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September 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Ashman Could Run Unopposed in November

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman could run unopposed in the city’s Nov. 7 election. Friday was the last day for candidates to file their candidacies with the city. The city’s Board of Supervisors of Elections will certify all candidates on Sept. 26, said Lauren Klingler of the City Manager’s Office. Other individuals who filed were Mike […]

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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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September 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Top 10 for Aug 25-31

With school about to start, it’s not unusual that some of our top stories are from the education beat: increased fines for passing a school bus and mold at Sherwood High. Public safety news includes an update in the Catherine Hoggle case and a bicycle theft. And a piece on Montgomery County sending crews to […]

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August 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

Top 10 for Aug 18-24

With students returning to school in just over a week, it is no surprise that our story on the new mobile application offered by Montgomery County Public Schools was the top story based on web traffic. Our coverage on the solar eclipse, the expansion of a Gaithersburg based biotechnology company, and the sale of Lakeforest […]

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July 19, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Twenty Public Safety Officials Honored at Chamber’s Public Safety Breakfast

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored twenty Upcounty Police Officers and a Firefighter at their 22nd Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast on Friday, July 14. The event was held at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. The Annual Public Safety Awards honor the Law Enforcement, Fire & Rescue, and Emergency Service professionals protecting the Upcounty of […]

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July 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Closings and Changes at Kentlands Square Shopping Center in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

Kmart and Payless Shoe stores are closing their doors at the Kentlands Square Shopping Center in Gaithersburg this summer. Sale signs are covering the doors and windows of both stores in the strip shopping center along Kentlands Boulevard. The stores are located in the same plaza as the Giant Food Store, several restaurants, service businesses […]

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June 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

EPIC Awards Blog (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The first annual EPIC (Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content) Awards ceremony took place on the evening of June 8, at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. These awards recognize the creators of outstanding and innovative multimedia content distributed on broadcast or broadband platforms. The mission of the EPIC Awards is to strengthen our community of […]

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June 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Receives EPIC Award for Education (VIDEO)

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman received the EPIC Award for Education on June 8th for his work on the Gaithersburg Book Festival. The EPIC award was presented to Ashman by bestselling author Sarah Pekkanen at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. Watch the presentation in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: PREVIOUS POST EPIC Awards Blog (PHOTOS & […]

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June 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

EPIC Awards Ceremony Set for June 8 at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, Tickets on Sale Now

Montgomery Community Media proudly presents the first, annual EPIC Awards, given for “Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content.” The elegant affair will be held at The Fillmore in Silver Spring on June 8th. Awardees will be honored for excellence in creating content specifically for our local community on all platforms, for teaching and sharing the […]

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June 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg’s Election Season Begins Today (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The three incumbents say they are not running as a slate but Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and City Councilmembers Yvette Monroe and Michael Sesma picked up their election packets at the same time on Friday morning. All three incumbents arrived at 9 a.m. and they were not the first ones to pick up a candidate […]

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