March means the launch of Rockville’s Climate Solutions Speaker Series, featuring a look at how organic lawn care can lead to a healthier environment and lawn. Other series speakers will explore sustainable landscaping and a net-zero energy home.
Learn About EVs and Green Energy Incentives March presents opportunities to join the City of Rockville and other Montgomery County partners in getting charged up about the future of clean electric energy. Rockville is a partner in Montgomery County’s Electric Vehicle Purchasing Co-op, and you can help lead the charge
Rockville will turn out the lights in observance of Earth Hour, an international effort in support of climate change action. Earth Hour encourages people to turn off all non-essential lights in their homes and businesses for one hour, from 8:30-9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 26. The city will participate by
Area wildlife helps maintain a healthy ecosystem but can become a nuisance. Here are a few ways to live with, and discourage, deer: Taste or odor repellent are humane forms of control designed to repel deer from an area. You can find repellents at sporting goods stores. Plant deer-resistant native
The city will vacuum leaves from neighborhood curbs from April 4-15 in five collection areas throughout Rockville. An interactive map at www.rockvillemd.gov/leafcollection allows residents to input their address and learn when their leaves will be collected. Unlike the fall leaf collection, which has two collection rounds, city crews make only
Earth Day 2022 is Friday, April 22 and Rockville has an important environmental milestone to celebrate this year. Rockville joined the ranks of hundreds of U.S. cities on Jan. 10 as the Mayor and Council approved the city’s first plan for addressing climate change. Read more at www.rockville.gov/climate. Rockville will
Rockville’s Climate Solutions Speaker Series Kicks Off in March Rockville celebrates Earth Month each April but is getting started a month early with the kickoff of the new Climate Solutions Speaker Series in March, and a look at how organic lawn care can lead to a healthier environment and a
Buy Energy-Saving Products Feb. 19-21 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. 19-21, purchases of the following energy-efficient Energy Star products are free from Maryland’s 6%
Rockville joined the ranks of hundreds of U.S. cities on Jan. 10 as the Mayor and Council approved the city’s first plan for addressing climate change. The Climate Action Plan sets forth 26 community actions and 16 city actions to reduce climate-warming pollution and foster resilience, especially for the city’s
Staffing shortages are causing delays in weekly yard waste collections throughout the city. The city is working to bring staffing levels back to where it can once again resume regularly scheduled collections. We understand the importance of routine yard waste collections during this season and are making every effort to
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Mt. Vernon Place Has Reopened to Traffic With the arrival of the fall planting season in September, city contractors began landscaping as the final phase of improvements to the Mt. Vernon stormwater management facility. Mt. Vernon Place reopened to through
Rockville will honor veterans of our nation’s armed forces with a ceremony on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11. The ceremony is planned for 11 a.m. at Veterans Park, at the intersection of MD 28 and Rockville Pike. Free parking will
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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