Early spring brought early stages of construction to Baltimore Road, as the city’s contractor began the project to make the east-west connection from Rockville Town Center to the city’s east side more convenient, safe and accessible for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists. In March, a land surveyor staked out the project,
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The City of Rockville partially reopened some of its facilities in April, in accordance with county and state health and safety regulations governing the COVID-19 pandemic. The eased restrictions allow park rentals, small gatherings at Glenview Mansion and social hall, rehearsals or recording sessions at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre,
The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services is preregistering all Marylanders age 16 and older for COVID-19 vaccination appointments. Preregister here or call tel: 240-777- 2982. Demand is high and supplies limited. Anticipate delays when you call. For more information about vaccine distribution, sign up for the county’s
The Mayor and Council will receive a report at their Monday, April 26 meeting on a recent managed deer culling pilot program, held in the John G. Hayes Forest Preserve. All told, 21 deer in total were culled without incident by experienced bow hunters during weeklong periods in November, December
Rockville Police Offer Drive-Up and Drop-Off Collection The Rockville City Police Department and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office offer a safe, free and anonymous way to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs during National Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 24.
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
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
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
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
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 called on the state to send
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Employees of the City of Rockville will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Monday, Nov. 15, unless exempt for religious or medical reasons, under a new policy adopted by the Mayor and Council. COVID-19, including the highly
Celebrate Energy Action Month in October and Energy Efficiency Day on Wednesday, Oct. 6 by doing your part to tackle climate change. Learn more about Energy Efficiency Day at energyefficiencyday.org. And try these ideas during Energy Action Month to get
Rockville’s Hispanic/Latino population increased by 2,533 people in the decade since the last census, from 14.3% of the city’s population in 2010 to 16.9% in 2020. Those identifying as Hispanic/Latino can be of any race. In 2010, 8,781 people of
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