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March 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke, Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

MoCo Snow Blog: Nor’easter 2017 (VIDEO)

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow, sleet and freezing rain from now thru 2 p.m. for Montgomery County. This is your source for the latest wintry weather news in Montgomery County. We hope you will contribute your snow updates and photos for this blog as well. You can email […]

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March 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Ride On Expected to Run on S Service Plan

Ride On Transit Services is expected to run on the S Service Plan on Mar. 14 due to the winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service (NWS), according to a news release. The S Service Plan provides service on all routes except for Route 94. Residents can expect service delays on all routes […]

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March 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Local and State Officials Highlight Areas of Improvement at County Council Snow Storm Briefing (VIDEOS)

It’s has been more than a month since the historic winter storm buried Montgomery County in snow and on Tuesday, March 8, the County Council held a briefing with state and local officials to review storm response efforts. Officials estimated that the County spent approximately $40 million on snow removal, or $1 million per inch of snow. […]

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January 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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MC 311 Resumes Regular Hours on Friday

After an extraordinarily busy week, MC311, Montgomery County’s informational call center is resuming regular weekday hours, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 29. For one week, the call center has been taking calls 24/7. MC311 staff will have provided more than 200 consecutive hours of call-taking service when the extended emergency hours conclude […]

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January 24, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Gaithersburg Officials Say Snow Emergency Remains in Effect (PHOTO)

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and City Manager Tony Tomasello released an update about winter storm clean-up efforts on Sunday. The city officials say a snow emergency remains in effect and the city may be closed on Monday, Jan. 25.  The leaders also urge residents to remain patient and off Snow Emergency Routes and cul-de-sacs during cleanup efforts, as […]

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January 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Governor Larry Hogan Closes I-270 and I-70 to Clear Snow from Roads

UPDATED Jan. 24:  The highways have reopened to traffic. ORIGINAL POST Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the immediate closure of the entire 34.7-mile length of I-270 and I-70 from I-81 in Washington County to the Baltimore Beltway. The highways are expected to remain closed until 7 a.m. on Sunday to all motorists except for […]

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January 23, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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Councilmember Hucker Urges Residents to Take it Easy While Shoveling Snow

Councilmember Tom Hucker posted an update on Twitter urging residents to use caution while shoveling snow. Tragically 2 people in our region died earlier today while shoveling snow. Please take your time, stay safe & help your neighbors #Snowzilla — Tom Hucker (@tomhucker) January 23, 2016 The Montgomery County Fire Department has a few snow […]

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January 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Moves Basketball Games From Friday to Thursday

A Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) official has announced that all Friday basketball games will be played on Thursday this week because of the weather forecast. The National Weather Service issued a Blizzard Watch for Montgomery County that begins Friday afternoon. MCPS Athletics Specialist Jeff Sullivan reports on his Twitter account that all the rescheduled […]

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January 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Drivers Urged to Use Caution During Winter Storm

Maryland State Police are urging drivers to use caution and think twice before heading out this weekend due to the potential snow storm. Here are the recommendations from state troopers: Stay home this weekend unless the nature of your employment requires you to travel (emergency responder, medical profession, snow removal etc.); Maryland State Police will […]

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January 20, 2016 | Susan Burkinshaw

Snow Day Prep

This past fall my husband and I made the trek to Ohio State to watch the Terps play the Buckeyes. Although it was a beautiful day and an exciting game, what I enjoyed most was the Bloody Mary that one of our cousins’ friends made for us at the pregame tailgate. I’m not sure what […]

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