Monday, October 29, 2012
Trash and recycling collection decision will be made Tuesday.
With the arrival of Hurricane Sandy, the City of Rockville announced Monday evening that city offices and facilities will be closed for a second straight day on Tuesday. Essential personnel are required to report to work as directed. The following city facilities and programs also are closed or canceled: Click here for the latest on city closings and cancellations. A decision on whether recycling and refuse collection will "slide" this week will be made Tuesday. If collection slides: City residents with tree emergencies, such as a tree blocking a roadway or driveway, should call 240-314-8700. If a tree is touching a power line, stay clear of the tree and call Pepco at 1-877-737-2662. Call 911 in an emergency. For other emergency …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Several programs and activities have been canceled for Thursday, July 5, at Montgomery County recreation facilities due to continued power outages.
Several programs and activities at Montgomery County recreation facilities have been canceled for Thursday, July 5, due to continued power outages, according to a Montgomery County email alert. The programs cancelled for Thursday include:
Monday, July 2, 2012
Decision follows cancellation of county displays in Wheaton and Germantown.
Following the county's lead, Rockville has canceled its Fourth of July fireworks display for Wednesday, City Spokeswoman Marylou Berg said in an email Monday evening. Rockville's annual Independence Day celebration was scheduled for 7 to 10 p.m. at Montgomery College's Rockville campus. The event was scheduled to culminate in a 20-minute fireworks display. Montgomery County announced earlier Monday evening that county-sponsored fireworks planned for Kensington and Germantown were canceled. Gaithersburg also canceled its fireworks plans. Takoma Park's fireworks will go on as scheduled. Click here for details. The decisions come in the wake of Friday's strong storm, which toppled trees and led to widespread power outages that persist across …
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Snow storm preparations under way across the area; Closings and cancellations announced by city, county and federal governments
Update, 8:51 p.m.: Montgomery County Public Schools announced the weather had closed school for Thursday. No decision yet on administrative offices. A budget worksession set for Thursday had been postponed to Feb. 8. -- Original story: Light rain changed to freezing rain and sleet briefly and then to snow across the Washington metropolitan area on Wednesday afternoon launching Rockville residents into an early rush to get home and to stock up on stables for what is expected to be the region's first significant snow accumulation of the season. The federal government closed offices two hours early on Wednesday, leading to an early rush hour. The county announced liberal leave for all non-essential employees beginning at 2 p.m., allowing …