When Montgomery County’s pesticide law went into effect in the city last year, it barred the use of most nonorganic pesticides on private lawns, playgrounds, mulched recreation areas and childcare facilities. But it didn’t mean the end of healthy green lawns in Rockville. Organic lawn care is healthier for children,
Category: Public Safety
As challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic persist, the Rockville City Police Department continues its commitment to community policing, as detailed in a 2021 crime report that analyzes the year’s crime statistics and details RCPD initiatives.
Mosquito species that have the potential to spread the Zika virus prefer to breed in small amounts of standing water near where people live and work. They typically do not breed in natural areas like streams and ponds.
In another year of challenges to provide the city with safe and reliable drinking water, Rockville’s water once again met or exceeded all federal water quality regulations limits, the city’s Department of Public Works said in the Annual Drinking Water Quality Report released July 1.
The Rockville City Police Department, in partnership with the National Insurance Crime Bureau and the International Collision Center, held a catalytic converter etching event on June 18 at the auto body repair center at 649 N. Horners Lane. The service, offered free to City of Rockville residents, etched vehicle identification
The Mayor and Council in July are expected to introduce an ordinance to apply a county law, requiring home sellers to conduct radon testing and disclose details of the home’s energy use, to home sales in the city. The law requires the seller to provide the buyer with the results
Stealing Water Can Damage Hydrants, Hamper Firefighting Stealing water from fire hydrants is a crime that can put homes and lives in danger and can lead to big costs for the city. Rockville has 1,407 fire hydrants and spends a good deal of time and money ensuring they are in
Seven members of the Rockville City Police Department and a city employee were honored for their service to the community at the 33rd annual Rockville Public Safety Awards held June 8 at Lakewood Country Club. Each year, members of public safety agencies that serve the City of Rockville are recognized
The Rockville City Police Department invites the community to join a conversation about public safety in Rockville. The town hall meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 23 at F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre at Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Drive. Chief Victor V. Brito and other members
Members of the Rockville City Police Department, Rockville Volunteer Fire Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation will be honored for their service to the community at the Rockville Public Safety Awards on Wednesday, June 8 at Lakewood Country Club, 13901 Glen Mill Road.
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