Gaithersburg

December 7, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 7, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Dec. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. A House Hearing with State Legislators will be held to discuss for local and bi-county bills affecting issues specific to Montgomery County today. View the hearing on County Cable Montgomery. 2. Councilmember Roger Berliner is the new president of the Montgomery […]

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December 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Flags at Half Staff on Wednesday for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

The United States Flag and the Maryland State Flag have been ordered to half staff from sunrise to sunset on Dec. 7 in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. This action is in honor of those American patriots who died as a result of their service at Pearl Harbor.  

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December 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Police Increase Patrols After Report of Attempted Kidnapping of Student Near Cider Mill Apartments

Montgomery County police officers are investigating the report of an attempted kidnapping of a Watkins Mill High School student that occurred on Monday morning near the Cider Mill Apartments pool in the Gaithersburg area. Police said a student told detectives that she was walking to her bus stop on Monday morning when a man approached […]

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December 6, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

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County Launches New Initiative for Families Affected by Dementia (VIDEO)

An estimated 5.4 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s disease which is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, according to The Alzheimer’s Association. In an effort to better support families and individuals, Montgomery County leaders launched its Dementia Friendly America Initiative early Monday. “The Dementia Friendly America Initiative, which as […]

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December 6, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 6, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Dec. 6, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council meets today and on the agenda; election of council officers, a public hearing on the FY17 Capital Budget, and a hearing on fossil fuel investments. 2. Searching for a job? The Montgomery County Office of Human Resources […]

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December 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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New School Board Members are Sworn in, Two Others Say Goodbye (VIDEO)

There are some new faces on the Montgomery County school board. Newly elected school board members Jeanette Dixon and Shebra Evans were sworn into office, alongside incumbent member Rebecca Smondrowski, on Dec. 1st at a Board of Education (BOE) meeting in Rockville. They join Michael Durso, Judith Docca, Patricia O’Neill, Jill Ortman-Fouse and student member […]

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December 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Vasili's Kitchen is located at 705 Center Point Way in the Kentlands community of Gaithersburg.

Vasili’s Kitchen is Opening on Dec. 6 in Downtown Kentlands (PHOTO)

Vasili’s Kitchen Fresh Mediterranean is officially opening at 705 Center Point Way in the Kentlands community of Gaithersburg on Dec. 6th. That’s the latest from restaurant manager Theo Hristopoulos. When it opens, the 4,000 square-foot-space will accommodate 200 customers for dinner, six days a week. The restaurant will be open from 5 p.m. – 11 […]

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December 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Blood Drive in Honor of Noah Leotta Scheduled for Dec. 21

The Montgomery County Police Department is hosting a blood drive in honor of Officer Noah Leotta. You can give the gift of life by donating blood in honor of Officer Leotta from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg on Dec. 21. You can sign up online or call the […]

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December 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Drive Thru Gaithersburg’s Winter Lights (VIDEO)

Take a drive through Gaithersburg’s Winter Lights Festival at Seneca Creek State Park in this video, below: The Winter Lights Festival is now open thru Dec. 31. The festival will be closed on Dec. 25.

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December 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 5, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Dec. 5, in Montgomery County: 1. Plastic Bag Ban: A plastic bag ban is now in effect in Takoma Park. 2. President’s Briefing: Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen is expected to discuss raising the minimum wage, the landlord tenant bill, and the Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan […]

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