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Meet a Rockville Employee: Beth Loftus

Beth Loftus is the Rockville City Police Department’s new mental health specialist. She started in her newly created role on March 13 in an office at the police station on West Montgomery Avenue. We asked her a few questions to get to know her better and learn more about her

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Drive Up, Drop Off Unwanted Medication on Drug Take-Back Day

RCPD to Participate in April 22 Collection, Drop Box Is Available Year-Round The Rockville City Police Department offers a safe, free and anonymous way to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 22. In cooperation with the Drug Enforcement Administration, city police

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City Seeks Input on Sidewalk Feasibility Studies

The city is holding walking meetings this month offering the opportunity for public input as Rockville considers the feasibility of six proposed sidewalk projects. Rockville staff and the city’s design consultant will conduct “walk the block” public meetings about four proposed projects to fill in gaps in the city’s sidewalk

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Baltimore Road Corridor Improvements Near Completion

Construction along Baltimore Road is in its final phase, with the city’s contractor eyeing a spring completion for the project. Over the winter, crews installed the final storm drains, new curb and gutter, and several sidewalk and shared-use path links between Rockville High School and Broadwood Drive. 

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Takin’ a Chilly Dip for Special Olympics

The Rockville City Police Department took the plunge at the Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge on Feb. 3 at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis. The plunge raised $3.5 million in support of Special Olympics Maryland, with RCPD’s plunge team raising more than $1,100 for the cause. For more

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Spring Forward and Check Your Smoke Alarms

Daylight saving time begins 2 a.m. Sunday, March 12, 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. State law requires that

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Winter Travel Tips to Drive Safely

February can bring some of the snowiest, iciest conditions to Rockville. Drive safely with these tips: Keep your vehicle well-maintained for the winter driving season: Check to see that the brakes, heating/cooling system, electrical system, engine, exhaust, tires, oil, lights, defrosters and wipers are working properly. Consider installing winter or

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Rockville Seeks Members for Community Policing Board

Community members are encouraged to apply to serve on the city’s Community Policing Advisory Board. The board provides recommendations to the Mayor and Council on how to support Rockville City Police Department programs, training, and professional development, and crime and

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Second Post-Election Forum to Be Held in February

Candidates, Treasurers Encouraged to Take Part The City of Rockville Board of Supervisors of Elections will host its second post-election forum to discuss Rockville’s 2023 vote-by-mail election. This in-person-only forum will be held in the Mayor and Council chambers at

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