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Day: June 30, 2023

Radon Rental Testing Requirement to Begin in Late September

An ordinance that will require specific rental properties in the city to be tested for the presence of radon will go into effect Sept. 27. Radon is an invisible, odorless, tasteless, radioactive gas found in soil and rock, formed by the natural decay of uranium. While no immediate symptoms signal

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Meet Rockville Employees: Water Distribution System Maintenance Team

Rockville’s water distribution system maintenance team is a diverse, motivated, hardworking team responsible for the upkeep of an extensive city water system that delivers safe, reliable, high-quality drinking water to residents. To get to know the team, we asked a few questions of Steve Sokol, operations and maintenance superintendent in

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Long and Winding Baltimore Road Construction Concludes

Improvements Create Safer East-West Corridor for Walkers, Rollers, Riders and Drivers A long-planned major road project crossed the finish line in late spring as the city completed construction of improvements to Baltimore Road. The project makes the connection between Rockville Town Center and the city’s east side more convenient, safe

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Make the Solar Switch

Earn Energy From the Sun! Join Solar Switch, formerly the Capital Area Solar Co-op, to learn about options for installing a solar energy system on the rooftop or your home or small business. Financing for all incomes is available. Electric vehicle chargers are also offered in this group-driven, cooperative purchase

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Tales of a Fourth Grade Mayor

Rockville welcomed Joyce Tian, pictured in the Mayor and Council chambers, winner of the “If I Were Mayor…” essay contest, to City Hall on May 25. Tian, a fourth-grader at Beall Elementary School, earned the right to serve as Rockville’s Mayor for a Day, doing an on-camera interview with Rockville

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Propose a Project to Improve Your Neighborhood

The city is seeking input from community members about Rockville’s Capital Improvements Program for Fiscal Year 2025-2029. The CIP lays out how Rockville plans to invest funding over a five-year period for capital projects such as parks, roads, buildings and other infrastructure. As Rockville begins preparations for the Fiscal Year

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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 Montgomery County and carries a fine up to $1,000 and/or six months in jail. Public fireworks displays

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Building a Better Recreation Pool

Outdoor Rec Pool to Close Aug. 16 for Renovations The Rockville Swim and Fitness Center’s outdoor recreation pool will close on Friday, Aug. 16, to allow a comprehensive renovation and reconfiguration to begin. These will include improvements to accessibility, and

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Mayor for a Day, the Rockville Way

Rockville welcomed Callie Walker, winner of the “If I Were Mayor…” essay contest, in May. Walker, a fourth-grader at St. Mary’s School, was interviewed by Rockville 11 and visited the Rockville City Police Department, the Department of Public Works Equipment

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