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February 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wednesday’s Winter Storm Causes Closings in Montgomery County

The winter storm expected today is causing closings of many offices and schools in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery College, The Universities at Shady Grove, and the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County are all closed today. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area are closed. Emergency and telework-ready employees should follow their agency’s policies. Maryland […]

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February 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

Weather Delays and Closings Monday in Montgomery County

The weather is resulting in delays and closings at offices and schools across Montgomery County. Montgomery County Public Schools are opening two hours late. All field trips are canceled today. Activities starting before 10:50 a.m. are canceled. Childcare may open on time.  Administrative offices are opening on time. Montgomery County government is operating on a […]

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January 29, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wednesday Weather Delays and Closings in Montgomery County

UPDATE: Montgomery County Public Schools are closed Wednesday. The winter storm and extreme cold are resulting in delays at many offices and schools in Montgomery County. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area will open three hours late Wednesday morning. Employees have the option for unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework because of the weather conditions. […]

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January 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Weather Delays and Closings Monday in Montgomery County

The winter storm is resulting in delays and closings at many offices and schools across Montgomery County. The National Weather Service is reporting unofficial snowfall amounts over one foot for Damascus, Germantown, and Washington Grove. Montgomery County Public Schools are closed today. All activities in school buildings are canceled. Administrative offices are opening with a […]

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March 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Weather Delays and Closings Wednesday in Montgomery County

The winter storm is resulting in delays and closings at many offices and schools across Montgomery County. Montgomery County Public Schools and administrative offices are closed today. All activities in school buildings are canceled. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area are closed. Montgomery County government is closed today, essential personnel are expected to work. […]

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March 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

Trash and Recycling Schedule Change in Kensington Due to Weather

Trash, brush and recycling collection for Mar. 14 will be moved to Friday Mar. 17 in Kensington due to the winter storm and the closing of the County transfer station, according to a news release. Below is the updated collection schedule: Tuesday, March 14th – No collections due to the winter storm. Friday, March 17th […]

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March 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Hogan Declares State of Emergency in Maryland

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has signed an Executive Order tonight declaring a state of emergency in Maryland in response to the winter storm which could bring significant amounts of snow to areas across the state. “Our state is taking every precaution and coordinating all available resources to respond to this winter storm,” said Hogan. “We […]

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March 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Winter Weather Tips: Preparing for Snow

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a winter storm warning for Montgomery County effective Monday at 7 p.m. through Tuesday until 2.pm. Residents can expect between six and twelve inches of snow according to the NWS. To help residents prepare for the storm, here are some tips from Montgomery County staff for you and your […]

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March 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Troopers on Storm Duty

Maryland state troopers are being reassigned to storm duty, if they are not on road patrol duties already today, as the Maryland State Police Department preps for the pending winter storm. According to a news release, troopers from the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division, Automotive Safety Enforcement Division and Special Operations Division are being assigned to […]

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January 6, 2017 | Sonya Burke

SHA Crews are Preparing for Coastal Storm

State Highway Administration crews are preparing for a coastal winter storm that is expected to impact southern Maryland and the Eastern Shore this weekend. According to an SHA news release, crews are pre-treating roads before the snow arrives. “The coastal storm is forecasted to impact areas south and east in our State, but we are […]

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