They might be more comfortable with a test tube or a Petri dish but dozens of Emergent BioSolutions employees took to hammers, caulking guns and paint brushes to help build Habitat for Humanity’s newest project in Gaithersburg. The project called Maple Hill off Emory Grove Road includes 19 homes , the largest project in the […]
Gaithersburg’s Constitution Gardens, a municipal park at the intersection of Brookes and Park avenues in Olde Towne, will undergo a complete renovation in the coming months that will force officials to close it from Nov. 3 until spring. The redesigned park will celebrate the past, present and future of Gaithersburg, weaving together threads of sustainability with […]
Thousands of residents turned out for the World of Montgomery Festival in Wheaton held at Westfield Wheaton Plaza Mall parking lot on Oct. 19 from noon to 5 p.m. The festival is known for promoting Montgomery County culturally diverse community. Michael Lin, of Potomac, has been living in the U.S. for more than 40 years. […]
The Rockville Mayor and Council presented Rockville’s annual Good Neighbor Awards to four Rockville residents on Oct. 20. The awards honor members of the community who have made exceptional contributions to preserve and improve the quality of life in their neighborhood through good deeds or acts of service. This year’s honorees are: Nancy Keefe: Nominated […]
Once again, the streets of Silver Spring will be taken over by the undead for the 6th Annual Silver Spring Zombie Walk. Several thousand participants are expected to join in Saturday, Oct. 25 on a walk from the intersection of Sligo and Georgia Avenues to the AFI Silver Theatre. The event features a social hour […]
A community meeting was held on Oct. 21 at Walt Whitman High School to discuss the scope of work for the Westbard Sector Plan. According to the Montgomery Planning website, the Westbard Sector Plan is one of the oldest plans still in use in Montgomery County having been last updated in 1982. You can find […]
In this MyMCMedia extra, Cara Lesser, founder and CEO of the Kids International Discovery KID Museum, invites the community to the opening of KID Museum on Oct. 26 at the Davis Library in Bethesda.
It was a morning to brainstorm ideas about the county’s future on closing the academic achievement gap and preparing young people for jobs. The Ready for Tomorrow: Education and Workforce Summit featured three panels, each with three speakers who talked about labor force, adult education, achievement gap, partnerships between private organizations, nonprofits and government institutions. […]
In this MyMCMedia extra, Gaithersburg City Councilmember Jud Ashman says the role of a mayor is to inspire. “We want to help each other,” he said. Take a look: Ashman is slated to be sworn in as the city’s next mayor on Nov. 10.
In this MyMCMedia extra, Gaithersburg City Councilmember Jud Ashman says he anticipates running for Mayor of Gaithersburg in 2015. He was recently selected by the City Council to replace Mayor Sidney Katz who has submitted his conditional resignation. Take a look: Ashman is slated to be sworn in as the city’s next mayor on Nov. […]