December 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Airsoft Shooting Range in Montgomery Mall to Close After One Month

Aim Point, an airsoft shooting range that opened in Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda less than a month ago, will close in January. Aim Point is located outside of the food court area across from Popeyes. According to an Aim Point employee, the decision to close the organization was made at the corporate level of […]

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October 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

‘A Sad Day in Montgomery County’: Woodside Deli, a Silver Spring Institution, Abruptly Closes

After 70 years of serving the Silver Spring community, the Woodside Deli on Georgia Avenue closed its doors for the final time on Sunday. “A sad day for Montgomery County,” Alexa Margolis, manager at the deli, told MCM. “It was definitely a shock.” News of the deli closing was first reported by The MoCo Show. […]

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September 11, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Express Newspaper Announces Abrupt Closing

Express, The Washington Post’s free daily newspaper for commuters and Metro riders, is closing Thursday. A farewell column will be published in its last paper that day, according to an article in The Washington Post.  Express, commuter newspaper published by The Washington Post, shuts down after 16 years — The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) September […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MLK Indoor Pool Will Be Closed For the Summer

Martin Luther King Jr. Indoor Pool in Silver Spring will close for mechanical work on May 20. During the closure, the pool filters will be upgraded in the facilities. According to a press release from the county, MLK Indoor will “reopen in early September.” Robin Riley, the director for Montgomery County Recreation, released a statement […]

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March 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Marilyn J. Praisner Library to Close for Renovations April 13

The Marilyn J. Praisner Library in Burtonsville will close on Saturday, April 13 at 6 p.m. for approximately four to six months for renovations. “Physical construction for the refresh project at Praisner will begin in May, but we are closing ahead of the construction start date to complete the internal reorganization of collections and shelving. […]

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November 15, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Public Schools Close Thursday After Initially Announcing a Two Hour Delay

Montgomery County Public Schools will now close Thursday, Nov. 15 because of emergency weather conditions. Previously at 5 a.m. Thursday morning, the school system announced a two-hour. But based on an updated forecast with worsening weather conditions, the schools announced they will be closed, Thursday, Nov. 15. All school and community activities in school buildings are also canceled. […]

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July 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Closings and Changes at Kentlands Square Shopping Center in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

Kmart and Payless Shoe stores are closing their doors at the Kentlands Square Shopping Center in Gaithersburg this summer. Sale signs are covering the doors and windows of both stores in the strip shopping center along Kentlands Boulevard. The stores are located in the same plaza as the Giant Food Store, several restaurants, service businesses […]

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March 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Potomac Pizza Closes in Kentlands, Potomac Village Deli Coming Soon (VIDEO)

UPDATED There’s a new restaurant coming to Kentlands Market Square. On March 14, also known as Pi Day,  Potomac Pizza opened and closed for the last time at the Center Point Way location. The popular restaurant has served customers for 17 years at its Kentlands location in the Gaithersburg community. But this space won’t be empty […]

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February 10, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Two Montgomery College Campuses Closing Childcare Centers

UPDATED Starting on July 1, Montgomery College will only have one childcare center open at its Germantown campus. The College will be closing childcare centers at its Rockville and Takoma Park/ Silver Spring campuses on June 30, after suffering financial losses of $1.9 million since FY 2010. According to a statement released by Montgomery College, meetings […]

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January 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County Government Closing at Noon Now

Due to the revised National Weather Service forecast now calling for an earlier onset of the snow, Montgomery County government will close at noon today, January 22. The predicted earlier onset of snow has caused the following: MC311, Montgomery County’s informational phone center opened at 6 a.m. today and will remain open 24-hours-a-day through the […]

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