Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman

July 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Ashman Offers Update on Graffiti Incident

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman was asked if he had any new information on the graffiti spray-painted on a fence in the Kentlands earlier this week. The graffiti included the phrase, “revolucion o muerto” (“revolution or death” in Spanish) and odd symbols. Here’s what Ashman said:

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June 14, 2018 | Laura Rowles

You Don’t Need a Parachute to Skydive in Gaithersburg

You can now take flight in Montgomery County, a skydive flight that is. As many drivers along I-270 might have already noticed, iFLY recently opened its doors to a brand-new facility in Gaithersburg at 9318 Gaither Road. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported iFLY Montgomery and celebrated the grand opening of their Gaithersburg location […]

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May 2, 2018 | Laura Rowles

99 Ranch Market Opens First Store in Maryland

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported 99 Ranch Market and celebrated the grand opening of their Gaithersburg location by conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, April 26. They are located at 110 Odendhal Avenue, Gaithersburg.   It was an amazing ribbon cutting ceremony where members of the GGCC Board were given rose boutonnieres and […]

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April 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Mary Ellen Icaza Honored with EPIC Award for Education

Mary Ellen Icaza has worked in urban libraries for more than 15 years.  She currently serves as the Assistant Director for Outreach and Programs for Montgomery County Public Libraries where she oversees all programming, community outreach and special events. Her dedication to MCPL is why she was honored with the EPIC Award for Education during […]

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March 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Reveals His NCAA Tournament Picks

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman commits his NCAA Tournament picks to video. And he invites other basketball fans to compete with him at gburg.md/brackets18.

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December 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Mayor Signs Letter Opposing FCC’s ‘Restoring Internet Freedom’ Proposal

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman joined more than 50 other mayors from across the country in signing a letter addressed to the Federal Communications Commission’s Chairman Ajit Pai, opposing the FCC’s recent Restoring Internet Freedom Draft Order proposal. The FCC’s proposal would eliminate current Net Neutrality protections adopted in 2015 titled the “Open Internet Order.” In […]

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November 6, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Elections Board Clears Ashman of Complaint

Gaithersburg’s Board of Supervisors of Elections has found Mayor Jud Ashman did not violate the city’s elections rules when he sent out an Oct. 23 mailer announcing his support for the incumbents in Tuesday’s city elections. The city’s Ethics Commission is still considering a claim that the mailing, and his public pronouncement supporting councilmember Yvette […]

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October 31, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Ashman Faces Ethics Complaint Over Endorsements

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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September 5, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Symmetry Salon Studios Gaithersburg Opens Their Fourth Maryland Salon; Celebrates with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Symmetry Salon Studios Gaithersburg and celebrated the grand opening of their studio by conducting a “Ribbon Cutting” Ceremony on August 24. They are located at 572 N Frederick Avenue in Gaithersburg.     This is the fourth Symmetry Salon Studio in Maryland. Symmetry Salon Studios is a new salon […]

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August 24, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Mayor Ashman on Lakeforest Mall: ‘I Hope to See Some Redevelopment’ (VIDEO)

Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg is under new ownership since the mall was sold to U.S. Bank during a foreclosure auction on Tuesday for $19.1 million, according to the Washington Business Journal. The previous owner, Five Mile Capital Partners, defaulted on its loan, according to Gaithersburg City Mayor Jud Ashman. There are no clear plans on […]

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