June 25, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Montgomery County Cancels Fourth of July Fireworks Displays

All public firework displays have been canceled for Montgomery County ahead of July Fourth due to ongoing coronavirus concerns. With social distancing and other restrictions still in effect to try and reduce the virus’ spread, many anticipated events have/are being canceled to avoid potential risk. July Fourth is only the latest in a list of […]

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March 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

White House Cancels Easter Egg Roll

The White House announced Monday that the annual Easter Egg Roll was canceled to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection that grips the nation. The 142nd egg roll, originally scheduled for Monday, April 13, is an annual celebration for families hosted by the President and the First Lady. The egg roll, held on the South […]

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March 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

MMEA Cancels All State Music Festival Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Student musicians from across Maryland were planning to participate in the All State Music Festival this weekend, but the organization that coordinates the festival canceled it due to the spread of coronavirus. The Maryland Music Educators Association (MMEA) announced Monday that all events for March 13-15 are canceled. MMEA is an association for school music […]

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June 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Clarksburg Community Forum Postponed Because of Tragic Car Crash

UPDATED 6.8.16 In light of a tragic car accident late last night that killed three Clarksburg High School students, Montgomery County officials have announced that the Community Forum for the North County Aquatic and Recreation Center and Senior Center scheduled for this evening is postponed. The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date. The @MoCoRec […]

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June 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Taste of Wheaton Canceled Because of Weather Concerns (VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County officials announced on Friday that the Taste of Wheaton is canceled because of weather concerns. Find out more, here. Sunday’s Taste of Wheaton has been cancelled due to the forecast of inclement weather. — Montgomery County MD (@MontgomeryCoMD) June 3, 2016 ORIGINAL Get ready to taste savory food samples at the […]

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January 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: MCPS Announces Schools Closing Friday

UPDATE 4 p.m. Montgomery County Public Schools officials announce schools are closed Friday, January 22, through Sunday, January 24, due to the winter storm. Original: Officials at Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) are discussing the winter storm that is headed our way on Friday and Saturday but so far no decision has been made about if […]

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October 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Belmont Elementary Closed Because of Water Main Break

UPDATED Belmont Elementary School was closed on Monday because of a 16-inch water main break in the Brookeville-Olney area. Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) Spokesperson Ayoka Blandford said the break on Olney Mill Road was reported at 6:23 a.m. on Monday morning. Blandford said crews were on site and shut off the water at 7:40 […]

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March 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Gaithersburg Officials Cancel St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Gaithersburg‬ St. Patrick’s Day Parade scheduled for March 14 at Rio Washingtonian Center has been canceled. City officials said the decision to cancel was made because of the weather forecast. You can find out more here.

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February 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Public Schools are Closed on Feb. 17

UPDATED Montgomery County Public Schools are closed on Tuesday, Feb. 17 due to emergency weather conditions. All school and community activities in school buildings also are canceled. Administrative offices are also closed today.

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July 2, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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“Wings of Fancy” Butterfly Exhibit Canceled

Montgomery Parks officials are reminding residents that the “Wings of Fancy” live butterfly and caterpillar exhibit has been canceled this year. The popular exhibit was canceled because of construction underway at the entrance and in the parking areas of Brookside Gardens. Brookside Gardens and the Conservatory remain open during the construction, and a free summer […]

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