Recent changes created new traffic patterns in Rockville Town Center and frustration for some road users. Construction last year on North Washington Street and East Middle Lane converted two motor vehicle travel lanes on each street into one lane in each direction, added new protected bike lanes using precast concrete
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From taking away your Christmas tree to purging your home of plastic bags, the city’s recycling and trash collections can help you safely clean up from the holidays and year-round.
January is National Radon Action Month and a reminder of what you can do to protect your home and family. Radon is an invisible, odorless, tasteless, radioactive gas. While no immediate symptoms will signal its presence, exposure at high levels can cause cancer. Testing is the only way to know
The City of Rockville is among 25 cities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, chosen from an extensive pool of 200 applicants, that have been awarded Asphalt Art Initiative grants through Bloomberg Philanthropies. In collaboration with VisArts, the city will use the $25,000 Bloomberg grant to integrate artistic elements and
Explore the architecture of the Montgomery County Detention Center this month as the Glenview Mansion and Peerless Rockville Speaker Series presents “The Montgomery County Detention Center: Modernizing the Carceral State.” Architectural historian Teresa Lachin will present a history of the facility at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9 at Glenview Mansion
Rockville is taking steps toward safer transportation options for all with the city’s first Pedestrian Master Plan, and preparations for projects to create safer intersections and new bike lanes.
Trick-or-treaters take to Rockville neighborhoods Tuesday, Oct. 31. There are no set hours for trick-or-treating. The Rockville City Police Department urges drivers to be aware of extra pedestrians in neighborhoods. Homeowners should clear yards and sidewalks of obstacles, keep homes well-lit inside and out, and report any suspicious activity to
September is National Preparedness Month. Are you ready? The Rockville City Police Department offers a list of items to have in a kit at home and a “go” bag, in case you have to leave home fast, due to an emergency. Visit www.rockvillemd.gov/EmergencyPreparedness for the list, as well as tips
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Community members are encouraged to apply to serve on the city’s Community Policing Advisory Board. The board provides recommendations to the Mayor and Council on how to support Rockville City Police Department programs, training, and professional development, and crime and
The City of Rockville is moving forward with the search for its next city manager. The Mayor and Council are interested in hearing community members’ opinions and feedback about the traits needed for someone to be successful in this role.
Candidates, Treasurers Encouraged to Take Part The City of Rockville Board of Supervisors of Elections will host its second post-election forum to discuss Rockville’s 2023 vote-by-mail election. This in-person-only forum will be held in the Mayor and Council chambers at
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