City of Rockville

August 4, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Rockville Ahora Requiere el uso de Cubiertas Faciales Dentro de los Edificios de la Ciudad

La ciudad de Rockville anunció el martes que el cubrimiento facial es obligatorio para todos los visitantes de las instalaciones de Rockville. Según un comunicado de prensa, el nuevo requisito se aplica a todo el personal y visitantes de dos años de edad o más, independientemente de su estado de vacunación. El administrador de la […]

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August 4, 2021 | Michelle Queen

City of Rockville Now Requires Face Masks Inside City Buildings

The City of Rockville announced Tuesday that face coverings are mandatory for all visitors to Rockville facilities. According to a news release, the new requirement applies to all staff and visitors aged two and older regardless of their vaccination status. Rockville City Manager Rob DiSpirito announced the policy “out of an abundance of caution for health, […]

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June 30, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Operates Four Cooling Centers When Heat Tops 95 Degrees

The City of Rockville operates four cooling centers when the temperature hits 95-plus degrees, or when a code red air quality alert is issued for Montgomery County. The centers are located at the following facilities: Lincoln Park Community Center, 357 Frederick Ave. Thomas Farm Community Center, 700 Fallsgrove Drive. Twinbrook Community Recreation Center, 12920 Twinbrook […]

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June 16, 2021 | Maya Rosenberg

Rockville to Celebrate Juneteenth for First Time

This year, Rockville will officially celebrate June 19, or Juneteenth, for the first time in its history. Juneteenth celebrates June 19, 1865, when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to make sure that all enslaved people were freed. The troops reached Texas two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation, which freed all slaves […]

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June 1, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Rockville’s RedGate Park to Host Four Days of Live Music

The city of Rockville is hosting four days of live concerts at the RedGate Park from Wednesday, June 23 through Saturday, June 26. The event, Live at RedGate, features live music, family entertainment and food and will be the first live music hosted by the city in more than a year. Rockville returns to live […]

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May 3, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Rockville Time Capsule to be Unearthed After 26 Years Underground

The Rockville time capsule will be unearthed on May 13 at the Rockville Senior Center after being underground for 26 years. The event will take place at 5 p.m. The time capsule was buried in May 1995 with an original plan to be unearthed 25 years later in 2020. Unfortunately, the pandemic caused the event […]

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April 14, 2021 | Michelle Queen

City of Rockville’s Parks, Civic Center and Nature Center to Gradually Reopen

The City of Rockville will gradually reopen some of its facilities during April in accordance with revised county and state COVID-19 health regulations. Residents will be able to hold small gatherings again at city facilities including parks and the Glenview Mansion and social hall. Also, rehearsal or recording sessions at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre […]

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February 18, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Storm Pushes Back Trash, Recycling Collection Schedule in Rockville

Recycling and trash collection in the city of Rockville will not take place Thursday since the Montgomery County’s transfer station is closed due to the winter storm. City recycling and trash collections did not take place Monday for the Presidents Day holiday causing collections to slip by a day. Collections are now scheduled as follows: […]

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January 18, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Residents Reflect, Volunteer in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Residents throughout Montgomery County took time on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to help others, cleaning up litter, sending cards, making blankets and helping those less fortunate than themselves. Although this year, most of the events were virtual or ones that could be done alone or with just a few other people, the spirit of […]

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December 9, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Driving Instructor Arrested for Inappropriately Touching Female Students

Montgomery County police arrested a local driving instructor for the inappropriate and unwanted touching of two female students, according to a press release. The possibility of additional victims is a concern for police. Leon Anthony Johnson Jr., 55, has been charged with two counts of second-degree assault. The offenses occurred while he was working as a driving […]

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