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Wires Down, Power Outage

Montgomery County fire rescue crews were called to “wires down” near North Summit Avenue and South Frederick Avenue in Gaithersburg around 8 a.m. on April 15. Fire Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported the incident on his Twitter account. According to Pepco’s online outage maps, approximately 947 customers, primarily in the Gaithersburg area, were without power. Pepco […]

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Gaithersburg Arts Barn Exhibit (Photos)

The City of Gaithersburg presents an exhibit featuring the works of Dexiang Chen, Natalie Falk, Juliya Ivanilova, and Neil Super at the Arts Barn Gallery now through May 25. The gallery is located at 311 Kent Square Road in Gaithersburg, with viewing hours Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 1:30 to […]

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Rockville vs. Gaithersburg District 3 Race (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra video, Communications Consultant Steve Simon says the District 3 County Council race with candidates from the city of Rockville and the city of Gaithersburg should be fun to watch this election season. The primary election is set for June 24. The democratic candidates in the District 3 race are Guled Kassim, […]

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Gaithersburg, Rockville Help Tenants Displaced by Fire

In the wake of a devastating fire on April 1 at Gables Upper Rock, the cities of Gaithersburg and Rockville have entered into an agreement that will allow The Cadence at Crown in Gaithersburg to offer 13 Moderately Priced Dwelling Units (MPDU) to Rockville MPDU certificate holders who had signed or were in the process […]

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Kentlands Retaining Wall Update

Five days after a portion of Quince Orchard Road was closed following the collapse of a retaining wall in Kentlands, the stretch of road reopened on April 4 in Gaithersburg. “Quince Orchard Road was opened Friday afternoon after the contractor provided Jersey barriers along the edge of the roadway at Maryland State Highway’s request,” said […]

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Gaithersburg Names Emma Leath Junior Mayor

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Emma Leath of St. Martin’s School has been selected as Gaithersburg’s next Junior Mayor. The city received 205 entries submitted by resident fourth graders in the city. Her first appearance will be at the State of the City Address on April 24 and she will be officially introduced to the public at the Mayor and […]

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GGCC 11th Annual Wine Tasting Slated for May 22

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will hold its 11th Annual Wine Tasting on Thursday, May 22 from 5:30-7:30pm at the Kentlands Mansion 320 Kent Square Road, in Gaithersburg. Over 100 area business leaders will be in attendance. Come and grow your business at the wine tasting! “The wine tasting is a top-notch event with […]

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Gaithersburg Named One of Top Suburbs for Retirement

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The city of Gaithersburg was named one of the “25 Best Suburbs for Retirement in 2014” by Forbes. There were no rankings associated with this list – the suburbs were presented alphabetically. To qualify, suburbs had to be within 35 miles of a major city. Other selection criteria included median home values of $300,000 or […]

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Green Up Day (PHOTOS)

Nearly two dozen residents of all ages took part in the Quince Orchard Park (QOP) community “Green Up Day” from 9 a.m. to noon on April 5 in the city of Gaithersburg. Organizers report that QOP volunteers picked up enough garbage to fill 18 trash bags and five additional bags full of recyclables. “Green Up […]

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Townhouse Fire in Gaithersburg

UPDATED Montgomery County firefighters were called to a basement fire at 412 Carousel Court in Gaithersburg on April 3. Fire Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported on his Twitter account that two young children and two adults were transported to the hospital, including a grandmother who he said was seriously injured. According to Piringer, there was no […]

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