Friday, December 21, 2012
Rockville and Montgomery County facilities will be operate on modified schedules over the holidays.
All Montgomery County and City of Rockville facilities will be closed and no programs will operate on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Holiday hours for city facilities are as follows: Recycling and refuse collection for Monday and for Dec. 31 will not be affected. Collection for the remainder of each week will shift forward one day, with Friday collection made on Saturday. The city also is recycling cut and artificial Christmas trees. Click here for details. Parking will be free at city-owned meters and garages on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. For payment information on Rockville Town Square parking garages, go to rockvilletownsquare.com/parking. For more information about city facilities or programs call 240-314-5000 or visitwww.rockvillemd.gov…
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 …
Friday, August 31, 2012
County transportation will operate on a holiday schedule.
A number of city and county facilities will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday. In the City of Rockville, the following facilities will be closed: The Rockville Swim and Fitness Center and RedGate Municipal Golf Course will be open. Indoor pools will be open noon to 8 p.m. The rest of the facility will be open noon to 9 p.m. Recycling and trash will be not be collected. The collection schedule will shift forward one day for all customers. (Customers whose usual collection day is Monday will have their items picked up on Tuesday, etc. Friday customers should put their items out for Saturday collection. Call 240-314-8568 or go to www.rockvillemd.gov/recycling-refuse for more information.) Parking will be free at city-owned …
Monday, July 2, 2012
Indoor pools only are open at the Swim and Fitness Center, which is without power.
Most City of Rockville facilities are closed and many recreation programs are canceled as the city cleans up from Friday’s storm. Many city facilities remain without power, the city announced in a news release on its Web site. Rockville summer camps and summer playground activities are canceled for Monday and Tuesday. Outdoor adult sports leagues will go on as scheduled. Classes will be held at the indoor pools at the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center. The indoor pools will be open to classes and center members only. All other classes are canceled. The outdoor pool does not have power. Classes and open swim hours at the outdoor pool are canceled. The city will open cooling centers from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the following centers: Call 240-…
Facilities such as pools and libraries with power will be open during normal business hours. A decision has not yet been made regarding July 4 celebrations.
County-sponsored recreational activities are canceled for Monday and Tuesday as widespread power outages continue following Friday's storm. The Montgomery County Department of Recreation has canceled all scheduled events, including summer camp programs through Tuesday. County facilities such as pools and libraries with power will be open during scheduled operating hours, but customers are encouraged to call ahead before visiting. All community activities scheduled at the Montgomery County Public Schools building are also canceled through Tuesday because nearly 140 schools are still without power. The county has not yet made a decision on 4th of July festivities such as fireworks and parades. An announcement should come Tuesday.
Monday, September 5, 2011
County and city offices and schools will be closed. Buses and Metrorail on Sunday schedules.
A number of city and county facilities will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday. In the City of Rockville, the following facilities will be closed: The Rockville Swim and Fitness Center and RedGate Municipal Golf Course will be open. Recycling and trash will be not be collected. The collection schedule will shift forward one day for all customers. (Customers whose usual collection day is Monday will have their items picked up on Tuesday, etc. Friday customers should put their items out for Saturday collection. Call 240-314-8568 or go to www.rockvillemd.gov/recycling-refuse for more information.) Parking will be free at city-owned meters and garages. For more information about city facilities or programs call 240-314-5000 or …
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Officials decided Wednesday to keep schools closed for a second day in a row
Montgomery County Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, for the second day in a row, the school system announced just before 9 p.m. on Wednesday. No decision has been made yet on administrative offices. A budget worksession set for Thursday is been postponed to Feb. 8.
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 …