Pumpkin Carving Contest, Drive Through Candy Collection and Car Competition
Halloween is on in Rockville!
Does Not Reflect Maryland’s Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Unity
The Mayor and Council on Monday agreed to send a letter urging Gov. Larry Hogan and Maryland General Assembly leadership to work together to remove “Maryland, My Maryland” as the state song.
Updated; 2 p.m. July 2:
Several organizations are providing locations for, or delivery of, food for needy families and individuals throughout Rockville. Check ahead with organizations to ensure the information provided below is up to date.
The City of Rockville is taking steps to make sure drivers know the right way to make a right turn after stopping at a red light.
The city is in the process of posting “Right Turn Yield on Red After Stop” signs at 10 intersections within the Rockville city limits where red-light cameras help to enforce the state law. The signs remind drivers that Maryland Law TA 21-202(h) requires a full stop before turning right at a red light.
City to Join Great American Smokeout
Need a date to stop smoking? How about Nov. 19?
Rockville will take part in the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 19 with a Mayor and Council proclamation to mark the day, and encourage smokers and vapers to drop the habit and take their first step to becoming healthier.
The City of Rockville is partnering with Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services to provide COVID-19 testing at locations across Rockville.
The City of Rockville will follow recently issued county guidance for this year’s Halloween celebrations.
The guidelines can be found at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/covid19/reopening/requirements/halloween.html.
Plan early and identify safe alternatives to keep yourself safe from COVID-19.
Following incidents with a rabid coyote Friday in the City of Rockville, the Rockville City Police Department has issued the following safety tips and emergency contacts in the event of an encounter with a wild animal.
Parts of Civic Center Park and Croydon Creek Nature Center will be closed for portions of November to January to allow a pilot archery deer-culling program to take place in the John Hayes Memorial Forest (852 Avery Road) and surrounding parkland.
The pilot will take place Nov. 21-29, Dec. 19-27 and Jan. 9-16.
Area 1: Nov. 2-6; Dec. 7-11 |Area 2: Nov. 9-13; Dec. 14-18
Area 3: Oct. 12-16; Nov. 16-20 | Area 4: Oct. 19-23; Nov. 23-27
Area 5: Oct. 26-30; Nov. 30-Dec. 4
The city will vacuum leaves from neighborhood curbs from Oct. 12-Dec. 18 in five collection areas throughout Rockville.
After the collection period ends, use biodegradable paper lawn bags or 32-gallon trash cans (without plastic garbage bags) to set leaves out on your recycling and trash collection day.
See interactive map at www.rockvillemd.gov/leafcollection.
COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the big celebration typically held in June, but that didn’t stop Rockville from honoring members of its police department during a small Public Safety Awards ceremony hosted by the Rockville Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 9 at Veteran’s Memorial Plaza.
Rockville Police Offer Drive-Up and Drop-Off Collection
The Rockville City Police Department is offering a safe, free and anonymous way to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs during National Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 24.
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