuitearon un video sobre qué hacer cuando se detiene un autobús escolar. Según el sitio web de MCPS, los autobuses de […]

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October 21, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

National School Bus Safety Week

This week is National School Bus Safety Week. It is important to remember the rules of the road while driving near a school bus. Montgomery County Public Schools tweeted out a video on what to do when a school bus is stopped. According to the MCPS website, MCPS buses transport 103,000 students to school and […]

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September 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Ride On Schedule Changes Coming Sept. 15

The Montgomery County Ride On bus system is adjusting schedule times on Sunday, September 15 for numerous routes. Ridership for three routes has decreased, so the service has been adjusted, according to a news release. The following changes will be implemented Sunday: Route 26 – 20 minutes between buses during rush hours (from 15 minutes) Route […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Bus Attendant Charged for Fatal Hit-And-Run, Property Destruction

Police are charging a Clarksburg man with murder, assault, and property destruction. Muhammad Taha, 29, is currently at the Prince William County Adult Detention Center “on a no bond status.” Taha is bus attendant for Montgomery County Public Schools, who is currently on unpaid, administrative leave. Police say Taha was charged in connection “with crimes […]

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February 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Announces Two Hour Delay Monday

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials have announced a two-hour delay Monday, Feb. 11  because of weather conditions. According to the MCPS website, bus service will be provided on a two-hour-delayed schedule. All field trips are canceled Morning prekindergarten, morning half-day Head Start, other morning half-day programs are canceled. Other activities and programs that begin at […]

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January 29, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Update: Schools are Closed Wednesday

UPDATE:  Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials have announced schools are closed Wednesday, Jan. 30 due to current travel conditions in some portions of the county and anticipated emergency weather conditions this afternoon. All school and community activities in school buildings are also canceled. Childcare programs in school buildings may open after 10:30 a.m.   MCPS […]

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January 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Announces Two Hour Delay for Tuesday

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials have announced a two-hour delay Tuesday, Jan. 15  because of weather conditions. An announcement will be made by 7 a.m. if the school system decides to close. According to the MCPS website, bus service will be provided on a two-hour-delayed schedule. Morning prekindergarten, morning half-day Head Start, other morning […]

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November 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open and What’s Closed on Veterans Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day: County offices – Closed. Public Libraries – Closed on Sunday, Nov. 11 and Monday, Nov. 12. County liquor stores – All retail stores are open normal hours. Recreation – Aquatic and community centers open as scheduled; senior […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Looking for Man Who Stole Wallet from Bus Rider

Montgomery County police are looking for the man who stole another man’s wallet on a Ride On bus April 13, and the department is hoping the public can identify the perpetrator from surveillance images. The bus was on East Gude Drive approaching Taft Street in Rockville about 2:20 p.m. when the two were sitting in […]

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