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Back in the Day: August 1964

Rockville News from Yesteryear
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The August 1964 issue of the “City of Rockville Newsletter.”

From the August 1964 “City of Rockville Newsletter,” 

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Rockville City Police Department Summer Crime Prevention Tips

RCPD Patch

Follow These Tips for a Safe Summer Season

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Follow and Like Us

The City of Rockville is on Facebook and Twitter

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Follow the City of Rockville on Twitter.

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Popular Rockville 11 YouTube Videos for June

These are some of the most popular videos for June on the City of Rockville’s official YouTube channel:

Rockville Memorial Day Parade 2016

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Metro Track Work to Affect Service to Stations in Rockville

SafeTrack Surge Will Limit Red Line Service in August

Mid-August track work will have the most direct effect on stations serving Rockville as Metro continues its SafeTrack work plan to improve Metrorail safety and restore service reliability.

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Mayor and Council Funds
Economic Development, Approves New Programs

Laurie Boyer

Laurie Boyer

The Rockville Mayor and Council approved on June 20 a three-year agreement with Rockville Economic Development Inc. that outlays $556,770 in funding for the nonprofit organization.

“We look forward to continuing to serve the Mayor and Council, residents and business community of Rockville as the economic development agency helping businesses to launch, locate and expand in the City of Rockville,” said REDI Executive Director Laurie Boyer.
The Mayor and Council also approved funding for businesses seeking to grow or relocate in Rockville.

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Mayor and Council Revisit Town Center Parking

Parking meters, fees and signage were among the topics of a June 13 Mayor and Council discussion about parking in Rockville Town Center.

The discussion was a follow-up to a Feb. 25 work session, during which the Mayor and Council met with parking area owner/operators, merchants and parking users. Participants at that session said that parking fees and expired parking meter fines, as well as customers’ inability to find parking, is putting merchants at a disadvantage when competing with other retail districts that offer free parking.

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Mentoring Program Seeks to
Connect Mentors and Students

Mentoring can be a rewarding experience for both teacher and student.

Mentoring can be a rewarding experience for both teacher and student.

Rockville’s mentoring program can be as worthwhile for the mentors as it is for the young people whose lives those mentors influence. The program for the 2015-2016 school year was a success with 57 children and mentors.

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Summer Mental Health Counseling Available for Kids

Counseling is available this summer for kids 18 and younger through the Rockville Community Services Division. The counseling is for children, youth and families experiencing mild mental health problems related to their personal, social or family well-being.

The Community Services Division is certified as a regional youth services provider and offers formal counseling to young people and their families who live in or attend schools located within Rockville city limits.

Referrals are usually made by family members, school staff or county agencies. On referral, a psychosocial intake assessment is completed, a treatment plan formulated with the client and weekly counseling scheduled.

Sessions are held in the Community Services Division office at Rockville City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave., or in the guidance offices of Rockville, Wootton and Richard Montgomery high schools.

For a counseling referral or for more information, contact James M. Miller, youth and family counselor, at 240-314-8318 or jmiller@rockvillemd.gov.

Mayor and Council Want Input on
Naming Policy

This statue of Mattie J.T. Stepanek sits at the center of a peace garden in the King Farm neighborhood park named for the author, poet and peace advocate.

This statue of Mattie J.T. Stepanek sits at the center of a peace garden in the King Farm neighborhood park named for the author, poet and peace advocate.

Rockville’s Mayor and Council are developing a comprehensive naming and commemoration policy and want community input.

The draft policy outlines procedures for naming public properties, as well as recognizing individuals or groups that have played a significant role in Rockville.  Recognition can be in the form of naming a city property, installing a commemorative plaque or naming an award.

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