Buy Energy-Saving Products Feb. 13-15 or Apply for Energy Rebates Homeowners thinking about upgrading an appliance, replacing a refrigerator, or even changing a light bulb, can do so tax free on Presidents Day weekend. On Feb. 13-15, purchases of the following energy-efficient Energy Star products are free from Maryland’s 6%
Garden Plot Applications Being Accepted The City of Rockville has 159 garden plots, about 25-by-25 feet, now available for rent at Woottons Mill Park for growing flowers and vegetables. The cost is $80 per plot for nonresidents; Rockville residents pay $70 per plot. The season runs April 1-Nov. 14. The
The city’s 49th annual Martin Luther King Day celebration, held virtually Jan. 18, included presentations of two awards to community members carrying on King’s legacy. Find the celebration this month on Rockville 11, channel 11 on county cable, and on the city’s YouTube channel. F. Michael Taff AwardAwarded to an
The Mayor and Council honored Rockville residents, including Gabe Meyer, with the city’s Good Neighbor Awards on Dec. 14. Meyer, a talented trombonist, was honored for playing popular songs, including a regular finale of “Taps,” nightly during the pandemic from the corner of the lake in New Mark Commons.
In Search of Daycare? Now’s the Time to Plan Ahead! Spaces are available at Montrose Discovery Preschool for kids aged 3-5. Rockville’s licensed preschool provides excellent care in a safe, clean environment! Smaller class sizes. Morning temperature checks. Face masks and physical distancing. More time outside, including free play, organized
Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt signed paperwork Jan. 13 designating the Frieda Fromm-Reichmann Cottage, at 19 Thomas St. inthe city’s West End, as Rockville’s first National Historic Landmark. Located on the former grounds of Chestnut Lodge sanitarium and restoredby Peerless Rockville, the 1936 home, also known as Frieda’s Cottage,
These were some of the top-performing news items on city media channels in 2020: Twitter (@rockville411): Top tweets included a traffic alert about demonstrations on June 5 in response to the police-related death of George Floyd in Minneapolis; a police alert about a coyote on the loose on Oct. 1;
A new payment system debuts in January Check your mailbox in January for: New account information. 4 How to register. Then: View and pay your utility bill online, anytime, with a credit/debit card or e-check. Receive bills and receipts via email with a paperless option. Get email and optional text
This article has been updated to note the extended submission deadline. The city’s Human Rights Commission will launch its Multimedia Scholarship Competition on Monday, Jan. 25. This annual competition is an opportunity for students who live in and/or attend high school in Rockville to compete for scholarships by responding to
Quick Links, Facts and Phone Numbers When winter weather strikes, turn to the city’s website at www.rockvillemd.gov. Closure and snow emergency information will be available on the website, as well as through Facebook (www.facebook.com/cityofrockville) and Twitter (@rockville411), and by signing up for Alert Rockville notifications at www.rockvillemd.gov/alerts.
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