City of Rockville

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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December 11, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Dec. 11., Christmas is in 14 days, and here’s five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Elrich Listening Session: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting a listening session from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Poolesville High School. Watch the session live, here. 2. Toy Drive: The Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Department is hosting an […]

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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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