Need Financial Help? Facing Eviction? Utilities about to be shut off? Need help paying for prescription medication? Emergency financial assistance through the Rockville Emergency Assistance Program is available to eligible Rockville residents facing a financial crisis.
Category: Public Safety
Rockville’s outstanding recycling and refuse team serves more than 14,300 homes each week. The team also helps with snow removal during winter weather emergencies.
Rockville is sporting flashier crosswalks in recent months as the city installs flashing beacons to improve pedestrian safety. The beacons are flashing yellow lights attached to crosswalk signs at either end of a crosswalk. They bring attention to crosswalks that don’t have stops signs or signals and are designed to
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
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
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Members of the Rockville Mayor and Council and the Montgomery County Council will hold a vigil Friday for those slain this week in an elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. “We are tired of ‘thoughts and prayers’ and we are
The City of Rockville will join Montgomery County to celebrate Juneteenth at a special event featuring live music, food, art, films and awards from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, June 18 at the BlackRock Center for the Arts, at 12901 Town
May is Older Americans Month and the Rockville Senior Center is planning activities and programs to celebrate. The Mayor and Council are scheduled to proclaim May as Older Americans Month at their Monday, May 2 meeting. Find video of the
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