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city (1990 pop. 44,835), seat of Montgomery co., W central Md., a NW suburb of Washington, D.C.; settled c.1760s, inc. as a city 1860. It has several scientific research and technology laboratories that focus on the aerospace, electronics, nuclear energy, and communications industries. Rockville's commercial center was destroyed in the early 1970s to make way for a shopping center, but in the early 2000s the city sought to restore the commercial center by building the mixed-use Rockville Town Square on the site. The Food and Drug Administration is there, as is a campus of Montgomery College. Nearby in Travilah is Glenstone, a museum of modern art. F. Scott FitzgeraldFitzgerald, F. Scott
(Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald), 1896–1940, American novelist and short-story writer, b. St. Paul, Minn. He is ranked among the great American writers of the 20th cent.
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 and his wife, Zelda, are buried in a local cemetery.
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Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a public meeting Rockville, Md., to hear public comment on its draft guidance for new security requirements for certain radioactive materials.
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Verizon announced on Tuesday (10 June) that the company as been approved to construct a fibre-to-the-premises network in the city of Rockville, Maryland, USA in autumn of 2008.