Rockville’s Hispanic/Latino population increased by 2,533 people in the decade since the last census, from 14.3% of the city’s population in 2010 to 16.9% in 2020. Those identifying as Hispanic/Latino can be of any race. In 2010, 8,781 people of Rockville’s population of 61,209 identified as Hispanic/Latino. In 2020, 11,334
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Resilience and ingenuity marked Fiscal Year 2021 for Rockville businesses as the pandemic continued into a second year, Rockville Economic Development, Inc. reports in its annual report for FY 2021, which ended June 30.
The Mayor and Council are scheduled to hold two virtual public hearings on development applications in the city during coming meetings. On Monday, Oct. 18, the Mayor and Council will invite comments on an application to transform 16160/16200 Frederick Road, the King Buick auto dealership, to allow for up to
The City of Rockville is now Maryland’s fourth most populous incorporated place – down from third a decade ago, according to results of the 2020 census released in August. According to the census, which is conducted every 10 years, on April 1, 2020, the population of the City of Rockville
The City of Rockville will hold a third and final virtual public meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 14, on whether to continue street closures in Town Center for outdoor dining. Options under discussion during that meeting will include: whether to continue the street closures year-round; the potential use of heated tents; closing
Sets Vision, Goals for City’s Future Rockville’s Mayor and Council unanimously adopted the Rockville 2040 Comprehensive Plan update Monday evening, following a years-long process that involved hundreds of voices from the community, elected and appointed leaders and city staff, which helped shape the final document. Rockville’s comprehensive plan sets a
MyGovernmentOnline, the first phase of a new permitting and planning platform, will go online Monday, Oct. 25. The new permit application process will be more convenient, and applicants will be able to track and manage all applications online. Permits will be searchable and permit reports viewable. The system will provide
The Mayor and Council are continuing to discuss parts of the Rockville 2040 Comprehensive Plan, leading up to its possible adoption in August. See the breakout box for a meeting timeline. The draft comprehensive plan is based on feedback gathered throughout the Rockville 2040 process, which included numerous listening sessions,
The Mayor and Council will hold a public hearing, 7 p.m. Monday, June 21, on modifications to several sections of the city’s zoning ordinance to improve the code’s administration and implement Rockville’s FAST program. FAST, which stands for “faster, accountable, smarter and transparent,” is a city initiative to improve Rockville’s
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Members of the Rockville Mayor and Council and the Montgomery County Council will hold a vigil Friday for those slain this week in an elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. “We are tired of ‘thoughts and prayers’ and we are
The City of Rockville will join Montgomery County to celebrate Juneteenth at a special event featuring live music, food, art, films and awards from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, June 18 at the BlackRock Center for the Arts, at 12901 Town
May is Older Americans Month and the Rockville Senior Center is planning activities and programs to celebrate. The Mayor and Council are scheduled to proclaim May as Older Americans Month at their Monday, May 2 meeting. Find video of the
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