snow day

March 21, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Snow Causing Crackups on the Highways

The early spring snowfall is keeping Montgomery first responders busy, with wrecks reported throughout the county. And it doesn’t seem to be getting much better, judging by this video from Pete Piringer, spokesman for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service: MoCo Road Conditions are less than desirable, MCFRS crews have responded to dozens of […]

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March 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

One Year Ago in Montgomery County, March 14, 2017

A year ago a Nor’easter winter storm hit the mid-atlantic are on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Schools and several local government offices were closed due to the snow and freezing rain. We asked residents to share their photos documenting the snow day, and we received photos from around the county. These images included icy cherry […]

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March 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Snow Day in Montgomery County (PHOTOS)

Tuesday was a snow day for many in Montgomery County as schools and several local government offices were closed because of wintry weather. We asked residents to share their photos documenting the snow day, and we received photos from around the county. These images included icy cherry blossoms in Potomac, slushy streets in Bethesda and […]

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March 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Silver Spring Ice Skating Rink Opens Its Doors Despite Winter Storm

If you’re experiencing cabin fever and looking for something to do, staff at Silver Spring Ice Skating Rink said “snow problem.” Despite Winter Storm Stella, Silver Spring Ice Skating Rink will be open on Tuesday until 10 p.m. “We decided to open because a lot of people love to come out in snow so it’s […]

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March 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: MCPS Close for Snow Day on March 14

Montgomery County Public Schools are closed March 14, 2017 due to emergency weather conditions. More information at https://t.co/VKsDNhdieH. — MCPS (@MCPS) March 14, 2017 ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials have not announced the status of schools on Tuesday despite the pending winter storm warning. “We don’t have any information yet but will […]

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February 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

Georgian Forest Elementary School Celebrates Snow Day Together (VIDEO)

The Georgian Forest Elementary School recently used a snow day as an opportunity to bring the Silver Spring community together. MCPS-TV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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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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January 20, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

MCPS Officials Meeting Today to Discuss Snow Protocol (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials are meeting today to discuss snow protocols given the possible snowstorm that’s predicted to hit the region on Friday and Saturday. According to MCPS Public Information Officer Derek Turner, a notification about school delays or closings will be announced by 5 a.m. Friday, Jan. 22. And in case you’re […]

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November 4, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 4, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Nov. 4, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. The Montgomery County fire department has closed Rockville Pike in both directions at South Drive following an early morning traffic collision involving a bus and a motorcycle. 2. Voters have elected Jud Ashman as Mayor in Gaithersburg, Bridget Newton as […]

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March 31, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, March 31, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, March 31, in Montgomery County: 1. Play Ball! Montgomery County Parks is opening all athletic fields tomorrow so spring sports can officially hit the ground running. 2. MCPS students will have to make make up just one snow day, June 15 after getting a waiver from the State […]

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