Follow these tips to keep your sidewalks and driveway snow- and ice-free, while minimizing the environmental impact: Shovel Early, Shovel Often: Deicers work best for melting thin layers of snow or ice. So, shovel first before snow hardens into ice, break up any ice patches you can and then add
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Rockville is a great place to get around by all modes of transportation. People may drive to a park, bike to work, or walk or roll to a store. Drivers who are aware of people walking, rolling and bicycling can make traveling safer for everyone. Here are a few tips
Rockville rings in the Year of the Rabbit this month with performances and interactive displays, at the city’s Lunar New Year celebration. The annual celebration, organized by the city in partnership with Rockville’s Asian Pacific American Task Force, will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Thomas
Rockville is searching for artists to design and create temporary murals for City Hall and the Rockville Senior Center. Two calls for artists have been issued for each project. The artist eventually chosen for the City Hall project will be asked to create a mural to beautify a cover for
Welcome in the New Year and stay healthy and informed with 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 more
Rockville’s 2023 summer camp season will be here before you know it and it’s almost time to plan your adventure! Information will be online on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at www.rockvillemd.gov/life. Don’t wait to start your kids’ adventures and give them memories and stories to last a lifetime. Registration opens 8:30
Rockville Little Theatre presents “Pride@Prejudice” 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays from Jan. 27-Feb. 5. This adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic romance features five actors playing more than 30 roles, adding voices including bloggers, commentators, scholars, even Jane Austen herself, to the beloved Austen characters. Daniel Elihu
Seeks to Make Retail-Residential District Safer and Friendlier for Pedestrians and Bikes A project to make Rockville Town Center safer for pedestrians and bicyclists by calming traffic kicked off Nov. 21 as city staff and the city’s contractor discussed the construction schedule for the Town Center Road Diets Project. At
The Mayor and Council continued their work on the city’s Fiscal Year 2024 budget in December with a discussion of their priorities and the release of budget priorities surveys in five languages to gather community input. The discussion focused on staffing, benefits, program offerings, capital project initiatives and priorities for
Rockville has scored 100 marks for the city’s commitment to the health, welfare, safety and equality of its lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community in its sixth year of participating, and the 11th year for the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index. Rockville scored 95 out of 100, plus
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In a continuing effort to reduce the number of speeding vehicles in Rockville neighborhoods, the Rockville City Police Department is deploying a new speed monitoring system in the 2500 block of Wootton Parkway, near its intersection with Fairwood Court. RCPD is scheduled
Community members are encouraged to apply to serve on the city’s Community Policing Advisory Board. The board provides recommendations to the Mayor and Council on how to support Rockville City Police Department programs, training, and professional development, and crime and
The City of Rockville is moving forward with the search for its next city manager. The Mayor and Council are interested in hearing community members’ opinions and feedback about the traits needed for someone to be successful in this role.
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