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Public Hearings Set for Rockville’s Draft Comprehensive Plan

Information Sessions Beforehand Will Discuss Content and Process

The Rockville Planning Commission has set three public hearing dates for its draft of the Comprehensive Plan.

The public hearings will all be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, Wednesday, May 22 and Tuesday, June 4.

The Planning Commission approved the draft plan for release for public comment on Monday, March 13. It can be found at

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Why You Love Rockville: Residents Feel Safe, Secure and Welcome

2018 Community Survey Responses Yield High Scores for Quality of Life

Rockville’s residents believe their city has high-quality, secure neighborhoods where they can raise children and retire, that Rockville is respectful to different cultures and beliefs, and is a city committed to creating a welcoming community for all backgrounds.

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Rising to Command

Seilhamer Promoted to Lieutenant

Jan Seilhamer was promoted to the rank of lieutenant on March 25, becoming the first woman to attain command level at Rockville’s police department.

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Rockville Partners to Light it Up Blue for Autism Awareness

Rockville’s Recreation and Parks Department has partnered with Montgomery Parks and Takoma Park Recreation to cosponsor the Light it Up Blue event, which marks Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month in April.

Fun family activities are planned from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Agricultural History Farm Park at 18400 Muncaster Road, Derwood. The cost is $8 per person for ages 5 and older (cash only on the day). Children 5 and younger are free. 

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Hometown Holidays to Bring Rock, Reptiles and Revelry to Town Center

Music, Local Food Favorites and Parade Return May 25-27

More than 25 regional and national performing artists return to Rockville Town Center this Memorial Day weekend, along with the best of local food, for the Hometown Holidays Music Fest.

The 31st annual free festival will feature four stages of entertainment, the Taste of Rockville, “the beach” sand pile and activities for kids, from noon-8 p.m. Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26.

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Rockville Swim and Fitness Center to Hold Hiring Open House

Certified lifeguard? Certified swimming instructor? Not certified but interested in aquatics? Rockville Swim and Fitness Center is hiring!

The center will hold a hiring open house, 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 26. Positions available include part-time summer lifeguards, slide attendants and teachers for swimming lessons.

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City Completes 6 Taft Court Purchase

New Facility will Accommodate Maintenance and Emergency Operations Services

The City of Rockville on Friday completed the purchase of 6 Taft Court in Rockville, a 64,995-square-foot, three-story building on 2.29 acres of land, where the city will relocate the city’s maintenance and emergency operations from the Gude Drive Maintenance Facility on Rothgeb Drive.

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Rockville’s Mayor and Council Select Three to Go Forward for Council Vacancy Interviews

Five Applicants Interviewed Tuesday Evening

The Mayor and Council continued their interviews of candidates for a vacancy on the Rockville council, Tuesday, March 5, selecting three to go forward to a third interview round to be held Wednesday, March 20.

The interviews will be conducted at 7 p.m. in the Mayor and Council chambers of City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave.

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Rockville Town Center Parking Lot Closed in Preparation for Construction

The surface parking lot at 198-199 E. Middle Lane, across Helen Heneghan Way from the Cambria Hotel, in Rockville Town Center, has closed. The lot frequently served customers to Regal Row, including Regal Cinemas Rockville 13 and the businesses along East Montgomery Avenue.

Map of a parking lot at 198-199 East Middle Lane, in Rockville Town Center, which has closed in preparation of construction.
A parking lot frequently used by movie and other Regal Row patrons, at 198-199 East Middle Lane, has closed in preparation of construction.

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Rockville’s Mayor and Council Select Five Finalists to Fill Council Vacancy

The Mayor and Council have selected five finalists in their search for a candidate to fill a vacant seat on the council.

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