The American Red Cross is seeking donations at its Rockville donor center as part of a new campaign to increase its pool of Black and African American blood donors and help people with sickle cell disease. Sickle cell disease is the most common genetic blood disease in the United States,
Acting state health Secretary Dennis R. Schrader outlined Maryland’s efforts to distribute the state’s allocation of COVID-19 vaccines in a Feb. 2 letter to Rockville’s Mayor and Council. The letter comes in response to a Jan. 26 letter in which the Mayor and Council called on the state to send
Rockville ranked seventh overall and fourth among small cities in the U.S. for its ethnic diversity, placing highly again in an annual WalletHub study. Rockville, Gaithersburg, Germantown and Silver Spring occupy the top four spots on WalletHub’s list and four of the top 10 spots among all cities, of any
The snow emergency in the City of Rockville has ended, effective 9:30 a.m. today, Friday, Feb. 19. Residents are encouraged to check on older neighbors who may need assistance clearing snow and ice. Learn more about the city’s volunteer snow shoveling for seniors. Learn more about how Rockville responds to
Trash to Be Collected on Friday, Feb. 19 Update: 7:20 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19: Yard waste will not be collected today. Update: 6:20 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19: Recycling and trash will be collected as planned today, Friday, Feb. 19. With collections previously scheduled for a day later than usual this
Parking Restrictions Take Effect at 10 P.M. Wednesday The City of Rockville has declared a snow emergency that will begin at 10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, when a winter storm is forecast to bring an accumulation of snow and ice to the region. The emergency declaration requires that all vehicles
City government will be closed Monday, Feb. 15 in observance of Presidents Day. The Rockville Swim and Fitness Center will be open to residents and facility members only via advanced registration. Visit www.rockvillemd.gov/swimcenter for details. Recycling and trash collections will occur one day later than usual throughout the week. For
The snow emergency in the City of Rockville has been lifted, effectively immediately, today, Tuesday, Feb. 2. Recycling and trash will be collected as scheduled Tuesday. Learn more about Rockville’s recycling and trash collection, including what can and can’t be recycled, at https://www.rockvillemd.gov/recycling-trash, call 240-314-8568, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit https://www.rockvillemd.gov
Karen Etzel, director of Montrose Discovery Preschool, a licensed childcare program operated by the City of Rockville, marks two decades this year with the preschool. We asked her to answer a few questions to introduce this longtime employee to the community.
Crystal Gorham is the City of Rockville’s landlord-tenant specialist and serves as liaison to the Landlord-Tenant Commission. Gorham, the city’s housing services supervisor, works in the newly formed Department of Housing and Community Development. We asked her a few questions about her job to introduce her to the Rockville community.
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