Rockville, is all growth and no pains. Since 2000, the town has seen its population swell more than 30 percent to more than 64,000 residents. Maintaining its quality of life for its residents is a chief concern of former Mayor Phyllis Marcuccio, who retired at the end of her term in 2013.
“How in the world do you keep growing and protect the thing that made you so attractive to begin with?” she asks. “What do you do to maintain that wonderful notion of a 'home town'?"