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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Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 13, which is the ideal reminder for homeowners to check smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors while setting clocks forward an hour. Alarms and detectors are the best way of notifying you and your family of a fire.
The city is using signage and arrow-like “sharrow” pavement markings to increase safety on shared roadways in Rockville as part of fulfilling the city’s Bikeway Master Plan and Vision Zero goals. The Bikeway Master Plan, approved by the Mayor and Council in 2017, envisions a multimodal Rockville where people can
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 used by pedestrians in their routine educational, recreational, business, shopping,
Box is Available 24/7, Permanently Located in the Station’s Front Lobby Residents can now safely dispose of unused, unwanted or expired medication, with no questions asked, in a new prescription drug drop box in the front lobby of the Rockville City Police Station, 2 W. Montgomery Ave. Resembling a mailbox,
Rockville has delayed reopening City Hall following a surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the new, more infectious omicron variant, and a concurrent rise in transmission and hospitalizations. “These are all markers that particularly the county and the state are tracking, and we are paying attention to with respect to
UPDATE, 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21: The City of Rockville’s distribution of free, rapid at-home COVID-19 test kits at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church for Friday, Jan. 21 has ended for the day. ORIGINAL POST, 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21: The City of Rockville will distribute a limited number of free, rapid at-home COVID-19
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
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
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Join the City of Rockville for the city’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. The celebration will be held from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 at Rockville High School, 2100 Baltimore Road.
Rockville will honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy as the city holds its 52nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration with a ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 13, and a week of service activities.
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