Montgomery County is hosting free tax preparation sessions throughout tax season for low- to moderate-income families that earned $56,000 or less in 2020. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, which is run by the Montgomery County Community Action Agency, provides IRS-certified volunteers from nonprofit and public agencies who can help
Crystal Gorham is the City of Rockville’s landlord-tenant specialist and serves as liaison to the Landlord-Tenant Commission. Gorham, the city’s housing services supervisor, works in the newly formed Department of Housing and Community Development. We asked her a few questions about her job to introduce her to the Rockville community.
Buy Energy-Saving Products Feb. 13-15 or Apply for Energy Rebates Homeowners thinking about upgrading an appliance, replacing a refrigerator, or even changing a light bulb, can do so tax free on Presidents Day weekend. On Feb. 13-15, purchases of the following energy-efficient Energy Star products are free from Maryland’s 6%
The city’s 49th annual Martin Luther King Day celebration, held virtually Jan. 18, included presentations of two awards to community members carrying on King’s legacy. Find the celebration this month on Rockville 11, channel 11 on county cable, and on the city’s YouTube channel. F. Michael Taff AwardAwarded to an
City’s Prioritization Policy Allows Residents to Petition for New Path 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
Thank you to community members who took part in a week of service across Montgomery County around last month’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations, including the more than 200 people participating in activities here in the City of Rockville. Activities included these Weed Warriors (above) who pulled invasive plants
FY 2022 Budget Hearings and Work Sessions Set, Survey Available City Manager Rob DiSpirito is scheduled to present his proposed Fiscal Year 2022 operating budget and Capital Improvements Program in February, followed by Mayor and Council public hearings and work sessions in March and April. For information about how to
MML Launches ‘If I Were Mayor’ Contest It’s that time of year when Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton visits fourth-grade classes to talk about the role of mayor and local government, and encourages students to enter the annual “If I Were Mayor” essay contest held by the Maryland Municipal League.
The Mayor and Council honored Rockville residents, including Gabe Meyer, with the city’s Good Neighbor Awards on Dec. 14. Meyer, a talented trombonist, was honored for playing popular songs, including a regular finale of “Taps,” nightly during the pandemic from the corner of the lake in New Mark Commons.
The Rockville Cemetery Association and its mission to maintain a crucial part of Rockville’s history will be the focus of a special Rockville 11 series, beginning this month. The series will cover the cemetery’s restoration, and history of some of the legends for whom the cemetery is the final resting
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Rockville’s Climate Action Plan should focus on reducing greenhouse gas, addressing racial equity and protecting future generations, respondents to a recent city survey said. The city received 525 responses to the Climate Action Plan survey conducted in late 2020. Highlights
The Mayor and Council will receive a report at their Monday, April 26 meeting on a recent managed deer culling pilot program, held in the John G. Hayes Forest Preserve. All told, 21 deer in total were culled without incident
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