City of Rockville

March 27, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Rockville Cancels Hometown Holidays, Memorial Day Festivities

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the city of Rockville has announced that they are canceling hometown holidays and Memorial Day festivities, according to a statement from the city’s website. Rockville’s Mayor and Council came to the decision on Monday and announced it on Thursday. “This is not a decision we made lightly as we […]

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March 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Police Suspend Some Services, Close Administrative Offices to the Public

Rockville City Police Department has made operational changes in response to the coronavirus emergency. The changes will allow city police to continue serving the city while protecting the health and safety of the community and police employees. Effective Friday, administrative offices at the police station located at 2 W. Montgomery Ave., are closed to the […]

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March 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Rockville City Government Closes March 14-27

Classes, Programs, Rentals and Activities Canceled Rockville City Hall and city facilities will be closed to the public from Saturday, March 14, through Friday, March 27, following recently issued state directives for slowing the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19. The closures include community centers, the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center, Croydon Creek Nature Center, Glenview Mansion, F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre and Montrose Discovery […]

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March 13, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Ranger Surplus in Rockville Closing Next Month

After almost 42 years of business, Ranger Surplus will close its doors. The retailer serves campers and boy scouts, among others, with its Army and Navy apparel. In a Facebook post, the owner explained that most consumers now turn to online to shop “without seeing the wisdom of physically shopping/supporting small retailers.” The owner also […]

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January 31, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Swim Center Upgrades Complete

The city of Rockville completed upgrades to the Swim and Fitness Center this month. The work included additional space and renovations to the lobby and two locker rooms. Planning for the project started in 2016 and construction began early last year in 2019. The center – located at 355 Martins Lane – was expanded by […]

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January 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Rockville Time Capsule Buried in 1995 to be Unearthed

A time capsule buried in Rockville in May 1995 is going to be unearthed in May – 25 years later.  The capsule was buried at the Rockville Senior Center, filled with memorabilia from the last century, according to a plaque marking the location of the capsule.  People who donated items for the capsule were given […]

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December 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Rockville Ranked Second Most Generous City in U.S. by GoFundMe

Rockville is GoFundMe’s second most generous city in the United States. According to one of GoFundMe’s 2019 Year in Giving lists, Rockville ranked behind Marietta, Ga. for city with the most donations on the platform. The list is based on the number of donations made per capita in cities with a population greater than 50,000. […]

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November 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Rockville’s Holiday Drive Seeks Food and Gift Donations for Families in Need

The city of Rockville’s holiday drive is now underway. During the annual drive, with the help of donors and volunteers, the city’s Community Services Division collects and distributes Thanksgiving meals in November and toys and gifts in December to hundreds of children and families in Rockville. Donation boxes are available at city facilities and community […]

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September 13, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Manifestaciones Opuestas sobre la Política de Inmigración

Manifestantes, líderes comunitarios y políticos se reunieron frente al edificio de oficinas del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, en Rockville. Se dos protestas se llevaron a cabo al mismo tiempo: una que apoya a la Agencia de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE) y otra que se opone. Aquí un vistazo de la cobertura del […]

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September 13, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Opposing Rallies Over Immigration Policy Converge Outside Council Office

MCM is on the scene as protesters meet in front of the Council Office Building in Rockville. Two protests are happening – one supporting the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) and one opposing. Here is a look at MyMCMedia’s journalists on the scene for the demonstrations.  

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