With winter weather on the way, Rockville is reminding the community about what to expect during snow events. This snow season, the city is again urging patience on the part of residents as operations and normal service times may be impacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Crews will respond as
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Metro’s Rockville and Shady Grove stations will reopen Sunday, Jan. 16 after a four-month shutdown to repair and replace the stations’ aging canopies, Metro announced. During the closures, Metro demolished the canopy at the Rockville station, erected a new steel canopy structure, and made improvements that include installation of new
Reporting Program to Track Testing in Commercial Buildings Rockville’s fire marshal and the Inspection Services Division will start using a new online oversight program — the Compliance Engine — Saturday, Jan. 15, to monitor testing of commercial fire-protections systems such as fire alarms, sprinklers and smoke controls. Accurate and timely
A “near miss” is an incident in which a person driving, walking or bicycling avoids a crash by suddenly stopping, swerving or moving. Residents and visitors who have experienced near misses in Rockville are encouraged to submit details of the incident through the Vision Zero Near Miss Survey at www.rockvillemd.gov/visionzero.
When the post-holiday cleanup begins, remember: Rockville collects and recycles electronics, such as cell phones, computers, televisions and holiday lights through requests for special collections, and collects Christmas trees as part of its recycling and trash collection.
Rockville will delay reopening City Hall following a surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the new, more infectious omicron variant. The Mayor and Council discussed the delayed reopening at their Monday, Dec. 20 meeting. City Hall was set to reopen Monday, Jan. 3. The Mayor and Council will revisit the
Customers on Metro’s Red Line can now expect the Shady Grove and Rockville stations to reopen in mid-January 2022, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced in early November.
Environmentally Friendly Snow- and Ice-Removal Tips Walking in a winter wonderland can be wonderful. But it can also prove hazardous. Follow these tips to keep your sidewalks and driveway snow- and ice-free, while minimizing the environmental impact: Shovel Early, Shovel OftenRemoving fresh snow before it has a chance to harden
The end of daylight saving time on Sunday, Nov. 7, and the coming winter, mean less daylight and a reminder to use caution while driving, biking and walking on city streets.
Thefts from vehicles continue to be on the rise in Rockville with the majority of cases due to cars being left unlocked.
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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
After close to seven decades of service to the Rockville community, an iconic city employee and City Hall fixture is finally calling it quits. Elaine Crutchfield Hebron, affectionally known among staff and the local community as “Ms. Elaine,” retired in
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