City of Rockville

October 18, 2017 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®

The Economic Impacts Of Recent Hurricanes And Tax Reform

The release of the September jobs report, which showed a net decline of 33,000 jobs, has caused some concern that the U.S. economy might be slowing. However, a closer look at the data shows otherwise. In the same report, we saw the nascent trend of wage growth continuing. For the past twelve months, average hourly earnings […]

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August 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

City of Rockville Will Host its Annual ‘Back to School Jam’ on Aug 25

Students in the city of Rockville will have the chance to receive a backpack filled with school supplies at the City of Rockville’s 17th annual Back to School Jam on Aug. 25. Any student who lives or goes to a school in Rockville are eligible to receive the backpacks for $2, according to a news […]

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July 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

UPDATE: Greenberger Begins New Role in County Government

After serving more than a decade as the legislative officer for the Montgomery County Council, Neil Greenberger transferred to his new role in the Public Information Office of the County Executive on Monday. This change comes amid Greenberger’s announcement to run for an at-large seat on the County Council back in June. He requested a […]

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July 17, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Rockville Rotary Club’s Twilight Run Benefits the Community (VIDEO)

Hundreds of runners gathered in Potomac on Saturday for Rockville Rotary Club’s Twilight 5K Run. Since it started in 1985, the run is Rockville Rotary Club’s signature fundraising event for the community. “We give a lot of money to our community to help support the City of Rockville,” Clarice Ribeiro, president of the Rockville Rotary […]

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June 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

Rockville City Council Passes Fostering Community Trust Ordinance

The Rockville City Council and Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton  passed a new law during their recent council meeting that outlines how all city staff will engage with the public. The Fostering Community Trust ordinance was added to the City of Rockville’s Human Rights code, which restricts City of Rockville employees, including police officers, from requesting […]

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May 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 22, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, May 22, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Bus Fire: Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what sparked a bus fire at the Montgomery County Public Schools depot on Crabbs Branch Way over the weekend in Derwood. 2. Berliner Briefing: Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner is scheduled to meet […]

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January 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Begins Monitoring Speeds on Maryland Avenue This Week (VIDEO)

Slow down! The Rockville Police Department is deploying a speed monitoring system on Maryland Avenue near the intersection of South Washington Street this week. The system will use portable cameras to monitor eastbound and westbound traffic. Motorists may see “photo enforced” signs, but officials say citations will not be issued for the first 30 days. […]

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December 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Readies for Winter Weather (VIDEO)

Rockville parks and public works crews are readying for winter weather on local roads and sidewalks. Find out more in this report, below:

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November 30, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Robert DiSpirito Named New Rockville City Manager

Robert DiSpirito was named the new city manager in Rockville , the Mayor and Council announced Tuesday. DiSpirito is a Florida resident with three decades of service in local government leadership, He currently serves as the interim senior manager of the Sarasota County (Florida) Planning and Development Department, served as the city manager of Dunedin, […]

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November 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Bikeway Master Plan to be Discussed at Nov. 21 and Dec. 12 Meetings

Rockville city leaders are scheduled to discuss the Bikeway Master Plan on Nov. 21 and Dec. 12. A formal presentation of the plan is scheduled to take place at the Mayor and Council meeting on Nov. 21 at City Hall. Next month, residents can let local leaders know what they think of the plan at […]

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