Flags from 193 United Nations-recognized countries, which were attached to light poles around Rockville Town Center last spring, were removed in anticipation of the windstorm which swept through the region on Friday, March 2.
The world’s flags are scheduled to be returned to light poles in early April.
Lena Ousvatova, from Rockville’s German sister city, Pinneberg, was out and about around the city as an intern in March, learning all about Rockville’s government. Lena arrived on March 2 and was scheduled to spend time with different departments of Rockville City Hall, as well as with District 3 Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz and District 17 state Sen. Cheryl C. Kagan. Continue reading “Meet a Rockville Intern: Lena Ousvatova”
The 29th annual Rockville Science Day offers a chance to experience science hands-on, with science and technology-related exhibits, activities, games and demos from over 90 local organizations and businesses.
Revisions to Rockville’s 30-year-old Historic Resources Management Plan are well underway. Consultants, JMT, will talk about progress so far on draft updates at a meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in the Mayor and Council Chambers.
An application for a multiparcel redevelopment project near the Twinbrook Metro Station is now under review by planning staff. The project extends 18 acres from the northeast corner of Rockville Pike and Halpine Road, from 1500 to 1616 Rockville Pike. Dubbed Twinbrook Quarter, applicant Saul Holdings LP expects to create a transit-oriented, mixed-use district of residential, retail and office spaces that will offer a landscaped pedestrian promenade along Rockville Pike, new internal street connectors and a central green, among other site amenities.
Staff introduced initial draft recommendations for the Stonestreet Corridor Study at a well-attended community meeting on Feb. 22. Staff discussed recommended policies and implementation steps, key potential redevelopment sites along the corridor and possible street and sidewalk improvements.