Category: Government

City of Rockville Declares a Snow Emergency

Parking Restrictions Take Effect at 10 P.M. Wednesday The City of Rockville has declared a snow emergency that will begin at 10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, when a winter storm is forecast to bring an accumulation of snow and ice to the region. The emergency declaration requires that all vehicles

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State Responds to Mayor and Council’s Call for Vaccine

Acting state health Secretary Dennis R. Schrader outlined Maryland’s efforts to distribute the state’s allocation of COVID-19 vaccines in a Feb. 2 letter to Rockville’s Mayor and Council. The letter comes in response to a Jan. 26 letter in which the Mayor and Council demanded that Maryland send more vaccine

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Snow Emergency Lifted Tuesday

The snow emergency in the City of Rockville has been lifted, effectively immediately, today, Tuesday, Feb. 2. Recycling and trash will be collected as scheduled Tuesday. Learn more about Rockville’s recycling and trash collection, including what can and can’t be recycled, at https://www.rockvillemd.gov/recycling-trash, call 240-314-8568, or email recyclingrefuse@rockvillemd.gov. Visit https://www.rockvillemd.gov

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Meet a Rockville Employee: Karen Etzel

Karen Etzel, director of Montrose Discovery Preschool, a licensed childcare program operated by the City of Rockville, marks two decades this year with the preschool. We asked her to answer a few questions to introduce this longtime employee to the community.

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County to Provide Free, Virtual Tax Preparation Appointments through VITA

Montgomery County is hosting free tax preparation sessions throughout tax season for low- to moderate-income families that earned $56,000 or less in 2020. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, which is run by the Montgomery County Community Action Agency, provides IRS-certified volunteers from nonprofit and public agencies who can help

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Meet a Rockville Employee: Crystal Gorham

Crystal Gorham is the City of Rockville’s landlord-tenant specialist and serves as liaison to the Landlord-Tenant Commission. Gorham, the city’s housing services supervisor, works in the newly formed Department of Housing and Community Development. We asked her a few questions about her job to introduce her to the Rockville community.

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Be an Energy Star This Presidents Day Weekend

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%

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Recognizing King’s Legacy

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

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Sign On for Sidewalks

City’s Prioritization Policy Allows Residents to Petition for New Path Know a neighborhood that could use a sidewalk? The city’s Sidewalk Prioritization Policy helps determine if, and in what order, the city constructs sidewalks. A missing sidewalk is any existing or potential pathway that, were it hard surfaced, would be

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Take Action for Energy Efficiency in October

Celebrate Energy Action Month in October and Energy Efficiency Day on Wednesday, Oct. 6 by doing your part to tackle climate change. Learn more about Energy Efficiency Day at energyefficiencyday.org. And try these ideas during Energy Action Month to get

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