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It’s Electric! (This Month in Rockville)

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

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Lights Out for Climate Change Action

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

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Do Your Bit to Deter Deer

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

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Raking News: Spring Leaf Collection in April

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

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Earth Month, All Spring, in Rockville

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

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Be an Energy Star This Presidents Day Weekend

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%

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Mayor and Council Adopt Rockville’s First Climate Action Plan

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

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Yard Waste Collection Update

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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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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