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Day: February 28, 2022

RHE Opens Wait List for Public Housing Program

Rockville Housing Enterprises will open its public-housing program and project-based voucher unit wait list in March for one, two, three and four bedroom units. Applicants can sign up online-only for the wait list, which will be available from 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 16 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 18, at

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County to Provide Free, Virtual Tax Preparation Appointments through VITA

Montgomery County is hosting free, virtual tax preparation sessions throughout tax season for low- to moderate-income families that earned $58,000 or less in 2021. 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

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

Restoring or repairing the outside of a historic home or preserving the exterior of a historic structure? You could be eligible for a property tax credit. Rockville participates in the tax credit program for local structures designated as historic. The city is now accepting applications for work completed in calendar

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Register Now for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Training

The city’s Human Rights Commission presents its annual IDEA Leadership Workshop for students from 10 a.m-2 p.m. Saturday, April 23.   The IDEA — which stands for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access — Leadership Workshop is open to students living in and/or attending Rockville-area high schools or Montgomery College, Rockville Campus. The

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It’s Electric! (This Month in Rockville)

Learn About EVs and Green Energy Incentives March presents opportunities to join the City of Rockville and other Montgomery County partners in getting charged up about the future of clean electric energy. Rockville is a partner in Montgomery County’s Electric Vehicle Purchasing Co-op, and you can help lead the charge

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Lights Out for Climate Change Action

Rockville will turn out the lights in observance of Earth Hour, an international effort in support of climate change action. Earth Hour encourages people to turn off all non-essential lights in their homes and businesses for one hour, from 8:30-9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 26. The city will participate by

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Do Your Bit to Deter Deer

Area wildlife helps maintain a healthy ecosystem but can become a nuisance. Here are a few ways 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 deer-resistant native

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Celebrate the Fourth Safely

The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate. But leave the fireworks to the professionals. The city reminds residents that the private use and possession of fireworks, including sparklers, is illegal in Maryland and carries a $500 fine. Fireworks

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Mini Mayor, Big Day

Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton and city staff welcomed Mithran Karthic (pictured here with Mayor Newton), winner of the “If I Were Mayor…” essay contest, to Rockville City Hall on June 6. Mithran, a fourth-grader at College Gardens Elementary School, earned

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