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Radon Reminders: The Law, The Risks and What You Can Do

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

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$25,000 Bloomberg Arts Grant Will Create Safer City Streets

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

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Glenview-Peerless Series to Explore the Montgomery County Detention Center

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

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Tricks for Making Halloween a Treat

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

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Ready for September

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 for the list, as well as tips

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Safety First

The city’s safety and risk, public works, and recreation and parks teams held a ceremony Aug. 9 recognizing Rockville employees for their contributions to promoting safety in city operations.

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