Education Glade Valley headline 

FCPS Cancels All Evening Activities After 8 p.m.

Due to weather forecasts, all FCPS after school and evening activities must be concluded by 8:00 PM tonight. If an athletic team is traveling to an away scrimmage, the team must be back at their home school by 8:00 PM. If an athletic team is hosting a banquet, the banquet must conclude by 8:00 PM. Administrators may decide to postpone/cancel events at individual schools. FCPS is carefully monitoring forecasts and conditions.

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Snow Emergency In Effect Community Glade Valley Government headline News 

County Schools, Offices, Courts, and Facilities to Remain Closed Wednesday

Frederick County Government offices and facilities will be closed again on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, in order to accommodate snow removal efforts in the county and the City. The City of Frederick is working diligently to clear streets to provide parking for residents and employees. The closure includes courts, schools, the landfill, recreation and parks programs, TransIT Services, and public libraries. County recovery efforts related to Winter Storm Jonas have made good progress, but a State of Emergency remains in effect, both locally and across the state. The landfill and…

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Glade Valley Government headline News 

Televised Briefing on Snow Recovery

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner provided a storm status report this morning. “We have about 80 – 90% of our residential roads open to at least one lane,” Gardner explained. A lot of snow has to be hauled away in some areas and plows are not effective. County Executive Gardner urged residents to continue to stay off of the roads, and businesses to remain closed or allow employees to work at home. For more information visit, http://www.frederickcountymd.gov/snow. Chuck Nipe, Director of Public Works, asks residents to report plowing issues by…

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Glade Valley Government headline 

Maryland Applying for Disaster Relief

Maryland Emergency Management Agency’s (MEMA) Executive Director Russell Strickland has sent a letter of intent for the State of Maryland to pursue federal disaster assistance and to request that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) begin the coordination for joint damage assessments following the winter storm that covered Maryland in snow this past weekend. While response efforts, including snow removal, are continuing, Maryland agencies are also focusing on a comprehensive recovery effort. “Our administration is committed to accelerating the recovery process in every way possible following this historic snowstorm,” said…

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