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Celebrate! Gaithersburg

The annual Celebrate! Gaithersburg in Olde Towne street festival draws an entire community to Gaithersburg’s historic City center for a day of food, fun, entertainment and family activities. Businesses and organizations are invited to be part of the celebration through vendor and sponsorship opportunities. The one-day event, now in its 33rd year, is scheduled for […]

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Stedwick Elementary Opera about Failure is a Success (PHOTOS)

It may have been an original opera about failure but the students at Stedwick Elementary School’s Harness the Stars Kids Opera Company were successful in getting their message across. Wednesday the students in Ruth Ann McGinn’s class debuted their original opera at the Montgomery Village school called Stike N’ Spare, a story about understanding how […]

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Fallen Heroes Memorial Service (PHOTOS)

Local leaders, law enforcement officers and family and friends gathered for the “Fallen Heroes Memorial Service” outside the Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg on May 6. This ceremony pays tribute to 19 Montgomery County officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. The fallen officers include: Patrolman Joseph Case, Captain James Daly, Jr., […]

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USG To Celebrate Record Number of Graduates

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A record number of students from the The Universities at Shady Grove’s nine participating universities graduated this year and will be honored at a celebration Thursday. The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) – a University System of Maryland campus in Montgomery County that offers students more than 80 degree programs from nine different state universities […]

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Summit Hall Elementary Pushing for More Portable Classrooms (PHOTOS)

Oscar Alvarenga points to the class photo hanging in the hallway from 1986 when he was a sixth grader at Summit Hall Elementary School. That’s not the only thing still here from his time as a student. The exact portable classroom where he learned his lessons is still being used at the school. It’s something Alvarenga, […]

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Judith Resnik Elementary Wins AAA Safety Patrol Grant (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council recognized Judith Resnik Elementary School on May 5 for winning a AAA safety patrol grant. You can watch the presentation here: Congrats! @Resnikprincipal & Safety Patrol received a @MoCoCouncilMD proclamation & AAA Hayes grant. #AAADCNews pic.twitter.com/y6QbWwLbXQ — AAA Mid-Atl DC News (@AAADCNews) May 5, 2015 Resnik Elementary School receives AAA School […]

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Rabies Vaccination Clinics at the Animal Shelter

Every year, County officials say an average of 40 animals are confirmed by laboratory analysis to be rabid in Montgomery County. Although most of these are wild animals, such as raccoons, foxes, and bats there have been several rabid cats in Montgomery County within the last five years. Officials say rabies is 100-percent preventable and […]

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Huge Flag Display Planned on Memorial Day Weekend

For three days at the end of May, 750 large American flags are expected to fly on the lawn at Bohrer Park. The flags will be displayed from May 22 to 25 at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm on South Frederick Avenue. They will be put in place by the Rotary Clubs of Montgomery Village […]

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(UPDATED) NIST Building Evacuated for Hazmat Incident

UPDATED, May 5, 11:15 a.m.- HazMat teams are now using a robot to assist with the containment of hazardous chemicals in a lab on the campus of the National Institute of Standards and Technology campus in Gaithersburg. NIST Update – #mcfrs HazMat & Fire/Explosive Investigators (Bomb Squad) robot assist NIST Safety Team w/ containment pic.twitter.com/lN7HolmZeo […]

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Polling Places Changing for Gaithersburg City Elections

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The City of Gaithersburg will hold city elections on Nov. 3 for the office of Mayor and several Council seats and two of the six polling places will be new this election cycle. City Attorney Lynn Board said the polling place at Asbury Methodist Village is changing from the Hefner building to the Rosborough Center […]

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