Day: June 29, 2020

Free Senior Seminars in July Cover Hydration, Bones, Feet and Hearing

The Rockville Senior Center has gone virtual for all its summer classes, including some free classes on how to stay hydrated, strengthen bones and take care of your feet and hearing. For details, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/recreation. You can register online, call 240-314-8800 or email seniorcenter@rockvillemd.gov for more information.

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Mayor and Council Help Theater Arts During Tough Times

The Mayor and Council recently issued $15,000 in one-time grants to Rockville’s resident theater companies to help them weather the COVID-19 emergency. Rockville Little Theatre, Rockville Musical Theatre and the Victorian Lyric Opera Company, which perform seasonally at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, each received $5,000. The resident companies are

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Don’t Push It: All City Pedestrian Signals Are Now Automated

Nearly 50 pedestrian signals, accounting for all the signals operated by the city on Rockville streets, are now automated as part of the city’s response to the COVID-19 emergency. City signal technicians automated the 48 signals by revising the timing plan that controls the traffic signal timing and sequence. The

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City Continues to Provide Safe, Reliable Drinking Water

Rockville’s drinking water continues to earn high marks for safety and reliability, even as the city’s water treatment plant balances safety measures for staff and the city’s water infrastructure in the face of the COVID-19 emergency, the city’s Department of Public Works said in the Annual Drinking Water Quality Report.

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Looking Ahead with Vision Zero

The Mayor and Council are expected to put Rockville on a course for zero traffic-related deaths or serious injuries with a vote Monday, July 6 on the city’s Vision Zero Action Plan. The plan, which the Mayor and Council discussed June 22, includes steps to create safer streets through policies

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Mayor and Council Approve Increases to Parking Fines

Increase Fines for Parking Near Fire Hydrants, in Fire Lanes and Handicap Spaces Motorists could face significantly higher fines for illegally parking near fire hydrants, in fire lanes or in designated handicap parking spaces after the Mayor and Council approved

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Comp Plan Discussion Continues

Adoption Planned for Early August The Mayor and Council are continuing to discuss parts of the Rockville 2040 Comprehensive Plan, leading up to its possible adoption in August.

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