Warm Yourself at the F. Scott with Song, Dance and Farce

If the winter chill’s getting to you, take in a performance in the warmth of the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre.

Three more performances of “The Underpants,” presented by Rockville Little Theatre are scheduled for 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Feb. 2 and 3, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4. A couple’s conservative life is changed by a flash of underwear — but not in the way they expect. (By Carl Sternheim, adapted by Steve Martin. Directed by Karen Fleming.) Tickets cost $22 for adults; seniors (62 and older) and students are $20.
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University of Maryland to Study Emerald Ash Borer with Rockville’s Help

Rockville’s forestry staff will help the University of Maryland conduct a study on the effects of parasites on the emerald ash borer, an invasive insect pest that is devastating ash trees across the eastern United States.

Ash borer infestation is peaking in Rockville, requiring that hundreds of ash trees be removed from the city’s parks, streets and private property. About 3 percent of the city’s street-tree population is ash, with an unknown number of the trees in the city’s forested park areas.
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First Street Bridge Reopened

The First Street bridge reopened to foot and vehicular traffic on Dec. 22, after six months of work to replace the bridge and construct sidewalk.
The project, which forced the closure of vehicular access to East Rockville via First Street during construction, replaced culverts adjacent to Maryvale Park with a concrete bridge, constructed a sidewalk on the east side of the street from Lynn Court to the First Street spur road and relocated utilities.
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