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February 19, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Winter Storm Causes Delays and Closings Friday

The National Weather Service expects light freezing rain and snow to end Friday as the storm gradually moves out of the area but warns that untreated roads will remain icy and treacherous. There are numerous delays Friday morning. The Maryland State Police’s snow emergency plan remains in place for interstates 270, 370, and the beltway […]

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February 18, 2021 | Michelle Queen

What’s Closed, What’s Open Thursday

Thursday’s winter storm is forecast to include snow, sleet and freezing rain throughout the day making surfaces and roads slick and treacherous. This is causing closings and delays across the county. The Maryland State Police’s snow emergency plan is currently in place for interstates 270, 370, and the beltway in Montgomery County. This means travel […]

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February 11, 2021 | Staff Writer

What’s Closed, What’s Open After Wednesday’s Winter Weather?

Wednesday’s winter storm that left a wintry mix of snow and ice in the area is causing closings and delays across the county. The Maryland State Police’s snow emergency plan is currently in place for interstates 270, 370, and the beltway in Montgomery County. This means travel on the interstates is strongly discouraged. Also, parking […]

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February 2, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Monday’s Snowstorm Brings Delays Tuesday

Sunday’s winter storm that dumped two to three inches of snow on the area, followed by Monday’s mixed precipitation is causing closings and delays across the county. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area open with a 2-hour delay. Employees have the option to take unscheduled leave or telework. Maryland State employees working the day […]

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February 1, 2021 | Staff Writer

What’s Closed and What’s Open After Sunday’s Snowstorm?

Sunday’s winter storm that dumped two to three inches of snow on the area is causing closings and delays across the county. The Universities at Shady Grove campus and the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County are both closed today. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area are open. Employees have the option to take unscheduled […]

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July 31, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 31 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, July 31, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Maryland Face Covering Order: Governor Hogan’s expanded order announced Thursday takes effect today at 5 p.m. The order requires “all Marylanders over the age of five to wear face coverings in the public spaces of all businesses across the state. […]

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July 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 24 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, July 24, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Wheaton COVID-19 Testing Clinic: Today’s clinic has moved from the County’s Amherst parking garage to the parking garage beneath the Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center. Testing hours are 8 a.m. to noon. 2. Smithsonian Begins to Reopen: The Smithsonian’s […]

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July 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Here’s What to Expect at MCM’s Virtual Podcasting Camp Starting Monday

Montgomery Community Media’s annual youth summer camps have received a makeover this year because of the coronavirus. MCM is still offering youth podcasting camp and smartphone video production camp for children ages 12 and up, but this summer the camps for are virtual. We caught up with Krushae Starnes, the assistant teacher for podcasting camp. […]

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July 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 17 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, July 17, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Update:  The City of Rockville’s Mayor and Council hold a virtual conference call at 9 a.m. today to discuss city operations in response to the pandemic. Here’s the agenda. 2. Business Briefing:  Council President Sidney Katz hosts the tenth […]

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July 11, 2020 | Marsha Kerman

MCM’s Youth Camps Go Virtual

Although MCM facilities are closed to the public, the essence of summer camp at MCM will remain the same in the virtual space. Jasmine White, MCM’s Director of Education and Community Engagement, said “Learning from professional media makers and getting access to new equipment and tools will continue to be part of the core experience […]

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