Page 69 of 93

Take a Spring Break with Mini-Camps Recreation and Parks Rec Guides

Spring Guide has Lots to Do in Rockville

Don’t sit around the house bored this spring break. Montgomery County Public Schools will be closed April 10-14, but Rockville’s mini-camps at the city’s three community centers have fun, affordable, supervised programs with crafts, organized games, sports, adventure and day trips to stave off the break blues for children in kindergarten to fifth grade.

Read More

Historic Tax Credits Available

Montgomery County tax credits are available for Rockville properties located within designated historic districts.

Read More

County-Level Priorities: Money for
Schools, Services, Rec Facilities

State Program Open Space Funding Joins Priorities on Past Lists

Money for schools and for providing stormwater management and other services again make the list of priorities the City of Rockville will advocate for at the county level in 2017, along with a new priority – a fair share of state dollars to help the city add to its recreation facilities.

Read More

City to Study Stonestreet Corridor

The Mayor and Council voted unanimously last month to move ahead with a comprehensive study of over 150 acres bordering the Stonestreet corridor, near the Rockville Metro station.

The study will identify key sites for action and short- and long-term implementation steps, and will seek to strengthen relationships through consensus and balance with business owners, tenants and neighborhoods in the corridor area. The study area, in general, covers the east and west sides of North and South Stonestreet avenues, from Ashley Avenue to the north to where South Stonestreet Avenue ends at Veirs Mill Road.

Read More

March 12: Spring Forward and Check Smoke Alarms

Daylight saving time begins March 12, which is the ideal reminder for homeowners to check their smoke alarms while setting clocks forward.

State law from 2013 requires that battery-operated smoke alarms be replaced every 10 years from the date of manufacture. The devices should also be tested at least once a month.

State law also calls for older smoke alarms to be replaced with new, sealed, long-life battery-powered smoke alarms by no later than Jan. 1, 2018, or when there is a change of tenant, test failure or a building permit is issued.

Read More

REDI Seeks Businesses to Appreciate

Rockville Economic Development, Inc.’s Rockville Business Appreciation Week 2017 is April 3-7.

Throughout the week teams of ambassadors comprising city leaders, city staff, and REDI representatives visit Rockville businesses to thank them for locating in the city and to introduce business owners to resources available to help their companies grow. REDI ambassadors visited over 50 companies during Business Appreciation Week 2016.

Read More

Next BRT Meeting to be
Held in Gaithersburg

The City of Gaithersburg will host the next interagency meeting on bus rapid transit planning for MD 355, following two open houses held by the state to hear from the public on alternatives for the proposed transportation system.

Read More

Historical Plaque to Be Returned as Part of Construction Project

A project to rehabilitate the Edmonston Drive bridge will include the reinstallation of a plaque dedicated to a Maryland soldier who was one of the first casualties of the Korean War.

Read More

Citizens Police Academy Returns,
New Course Focuses on 60-Plus Residents

Community members have the opportunity to learn what it takes to be a police officer this spring with a 10-week citizens course and, for the first time, a new six-week course for residents who are 60 and older.

Read More

Mayor and Council to Seek Input on Smoking/Vaping Ban for Outside Eating Areas

The Mayor and Council will ask the public for their opinion on whether Rockville should expand its smoking and vaping ban to include establishments with outdoor eating areas. A public hearing on the prohibition will be held Monday, March 27.

Read More

Page 69 of 93

City of Rockville
Translate »