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Gaithersburg Leaders Schedule Executive Session to Discuss Potential New Police Station Site

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Gaithersburg city leaders plan to hold an executive session or closed door meeting at the Mayor and City Council meeting on Aug. 18 to discuss acquiring a piece of property as a potential new police station site. An announcement about the meeting is posted on the city’s online agenda. No details about the property or […]

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Bumper Cars, Barbecue and Bears-Oh My! All at the Agricultural Fair (Video)

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There’s Country in the Air at the 66th annual Montgomery County Agricultural Fair in Gaithersburg running Aug. 8-16. Food, Family Fun and Farm Animals– it’s all at the fair again this year along with some new attractions to check out. There’s a new bear exhibit called “A Grizzly Experience,” a mud bog where tikes can […]

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Street Beat: Reconstruction on Travis Avenue in Gaithersburg

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Gaithersburg’s Department of Public Works will be improving Travis Avenue from the intersection of Maryland Rt. 355 to Watkins Mill Road beginning the week of August 25. The work will consist of removal and replacement of the deteriorated curb, sidewalk, and driveway aprons and the resurfacing of existing pavement. The curb, sidewalk and driveway apron […]

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Seven Injured in Multiple Vehicle Collision in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County fire rescue crews responded to a multiple car accident in Gaithersburg involving a Ride On bus during rush hour on Aug. 11. It happened at Fieldcrest Road and Woodfield Road. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said seven people were transported including one trauma patient. He said none of the injuries were life […]

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Police Need Your Help to Find Missing Gaithersburg Teen (PHOTO)

Montgomery County police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Gaithersburg teen. Paola Blanco, age 14, of the 9900 block of Killarney in Gaithersburg has been reported missing by her family.  Paola is described by police as a Hispanic female, 5’3″ tall, 98 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair. Police and […]

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Five Things to Know Today, August 8, in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Here are five things to know today, August 8, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opens today. 2. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce Public Safety Awards breakfast takes place today at the fairgrounds. 3. Discovery kicks off Shark Week in Silver Spring tonight. 4. U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez visited a Bethesda […]

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Floyd’s 99 Barber Shop Opens in Downtown Crown (PHOTOS)

Floyd’s 99 Barber Shop has officially opened for business in Gaithersburg’s new Crown community. Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz presented a proclamation to its staff, decreeing that Thursday, August 7, 2014 is “Floyd’s 99 Barber Shop Day” in the city of Gaithersburg. Following the presentation, Mayor Katz became the first customer to receive a haircut at […]

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Register for Gaithersburg Coed Softball League Closes Aug. 12

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The city of Gaithersburg offers a Tuesday Night Coed Softball League in the fall. Games will be held at Morris Park and Kelley Park and begin on September 9. The franchise team fee is $625. Registration is open now and will close at 4:30 p.m. on August 12. Download the registration form at www.gaithersburgmd.gov or […]

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Gaithersburg Tennis Leagues Forming Now

The city of Gaithersburg is offering tennis opportunities with its Singles Tennis Leagues for men and women over 18 and Senior Tennis program for men and women over 50 this fall. Singles Tennis Leagues meet weekly, with play beginning the week of September 15. Registrants will be placed in divisions based on USTA ratings and […]

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Registration Underway for Gaithersburg Tennis Tournaments

The city of Gaithersburg will host a series of tennis tournaments for all ages this fall. Doubles tournaments will take place on September 6 and 7 and singles tournaments will take place on September 13 and 14. All tournaments will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at various tennis courts around the city. […]

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