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Posted on: March 24, 2017

What Would Your Community Do with $1,000?

April 15 is the Deadline for ROC-N Grant Applications

Rockville, Maryland, March 22 – Neighborhood associations could receive up to $1,000 in a matching grant for projects promoting community involvement. Applications are being accepted through ...Read on...
Posted on: March 17, 2017

Earn a Free Bike by Being a TERRIFIC Citizen

Students Grades 1-5 are Eligible
 
Rockville, Maryland, March 11 -- Rockville is giving away free bicycles in 2017 to students in grades one through five, and all those kids need to do to get one is to prove they're TERRIFIC -- Trustworthy, Ea...
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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Rockville City Academy Offers Opportunity to Get to Know the City Better

Rockville, Maryland, March 9 – Community members have the opportunity this spring to learn about the City of Rockville from senior staff who oversee the city’s daily operations.  The highly interactive Rockville City Academy ...Read on...
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Students Have a Chance to be Rockville’s Mayor for a Day in May

Mayor Newton to Visit Rockville Fourth Graders

Rockville, Maryland, March 9 – Fourth-graders attending schools in Rockville will once again have a chance at serving as the city’s Mayor for a Day this spring by taking part in the statewi...Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2017

Budget Watch: Fiscal Year 2018

Rockville’s Mayor and Council continue budget deliberations this month with a public hearing and work session focused on crafting a Fiscal Year 2018 budget that outlines the city’s priorities.

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Attendees Pack Town Hall to Talk About Rockville’s Diversity

More than 150 participants divided themselves among six conversation circles,” each set up to address a different set of questions on topics that included hate crime, enhancing community policing, barriers to government, communicating to young p...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

At the F. Scott Theater in March: Intrigue, Shakespearean Ballet and Celebrating Six Decades

Rockville, Maryland, March 1 — The Victorian Lyric Opera Company presents Jaques Offenbach’s “La Périchole” in English, at 8 p.m., March 3-4, and at 2 p.m., March 5.  To suit the whim of the vi...Read on...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

‘Building Bridges in a Diverse Society’ Workshop Seeks Students

Rockville, Maryland, March 28 – “Building Bridges in a Diverse Society,” a dynamic, highly interactive diversity leadership workshop offered by the city’s Human Rights Commission, returns in April. The free worksho...Read on...
Posted on: March 28, 2017

‘Leaf’ It to Rockville in April

Spring Leaf Collection Begins Monday, April 3

Rockville, Maryland, March 28 – The city will vacuum leaves from neighborhood curbs from April 3–14 in five collection areas throughout Rockville. Rake leaves next to, but out of, the roadw...Read on...
Posted on: March 28, 2017

Rockville Honored for Excellence in Financial Reporting

International Finance Association Awards City Highest Honor

Rockville, Maryland, March 28 – The City of Rockville was honored by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) with a Certificate of Achievement ...Read on...

Posted on: March 22, 2017

What Would Your Community Do with $1,000?

April 15 is the Deadline for ROC-N Grant Applications

Rockville, Maryland, March 22 – Neighborhood associations could receive up to $1,000 in a matching grant for projects promoting community involvement. Applications are being accepted through ...Read on...
Posted on: March 22, 2017

Boogie Down to Big Easy Sounds, Rock and More Memorial Day Weekend

Hometown Holidays to Feature Four Stages, Local Food Favorites and Kids' Fun

Rockville, Maryland, March 22 – More than 25 local, regional and national performing artists will take the stage as the streets of Rockville Town Center come alive with ...Read on...

Posted on: March 22, 2017

Brooklyn singer Castriota to perform at April’s Gallery Opening

Exhibits
Include Painting, Photographs and Watercolor

Rockville, Maryland, March 21 — Olivia Castriota, a Brooklyn-based singer and songwriter, will
provide entertainment at April’s opening reception for the Glenview Mansion ArtGallery.

Last su...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

City to Hold Hearing on Smoking/Vaping Ban for Outside Eating Areas

Rockville, Maryland, March 21 — The Mayor and Council will hold a public hearing, Monday, March 27, on whether the City of Rockville should expand its smoking and vaping ban to include establishments with outdoor eating areas. The potential mo...Read on...
Posted on: March 16, 2017

Rockville to Celebrate Earth Month with Activities Throughout April

City to Observe Arbor Day with Tree Planting on Wednesday, April 26

Rockville, Maryland, March 16 – The Mayor and Council issued a proclamation on March 13 designating April as Earth Month in the City of Rockville, Saturday, April 22 as the 47th ...Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2017

Learn How to Make Your Yard a Certified Community Wildlife Habitat

Join the City to Celebrate Rockville’s Certification

Rockville, Maryland, March 16 – Last year, Rockville became the 88th National Wildlife Federation-certified Community Wildlife Habitat in the United States. Now, community members can hel...Read on...

Posted on: March 14, 2017

City of Rockville to Lift Snow Emergency at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14

Recycling and Refuse Collection to Be One Day Later Throughout Week
Rockville, Maryland, March 14 --  The City of Rockville will lift the city's snow emergency at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14.
All Rockville streets are expected to be passable by 7 ...
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Posted on: March 14, 2017

City of Rockville to Resume Recycling/Refuse Collection on Wednesday

Regular Collection will be One Day Later Throughout Week

Rockville, Maryland, March 14 — The City of Rockville will resume recycling and refuse collection on Wednesday, March 15. Regular collection service was canceled due to Tuesday’s win...Read on...
Posted on: March 14, 2017

The City of Rockville Will Be Closed on Tuesday

Snow Emergency Means Parking Restrictions; No Recycling and Refuse Tuesday

Rockville, Maryland, March 14 – The City of Rockville will be closed on Tuesday, March 14 as a storm brings snow and ice to the region.

