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Volunteer to Shovel Snow for an Elderly Neighbor

City Pairs Helpers with Seniors Each winter, the Rockville Senior Center looks for ways to help older Rockville residents with snow removal. If you’re handy with a shovel and don’t mind digging out an extra driveway or clearing a walkway or two, you can sign up and volunteer for the

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RHE Opens Wait List for Public Housing Program

Four-Bedroom Units Available Rockville Housing Enterprises will open its public housing program wait list in December for its four-bedroom units only. Applicants can sign up online-only for the wait list, which will be available from 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15 until 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16, at myportal.rockvillehe.org. Applicants will

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Meet a Rockville Employee: Asmara G. Habte

Asmara G. Habte serves as the director of the recently formed Department of Housing and Community Development for the City of Rockville. We asked her a few questions about her role to introduce her to the Rockville community. Tell us a little about your role with DHCD.As director, I oversee

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Nominate a Neighbor for a Human Rights Award

Winners to be Honored at the 50th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration The city’s Human Rights Commission is accepting nominations for two awards to be presented at Rockville’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Monday, Jan. 17. The Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Award will be presented to

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Rockville Holiday Drive Readies for 2021 Launch

Donations are being accepted for the 2021 Holiday Drive, Rockville’s annual push to help the community’s hundreds of children and families in need. This year, with the need greater than ever, the drive will continue, albeit with minor changes to keep everyone healthy and safe.

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Applications Being Accepted for Community Development Block Grants

The City of Rockville is now accepting online applications for an anticipated $263,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant funding for the fall of Fiscal Year 2023. The CDBG program is a federal grant for housing and community development projects that benefit low- and moderate-income individuals, and provides grants to

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Human Rights Commission Seeks Student Ambassadors

This article has been updated to include the extended application deadline. Rockville’s Human Rights Commission is seeking 10 students to serve as HRC Student Ambassadors in its third annual Student Ambassador Program. Ambassadors will serve as liaisons between the HRC and their high schools. The program will accept two students

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2022 Rockville Holiday Drive is Officially Underway

For Close to 50 Years, Drive has Encouraged Heartfelt Giving For nearly a half century, through the Holiday Drive, Rockville has sponsored outreach that brings the community together each year to provide food baskets, gift certificates and toys to needy

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