Mayor Bridget Newton

March 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Student Leaders at Richard Montgomery Meet Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Students involved in Richard Montgomery High School’s Jaguar Scholars Leadership Program see John Lewis as a rockstar. Because of history teacher Jerome Price, 25 freshmen leaders met with Rep. Lewis for about an hour and a half on Wednesday (they only expected to speak with him for a half hour!). What an honor! @MCPS Richard Montgomery […]

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February 9, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Rockville Schedules a Town Hall Meeting on Diversity for Feb. 9 (VIDEO)

Updated 1.30.17 In an effort to ensure that Rockville is a community that welcomes and engages everyone who lives and works there, city officials are inviting residents to attend a Town Hall meeting on diversity set for Feb. 9.  This is the first town hall style meeting on this topic, according to city officials. “Rockville is proud to […]

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November 30, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Robert DiSpirito Named New Rockville City Manager

Robert DiSpirito was named the new city manager in Rockville , the Mayor and Council announced Tuesday. DiSpirito is a Florida resident with three decades of service in local government leadership, He currently serves as the interim senior manager of the Sarasota County (Florida) Planning and Development Department, served as the city manager of Dunedin, […]

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November 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Honors Veterans at Ceremony on Nov. 11 at Veterans Park (PHOTOS)

A Rockville veteran of the United States Marine Corps who now serves in the U.S. Army Reserve, Sgt. Maj. Ross Bagwell, was the featured speaker at the annual Veterans Day ceremony in Rockville on Nov. 11. The event was held at Veterans Park, and it included a wreath-laying and a military salute by the American […]

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July 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Hosts Meetings for Residents to Weigh In on Search for New City Manager (VIDEO)

The search for a new city manager is underway in Rockville. Rock11 Now’s Willie James Inman reports. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.  

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June 16, 2016 | Christen Milstead

Rockville Mayor Newton Visits Ingleside at King Farm

Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton visited Ingleside at King Farm last week to meet with residents, answer questions, and speak about her vision for the future of Maryland’s third largest city. Fresh from the 27th Annual Rockville Public Safety Awards, Newton said she was feeling inspired about the place she has called home since 1981. Newton […]

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April 21, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

photo of Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton at Meet the Mayors filming

Mayor Newton Opposes Interim Bus Depot Plan in Rockville

Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton testifed in opposition of a plan to move 100 buses from the Shady Grove Bus Depot to the Carver Educational Center Services parking lot, during Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting. “We’re very interested in working with you and all of our Montgomery County partners to find you a solution for a problem […]

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February 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rockville City Manager Out (PHOTOS)

UPDATED The city of Rockville has announced that Barbara Matthews is no longer the city manager. According to a news release issued today, Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton and City Councilmembers are launching a national search to fill the position. In the interim, Public Works Director Craig Simoneau has been named Rockville’s acting city manager. Simoneau, who […]

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February 23, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Habitat for Humanity Celebrates New Rockville ReStore Location with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (PHOTOS)

Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland (HFHMM) celebrates its newest ReStore location in Rockville on Feb. 19. The store is located at 1029 East Gude Drive, Rockville, MD 20850. Local officials including Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton and Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz participated in a ribbon cutting to mark the occasion. The new ReStore location officially opened […]

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December 20, 2015 | Willie James Inman

Hundreds Turn Out for Rally Against Gun Violence (PHOTO)

Political leaders and activists came together for a rally against gun violence Sunday night in Rockville. Over 200 people turned out for the event at the steps of the Old Grey Courthouse. According to Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger, the Montgomery County Police recovered 733 guns in 2012, 810 guns in 2013 and 1,054 […]

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