The city has declared a snow emergency t...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Rockville Declares Snow Emergency

Parking Restrictions in Effect at 5 p.m. Monday; No Recycling and Refuse Tuesday

Rockville, Maryland, March 13 – The City of Rockville has declared a snow emergency that requires all vehicles to be removed from roads within the city, including ne...Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2017

Earn a Free Bike by Being a TERRIFIC Citizen

Students Grades 1-5 are Eligible
 
Rockville, Maryland, March 11 -- Rockville is giving away free bicycles in 2017 to students in grades one through five, and all those kids need to do to get one is to prove they're TERRIFIC -- Trustworthy, Ea...
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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Rockville City Academy Offers Opportunity to Get to Know the City Better

Rockville, Maryland, March 9 – Community members have the opportunity this spring to learn about the City of Rockville from senior staff who oversee the city’s daily operations.  The highly interactive Rockville City Academy ...Read on...
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Students Have a Chance to be Rockville’s Mayor for a Day in May

Mayor Newton to Visit Rockville Fourth Graders

Rockville, Maryland, March 9 – Fourth-graders attending schools in Rockville will once again have a chance at serving as the city’s Mayor for a Day this spring by taking part in the statewi...Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2017

Rockville to Hold Hearing on Police Role in Enforcing Federal Immigration Laws

Rockville, Maryland, March 6 – The Mayor and Council will hold a public hearing on the role of the Rockville City Police Department in the enforcement of federal immigration laws, during the Mayor and Council meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Marc...Read on...

Posted on: March 1, 2017

See Wool Become Yarn Through Talented Hands

Rockville, Maryland, March 1 — Take a step back in time at the Glenview Mansion Art Gallery this month with “From Sheep to Shawl — How Wool is Spun into Yarn.” Dedicated and experienced hand-spinners and weavers wi...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

REDI Seeks Rockville Businesses for Business Appreciation Week

City Leaders, Staff to Join REDI Visits to Rockville Companies April 3-7

Rockville, Maryland, March 1 – Rockville Economic Development, Inc.’s Rockville Business Appreciation Week 2017 is April 3-7.  Throughout the week teams ...Read on...
Posted on: March 1, 2017

At the F. Scott Theater in March: Intrigue, Shakespearean Ballet and Celebrating Six Decades

Rockville, Maryland, March 1 — The Victorian Lyric Opera Company presents Jaques Offenbach’s “La Périchole” in English, at 8 p.m., March 3-4, and at 2 p.m., March 5.  To suit the whim of the vic...Read on...
Posted on: February 23, 2017

City to Hold Hearing on Police Role in Enforcing Federal Immigration Laws

Rockville, Maryland, Feb. 23 – The Mayor and Council will hold a public hearing on the role of the Rockville City Police Department in the enforcement of federal immigration laws, during the Mayor and Council meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Marc...Read on...

Posted on: February 23, 2017

City Manager to Present Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal

Proposal Keeps Property Tax Rate Flat, Includes More Police, New Construction

Rockville, Maryland, Feb. 23 – City Manager Rob DiSpirito is scheduled to present a Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal to the Mayor and Council during their meeting at 7 ...Read on...

Posted on: February 15, 2017

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

Rockville, Maryland, Feb. 15 – 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. Th...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Rockville City Hall and Some City Facilities to Close for Presidents Day

Recycling and Refuse Collected a Day Later Throughout the Week

Rockville, Maryland, Feb. 13 – City Hall will be closed and recycling and refuse will not be collected on Monday, Feb. 20 in observance of Presidents Day. Several city facilities will...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Mayor and Council Town Hall on Diversity is Thursday

Rockville, Maryland, Feb. 7 — The Mayor and Council will host a town hall conversation about how the city can become a more inclusive place to live and work, from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9 in the Carnation Room of the Rockville Senior Center,...

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Black History Month Offers Opportunities to Celebrate Black History in February

Rockville, Maryland, Jan. 31 – Following a proclamation by the Mayor and Council at their Monday, Jan. 23 meeting, Rockville will celebrate Black History Month with special presentations throughout February.

“Black History Mo...

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Rockville Seeks Environmentalists to Be Recognized During Earth Month

Deadline for Nominations for Environmental Excellence Awards is Feb. 23

Rockville, Maryland, Jan. 31 — The City of Rockville’s Environmental Excellence Awards recognize individuals and organizations that contribute to Rockville&rsqu...Read on...

Posted on: January 30, 2017

Mayor and Council to Hold Town Hall on Diversity, Feb. 9

Spanish and Chinese versions of this release are linked at the bottom.

Rockville, Maryland, Jan. 30 — The Mayor and Council are inviting Rockville residents to a conversation about how the community can become a more inclusive place to live and w...Read on...

Posted on: January 26, 2017

K-12 Student Artists: Glenview’s Gallery Wants You

Rockville, Maryland, Jan. 26 — Are you a student artist? How’d you like to see your work featured in the Glenview Mansion Art Gallery?

Now’s your chance.

Rockville's Annual Student Art Show will be accepting work from students in grades K...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Meet and Greet District 17’s Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly

Rockville, Maryland, Jan. 19 – Mix, mingle and chat with the senator and delegates who represent District 17 in the Maryland General Assembly. The Jan. 30 event, held in Annapolis, is sponsored by the four-person District 17 delegation. ...Read on...

Posted on: January 19, 2017

Rockville to Celebrate Lunar New Year on Jan. 28

Bigger Than Ever, Rockville’s Celebration Relocates to Wootton High School

Rockville, Maryland, Jan. 19 – Rockville will celebrate its Asian cultures with performances, exhibits and food, at the city’s Lunar New Year celebration, ...Read on...

Posted on: January 19, 2017

Rockville Police Make Arrest in Assault and Attempted Robbery

Attack Occurred Near Metro Station

Rockville, Maryland, Jan. 19 – The Rockville City Police Department (RCPD) on Tuesday arrested a man for an assault and attempted robbery that occurred Dec. 7 near the Rockville Metro station. A 53-year-old man...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

When There’s a Snow Emergency: What It Means and How to Help

‘Snowzilla’ Led to Eight Days of Parking Restrictions in 2016

Rockville, Maryland, Jan. 11 – While snowfall like last year’s “Snowzilla” storm – which dumped nearly 30 inches of snow on Rockvill...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Rockville Facilities to Close for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 16

Recycling and Refuse Collected a Day Later Throughout the Week

Rockville, Maryland, Jan. 10 – City Hall and some city facilities will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 16. Recycling and refuse will be collected one day lat...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Plan Your Summer with the 2017 Camp Guide

Rockville, Maryland, Jan. 6 -- Rockville’s 2017 Camp Guide is out with more than 60 ways to plan ahead for that long summer break. This year’s guide is available from City Hall, community centers and other facilities, as well as online...Read on...
Posted on: January 5, 2017

Rockville Police to Take the Plunge for Special Olympics Maryland

Officers to Participate in Polar Bear Plunge Fundraiser for Eighth Year

Rockville, Maryland, Jan. 5 – A team from the Rockville City Police Department (RCPD) will take a dip in the chilly Chesapeake Bay to support Special Olympics Maryland, as part of ...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Ceremony to Celebrate a ‘Modern Day Dream’

Celebration Will Be Televised on Rockville 11

Rockville, Maryland, Jan. 5 – Take part in a Rockville tradition featuring diverse, interactive and multicultural performances, as the city honors Martin Luther King Jr. and recognizes community members who...Read on...

