[This post was last updated on Sept. 2 at 8:00 a.m.]

Some schools — along with landmarks and other buildings in the D.C. region — have announced closures and delays due to Hurricane Irene.as well as last week’s 5.8-magnitude earthquake. Check back often for updated closings, delays and cancellations around the area.

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The Washington Monument remains closed indefintely while cracks are repaired.

The Washington National Cathedral announced it would remain closed through at least Sunday, Sept. 4.


Anne Arundel County Public Schools announced late Thursday that Marley Glen Special School was still without power. All other schools will open on time Friday.

Prince George’s County officials say power has been restored to Glenarden Woods Elementary and it will open on time on Friday. It was the last county school without power.

Calvert County Public Schools will open on time Thursday, including Beach Elementary School.

All D.C. Public Schools will open on Thursday.

Charles County Public Schools will open on time Thursday.

Howard County Public Schools will open on time Thursday.

All St. Mary’s County Public Schools will open on time Thursday. Please review your child’s bus stop and plan accordingly if it is compromised by storm damage. Buses will alter the routes and stops as necessary.

In Montgomery County, schools will open on time Thursday..


University of the District of Columbia's Backus location remains closed until further notice. All essential personnel must report as scheduled. The former middle school near Fort Totten is home to several of the new community college branch’s programs.

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