Category: Public Safety

Be Wary of Scams and Crimes That Target Seniors

Scammers are increasingly targeting older adults. But anyone can become a victim of a scam or crime of opportunity. The Rockville City Police Department offers these tips to protect you from scams and while at home: Never open the front door without checking to see who is there first. Install

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Meet a Rockville Employee: Andrea Escher

Andrea Escher was recently named the Rockville City Police Department’s public information officer. This civilian position is in addition to the many roles she already plays within the department. What has your role been with the RCPD?I began working with the city police in 2012. I definitely wear many different

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What’s Your Vision?

Get involved with Vision Zero, the city’s strategy to eliminate traffic and pedestrian fatalities and severe injuries, while increasing safe, healthy and fair mobility for all. Help us better understand your transportation, pedestrian and bicycle safety experience in Rockville by completing an online survey at www.rockvillemd.gov/visionzero. Older residents who would

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Do Your Bit to Deter Deer

Area wildlife helps maintain a healthy ecosystem but can become a nuisance. Here’s a few ways you can learn 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

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Snow Emergency Lifted Friday

The snow emergency in the City of Rockville has ended, effective 9:30 a.m. today, Friday, Feb. 19. Residents are encouraged to check on older neighbors who may need assistance clearing snow and ice. Learn more about the city’s volunteer snow shoveling for seniors. Learn more about how Rockville responds to

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UPDATE: City Snow Emergency Remains in Effect

Trash to Be Collected on Friday, Feb. 19 Update: 7:20 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19: Yard waste will not be collected today. Update: 6:20 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19: Recycling and trash will be collected as planned today, Friday, Feb. 19. With collections previously scheduled for a day later than usual this

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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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