Posted on: December 29, 2016

Rockville to Begin Speed Monitoring on Maryland Avenue

30-Day Grace Period Before Citations Will Be Issued

Rockville, Maryland, Dec. 29 -- In a continuing effort to reduce the number of speeding vehicles in City of Rockville neighborhoods, the Rockville City Police Department will deploy a speed monitorin...Read on...

Posted on: December 23, 2016

Make the Holidays Greener: Recycle Trees and Electronics

Rockville, Maryland, Dec. 23 – Rockville’s recycling program can help households cut down on refuse and have a greener holiday.

The city collects holiday trees as part of its regular recycling collection and takes them to the Montgomery County Recycli...Read on...

Posted on: December 22, 2016

Mayor Elected Chairman of the Transportation Planning Board

Newton is in Her Fourth Term on the Regional Transportation Planning Panel

Rockville, Maryland, Dec. 22 -- Rockville Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton on Wednesday was unanimously elected chairman of the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board...Read on...

Posted on: December 21, 2016

At the Gallery This Month: Meet the Artists; Listen to Martin's Jazzy Style

Rockville, Maryland, Dec. 21 -- Barbara Martin's soulful vocals and guitar skills will accompany the first exhibition of the New Year at the Glenview Mansion Art Gallery.

The meet the artists opening reception runs from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. ...Read on...

Posted on: December 15, 2016

Be In-the-Know When It Snows

Quick Links, Facts and Phone Numbers

Rockville, Maryland, Dec. 15 – When winter weather strikes, turn to the city’s website at www.rockvillemd.gov.

Closure and snow emergency information is available at www.rockvillemd.gov/weather, as well a...Read on...

Posted on: December 13, 2016

‘Recent Successes’ Featured in FY 2016 Annual Financial Report

Summaries Give Public a Look at the City’s Fiscal Health Rockville, Md., Dec. 13 – Two annual reports that city staff delivered to the Mayor and Council on Monday give the public a closer look at Rockville’s financial health dur...Read on...
Posted on: December 6, 2016

Snow Blowing to Grass Mowing: Mayor and Council Honor ‘Good Neighbors’

Awards Recognize Good Deeds and Community Service Rockville, Maryland, Dec. 6 – The Mayor and Council presented the city’s annual Good Neighbor Awards on Monday, honoring community members for exceptional contributions to preserve and...Read on...
Posted on: December 5, 2016

Rockville Facilities to Close for the Holidays

Rockville, Maryland, Dec. 5 – City Hall will be closed Monday, Dec. 26 in observance of Christmas Day and Monday, Jan. 2 in observance of New Year’s Day. Recycling and refuse will be collected one day later throughout those weeks. Fin...Read on...
Posted on: November 29, 2016

Rockville Names Robert DiSpirito as its Next City Manager

New Hire Brings 20 Years of Experience as a City Manager Rockville, Maryland, Nov. 29 – Robert DiSpirito, a Florida resident with three decades of service in local government leadership, will be Rockville’s next city manager, the Mayo...Read on...
Posted on: November 23, 2016

Fitness and Wellness Sessions to Help Battle the Post-Thanksgiving Bloat

Rockville, Maryland, Nov. 23 — You know how it goes at Thanksgiving. Stuffed to the gills and guiltily wondering what happened to all those exercise goals you made back in January. Don’t fret. It’s never too early to make New...

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

Enjoy Free Holiday Open Houses at Rockville's Glenview Mansion

Decorations, Live Music and a Visit from Santa Featured

Rockville, Maryland, Nov. 17 — Glenview Mansion will celebrate the season with music, gifts, art, and a chance to give back at its annual Holiday Open Houses.

The free open houses are held 1-4 ...Read on...

Posted on: November 17, 2016

Begin a Holiday Tradition at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre

Rockville, Maryland, Nov. 17 — December offers lots of opportunities to adopt a new annual tradition for the holidays with a visit to Rockville’s F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre during December.

Rockville Civic Ballet presents “The Nutcracker”Saturdays, ...Read on...

Posted on: November 17, 2016

'Leaf' It to Rockville

Fall Leaf Collection Continues into December

Rockville, Maryland, Nov. 17--Rockville continues two rounds of vacuuming leaves from neighborhood curbs through December. The second round begins Nov. 21.

Rake leaves next to, but out of, the roadway. ...Read on...

Posted on: November 16, 2016

November Proclaimed Municipal Government Works Month

Designation Recognizes Contributions of City Government Toward a Better Maryland

Rockville, Maryland, Nov. 16 – In an effort to highlight the benefits of town and city government, Rockville’s Mayor and Council proclaimed November Municipal G...

