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For Immediate Release: 12/28/2012
County Offices Open for Business on Monday, December 31; Will Observe Holiday Schedule on Tuesday for New Year's Day

Montgomery County government will be open for business as usual on Monday, December 31, but will observe the following holiday schedule for the New Year’s Day holiday on January 1, 2013:

County Offices – closed on January 1

Libraries – closed on January 1; all branches will close at 6 p.m. on December 31; Olney Express Service will be closed through January 1; Gaithersburg Interim Library will be closed December 31 and January 1

County liquor stores – closed on January 1; will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on December 31

Recreation – all facilities will be closed January 1; all community and neighborhood
recreation centers will be closed through January 1; senior centers will be closed through January 1

Ride On – Sunday schedule on January 1
Metrobus – Sunday schedule on January 1
Metrorail – Sunday schedule on January 1

TRiPS Commuter Stores (Silver Spring and Friendship Heights) – closed January 1

Refuse/recycling pickup – regular collection on December 31. No collection on Tuesday*

Transfer Station – closed January 1

Parking at public garages, lots, curbside meters – free on January 1

MCPS Administrative Offices – closed

State offices & courts – closed

*Collection provided one day later for remainder of week (last collection day is Saturday).

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Release ID: 12-369
Media Contact: Public Information Office 240-777-6507

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