City of Rockville

September 1, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

In Rockville, ParkMobile Now Available at 500 Metered Parking Spaces

Rockville City Police Department announced Monday that drivers can officially pay for parking via the ParkMobile app at more than 500 metered parking spaces in the City of Rockville. The news comes more than three months after the parking app MobileNOW! announced they were ceasing operation because of the coronavirus. ParkMobile will be replacing city […]

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August 10, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Rockville Wins Insurance Comparison Website’s Most Educated Cities Award

Insurify, an insurance comparison website, has named Rockville the most educated city in Maryland in its 2020 award list of most educated cities. The website says that in the face of the challenges brought on by COVID-19 and virtual classrooms, these cities and students have remained “resilient” and committed to education. In order to choose […]

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July 22, 2020 | Alex Argiris

City of Rockville Unanimously Votes to Officially Recognize Juneteenth as a Holiday

Rockville’s City Council voted unanimously on Monday to recognize Juneteenth as a citywide holiday. Juneteenth is a commemoration of the Union army arriving in Texas to emancipate slaves on June 19, 1865. The resolution approved by the Council and Mayor says that “the City will mark this date with special events and celebrations to encourage […]

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July 9, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 9 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, July 9. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Virtual Yoga: Join Olney Library’s talented yoga instructor Amy to explore the benefits of movement, breathing, and meditation today on Zoom from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Click here for more information.   2. MCPD Food Drive: Montgomery County Police Department will […]

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July 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for July 8 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, July 8. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Free COVID-19 Testing: Free coronavirus testing with no referral requirement will be available from 2-6 p.m. in Chevy Chase. You must register in order to get an appointment. TOMORROW: Free COVID-19 testing with no referral required in Friendship Heights. Thank you […]

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July 7, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Severe Storms Cause Mass Power Outages

More than 1,000 homes are without power in Montgomery County thanks to severe weather early Tuesday morning. The announcement, by Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer on his Twitter page, was made less than two hours after he had posted a message to residents, warning them at 5:55 a.m. of potential outages […]

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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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