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Public participation in the City of Rockville’s budget process is a high priority for the Mayor and Council and city staff. A budget survey in English and Spanish at allows community members to identify their top budget priorities, initiatives for reducing the negative impacts of COVID-19 and options for

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COVID-19: City Hall to Reopen March 28

Update, Monday, March 7: Visitors will now be able to use all publicly accessible entrances and exits at City Hall when it reopens Monday, March 28. Face coverings will be optional for city employees and visitors to all City of Rockville facilities beginning Tuesday, March 8.

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Portion of Mt. Vernon Place to Remain Closed Until Mid-May

A portion of Mt. Vernon Place that closed in September as part of the city’s improvements to the Mt. Vernon stormwater management facility is scheduled to remain closed through Sunday, May 15. The closure has been extended due to the discovery of an issue with the condition of an existing

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Rockville’s Generosity on Display During 2021 Holiday Drive

A total 260 individuals and organizations around Rockville delivered a brighter Thanksgiving and Christmas for those in need through the 2021 Holiday Drive. The Mayor and Council will recognize donors to the 2021 Holiday Drive at their Monday, Feb. 28 meeting. Sixteen organizations and individuals will be recognized with plaques

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Presidents Day Brings Closures in Rockville

City government and most city facilities will be closed on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 21. City Hall’s reopening to the public has been delayed following a surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the new, more infectious omicron variant.

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City Legend to Retire After 67 Years

After close to seven decades of service to the Rockville community, an iconic city employee and City Hall fixture is finally calling it quits. Elaine Crutchfield Hebron, affectionally known among staff and the local community as “Ms. Elaine,” retired in December. Hebron joined the city in 1954, providing transportation for

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Yard Waste Collection Update

Staffing shortages are causing delays in weekly yard waste collections throughout the city. The city is working to bring staffing levels back to where it can once again resume regularly scheduled collections. We understand the importance of routine yard waste collections during this season and are making every effort to

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Go Green in Your Inbox

Get regular updates about the city’s environmental efforts and events, including news about Rockville’s first Climate Action Plan, and tips for living greener year-round. Sign up for the “Environment and Sustainability News” email newsletter at

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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 Maryland and carries a $500 fine. Fireworks

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Mini Mayor, Big Day

Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton and city staff welcomed Mithran Karthic (pictured here with Mayor Newton), winner of the “If I Were Mayor…” essay contest, to Rockville City Hall on June 6. Mithran, a fourth-grader at College Gardens Elementary School, earned

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