Gaithersburg City Council Candidate Wants To Make The City More Inclusive (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Laurie-Anne Sayles, Gaithersburg City Council candidate, said she wants to bring the community together and include residents in the decision-making process that happens at the city level.

Sayles announced her Gaithersburg City Council candidacy at the Celebrate Gaithersburg Festival on June 14. She is also a former candidate for District 17 delegate. The city’s election is set for Nov. 3rd.

The city’s election is set for Nov. 3rd.

Luxury Living Redefined in Gaithersburg

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If you have been wondering what they have been building behind Life Time Athletic, across from the RIO in Gaithersburg, you don’t have to wonder any longer. Camden Washingtonian is now open and they have an array of amenities and have redefined luxury living. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Camden Washingtonian and celebrated […]

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One of the First Medical Cannabis Dispensaries is Now Open in Gaithersburg

(l:r) Andy Cohen, Owner, Herbology; Stanley Herbert, Patient Consultant, Herbology; Mitch Kahn, Owner, Herbology; Melvin Crawford III, General Manager, Herbology; Tim Hartung, Assistant General Manager, Herbology; Laurie-Anne Sayles, Council Member, City of Gaithersburg; Peyton Hurst, Regional Manager, Herbology; Matt Darin, Owner, Herbology: and Brandon Smith, Regional Manager, GreenHouse at the Grand Opening of Herbology, one of the first medical cannabis dispensaries in Gaithersburg, Maryland on January 17, 2018. 

(photo credit: Laura Rowles, GGCC Director of Events & Marketing)

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Herbology and celebrated the grand opening of one of the first medical cannabis dispensary’s in Gaithersburg by conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, January 17. They are located at 106 N. Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg. The company’s executive management is composed of a group of highly skilled business […]

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Gaithersburg Election Results Unchanged

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The certified results from Gaithersburg’s election Tuesday did not change the outcome. Laurie-Anne Sayles remains the top vote-getter in Tuesday’s election, followed by incumbent Michael Sesma, according to results released by the city’s Board of Elections Supervisors. Both vied for two spots on the city council. Incumbent Yvette Monroe and newcomer Jim McNulty were defeated. […]

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Gaithersburg Election Results: New Face Joins City Council

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A new face will join the Gaithersburg city council. Laurie-Anne Sayles, who has sought elective office twice before, was the top votegetter in Tuesday’s election. Unofficial results in the nonpartisan election put her first with 1,953 votes. “I’m at a loss for words but I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of support by Gaithersburg residents,” […]

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Here's What You Need to Know About the Election in Gaithersburg

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Gaithersburg holds its election Nov. 7. Here’s what you need to know: The city website has lots of information. The Elections Clerk can be reached at 301-258-6310, or by email at cityelections@gaithersburgmd.gov The clerk’s office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Early voting at City Hall is on Saturday, Oct. 28, […]

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Ashman Faces Ethics Complaint Over Endorsements

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The Gaithersburg Ethics Commission will be asked to consider a question that might have seemed long settled: When can one politician endorse someone else in an election? Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman has expressed his support for the two city council incumbents seeking re-election — Yvette Monroe and Michael Sesma. That support allegedly runs afoul of […]

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Political Fundraisers Around Montgomery County

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Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker holds his re-election kick off at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Pearl, 180 High Park Lane, Silver Spring. Special guests include Sen. Chris Van Hollen and Rep. Jamie Raskin. For information, email Nik Sushka at niksushka@gmail.com or call 309.530.3775. Admission free, contributions accepted. Hucker has filed for re-election. State Sen. […]

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Gaithersburg's Election Season Begins Today (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

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The three incumbents say they are not running as a slate but Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and City Councilmembers Yvette Monroe and Michael Sesma picked up their election packets at the same time on Friday morning. All three incumbents arrived at 9 a.m. and they were not the first ones to pick up a candidate […]

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Gaithersburg Council Expected to Announce New Councilmember Appointment Today (VIDEO)

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The Gaithersburg City Council has narrowed the selection of candidates for the open Council seat left vacant by the passing of Henry Marraffa from 12 candidates to five finalists and the elected leaders are expected to announce their choice for the appointment today in a news release, according to City Attorney Lynn Board. The five […]

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Wind Advisory, MC Students Head Back to School Top Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 23, in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, Jan. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Don’t leave the house without your umbrella. The National Weather Service reports that rain is in the forecast, and a wind advisory is in effect from 5 a.m – 4 p.m. so you may want to secure any outside objects before you […]

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Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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