City of Rockville

July 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Windows Hit by Bullets in Separate Incidents at iHeartRadio

The City of Rockville Police Department confirmed that they’re investigating an incident earlier this month in which a bullet was shot through a window at iHeartRadio on Rockville Pike. Employees at iHeartRadio — the parent company to radio stations Hot 99.5, DC101 97.1 WASH-FM, and 98.7 WMZQ — were informed that three windows on the […]

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July 1, 2019 | Staff Writer

When It Gets Hot, Rockville Has A Spot

The City of Rockville operates four cooling centers when the thermometer hits 95-plus degrees, or when a code red air quality alert is issued for Montgomery County. The centers are at the following facilities: • Lincoln Park Community Center, 357 Frederick Avenue. • Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive. • Thomas Farm Community Center, 700 […]

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June 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

En época de verano municipalidades alertan sobre seguridad en el agua

En esta época de calor, dos municipios se han unido para recordarles a los residentes sobre la seguridad en el agua. Las ciudades de Gaithersburg y Rockville celebraron el Día de Seguridad en el Agua en el parque acuático de Gaithersburg. Los miembros de la comunidad aprendieron sobre destrezas en el agua e incluso tuvieron […]

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June 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Names Lanham as Deputy Chief of Police

Laura Lanham brings 28 years of experience in law enforcement to Rockville Rockville Police Chief Victor Brito announced Monday that Laura Lanham will be Rockville’s next deputy chief of police. Lanham is a 28 year veteran with the Montgomery County Police Department. Most recently she has served as an assistant chief overseeing the Patrol Services […]

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June 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Lifeguards Demonstrate Water Rescues

During the Cities of Rockville and Gaithersburg’s Water Safety Day at Gaithersburg Water Park, community members learned life-saving water skills. Check out the Gaithersburg lifeguards demonstrate a water rescue for a spinal injury. The lifeguards not only get in the water to rescue the victim but they also remove the victim with a backboard. Also, […]

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June 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg, Rockville Celebrate Water Safety Day

As we enter summer, two municipalities have come together to remind residents about water safety. The Cities of Gaithersburg and Rockville celebrated Water Safety Day at the Gaithersburg Water Park on Friday. Community members learned life-saving water skills and even had the opportunity to watch lifeguard rescue demonstrations. MyMCMedia talked to a member of the […]

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April 24, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Rockville City Ordinance Will Require Carbon Monoxide Detectors by July 1

The City of Rockville announced in January that they will now require all single-unit, two-unit and townhouse residences with fuel-burning appliances or attached garages built before Jan. 1, 2008, to install carbon monoxide detectors by July 1. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas that can cause injury or death. The Rockville Senior […]

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April 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Swim and Fitness Center Main Entrance to Close for Renovations

The city of Rockville is in the process of modernizing and expanding the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center’s locker room and lobby. The project will increase the size of the locker rooms and the lobby area. Between May and September the front entrance and parking lot will be closed. All visitors will enter through the […]

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January 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 29 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know Tuesday, Jan. 29, in Montgomery County. 1. Schools Open on Time: Montgomery County Public Schools cancel all field trips and plan to make a decision about early dismissal by 10 a.m. today. 2. County Council Session: Montgomery County Council is meeting today at 9:30 a.m. Check out the agenda. 3. Young […]

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January 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Temp Employee Steals Dump Truck After Learning of Termination

A temporary Rockville city employee stole a dump truck causing a low-speed pursuit, city police say. He was stopped at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Crabbs Branch Way and East Gude Drive, drawing about 10 police cars. Earlier this morning the man was terminated from his temporary job with the City of Rockville. Upon exiting the […]

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