Gaithersburg Oath of Office Ceremony Set for Nov. 10 (VIDEO)
The city of Gaithersburg will hold a swearing in ceremony for new Mayor Jud Ashman and new City Councilmember Neil Harris on Nov. 10 at City Hall. Ashman replaces Sidney Katz who recently was elected to the District 3 County Council seat. Harris fills Ashman’s vacancy on the City Council.
Monday may be the first day of school in Montgomery County but it is also the day several Gaithersburg city officials, and at least one Board of Education member, are touring a school in Laurel at the suggestion of a state senator. Gaithersburg City Council member Neil Harris said local officials were told that the […]
UPDATED Gaithersburg city leaders are asking residents and business owners to contact Governor Larry Hogan about the importance of moving forward with the Watkins Mill Road Interchange. On Friday, Mayor Jud Ashman and the Council released a joint statement about the project: “Late last year the City Council and I were very disheartened and disappointed […]
The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Floor and Décor and celebrated their grand opening by conducting a ribbon cutting ceremony for them on Thursday, Feb. 11. Floor and Décor is located at 18501 N. Frederick Avenue in Gaithersburg. Floor and Décor is a leading specialty retailer in the hard-surface flooring market, offering the industry’s broadest selection […]
Gaithersburg City Councilmember Henry Marraffa watched the Iowa caucuses from his hospital bed on Monday night where he is undergoing chemotherapy for leukemia. He said his prognosis is good. “I was diagnosed this week with leukemia, an extension of the MDS [Myelodysplastic Syndromes] I was being treated for the last two years,” Marraffa wrote in […]
Local leaders and community activists gathered at the Montgomery County Council chambers today to announce the Council’s effort to eliminate traffic deaths on Montgomery County roads by joining the national Vision Zero program. The Vision Zero initiative actually began in Sweden. Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner is spearheading the local effort, with the support of all […]
UPDATED Gaithersburg city leaders are voicing their opposition to some proposed changes by the State Highway Administration (SHA) to the future Watkins Mill Road Interchange at I-270, and the city leaders are upset that they weren’t notified of a delay in the project’s construction schedule. As MyMCMedia first reported earlier this month, the construction of […]
The city of Gaithersburg hosted municipal elections on Nov. 3rd for the positions of mayor and three open Council seats. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke has the results. The newly elected leaders were sworn into office at a special meeting at City Hall on Nov. 9th.
At a special Mayor and Council meeting on Monday night at Gaithersburg City Hall, newly elected Mayor Jud Ashman and newly elected Councilmembers Neil Harris, Ryan Spiegel and Robert Wu were sworn into office. Ashman will serve a two year term and each of the Councilmembers will serve four year terms. The next city election […]
The cities of Gaithersburg, Rockville and Takoma Park held municipal elections on Nov. 3rd on a beautiful fall day. Take a look: You can find complete election results for Gaithersburg, Rockville and Takoma Park on each city’s website.
Kentlands resident Neil Harris has won election to the Gaithersburg City Council. Harris was appointed to the position a year ago when Jud Ashman vacated his Council seat to become mayor. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Harris talks about his first city election, what’s next and he shares his thoughts on the mayoral race. Harris […]