Rockville’s outstanding recycling and refuse team serves more than 14,300 homes each week. The team also helps with snow removal during winter weather emergencies.
Category: Public Safety
Rockville is sporting flashier crosswalks in recent months as the city installs flashing beacons to improve pedestrian safety. The beacons are flashing yellow lights attached to crosswalk signs at either end of a crosswalk. They bring attention to crosswalks that don’t have stops signs or signals and are designed to
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
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.
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
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,
Box is Available 24/7, Permanently Located in the Station’s Front Lobby Residents can now safely dispose of unused, unwanted or expired medication, with no questions asked, in a new prescription drug drop box in the front lobby of the Rockville City Police Station, 2 W. Montgomery Ave. Resembling a mailbox,
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
UPDATE, 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21: The City of Rockville’s distribution of free, rapid at-home COVID-19 test kits at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church for Friday, Jan. 21 has ended for the day. ORIGINAL POST, 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21: The City of Rockville will distribute a limited number of free, rapid at-home COVID-19
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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Mt. Vernon Place Has Reopened to Traffic With the arrival of the fall planting season in September, city contractors began landscaping as the final phase of improvements to the Mt. Vernon stormwater management facility. Mt. Vernon Place reopened to through
Rockville will honor veterans of our nation’s armed forces with a ceremony on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11. The ceremony is planned for 11 a.m. at Veterans Park, at the intersection of MD 28 and Rockville Pike. Free parking will
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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