More than 150 flags were mounted today on light poles throughout the city. The rest will go up over the next six weeks.
The idea for the flags came from a town hall, held Feb. 9, to discuss diversity. The suggestions were that a display of flags would colorfully and recognizably represent Rockville’s international attraction. More than a third of the city’s residents were born outside the U.S., according to Census data.
Hometown Holidays is a two-day music and food festival held May 27-28, and the Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade is held on May 29.
A delegation of Rockville officials and members of the Rockville Sister City Corporation will fly to Pinneberg, Germany, in late May for an official visit to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the municipalities’ relationship.
ZavaZone, the indoor adventure park that celebrated its first anniversary in Rockville in April, was one of 51 companies visited by 34 ambassadors from Rockville Economic Development, Inc. during the annual Business Appreciation Week, April 3-7.
A mosquito bite is an annoyance. A bite from an infected mosquito can be a public health concern. Understanding where mosquitoes breed, and actions everyone can take to eliminate them, can lead to greater peace of mind and reduce health risks.
Get registered to run because the Suds & Soles 5K’s return to Rockville Town Center is fast approaching.
After the success of last year’s inaugural race, the Montgomery County Road Runners Club and the City of Rockville are teaming up again to present Suds & Soles at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 24. This 5K course on neighborhood roads begins and ends in Town Center with a post-race party featuring live music and the opportunity to sample great beverages from a commemorative mug. The KidZone, for children 9 and under, will feature a kids fun run, children’s activities and light refreshments. Continue reading “Get Set for the Suds & Soles 5K”
The city’s Community Enhancement and Code Enforcement Division identifies code violations and educates the community on property maintenance codes with the goals of improving quality of life and preserving property values in city neighborhoods.