The Mayor and Council will hold a Monday, Feb. 22, work session to further discuss potential short-term residential rental regulations and consider input received from two public hearings on the topic. The work session will begin at 7 p.m. A short-term rental is when a dwelling unit, or part of
In Search of Daycare? Now’s the Time to Plan Ahead! Spaces are available at Montrose Discovery Preschool for kids aged 3-5. Rockville’s licensed preschool provides excellent care in a safe, clean environment! Smaller class sizes. Morning temperature checks. Face masks and physical distancing. More time outside, including free play, organized
Construction on a project to improve safety and access along Baltimore Road, a major east-west connection between the city’s east side and Rockville Town Center, is expected to begin later this winter. The project will improve convenience, accessibility and safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists, including pedestrian safety measures at
Quick Links, Facts and Phone Numbers When winter weather strikes, turn to the city’s website at www.rockvillemd.gov. Closure and snow emergency information will be available on the website, as well as through Facebook (www.facebook.com/cityofrockville) and Twitter (@rockville411), and by signing up for Alert Rockville notifications at www.rockvillemd.gov/alerts.
Distribution is Not Equitable, Mayor and Council’s Letter Said Maryland must make more COVID-19 vaccine doses available to Montgomery County residents, the Mayor and Council wrote in a Jan. 26 letter to the state.
The state has expanded eligibility for all Marylanders 65 and over to begin receiving COVID-19 vaccines. Montgomery County is in Phase 1B for vaccine distribution, which includes residents age 75 and older. Please note that the vaccination program is administered by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services.
Vision Zero is a strategy to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries, while increasing safe, healthy, fair mobility for all. Vision Zero is a strategy for a safer community. Sets a goal of reducing, and eventually eliminating, traffic-related deaths or serious injuries. Recognizes that people make mistakes and crashes
These were some of the top-performing news items on city media channels in 2020: Twitter (@rockville411): Top tweets included a traffic alert about demonstrations on June 5 in response to the police-related death of George Floyd in Minneapolis; a police alert about a coyote on the loose on Oct. 1;
A new payment system debuts in January Check your mailbox in January for: New account information. 4 How to register. Then: View and pay your utility bill online, anytime, with a credit/debit card or e-check. Receive bills and receipts via email with a paperless option. Get email and optional text
This article has been updated to note the extended submission deadline. The city’s Human Rights Commission will launch its Multimedia Scholarship Competition on Monday, Jan. 25. This annual competition is an opportunity for students who live in and/or attend high school in Rockville to compete for scholarships by responding to
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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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