City of Rockville

August 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Donation Drive for School Supplies Will Benefit Rockville Youth

The start of school year is approaching and the city of Rockville is working to make sure students are prepared. To ensure that every child has a backpack full of necessary school supplies, city leaders are asking the community to donate school materials. School supplies will be accepted at donation sites the week of Aug. 15-22. […]

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June 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Rockville’s New Police Chief to be Sworn in June 18

Rockville City Police Department has a new chief, Victor Brito, who will be sworn in Monday, June 18 at 6 p.m. The ceremony takes place in the Mayor and Council Chambers at Rockville City Hall, 111 Maryland Avenue. Members of the community are invited to both the swearing-in ceremony and the following reception. The Mayor […]

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April 30, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Speeding on S. Stonestreet Ave in Rockville? You Will be Ticketed!

Earlier this month, the Rockville City Police Department deployed a speed monitoring system in the 400 block of S. Stonestreet Avenue. While the system is fully operational, no citations will be issued in April.  Citations will be issued starting May 2nd for vehicles exceeding the speed limit by 12 mph or more. Police say portable […]

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April 3, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Rockville City Hall

Rockville High School and College Students Can Register for Diversity Workshop

Rockville area students can register for a free diversity workshop that will be hosted by the Rockville Human Rights Commission on Saturday, April 21. The “Building Bridges in a Diverse Society,” workshop will take place at the Science Center at Montgomery College-Rockville.  Students who live or attend high school in Rockville or attend Montgomery College-Rockville may register […]

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January 11, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Name That Park, Rockville Needs Your Help

A new park being planned in Rockville needs a name, and city officials are inviting the public to submit suggestions. The future park, which is located in the Chestnut Lodge neighborhood, is made up of three parcels totaling 6.5 acres. The park is located at 500 W. Montgomery Avenue. The city acquired the land earlier […]

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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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