Day: September 3, 2020
The City of Rockville is embarking on a process to develop its first Climate Action Plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare the community to adapt to a changing climate. The city is striving to reflect the viewpoints, priorities and needs of Rockville’s residents, communities and businesses. Share your
Rockville is a city of good neighbors. The city is seeking nominations, through 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, for its Good Neighbor Awards. The program recognizes community members who are unselfishly giving back and improving quality of life in their neighborhoods through good deeds or community service. The program is
Stay home but also stay well with online seminars from the Rockville Senior Center in September. For details, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/recreation. You can register online, call 240-314-8800 or email@example.com for more information.
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival will present its annual Award for Achievement in American Literature to acclaimed author Barbara Kingsolver. Because of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the festival’s events on Thursday, Sept. 24, Friday, Oct. 2 and Saturday, Oct. 3 will be online. The theme of this year’s Fitzgerald
While many volunteer opportunities are on hold during the ongoing pandemic, others, which allow for social distancing, are seeking support. Community members looking to keep our city streams clean and our city weed-free can apply to adopt a stream (www.rockvillemd.gov/636/Adopt-a-Stream) or join the city’s Weed Warriors (www.rockvillemd.gov/639/Weed-Warriors). Stream cleanup and
Drew Powell, president of Rockville Sister City Corporation, has been appointed by Sister Cities International to be its official liaison for the state of Maryland. Powell’s responsibilities will include representing SCI at in-state functions, assisting all Maryland sister city organizations to sustain and grow their sister city, sister county and
The City of Rockville is now accepting applications for an anticipated $263,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant funding for the fall of Fiscal Year 2022. The CDBG program is a federal grant for housing and community development projects that benefit low- and moderate-income individuals, and provides grants to housing
Paying a water bill is about to get easier for City of Rockville water customers. A new payment system, debuting in November, will allow customers to conveniently view and pay their water bill online, set up automatic payments, and view their billing history at any hour of any day. The
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The Montgomery County Department of General Services will update the Mayor and Council, Monday, July 11, on the county’s plans to partially demolish the detention center at 1307 Seven Locks Road and potentially use the site for a Montgomery County Public Schools
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