Day: September 29, 2020

Managed Deer Hunt to Close Civic Center Park

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

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Raking News: Fall Leaf Collection to Begin

Area 1: Nov. 2-6; Dec. 7-11 |Area 2: Nov. 9-13; Dec. 14-18Area 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

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Pride for Our Police Amid a Pandemic

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. Learn more at RockvilleReports.com/five-rockville-police-officers-honored-at-public-safety-awards.

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Got Good Neighbors? Let Us Know!

Rockville is a city of good neighbors. The city is seeking nominations, through 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, for its Good Neighbor Awards. The program recognizes community members who are unselfishly giving back and improving the quality of life in their neighborhoods through good deeds or community service.

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Coffee (and Doughnuts) with a Cop

The Rockville City Police Department invites community members for National Coffee with a Cop Day from 8-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7 at Krispy Kreme in the Fallsgrove Village Center, 14919 Shady Grove Road. Face coverings must be worn upon entry. Chief Victor Brito, RCPD commanders and officers will be on

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Redesigned and Updated Development Watch Email Launches

The city recently updated and relaunched its Development Watch newsletter, a monthly email with details on projects and new residential, office, and commercial development in the City of Rockville. The email will include: a link to a GIS map showing the newly submitted projects; plans and other information; and upcoming

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Students: Register Now for Diversity and Inclusion Training

The city’s Human Rights Commission will offer virtual diversity and inclusion training for students living in and attending Rockville-area high schools or Montgomery College (Rockville campus) on Saturday, Oct. 17. The dynamic, interactive online training will provide students with tools to handle difficult situations with an understanding of diverse populations.

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New Sidewalks for Walking into Walktober

Two projects completed in the summer added sidewalks to busy roads in the city’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. One project installed approximately 1,700 linear feet of 5-foot-wide sidewalk, including some pervious concrete for stormwater management, to the southside of Southlawn Lane between Lofstrand Lane and East Gude Drive. Constructed at a

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Volunteer for Clean Streams

City stream cleanups offer safe ways to serve your city while social distancing during the pandemic. This month, cleanups will be held 10 a.m.noon Saturday, Oct. 10 at Maryvale Park, 812 First St., and 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 at Twinbrook Community Recreation, 12920 Twinbrook Parkway. Cleanups will follow safety

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