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Category: Public Safety

Do Your Bit to Deter Deer

Area wildlife helps maintain a healthy ecosystem but can become a nuisance. Here are a few ways 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 deer-resistant native

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Spring Forward and Check Your Smoke Alarms

Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 13, which is the ideal reminder for homeowners to check smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors while setting clocks forward an hour. Alarms and detectors are the best way of notifying you and your family of a fire.

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Getting Around Rockville Safely with New Shared Roadway

The city is using signage and arrow-like “sharrow” pavement markings to increase safety on shared roadways in Rockville as part of fulfilling the city’s Bikeway Master Plan and Vision Zero goals. The Bikeway Master Plan, approved by the Mayor and Council in 2017, envisions a multimodal Rockville where people can

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Step Right This Way for Safe Sidewalks

Know a neighborhood that could use a sidewalk? The city’s Sidewalk Prioritization Policy helps determine if, and in what order, the city constructs sidewalks. A missing sidewalk is any existing or potential pathway that, were it hard surfaced, would be used by pedestrians in their routine educational, recreational, business, shopping,

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COVID-19: City Hall Opening Delayed

Rockville has delayed reopening City Hall following a surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the new, more infectious omicron variant, and a concurrent rise in transmission and hospitalizations. “These are all markers that particularly the county and the state are tracking, and we are paying attention to with respect to

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City of Rockville: Winter Weather Reminders

With winter weather on the way, Rockville is reminding the community about what to expect during snow events. This snow season, the city is again urging patience on the part of residents as operations and normal service times may be impacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Crews will respond as

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2022 Rockville Holiday Drive is Officially Underway

For Close to 50 Years, Drive has Encouraged Heartfelt Giving For nearly a half century, through the Holiday Drive, Rockville has sponsored outreach that brings the community together each year to provide food baskets, gift certificates and toys to needy

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