Veterans Day Ceremony to Feature Rockville Resident and Army Reservist

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Nov. 11 Ceremony Will Include Traditional Wreath Laying and Other Salutes

A Rockville veteran of the United States Marine Corps who
now serves in the U.S. Army Reserve will be the featured
speaker as the city honors veterans of our nation’s armed forces at 11 a.m. on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11.

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Hearing Set for Proposed Floodplain Ordinance Revisions

The Mayor and Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, Nov. 21 on proposed changes to the city’s floodplain management ordinance that would create a more rigorous process for approving construction in the floodplain and would remove previously allowed exemptions to what can be built there.

The hearing will be held during the Mayor and Council meeting, which begins at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave.

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How Did the Turtle Cross the Road? With Help from City Engineers

A Stormwater Management Pond Project Creates a Unique Challenge for City Engineers

You know about the chicken. But a recent stormwater management project presented City of Rockville engineers with a question, and a challenge, of a whole different animal.

Turtles in Watkins Pond were crossing the road to get to – yes – the other side. The challenge: Get them there safely. Continue readingHow Did the Turtle Cross the Road? With Help from City Engineers”

Antique and Classic Car Show is a Thrilling Drive at 55

The 2015 Antique and Classic Car Show was the largest ever, drawing 15,000 people and 582 vehicles to Rockville Civic Center Park.
The 2015 Antique and Classic Car Show was the largest ever, drawing 15,000 people and 582 vehicles to Rockville Civic Center Park.
55th Annual Exhibition Gears Up for Free, Family-Friendly Fun

Classic car fans, families and folks looking for a fun day out can get a close-up look at iconic cars that changed the automotive industry when Rockville’s 55th annual Antique and Classic Car Show rolls into Rockville Civic Center Park from 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15.
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October Means New Gallery
Exhibitions, a Visit by Shrek
and a Celebration of Heroes

Glenview Mansion Art Gallery to
Feature Photography, Illustration
The Glenview Mansion Art Gallery will hold its opening reception for October from 1:30-3:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 9. Works on display are Warren Kornberg’s photography, comic illustration by Samuel Sharpe and B.D. Richardson’s black and white photography.
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Exhibitions, a Visit by Shrek
and a Celebration of Heroes”