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Mayor and Council to Hold Hearing on Rockville’s Bikeway Master Plan

Hearing is One of Several Ways for the Public to Testify About the Plan Update Rockville, Maryland, Nov. 16 – A public hearing on the city’s Bikeway Master Plan offers an opportunity to testify about a document that could shape how pe...Read on...
Posted on: November 15, 2016

Rockville Holiday Drive Needs Food and Toy Donations

Food Donations Due Nov. 18; Toy, Monetary Donations Due Dec. 15

Rockville, Md., Nov. 15 – The City of Rockville is still seeking canned food donations to provide Thanksgiving food baskets to neighbors in need through the Rockville Holiday Drive. ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Rockville Facilities to Close for Thanksgiving Holiday

Recycling and Refuse Collection to be Made the Day After Thanksgiving Rockville, Maryland, Nov. 16 – All city facilities will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24 for Thanksgiving Day. City Hall, the Rockville Senior Center, Glenview Mansion and the...Read on...
Posted on: November 10, 2016

Go Local This Thanksgiving with the Rockville Farmers Market

Rockville, Maryland, Nov. 10 – Find farm-fresh fall produce from regional grower/producers on the final two Saturdays of this year’s Rockville Farmers Market. The market offers an opportunity to add local flavor to your Thanksgiving f...Read on...
Posted on: November 17, 2016

‘Leaf’ It to Rockville

Fall Leaf Collection Continues into December Rockville, Maryland, Nov. 17 – Rockville continues two rounds of vacuuming leaves from neighborhood curbs through December. The second round begins Nov. 21. Rake leaves next to, but out of, the road...Read on...
Posted on: November 7, 2016

Rockville Recognized for Excellence in Claims Processing

City was Among First to Report Using LGIT Member Portal

Rockville, Maryland, Nov. 7 — The Local Government Insurance Trust (LGIT) has recognized Rockville for exemplary efforts to effectively process claims and control losses. LGIT is a member-ow...

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Rockville Awarded Grant to Bring Bikeshare Stations to Twinbrook

State Grant Will Help Bring the Number of Stations in the City to 15

Rockville, Maryland, Nov. 3 – Two new bikeshare stations are coming to Twinbrook after the state Department of Transportation this week announced a $100,000 grant award to the ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Big Green Ogres, Love, Laughter, and ‘All Things November’ at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre

Rockville, Maryland, Nov. 3 — The Wine and Improv Series continues with a night of fun and games at the Glenview Mansion Cottage, 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10, led by a theater professional.

Dive into the world of improv theater with no experience neces...

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Glenview Gallery to Feature ‘Unusual’ Works of Mixed Media, Sculpture

James Mabry to Play at Gallery Opening

Rockville, Maryland, Nov. 3 — Experience the unusual at the Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, which will hold its November opening reception from 1:30-3:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 6.

Works on display are the mixed media ...

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Posted on: November 2, 2016

Veterans Day Ceremony to Feature Rockville Resident and Army Reservist

Nov. 11 Ceremony Will Include Traditional Wreath Laying and Other Salutes Rockville, Maryland, Nov. 2 – A Rockville veteran of the United States Marine Corps who now serves in the U.S. Army Reserve will be the featured speaker as the city honor...Read on...
Posted on: November 1, 2016

Rockville City Manager Finalists to Meet the Community

Meet-and-Greet Offers Opportunity for Informal Conversations Rockville, Maryland, Nov. 1 – Community members have the opportunity to get to know the finalists for the City of Rockville’s city manager job from 1-2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov...Read on...
Posted on: October 31, 2016

IT Upgrades Mean Communication Outages at Rockville Facilities on Nov. 4-6

Telephone, Internet and Wi-Fi to Be Affected at City Government Facilities

Rockville, Maryland, Oct. 31 – Work to upgrade the city’s communication network will shut down telephone, internet and Wi-Fi systems at city facilities beginning...

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Posted on: October 27, 2016

City Hall, Other Facilities to Close Several Days in November

Rockville, Maryland, Oct. 27 – Rockville City Hall will be closed on Election Day, Veterans Day and Thanksgiving weekend, and other city facilities will be closed or will operate on limited schedules.

Tuesday, Nov. 8 (Election Day):

  • City Hall and t...
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Posted on: October 26, 2016

Speak Now (and Later) About the Budget

Hearing and Web Provide Early Opportunities to Speak Out Rockville, Md., Oct. 26 – Community members will have an early opportunity to provide ideas for Rockville’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget during a public hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 1. ...Read on...
Posted on: October 26, 2016

Budget Presentation Receives Rave Reviews and Another Award

International Association Reviewers Praise ‘Model’ Presentation Rockville, Md., Oct. 26 – The City of Rockville was honored for its budget document by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA...Read on...
Posted on: October 25, 2016

Man Arrested for Attempted Armed Robbery, Assaults and Burglary

The Subject Assaulted Residents After Entering Two Homes

Rockville, Maryland, Oct. 25 – A man was arrested after he threatened an elderly woman with a knife while attempting to rob a home and assaulted another homeowner who encountered the man i...

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Posted on: October 19, 2016

Rockville to Celebrate Community Service Day with Stream Cleanups

Volunteers Needed at Maryvale and Twinbrook Parks

Rockville, Maryland, Oct. 19 – Be part of Montgomery County’s Community Service Day and help keep Rockville streams trash-free with two stream cleanups on Saturday, Oct. 22.

A cleanup will be held at...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2016

Take-Back Day Disposes of Drugs in a Safe, Environmentally Friendly Way

Rockville Police Offer Drive-up and Drop-off Collection of Unwanted Medication

Rockville, Maryland, Oct. 19 – The Rockville City Police Department and the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office offer a safe, free and anonymous way to dispose of unwanted pr...Read on...

Posted on: October 18, 2016

Help Your Neighbors, Help Others with Rockville’s Annual Holiday Drive

For More than 45 Years, Drive has Encouraged Heartfelt Giving Rockville, Maryland, Oct. 18 — The holiday season is upon us, and so is the opportunity to “Take Part and Give from the Heart” by contributing to the 2016 Holida...Read on...
Posted on: October 17, 2016

Rockville Ranks Second in State for LGBT Support and Inclusivity

Rockville, Maryland, Oct. 17 — Rockville's commitment to the health, welfare, safety and equality of its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community has earned high marks from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC).

The fifth annual Municipal Equality I...Read on...

Posted on: October 14, 2016

Nominate a Neighbor for a Human Rights Award

Winners to be Honored at the Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

Rockville, Maryland, Oct. 14 – The city’s Human Rights Commission is accepting nominations for two awards to be presented at Rockville’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Mo...Read on...

Posted on: October 14, 2016

‘Leaf’ It at the Curb

Fall Leaf Collection Begins Monday, Oct. 17

Rockville, Maryland, Oct. 14 – Rockville will vacuum leaves from neighborhood curbs in two rounds, beginning Monday, Oct. 17.

