Rockville is giving away free bicycles in 2017 to students in grades one through five, and all those kids need to do to get one is to prove they’re a TERRIFIC citizen — Trustworthy, Earnest, Respectful, Responsible, Involved, Fair, Industrious and Caring. Continue reading “Be a TERRIFIC Citizen and Earn a Free Bike”
Officer Seth Creel, of the Rockville City Police Department, was recognized by the Mayor and Council on Feb. 6. Creel was injured when his cruiser was struck on Rockville Pike on Jan. 7 by a vehicle driven by a motorist later charged with driving under the influence. “This is an example of the risks that our police officers take every day to serve Rockville residents and keep our city safe,” City Manager Rob DiSpirito said. Find video of the recognition at www.rockvillemd.gov/youtube. Search “Creel.”
Learn about Rockville through a program that gives community members the opportunity to learn from City of Rockville senior staff who oversee the city’s daily operations. Continue reading “Get to Know Rockville”
Don’t sit around the house bored this spring break. Montgomery County Public Schools will be closed April 10-14, but Rockville’s mini-camps at the city’s three community centers have fun, affordable, supervised programs with crafts, organized games, sports, adventure and day trips to stave off the break blues for children in kindergarten to fifth grade. Continue reading “Take a Spring Break with Mini-Camps Recreation and Parks Rec Guides”
The Mayor and Council voted unanimously last month to move ahead with a comprehensive study of over 150 acres bordering the Stonestreet corridor, near the Rockville Metro station.
The study will identify key sites for action and short- and long-term implementation steps, and will seek to strengthen relationships through consensus and balance with business owners, tenants and neighborhoods in the corridor area. The study area, in general, covers the east and west sides of North and South Stonestreet avenues, from Ashley Avenue to the north to where South Stonestreet Avenue ends at Veirs Mill Road. Continue reading “City to Study Stonestreet Corridor”
Rockville Economic Development, Inc.’s Rockville Business Appreciation Week 2017 is April 3-7.
Throughout the week teams of ambassadors comprising city leaders, city staff, and REDI representatives visit Rockville businesses to thank them for locating in the city and to introduce business owners to resources available to help their companies grow. REDI ambassadors visited over 50 companies during Business Appreciation Week 2016. Continue reading “REDI Seeks Businesses to Appreciate”