Mayor Jud Ashman

November 11, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Nov. 4-10

Although our Top 10 stories, based on web traffic, included a lot of crime coverage, they do include two political stories: the approval of the $15 an hour minimum wage and the election of Laurie-Anne Sayles to the Gaithersbrg City Council.

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November 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Gaithersburg Election Results Unchanged

The certified results from Gaithersburg’s election Tuesday did not change the outcome. Laurie-Anne Sayles remains the top vote-getter in Tuesday’s election, followed by incumbent Michael Sesma, according to results released by the city’s Board of Elections Supervisors. Both vied for two spots on the city council. Incumbent Yvette Monroe and newcomer Jim McNulty were defeated. […]

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November 7, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Gaithersburg Election Results: New Face Joins City Council

A new face will join the Gaithersburg city council. Laurie-Anne Sayles, who has sought elective office twice before, was the top votegetter in Tuesday’s election. Unofficial results in the nonpartisan election put her first with 1,953 votes. “I’m at a loss for words but I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of support by Gaithersburg residents,” […]

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November 4, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Oct. 27 to Nov. 2

Our Top 10 stories, based on web traffic, ranged from hospital grades to public safety, from politics to a rabid cat. Here’s the list:

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August 24, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Mayor Ashman on Lakeforest Mall: ‘I Hope to See Some Redevelopment’ (VIDEO)

Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg is under new ownership since the mall was sold to U.S. Bank during a foreclosure auction on Tuesday for $19.1 million, according to the Washington Business Journal. The previous owner, Five Mile Capital Partners, defaulted on its loan, according to Gaithersburg City Mayor Jud Ashman. There are no clear plans on […]

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June 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

A Night to Shine: Montgomery Community Media Hosts Inaugural EPIC Awards (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

It was night to shine for local content creators and media industry experts. Dozens gathered at the Fillmore Music Center in Silver Spring Thursday evening for Montgomery Community Media’s first annual Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content (EPIC) Awards to highlight and honor those who are at the forefront of creating innovative multimedia content on […]

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May 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Observes Memorial Day at Christman Park (VIDEO)

Gaithersburg city leaders held their annual Memorial Day observance at Christman Park on May 30th. The ceremony included a presentation of colors by the Gaithersburg High School Cadet Color Guard, music, and a wreath laying ceremony. Dr. Richard Thomas (Major General Retired, U.S. Army) was the keynote speaker. Watch this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, for […]

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May 1, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Discusses Diverse City Ranking with CNN Host (VIDEO)

The City of Gaithersburg continues to gain national attention for its high ranking in WalletHub’s reports of “Most Culturally Diverse Cities” in America. The study, which recently compared more than 500 of the largest U.S. cities, determines its rankings on key factors such as ethnicity and race, language and birthplace. In 2017, Gaithersburg ranked third. […]

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April 24, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Delivers “State of the City” Address (VIDEO)

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman delivered the 2017 “State of the City” address at the city’s annual event at Asbury Methodist Village. In his remarks, Ashman shared three stories about three city employees: Tawana Lofton from Community Services, Marlon Ramirez from the Gaithersburg Police Department and Carolyn Crosby from Arts and Events. “These are stories of people […]

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February 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

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Mayor Jud Ashman Says There’s No Need to Call Gaithersburg A Sanctuary City

Gaithersburg was recently ranked number one by WalletHub as the most diverse city in the country, which is why one resident expressed his concern over the recent executive orders on immigration signed by President Donald Trump at last night’s mayor and council meeting. “We celebrate the fact that we are the most diverse city in America […]

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