Residents should rake leaves next to the curb or immediately adjacent to the ro...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Learn How to Mean Business in Rockville

Rockville Business Academy Returns with a Focus on Hispanic Businesses

Rockville, Maryland, Oct. 6 – Rockville business owners, managers and leaders – and those interested in starting a business in the city – are invited to learn how best to interact w...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Rockville Volunteer Fire Department to Thank City for New Chase Car

Fire Department Representatives to Bring Car to Oct. 10 Mayor and Council Meeting

Rockville, Maryland, Oct. 6 – Rockville Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) members will gather before the Mayor and Council meeting on Monday, Oct. 10 to thank the City of ...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Have Coffee with a Cop in Rockville

Wintergreen Plaza Starbucks to Host Informal Meet-and-Greet with RCPD Officers

Rockville, Maryland, Oct. 6 – Officers from the Rockville City Police Department will meet with community members for National Coffee with a Cop Day on Friday, Oct. 7.

Of...Read on...

Posted on: October 4, 2016

Feel Like Running a Kilometer or Two? Or Five? Or 10?

November Foot Race is Oldest in County

Rockville, Maryland, Oct. 4 – The 41st annual oldest continuing foot race in Montgomery County is on your marks, get set and go for 8:30 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 6.

The Rockville 10K/5K Race takes place at King Farm ...Read on...

Posted on: October 4, 2016

Putting the ‘Spook’ in ‘Spooktober’

Rockville Hosts Loads of Family-Friendly Events to Celebrate Halloween

Rockville, Maryland, Oct. 4 – Rockville has packed October full of family-friendly, fun, Halloween-themed events. Register using course numbers where indicated, at rockenroll.rockvi...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Rockville TV Channel to Go High Def

Network to Also Feature Takoma Park City TV and Montgomery Municipal Channel

Rockville, Maryland, Sept. 28 – Rockville 11’s unique brand of award-winning content will pop into sharp, crisp high-definition for Comcast and RCN subscribers, beginning Oct....Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Rockville’s Antique and Classic Car Show is a Thrilling Drive at 55

55th Annual Exhibition Gears Up for Free, Family-Friendly Fun

Rockville, Maryland, Sept. 28 – Classic car fans, families and folks looking for a fun day out can get a close-up look at iconic cars that changed the automotive industry when Rockville’s 55...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

You Can Help Make Rockville Better

Community Survey is Your Chance to be Heard

Rockville, Maryland, Sept. 27 — Rockville’s Community Survey arrives in mailboxes of randomly selected households this month. If you are selected, please answer and return the questionnaire by the date indica...Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2016

October Means New Gallery Exhibitions, Shrek and a Celebration of Heroes

Glenview Mansion Art Gallery to Feature Photography, Illustration

Rockville, Maryland, Sept. 26 — The Glenview Mansion Art Gallery will hold its opening reception for October from 1:30-3:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 9. Works on display are Warren Kornberg’s p...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Deadlines Approach for Good Neighbors and Neighborhood Grants

Programs Highlight Good Deeds and Promote Community Building

Rockville, Maryland, Sept. 16 – October brings deadlines for two city programs aimed at fostering neighborliness in Rockville communities.

Applications are being accepted through Friday, O...Read on...

Posted on: August 31, 2016

Rockville City Hall to Close for Labor Day

Recycling and Refuse Collected a Day Later Through Friday of the Holiday Week

Rockville, Maryland, Aug. 31 – City Hall and the following city facilities will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day: Lincoln Park, Thomas Farm and Twinbrook...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

Glenview Gallery’s September Exhibition Includes Photos and Abstracts

Free Opening Jazz Concert Also Featured

Rockville, Maryland, Sept. 1 — The Glenview Mansion Art Gallery celebrates its September exhibition opening with art and music at a free reception from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11.

On display from Sept....Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

Park Free Downtown (but only for 15 Minutes, in the Assigned Spots)

Rockville, Maryland, Sept. 1 — If you have a quick errand in downtown Rockville, say picking up takeout, you can use eight new, free 15-minute parking spaces recently installed in Town Center: four on Regal Row and two on each of Maryland Avenue and Gibbs...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

Annual Report Highlights Rockville’s Fiscal Year 2016 Accomplishments

Year in Review Looks Back at the City’s Engagement and Accolades

Rockville, Maryland, Sept. 1 – Learn about the accomplishments of each City of Rockville department over the past year and their plans for the future, in acting City Manager Craig L. Sim...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

Millennium Trail is 10 Years Old, and We'll Have Cake to Celebrate

Rockville, Maryland, Sept. 1 — Join the Rockville Bicycle Advisory Committee (RBAC) on Saturday, Sept. 10 for a group ride on the Carl Henn Millennium Trail, a signed, 10-foot-wide, shared-use path that runs in a 10.6-mile loop around Rockville.

Afterw...Read on...

Posted on: August 30, 2016

Rockville Goes Nextdoor to Reach Neighborhoods

City and Rockville Police to Begin Posting Messages on Neighborhood Network

Rockville, Maryland, Aug. 30 – The City of Rockville will begin posting messages in September on Nextdoor, a social network for neighborhoods nationwide.

Community members a...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2016

Newton Elected to Maryland Municipal League Board

Appointed Chair to Legislative Committee

Rockville, Md., Aug. 19 – Rockville Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton has been elected to the board of directors of the Maryland Municipal League (MML) and was also named chair of the organization’s legislative commi...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2016

Police Department Awarded Accreditation for Excellence

Department Achieves 'Rare' Milestone in 100 Percent Compliance

Rockville, Md., Aug. 12 — The Rockville City Police Department has received full accreditation for the next four years from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies duri...Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2016

Rockville Celebrates National Farmers Market Week

The City’s Saturday Market Offers Seasonal Produce Through Nov. 19

Rockville, Md., Aug. 8 – The Rockville Farmers Market offers healthy food choices and “a festive open-air setting, which enhances community spirit and civic pride by offering a natural ...Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2016

Garrison Keillor to Be Honored at Annual F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival

Short Story Contest Deadline is Aug. 12

Rockville, Md., Aug. 2 – The F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival, which this year will honor Garrison Keillor, founder and host of “A Prairie Home Companion” and “The Writer’s Almanac,” invites writers to submi...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2016

Sculpture, Painting and Photography On Exhibition at the Glenview Gallery in August

Rockville, Md., July 19 — The Glenview Mansion Art Gallery will hold a free opening reception on Sunday, Aug. 7. The reception begins at 1:30 p.m. with a 2 p.m. concert at the Glenview Mansion Conservatory.

