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Day: December 29, 2021

Charter Review Commission Has Some Questions About City Elections

Online Questionnaire and Town Hall Meeting to Gather Community Input Rockville’s Charter Review Commission will use an online questionnaire, and is planning a town hall meeting, to gather community input about how to improve city elections for all. While the next City of Rockville election is not until 2023, the

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Free, Reconditioned Bikes for TERRIFIC Kids

Rockville has outstanding kids, and every T-E-R-R-I-F-I-C kid needs a bike. How do you prove you’re TERRIFIC? Show us you’re Trustworthy, Earnest, Respectful, Responsible, Involved, Fair, Industrious and Caring! The TERRIFIC challenge gives free bikes to Rockville residents in grades 1-5 who fulfill six good deeds, such as volunteering with

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Health and Wellness, Language Skills and Social Security: What’s Coming Up at the Senior Center

Stay home and stay healthy, and improve your English, with free online seminars from the Rockville Senior Center in January. Register with the course number at www.rockvillemd.gov/registration. Learn about 60-plus programs, courses, activities and services at www.rockvillemd.gov/seniorcenter or by calling 240-314-8800. See the “Adults 60+” recreation guide at www.rockvillemd.gov/life for

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Glenview Mansion Art Gallery to Host Rockville Art League

The Rockville Art League Members’ Juried Winter Show is on display at the Glenview Mansion Art Gallery through Friday, Jan. 14. Learn more about the league at rockvilleartleague.org. The ADA-accessible gallery, on the second floor of Glenview Mansion at 603 Edmonston Drive, is open 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and closed

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‘Bad Seed’ Sewn on Fitzgerald Stage

Rockville Little Theatre will present “Bad Seed” over six performances this and next month at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Drive. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Jan. 28-29, and Feb. 4-5; 2 p.m. Jan. 30 and Feb. 6. Tickets: $22; $20, seniors (62 and older) and students.

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Rockville and Shady Grove Metro Stations to Reopen Jan. 16

Metro’s Rockville and Shady Grove stations will reopen Sunday, Jan. 16 after a four-month shutdown to repair and replace the stations’ aging canopies, Metro announced. During the closures, Metro demolished the canopy at the Rockville station, erected a new steel canopy structure, and made improvements that include installation of new

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New Oversight System Means Better Protection Against Fire

Reporting Program to Track Testing in Commercial Buildings Rockville’s fire marshal and the Inspection Services Division will start using a new online oversight program — the Compliance Engine — Saturday, Jan. 15, to monitor testing of commercial fire-protections systems such as fire alarms, sprinklers and smoke controls. Accurate and timely

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Experience a Near Miss?

A “near miss” is an incident in which a person driving, walking or bicycling avoids a crash by suddenly stopping, swerving or moving. Residents and visitors who have experienced near misses in Rockville are encouraged to submit details of the incident through the Vision Zero Near Miss Survey at www.rockvillemd.gov/visionzero.

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Pesticide Law Applies – So Don’t Apply Weed and Feed

The new year brings a new law regarding lawn care in Rockville. The Mayor and Council voted in April to allow Montgomery County’s pesticide law to apply in the city, effective Saturday, Jan. 1. The law restricts the use of certain pesticides on private lawns, playgrounds, mulched recreation areas and

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