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06.20.12 Howard County Government Closings for Independence Day Holiday

 June 20, 2012

Media Contact: Alexandra Bresani, Office of Public Information, 410-313-2022

Howard County Government Closings for Independence Day Holiday

Howard County Government offices, courts, animal shelter, senior centers and the landfill will be closed in observance of the Independence Day holiday on Wednesday, July 4. There will be no trash, recycling or yard waste pick-up on Independence Day, and the County’s holiday "slide” schedule will be in effect. Visit www.howardcountymd.gov/holidayschedule.htm for a complete explanation of the schedule. County parks and the Roger Carter Recreation Center will be open; additionally, the Meadowbrook Athletic Complex will be open, but only for scheduled activities. The Gary J. Arthur Community Center, North Laurel Community Center and Robinson Nature Center will be closed. Howard Transit’s Brown, Green, Orange, Red, Silver and Yellow routes, and Connect-A-Ride Routes J and K will operate on a Sunday schedule; Howard Transit’s Gold and Purple routes and Connect-A-Ride Routes A, B, C, E, F, G and H will not operate. For more information on Howard Transit please call 1-800-270-9553. Parking meters are free on Wednesday, July 4.

The 9-1-1 Center, Police and Fire departments remain staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For emergencies, call 9-1-1; for non-emergencies, please call 410-313-2200.

County offices will re-open at regular business hours on Thursday, July 5.

OPEN on Wednesday, July 4 County Parks
Roger Carter Recreation Center
Meadowbrook Athletic Complex
Howard Transit- “Sunday” Schedule
Connect-A-Ride- “Sunday” Schedule

CLOSED on Wednesday, July 4 County Government Offices
Animal Shelter
Senior Centers
All trash and recycling services
Gary J. Arthur Community Center
North Laurel Community Center
Robinson Nature Center

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