On exhibition this month:

  • Marilyn Simon — ...
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Posted on: July 19, 2016

Applications Available for Rockville Community Development Block Grants

City Invites Public to Comment on Funding Priorities at Aug. 1 Hearing

Rockville, Md., July 19 – Rockville nonprofits and government agencies can apply to receive a portion of the $230,000 that Rockville is projected to receive through the Community De...Read on...

Posted on: July 19, 2016

Rockville to Celebrate Community and Crime Prevention with a Night Out

Block Parties Offer Opportunity to Meet Neighbors, Connect with Police Officers

Rockville, Md., July 19 - Rockville neighbors are invited to celebrate their communities on Tuesday, Aug. 2 as the Rockville City Police Department (RCPD) participates in N...Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2016

Rockville Farmers Market Hosts Annual Salute to Nonprofits

Volunteer Sign-Up Program is in 11th Year

Are you a community-minded Rockville resident looking for a place to lend a helping hand? Then the city and county needs you!

Local agencies and organizations serving a variety of areas will be at the Rockvi...Read on...

Posted on: July 12, 2016

Metro Track Work to Affect Service to Stations in Rockville

SafeTrack Surge Will Limit Red Line Service in August

Rockville, Md., July 12 – 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 serv...Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2016

‘Rockville Reports’ Has a New Look in Print and Online

Editions Offer Same News Coverage, New Features

Rockville, Md., July 8 – Readers will notice some subtle changes this month to the look and design of “Rockville Reports,” the city’s official publication, which is delivered 10 times a year to all homes ...Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2016

Four Rockville Cooling Centers are Open Today

City Facilities Offer Free Access for People Seeking Relief from Heat

Rockville, Md., July 8 – The City of Rockville has opened four cooling centers for community members in need of a place to cool off from the area’s hot weather.

The centers are lo...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

Rockville's Water Quality Receives High Marks for Safety

Report Includes Results of Lead Monitoring

Rockville, Maryland, July 1 -- Rockville's drinking water is safe, the city's Department of Public Works said in the Annual Drinking Water Quality Report released today.

 
The report details the source, t...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

Rockville's Mayor and Council Seek Community Input on City Manager Search

Residents and Businesses Asked to Identify Traits of City's Next Leader

Rockville, Maryland, July 1 -- Rockville has started the process of finding a new manager to fill the city's top management spot. The Mayor and Council hired The Novak Consulting ...Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2016

F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre to Premiere Improved Ticket Purchasing System

'Rent,' 'Do Not Disturb,' and Ballet Scheduled for July

Rockville, Maryland, June 24 -- ShoWare, the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre's new online ticketing system, will go live July 1.

Patrons will experience better graphics and find it easier to buy t...Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2016

Rockville’s Independence Day Celebration Returns to King Farm

Celebration Includes Fireworks, Music and a Peace Gathering

Rockville, Maryland, June 24 -- Cap off your July Fourth holiday weekend with family and friends as the city’s annual Independence Day celebration returns to Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park, 1800 Pi...Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2016

Rockville City Hall and Facilities Closed on July Fourth

Recycling and Refuse Collected a Day Later Through Friday of the Holiday Week

Rockville, Maryland, June 24 — City Hall and most city facilities will be closed Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.

Recycling, yard waste and refuse collec...Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2016

Free, Family-Friendly 'Movies in the Parks' Return in August

Series Presents Four Movies on Four Nights in Four Neighborhood Parks

Rockville, Maryland, June 24 — Rockville's free, outdoor "Movies in the Parks" return to neighborhood parks throughout the city – and to the big screen -- on Wednesdays in ...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2016

Glenview Gallery’s July Exhibition Includes Quilts, Oil Pastels

Opening Features Jazz Concert by Unstrung

Rockville, Maryland, June 23 — The Glenview Mansion Art Gallery celebrates its July exhibition opening with art and music at a free reception from 1:30-3:30 p.m., July 10.

On display from July 10-29:

  • Lois S...
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Posted on: June 21, 2016

Rockville Mayor and Council Declare July ‘Park and Recreation Month’

Rockville, Maryland, June 21 — July 2016 is Park and Recreation month in Rockville following a proclamation of the Mayor and Council, issued Monday.

National organizations have recognized Rockville Recreation and Parks with awards and designations that...Read on...

Posted on: June 20, 2016

Citywide Meetings Are Over, but Work Continues on Rockville 2040

Draft Report to go to Planning Commission in July

Rockville, Maryland, June 17 – After an intense public engagement process that included a kick-off meeting, 35 listening sessions and three city wide forums, the fourth open session of Rockville 2040, a...Read on...

Posted on: June 17, 2016

Sign Up for Summer Camp Season and Register for Sports Leagues

Rockville, Maryland, June 17 – Rockville's summer camps are open and limited spaces remain. Camps are open to city residents and nonresidents age 3-16 with single and multi-week options.

The camp season runs June 21-Aug. 24.

Three two-week session...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2016

Rockville Police Officers Honored at Public Safety Awards

Officers Recognized for Saving Lives; Treschuk Honored for Lifetime Achievement

Rockville, Maryland, June 8 – Seven members of the Rockville City Police Department were honored for their service to the community at the 27th annual Rockville Public Safe...Read on...

Rockville City Police Department
Posted on: June 7, 2016

Bike Rockville This Summer on Free Rides with RBAC

Get Free Bike Safety Checks and City Bike Maps at the Farmers Market

Rockville, Maryland, June 7 – Rockville is committed to promoting bicycling as a sustainable, healthy and equitable mode of transportation for all community members, through education...Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2016

Rockville Public Safety Awards to Honor the City’s First Responders

Rockville, Maryland, June 2 – Members of the Rockville City Police Department, Rockville Volunteer Fire Department, Montgomery County Sheriff's Office and Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation will be honored for their service to t...Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2016

Rockville Named 'Banner City' by Maryland Municipal League

Recognition Cites City's Engaged Membership

Rockville, Maryland, June 1 - Rockville has once again been named a "Banner City" by the Maryland Municipal League, which recognizes the municipality as one of the league's most engaged members.

