All Current Alerts & Announcements

9.20.23 Public Services is actively picking up storm debris at this time. They are starting in the south end and working north.
Reminder: Taxes are due Friday, September 29th and City Hall closes at noon. Payments postmarked by September 29th will not be subject to penalty. Payments may also be dropped in the lockbox outside the front door of City Hall. Thank you!
8.23.23 The recycle hopper and residential hopper have changed. They are clearly marked and any questions please see attendant.
On July 1, 2022 Transfer Station permits are increasing. $145.00 for a Resident Permit and $20.00 for a Second Sticker.
FALL LEAF AND BRUSH PICK-UP 2023 The Public Services Department will be collecting garden debris/brush and leaves beginning the week of November 6, 2023. The crew will be making just one trip through the City to pick up garden debris/brush, so please have it placed for pick up by 7 AM on Nov. 6, 2023. Pick-up times will be 7 AM to 3 PM on weekdays. GARDEN DEBRIS/BRUSH will be taken if PLACED SEPARATELY from leaves along the edge of the sidewalk/street. PLEASE DO NOT BLOCK THE STREET OR SIDEWALK LEAVES Should be raked into piles along the edge of the sidewalk/street and should be covered with a tarp or weighted material. If you would rather bring your brush and leaves to the transfer station there is no charge for the month of November. Keeping the leaf piles separate from the debris/brush piles helps us to properly recycle these items and makes the process more efficient. Please remember not to block any sidewalks or roadways. If you have any questions, please call Rockland Public Services at 207-594-0320.

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  • The links below will take you to interesting, informative sites for kids & their families.  You can get help with your homework, explore an aquarium, learn about art, music, the science of sports, and much more.

    •  GREAT WEBSITES FOR KIDS , is a website 0f websites! It's sponsored by the Association For Library Service To Children, a division of the American Library Association (some of the sites included offer services for a fee, but there are plenty of free resources here, too). Includes sites on Animals, Art, History & Biography, Language & Literature, Mathematics & Computers, Reference Desk, Science, and Social Sciences.

    Homework Help, General Knowledge, Fun, & Games

      • Digital Maine Library! The Digital Maine Library replaces MARVEL and MARVEL for Kids! Through Maine State Library's strong partnerships with both Maine InfoNet and the University of Maine, and contributions by Bates, Bowdoin and Colby, the Digital Maine Library enables features and content that might otherwise not be available.  Look for the section with the boxes labeled  SUBJECT, RESOURCE TYPE,  and AUDIENCE. Use the arrows in AUDIENCE to select Elementary, Middle School, or Teen & High School.  You can learn more about it, and how to use the many new features and databases here.
      • DK Find Out! Aimed at kids ages 7-11, DK Find Out has fun and education facts about science, mathematics, and much more.
      • AA Math is a teacher recommended website where kids will find Basic Math Skills, Interactive Practice & Challenge Games. Many topics such as Decimals, Geometry, and Money are explored. Caution--these site contains advertisements.
      • NASA for Students: From the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, this site provides many opportunities to explore and learn. NASA's Vision: We reach for new heights and reveal the unknown for the benefit of humankind.
      • America's Story: Meet Amazing Americans, Jump Back in Time, Explore the States, and much more! From the Library of Congress.
      • Science News for Students: "An award-winning online publication dedicated to providing age-appropriate, topical science news to learners, parents and educators"
    • Guinness Book of World Records: From the publisher of the popular record book. Contains links to their products for sale, but also has some fun examples of records in a lively format. Includes a place to submit your own records and record attempts.
    • Maine Kids' Page: From the State of Maine home page, a place to learn about Maine and connect with other kids from Maine.
    • PBS Kids: All your favorite programs like Clifford, Liberty's Kids, ZOOM, and many more. Contains links to their products for sale
    • Sesame Street Online: Fun & games with the Sesame Street gang. Contains links to their products for sale
    • Sport Science, Art, Cooking, Optical Illusions: From San Francisco's Exploratorium--cool Baseball, Hockey and Skateboard Science! Magnetic fruit and other science snacks. Color, navigation, more topics than you can imagine, and links to other amazing websites, too.
    • National Geographic Kids: From the people who bring you the magazine of the same name. Lots of articles and games in this just-for-kids site.
    • National Wildlife Federation: The Internet home of  Ranger Rick, and a great place to learn about the animals who share the planet with us.