Maryland General Assembly’s 90-Day Session Begins Jan. 13 Rockville’s 2021 state legislative priorities include education funding, opposition to the state’s plan to widen Interstate 270, a noise barrier, combating climate change, an independent congressional redistricting commission and more. The 2021 state legislative session runs from Jan. 13-April 12 in Annapolis.
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Human Rights Day is Thursday, Dec. 10. The day commemorates the United Nations’ adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Dec. 10, 1948. The city’s Human Rights Commission is marking the day with information, at www.rockvillemd.gov/humanrights, to prompt ideas, conversation and action for upholding and respecting human rights.
Applications Accepted Starting Dec. 14 The city’s matching grant program helps neighbors work together to accomplish common goals that support the health, vitality and inclusivity of the place they call home. Community Empowerment Matching Grant applications will be accepted starting Monday, Dec. 14. The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 5.
Rockville will honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy in January when the city holds its 49th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration virtually and participates in a week of activities as part of Montgomery County’s 26th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.
Rockville Police Offer Drive-Up and Drop-Off Collection The Rockville City Police Department is offering a safe, free and anonymous way to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs during National Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 24.
Rockville is a city of good neighbors. The city is seeking nominations, through 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, for its Good Neighbor Awards. The program recognizes community members who are unselfishly giving back and improving the quality of life in their neighborhoods through good deeds or community service.
City stream cleanups offer safe ways to serve your city while social distancing during the pandemic. This month, cleanups will be held 10 a.m.noon Saturday, Oct. 10 at Maryvale Park, 812 First St., and 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 at Twinbrook Community Recreation, 12920 Twinbrook Parkway. Cleanups will follow safety
While many volunteer opportunities are on hold during the ongoing pandemic, others, which allow for social distancing, are seeking support. Community members looking to keep our city streams clean and our city weed-free can apply to adopt a stream (www.rockvillemd.gov/636/Adopt-a-Stream) or join the city’s Weed Warriors (www.rockvillemd.gov/639/Weed-Warriors). Stream cleanup and
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