...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Rockville Proclaims June 2 ‘National Gun Violence Awareness Day’

Rockville, Maryland, May 26 – The Mayor and Council approved a proclamation declaring Thursday, June 2, National Gun Violence Awareness Day in Rockville to mark the birthday of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who was tragically gunned down just days after atte...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Dive Into Summer With Water Safety Day

Event Features Free Swim Lesson Screenings, Safety Demos and Swimming

Rockville, Maryland, May 26 – The City of Rockville dives into a summer of swimming and fun as it joins Montgomery County Recreation and the City of Gaithersburg for Water Safety Day...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

City to Hold Hearing on Energy Benchmarking for Nonresidential Buildings

Properties Would Be Required to Track Energy Usage

Rockville, Maryland, May 26 – The Mayor and Council will hold a public hearing on a proposal to make Montgomery County’s energy benchmarking requirements for nonresidential buildings apply within the c...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Fitzgerald Theatre Pulls ‘Strings,’ ‘Pinafore’ and a Gamer’s Symphony

Rockville, Maryland, May 26 – Music fills the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre in June with diverse productions, from orchestra to video game music to a Gilbert and Sullivan operetta.

Learn more about the following shows and buy tickets at www.rockvillemd.g...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Painting, Photos, Sculpture and Glass Works at Glenview Gallery in June

Caitlin Olson, Thomas Germer and the Art Glass Center are the Featured Artists

Rockville, Maryland, May 26 – The oil and watercolor paintings of Caitlin Olson, photographs and sculpture by Thomas Germer, and glass creations by the Art Glass Center at G...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Community Members Wanted for King Farm Farmstead Task Force

Group Will Suggest Uses and Funding Sources to the Mayor and Council

Rockville, Maryland, May 20 – The Mayor and Council are seeking three community members for a task force that will identify the best uses for the King Farm Farmstead and funding sourc...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Suds & Soles 5K to Feature Run, Fun and Beer

Early Registration is Through May 31

Rockville, Maryland, May 20 – The Montgomery County Road Runners Club (MCRRC) is teaming up with the City of Rockville to present a fun, new 5K.

The Suds & Soles 5K will be run at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 25 ...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Rockville City Hall and Some Facilities to Close for Memorial Day

Recycling and Refuse Will Be Collected One Day Later During the Holiday Week

Rockville, Maryland, May 20 – Rockville City Hall and some city facilities will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

Recycling, yard waste and refuse co...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Taste of Rockville to Showcase the City’s Best Bites at Hometown Holidays

Rockville 11’s “All Access” Offers a Preview of the Memorial Day Weekend Party

Rockville, Maryland, May 20 – Get a taste of diverse offerings from some of Rockville’s favorite restaurants during Taste of Rockville, on Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 2...Read on...

Find the Hometown Holidays Guide
Posted on: May 19, 2016

Rockville is Once Again Named a ‘Bicycle Friendly Community’

Mayor to Accept Award on Bike to Work Day on Friday

Rockville, Maryland, May 19 – The League of American Bicyclists has recognized the City of Rockville’s efforts to encourage bicycling as a sustainable, healthy, and equitable mode of transportation by...Read on...

Posted on: May 17, 2016

Rockville’s Mayor and Council Adopt $126.3 Million Budget

Property Tax Rate Remains Constant for the Ninth Consecutive Year

Rockville, Md., May 17 – Rockville residents will pay the same property tax rate in Fiscal Year 2017 as they did last year, after the Mayor and Council on Monday approved a budget that k...Read on...

Learn more about the budget.
Posted on: May 12, 2016

Remembrances and Revelry to Mark Memorial Day Weekend in Rockville

72nd Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade to Cap Hometown Holidays

Rockville, Maryland, May 12 – Rockville will conclude its weekend-long celebration of the 28th annual Hometown Holidays music festival and will mark Memorial Day with a ceremony and parade ...Read on...

Hometown Holidays
Posted on: May 12, 2016

Lakewood Elementary Fourth-Grader to Be ‘Mayor for a Day’

Rockville, Maryland, May 12 – If he were mayor, Rishi Iyer would use a ban on smoking in public places, more parks and nutrition programs to get his town healthy.

Rishi, a fourth-grader in Lyn Mullinax’s class at Lakewood Elementary School, will get to...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Gear Up for Bike to Work Day with Rockville 11

The May 20 Celebration of Bike Month Features Two City-Sponsored Pit Stops

Rockville, Maryland, May 12 – Biking is fun and can make life simple. Why not take your foot off the gas pedal for a day and pedal away for Bike to Work Day, from 6:30-9 a.m. on...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Climb Aboard the Big Trucks at the Public Works Week Equipment Show

Display to Celebrate the Theme of ‘Public Works Always There’

Rockville, Maryland, May 12 – Rockville will join the American Public Works Association to celebrate National Public Works Week from Monday, May 16 through Friday, May 20.

The highlight o...Read on...

Department of Public Works
Posted on: May 12, 2016

Rockville Marks National Police Week with a Proclamation and Participation

National Police Week, May 15-21, Honors Officers’ Contributions and Sacrifices

Rockville, Md., May 12 – The Mayor and Council issued a proclamation on Monday declaring May 15-21 as National Police Week and calling upon the community to thank police off...Read on...

Rockville City Police Department
Posted on: May 10, 2016

Mayor and Council Seek Comments on 'Rockville’s Pike Neighborhood Plan'

Second Public Hearing is May 16; Public Record is Open Through May 23

Rockville, Maryland, May 10 – The Mayor and Council invite community members to comment during the second of two scheduled public hearings on the Planning Commission’s recommended “R...Read on...

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

‘Rockville 2040’ Citywide Public Forums Continue in May and June

Next Forum to Discuss the City’s Comprehensive Master Plan is May 10

Rockville, Maryland, May 5 – A series of citywide public forums is giving community members the opportunity to help plan Rockville’s future.

