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Day: December 2, 2019

Won’t You Be My (Good) Neighbor?

Rockville’s Mayor and Council presented Good Neighbor Awards on Nov. 18 to (L to R): Germaine Diouf; Tracy Jackson; Peter Lovell (at rear, in hat), Kathleen Moran (at rear), Madeline Jackson, Sergio Diaz, Jonathan Walker, Joanne Gladden (daughter of Marsha Schwartz), Sorell Schwartz, collecting on behalf of his wife Marsha

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Snow and Tell: How the City Helps Residents Be In-the-Know About Snow

Quick Links, Facts and Phone Numbers When winter weather strikes, turn to the city’s website at Closure and snow emergency information will be available on the website, as well as through Facebook ( and Twitter (@rockville411), and by signing up for Alert Rockville notifications at City crews treat

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Peerless Honors Stewardship, Landscaping and a History Book

The 40th annual Peerless Rockville awards ceremony, held Nov. 15 at Lakewood Country Club, recognized efforts to preserve Rockville’s historic and architectural character. This year’s honorees were: John Williams and Gail Monahan (owners), Jeff Broadhurst (architect), Bill Schweinsberg (contractor) and Al Delancy and Jim Warner (carpenters) for the rehabilitation/renovation and

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Matching Grant Program Seeks Projects to Improve Rockville Communities

Applications Available Dec. 13 The city’s matching grant program seeks to help neighbors work together to accomplish common goals supporting the health, vitality and inclusivity of the place they call home. The application period for the Community Empowerment Grants program opens Friday, Dec. 13. Applications are due Thursday, Jan. 30.

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Meet a Rockville Employee: Alyssa Roff

Alyssa Roff, a senior transportation planner, and the city’s pedestrian and bicycle coordinator, has been on the job since Oct. 21. We asked her to answer a few questions to introduce her to the community.What does a transportation planner do?I work with transportation policies, projects and committees to help provide

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Peerless to Unveil Exhibit on Rockville and the Underground Railroad

A new Peerless Rockville exhibit exploring the history of the Underground Railroad in Rockville opens this month at the historic Red Brick Courthouse. “Forging Freedom: Endurance and Escape on Rockville’s Underground Railroad” opens with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 at the Red Brick Courthouse, 29 Courthouse Square.

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Green Giving and Electronics Recycling

Do you plan on giving new electronics as a gift for the holidays? For products that help reduce environmental impacts and energy costs, look for Energy Star-qualified and Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool-registered products. Find more green gift ideas from Montgomery County’s Gift Outside the Box Campaign at Rockville

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Planning Commission to Hold Public Hearing on Stonestreet Amendment

The City of Rockville’s Planning Commission will hold a public hearing Wednesday, Jan. 8 to hear testimony on the public hearing draft of the Park Road and North/South Stonestreet Avenue Area Comprehensive Master Plan Amendment. The Planning Commission’s meeting begins at 7 p.m. Testimony on the draft may be provided

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Looking Back on a Big Election Year 2019

The biggest news was perhaps the historic, first-in-Maryland-history Vote by Mail election, and plenty of other happenings made 2019 a hectic year in the City of Rockville! JANUARYJudson Smith’s 1938 mural of Sugarloaf Mountain in the lobby of the Rockville City Police Department station became part of the U.S. Postal

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Meet a Rockville Employee: Kina Campbell

Kina Campbell joined the city in April as the new Permit and Inspection Services Division chief, bringing with her more than 25 years of experience in the building permitting and construction industry. We asked her a few questions to get

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