City of Rockville

July 1, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

City of Rockville Asks MDOT To ‘Pause’ Widening of I-270, I-495

The City of Rockville wrote to the Maryland Department of Transportation June 30, requesting that it “put a pause” to the widening of interstates 270 and 495 in light of the global pandemic. “It is not responsible to continue spending taxpayers’ money on preliminary design, environmental studies, and hiring a developer while the country is […]

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June 23, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Rockville’s In-Person Park Adventure Camps Open for Summer

Registration is now open for Rockville’s in-person, outdoors Park Adventures camps. Most activities are still closed due to COVID-19 but the City of Rockville decided to open their day camp, announcing on Thursday that registration would become accessible at the beginning of the week. Running weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon July 13 through August […]

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June 4, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Rockville Traffic Advisory in Place Ahead of Friday Demonstrations

The city of Rockville sent out a statement Thursday informing residents to expect delays and road closures on June 5, due to a planned protest in the area. According to the statement, the demonstration is set to begin at 1 p.m. wherein participants will march from the Montgomery County Judicial Center at 50 Maryland Ave. […]

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May 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Update: Applicants Wanted for Rockville’s Charter Review Commission

Update: The deadline to apply to serve on Rockville’s Charter Review Commission is extended to July 8 by 5 p.m. Original: Rockville’s Mayor and Council are seeking applicants for the Charter Review Commission. The commission will review specific provisions of the charter as directed by the Mayor and Council. The city was incorporated in 1860 […]

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May 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for May 20 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, May 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Student Awards Ceremony:  MCPS student art will be recognized in a first-time poster art competition to celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The ceremony will livestream here at 7 p.m. 2. Planning Commission Meeting:  The Gaithersburg Planning […]

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May 5, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Postpones Opening of Farmers Market to June 6

This year, Rockville’s Farmers Market will open later than usual. Typically the market opens in mid-May, but the opening has been postponed due to the COVID-19 public health emergency. The market is scheduled to open for the season on Saturday, June 6. The market is located in the jury parking lot at the corner of […]

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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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