The forums are a key part of “Rockvill...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2016

Summer Recreation in the City Means Camps, Classes and Teen Programs

Registration Opens to All on May 12

Rockville, Maryland, May 5 – Don’t let summer’s arrival catch you without something fun to do. Rockville has your summer covered with classes, programs and special events for a variety of ages and interests.

Rockv...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2016

Twinbrook Community Day to Include Fitness Demos, Children’s Activities

Get to Know the Recreation Center and its Neighbors at a Free Open House

Rockville, Maryland, May 4 – Twinbrook Community Day offers an opportunity to connect with neighbors from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 at Twinbrook Community Recreation Center, 12...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2016

Farmers Market Returns with Local Beers, New Vendors, Same Great Produce

Market is Open Saturdays from May 14-Nov. 19 in Rockville Town Center

Rockville, Maryland, May 4 – Rockville’s Farmers Market returns Saturday, May 14 to give shoppers their pick of fruits and vegetables, bedding plants, cut flowers, preserves, honey, ...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2016

‘TERRIFIC’ Rockville Students to Receive Free Bicycles

Rockville Bike Hub and the City to Award Refurbished Bikes for Good Deeds

Rockville, Maryland, May 4 – The city’s TERRIFIC Bikes program will award free, refurbished bicycles to 39 Rockville students who performed good deeds in the community.

The bi...Read on...

Posted on: May 2, 2016

Rockville Earns Top Spot on National 'Best Cities for Families' List

Rockville, Maryland, May 2 -- The City of Rockville has earned the number one spot on the 10 best cities for families in the United States list, based on a study by the website Livability.com.

The study examined quality of schools, crime rate, healthca...Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2016

Rockville Cruises Into Bike Month in May

Bike to Work Day is May 20 and Features Pit Stops Throughout Rockville

Rockville, Maryland, April 28 – Rockville celebrates National Bike Month in May with rides for cookies and in memoriam, bike safety checks and the annual Bike to Work Day.

Bike M...Read more »

Learn more about Bike Month.
Posted on: April 28, 2016

Dixieland, Broadway and Video Game Music at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre

Rockville, Maryland, April 28 – Music fills the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre throughout May and June with diverse productions, from choral music to video game music to a Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, taking the stage.

Learn more about the following sho...Read on...

F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre
Posted on: April 28, 2016

Rockville Artists are in a League of Their Own in May at Glenview Gallery

Rockville Singers to Perform at the Art League’s Free Juried Show Opening

Rockville, Maryland, April 28 – The Rockville Art League’s annual juried show will feature mixed media works from local artists at the Glenview Mansion Art Gallery from May 1-27....Read on...

Glenview Mansion Art Gallery
Posted on: April 14, 2016

Take-Back Day Disposes of Drugs in a Safe, Environmentally Friendly Way

Rockville Police Offer Drive-Up and Drop-Off Collection of Unwanted Medication

Rockville, Maryland, April 14 -- The Rockville City Police Department (RCPD) and the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office offer a safe, free and anonymous way to dispose of u...Read on...

Learn more about the Rockville City Police Dept.
Posted on: April 14, 2016

Tree Planting Marks Rockville’s Celebration of Earth Day and Arbor Day

The City is Celebrating its 27th Year as a ‘Tree City USA’

Rockville, Maryland, April 14 – Rockville will mark Earth Day and Arbor Day with a tree-planting ceremony at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 22 at Beall Elementary School, 451 Beall Ave.

The ceremo...Read on...

Learn more about Earth Month.
Posted on: April 12, 2016

Rockville Mayor and Council Name City Clerk

Rockville, Maryland, April 12 – Rockville’s Mayor and Council named Kathleen Conway as the City Clerk/Director of Council Operations during their meeting on Monday. Conway will start Monday, May 9.

Conway has served as Senior Director of Benefits for I...Read on...

City Clerk
Posted on: April 8, 2016

Rockville Science Day Returns with Animals, Rockets and Robots

Hands-On Exhibits on Display April 24 at Montgomery College

Rockville, Md., April 8 – The 27th annual Rockville Science Day offers a chance to experience science hands-on with exhibits from over 90 local organizations and businesses, featuring everythi...Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2016

Public Invited to ‘Help Plan Rockville’s Future’

First of Four ‘Rockville 2040’ Forums is April 19

Rockville, Md., April 8 – A series of citywide forums will offer community members the opportunity to help plan Rockville’s future. The first forum is Tuesday, April 19.

The forums are a key part of ...Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2016

Mayor and Council to Hold Hearing on ‘Rockville’s Pike Neighborhood Plan’

Rockville, Md., April 8 – The Mayor and Council will hold a public hearing on the Planning Commission’s recommended “Rockville’s Pike Neighborhood Plan” at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 11 in the Mayor and Council Chambers at City Hall.

This is the first of...Read on...

"Rockville's Pike Neighborhood Plan"
Posted on: April 6, 2016

Lincoln Park Community Center’s Yard Sale Returns to Richard Montgomery

Rockville, Md., April 6 – Hunt for bargains, discover treasures, or sign up to sell your wares as a vendor at Rockville’s spring outdoor community yard sale from 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday, April 16, in the parking lot of Richard Montgomery High School, 250 ...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2016

Rockville Grant Program Strives to Support Community Involvement

April 15 is the Deadline for ROC-N Grant Applications

Rockville, Md., March 31 – Neighborhood associations could receive up to $1,000 in a matching grant for projects promoting community involvement.

Applications are being accepted through Friday, A...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2016

Crime Continues Downward Trend in Rockville

‘Part I’ Crimes Down 32 Percent Over a Decade

Rockville, Md., March 31 – The Rockville City Police Department reported a 4.2 percent overall decrease in crime in 2015, continuing an 11-year period in which Rockville has seen significant crime reduction...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2016

Rockville’s Spring Leaf Collection is April 4-8

Online Interactive Map Shows When Leaves Will Be Collected By Address

Rockville, Md., March 31 – The city will vacuum leaves from neighborhood curbs from April 4–8 in five collection areas throughout Rockville.

Residents should rake leaves into the...Read on...