Day: March 1, 2021

Working on a Historic Property? You Could Qualify for a Tax Credit

Restoring or repairing the outside of a historic home? Preserving the exterior of a historic structure? You could be eligible for a property tax credit. Rockville participates in a tax credit program for local structures designated as historic. Learn how to apply for a historic preservation tax credit from 7-8:30

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Meet a Rockville Employee: Andrea Escher

Andrea Escher was recently named the Rockville City Police Department’s public information officer. This civilian position is in addition to the many roles she already plays within the department. What has your role been with the RCPD?I began working with the city police in 2012. I definitely wear many different

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What’s Your Vision?

Get involved with Vision Zero, the city’s strategy to eliminate traffic and pedestrian fatalities and severe injuries, while increasing safe, healthy and fair mobility for all. Help us better understand your transportation, pedestrian and bicycle safety experience in Rockville by completing an online survey at www.rockvillemd.gov/visionzero. Older residents who would

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County to Provide Free, Virtual Tax Preparation Appointments through VITA

Montgomery County is hosting free tax preparation sessions throughout tax season for low- to moderate-income families that earned $56,000 or less in 2020. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, which is run by the Montgomery County Community Action Agency, provides IRS-certified volunteers from nonprofit and public agencies who can help

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Spring into Action with Rockville’s Spring Activities Guides

“Life in Rockville” and “Adults 60+,” the city’s guides to recreational programs, throughout Rockville, are out and packed with the promise of spring! Registration begins Thursday, March 4. Find dozens of things to do from March to May: sports and leagues for all ages; aquatics and fitness programs; virtual events

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Raking News: Spring Leaf Collection in April

See interactive map at www.rockvillemd.gov/leafcollection. Area 1: April 5 & 6Area 2: April 7 & 8Area 3: April 9 & 12Area 4: April 13 & 14Area 5: April 15 & 16 The city will vacuum leaves from neighborhood curbs from April 5-16 in five collection areas throughout Rockville.

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Do Your Bit to Deter Deer

Area wildlife helps maintain a healthy ecosystem but can become a nuisance. Here’s a few ways you can learn to live with, and discourage, deer. Taste or odor repellent are humane forms of control designed to repel deer from an area. You can find repellents at sporting goods stores. Plant

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Celebrate Earth Day the Rockville Way

Earth Day is Thursday, April 22, and Rockville is celebrating with events all spring long, including the following free or low-cost activities that promote getting outside and helping nature. All in-person events require participants to wear a face covering and practice social distancing of at least 6 feet. Activities marked SSL are

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Peerless Presents a Pioneer in Psychiatry

Join Peerless Rockville and professor Gail Hornstein, author of “To Redeem One Person Is to Redeem the World: The Life of Frieda Fromm-Reichmann,” online for a free presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 25. Hornstein will tell the inspiring story of Fromm-Reichmann, the German-Jewish refugee analyst who was able to

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City Facilities to Close in Observance of Juneteenth

City of Rockville government offices will be closed Friday, June 18, in observance of Juneteenth. City Hall, Glenview Mansion, the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, and the Rockville Civic Center business office will be closed. The Rockville Senior Center and community

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