June is National Pollinator Month Bees, butterflies, moths, beetles and other garden helpers play an important role in the food chain by fertilizing plants that produce seeds, berries, fruits and other plant foods. But pollinators worldwide are in decline due to habitat loss, climate change, invasive species and pesticides. Check
Rockville City Hall and some city facilities will be closed on Mondays, May 29 for Memorial Day and June 19 for Juneteenth. Recycling, trash and yard waste collection will be made one day later than usual during the weeks of May 29 and June 19. Find more information at www.rockvillemd.gov/recycling-trash.
State aid for schools, legislation addressing transportation needs and a grant to renovate restrooms at a city community center were among wins for Rockville during the Maryland General Assembly session that concluded April 10.
Everyone — residents, neighbors, visitors, employees, and business and property owners — is welcome to provide feedback as Rockville plans a successful future for Town Center over the coming decades. To take part, register at engagerockville.com/towncenter, which has multiple ways to provide input. Take a short survey, add to the
Rockville Housing Enterprises will open its wait list Monday, April 3 for the Housing Choice Voucher program, project-based voucher programs and public housing program. Apply for the waitlist using the online portal, starting at 9 a.m. April 3 at myportal.rockvillehe.org. Follow the instructions provided on the portal. The RHE waitlists will remain open until further notice. Applicants will
A plaque recently dedicated at the Rockville Memorial Library recognizes the name change from the original Rockville Library. The name change for the branch of the Montgomery County Public Libraries system was instituted in 2010 at the request of Gold Star families — those who have lost family members in
Beth Loftus is the Rockville City Police Department’s new mental health specialist. She started in her newly created role on March 13 in an office at the police station on West Montgomery Avenue. We asked her a few questions to get to know her better and learn more about her
The city will vacuum leaves from neighborhood curbs from April 3-14 in five collection areas throughout Rockville. Area 1: April 3 and April 4Area 2: April 5 and April 6Area 3: April 7 and April 10Area 4: April 11 and April 12 Area 5: April 13 and April 14
The City of Rockville will hold a vote-by-mail election in November this year — with a few important changes, including more members of the city council to elect, two Election Day Vote Centers and several additional ballot drop-off locations.
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Community members are encouraged to apply to serve on the city’s Community Policing Advisory Board. The board provides recommendations to the Mayor and Council on how to support Rockville City Police Department programs, training, and professional development, and crime and
The City of Rockville is moving forward with the search for its next city manager. The Mayor and Council are interested in hearing community members’ opinions and feedback about the traits needed for someone to be successful in this role.
Candidates, Treasurers Encouraged to Take Part The City of Rockville Board of Supervisors of Elections will host its second post-election forum to discuss Rockville’s 2023 vote-by-mail election. This in-person-only forum will be held in the Mayor and Council chambers at
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