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Traffic Advisory: Road Closures, Delays Anticipated in Rockville on June 5

A planned demonstration is scheduled to take place in downtown Rockville at 1 p.m. Friday, June 5 at 1 p.m.

The protest will begin in front of the Montgomery County Judicial Center (Montgomery County Circuit Court), 50 Maryland Ave., and is expected to continue onto area roads. The Rockville City Police Department will be providing support in an effort to keep both protesters and drivers safe.

Portions of roadways surrounding the area maybe closed to traffic for several hours. Expect significant delays related to the event and plan accordingly.

City of Rockville Facilities Remain Closed, Many Services Continue

Staff Preparing Plans and Facilities as County Eases Some Restrictions

City of Rockville facilities remain closed to the public as city staff plans and prepares facilities for the eventual return of employees and the public.

Opening dates for specific city facilities will be announced as they become available.

Montgomery County officials announced Thursday that the county’s first phase of recovery will begin at 6 a.m. Monday, June 1 after the county achieved critical benchmarks to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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Safer Shopping in Store for Rockville Farmers Market’s June 6 Opening

Preordering Service Provided for Quicker, Safer Shopping

The City of Rockville’s Farmers Market is scheduled to open for the season on Saturday, June 6, with market rules and regulations and a preordering program to provide for quicker, safer shopping.

The Rockville Farmers Market will open for the season Saturday, June 6 with guidelines for safer shopping in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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MobileNOW! Parking Meter Payment App Ceases Operations

Meters Accept Quarters Only; City Exploring Other Vendors

MobileNOW!, the City of Rockville’s mobile parking payment app, ceased operations on May 18 and is no longer an option for parking payments at city-owned on-street meters.

A message posted on MobileNOW!’s website announced that the parking app had ceased operations.

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Summer Street Paving Schedule is Posted

The city has released its road paving schedule for late-May through July.

Visit to find updated paving schedules for Grandin Avenue, Edmonston and West Edmonston drives, Wootton Parkway, and Tower Oaks, Wootton and Redland boulevards.

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Virtual Public Hearing on Park Road and North/South Stonestreet Amendment Scheduled for June 8

The Mayor and Council will hold a public hearing on a draft of the Park Road and North/South Stonestreet Avenue Area Comprehensive Master Plan Amendment, via videoconference during their June 8 meeting.

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Mayor and Council Enact Temporary Freeze on Residential Rental Rates

The Mayor and Council recently took action to protect residential renters during the COVID-19 emergency, passing an ordinance to temporarily suspend rent increases at licensed rental properties through July 31.

Under the new legislation, no rents may be raised through July 31. From Aug. 1, until 180 days after the state of emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is lifted, rents may be raised by no more than 2.6%.

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Rockville’s Facilities Closures Extended Through May 29

City of Rockville facilities will continue to remain closed to the public through Friday, May 29, due to public health concerns from the COVID-19 pandemic.

City events, in-person classes, programs, rentals and activities are also canceled through May 29.

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Rockville’s Festing in Place Presents Plenty of Ways to Participate

City is Soliciting Photos of Community Celebrating Hometown Holidays at Home

The City of Rockville will show its hometown pride beginning next week, despite the cancellation of the Hometown Holidays Music Fest and Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade, with Festing in Place events that offer opportunities for the community to participate safely in their homes and neighborhoods.

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In Need? A Guide to Finding Food Distribution Locations in Rockville

Several organizations are providing locations for, or delivery of, food for needy families and individuals throughout Rockville. Check ahead with organizations to ensure the information provided below is up to date.

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