August 5, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Flooding, Road Closures, and Downed Power Lines in Aftermath of Isaias

Montgomery County was hit with strong winds and rain due to Tropical Storm Isaias on Aug. 4, and the storm left behind some damage. Chief spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service Pete Piringer tweeted out pictures of the damage, including portions of Sligo Creek Parkway closed due to high water and a tree […]

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March 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Here’s an Updated List of County Closures and Cancellations

Social distancing has become the new norm as we conform to life during the coronavirus pandemic. Although schools and public facilities are closed, some Montgomery County offices remain open for business and a few operations are continuing. However, officials say residents should expect changes to public services. Below is an updated list of closures throughout the […]

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March 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Rockville City Government Closes March 14-27

Classes, Programs, Rentals and Activities Canceled Rockville City Hall and city facilities will be closed to the public from Saturday, March 14, through Friday, March 27, following recently issued state directives for slowing the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19. The closures include community centers, the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center, Croydon Creek Nature Center, Glenview Mansion, F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre and Montrose Discovery […]

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March 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Libraries, Parks, Recreation Facilities to Close Monday

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich announced at a coronavirus press conference Thursday that starting March 16 all libraries, recreation centers, aquatic facilities, and park and planning facilities will be closed. Also on March 16, Montgomery County is moving to a telework schedule for all its employees. The announcement comes hours after Gov. Larry Hogan announced […]

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July 19, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Metro to Close Two Red Line Stations for 45 Days Starting Saturday

Metro will close the Brookland and Rhode Island Ave Stations for the Red Line capital improvement project from Saturday through Labor Day. Construction work will extend to the Silver Spring Station July 28-29, closing the Takoma Station and the Red Line platform at Fort Totten. Red Line customers can avoid the work zone by using the […]

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January 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

photo of Metro bus stop in snow weather

Metro to Suspend Service Saturday and Sunday During Blizzard

Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld announced on Thursday that Metro will suspend service Saturday and Sunday due to the emergency weather conditions expected in the metropolitan area. The agency’s Emergency Command Center (ECC) will be activated Friday at 4 p.m., providing around the clock coverage during the storm. The ECC will coordinate all Metro response […]

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May 22, 2015 | Staff Writer

Hometown Holidays Road Closures in Rockville

Residents of Rockville Town Center and surrounding areas should take note that several street closures will be in effect throughout Memorial Day weekend during the city’s Hometown Holidays music fest and Memorial Day ceremony and parade. The full schedule of closures that will affect vehicles is available at on the Parking and Transportation page. […]

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March 1, 2015 | Krista Brick

Icy Conditions Causing Accidents Throughout MoCo

The weather mix caused many accidents and closures on Sunday and temporarily put the county’s 911 system on a “condition red.” According to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesman Pete Piringer the high volume of calls and the length of time it was taking to clear them was the reason for the “condition red” announcement. […]

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November 26, 2014 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not Over the Holiday

As you chomp you that turkey leg, slice up that pumpkin pie and gobble up the Thanksgiving trimmings, take not of what will be open and closed around the county. In Rockville – Rockville City Hall will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 27, and Friday, Nov. 28 in observance of Thanksgiving, and other facilities will […]

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August 28, 2014 | Staff Writer

SHA Closes Two Lanes of NB Connecticut Avenue

Due to extremely poor driving conditions and the need for emergency pavement repairs, the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) has closed two lanes of northbound MD 185 (Connecticut Avenue) from the Washington, D.C. line to MD 410 (East West Highway) in Chevy Chase. Crews are expected to complete paving along northbound MD 185 late Thursday […]

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