Gaithersburg City Council Candidate Wants To Make The City More Inclusive (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Laurie-Anne Sayles, Gaithersburg City Council candidate, said she wants to bring the community together and include residents in the decision-making process that happens at the city level.

Sayles announced her Gaithersburg City Council candidacy at the Celebrate Gaithersburg Festival on June 14. She is also a former candidate for District 17 delegate. The city’s election is set for Nov. 3rd.

The city’s election is set for Nov. 3rd.

Future Plans for Lakeforest Mall Still on Hold

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Gaithersburg councilmembers reluctantly agreed Tuesday to give WRS Inc. Real Estate Investments another three months to negotiate with the anchor stores at Lakeforest Mall before moving forward with a yearlong study of how best to use the land. WRS, which owns the mall, originally was given 150 days to work out a plan in which […]

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Dozens Rally in Olney in Support of Impeaching Trump

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On the eve of the House of Representatives voting on whether or not to impeach President Donald Trump, dozens of people showed up at Olney Manor Recreational Park to support removing the president from office. View this post on Instagram Dozens of people came out to Olney Manor Recreational Park on Tuesday night to rally […]

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Gaithersburg Council Approves Plan to Build Wawa

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The City of Gaithersburg’s council has approved plans to build a 5,000 square foot Wawa store across from Gaithersburg High School, on a 1.83-acre site at 405 S. Frederick Ave. This would be the first ever Wawa in Montgomery County. Several Gaithersburg residents testified at a hearing in August and expressed opposition to the plan, […]

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Gaithersburg Councilmember Voted to National League of Cities Board of Directors

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Gaithersburg City Council Member Laurie-Anne Sayles was elected to the National League of Cities (NLC) Board of Directors and will play a key role in guiding the nation’s largest and most representative membership and advocacy organization for city officials. She was elected to a two-year term by NLC’s membership at the group’s annual business meeting […]

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Luxury Living Redefined in Gaithersburg

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If you have been wondering what they have been building behind Life Time Athletic, across from the RIO in Gaithersburg, you don’t have to wonder any longer. Camden Washingtonian is now open and they have an array of amenities and have redefined luxury living. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Camden Washingtonian and celebrated […]

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One of the First Medical Cannabis Dispensaries is Now Open in Gaithersburg

(l:r) Andy Cohen, Owner, Herbology; Stanley Herbert, Patient Consultant, Herbology; Mitch Kahn, Owner, Herbology; Melvin Crawford III, General Manager, Herbology; Tim Hartung, Assistant General Manager, Herbology; Laurie-Anne Sayles, Council Member, City of Gaithersburg; Peyton Hurst, Regional Manager, Herbology; Matt Darin, Owner, Herbology: and Brandon Smith, Regional Manager, GreenHouse at the Grand Opening of Herbology, one of the first medical cannabis dispensaries in Gaithersburg, Maryland on January 17, 2018. 

(photo credit: Laura Rowles, GGCC Director of Events & Marketing)

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Herbology and celebrated the grand opening of one of the first medical cannabis dispensary’s in Gaithersburg by conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, January 17. They are located at 106 N. Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg. The company’s executive management is composed of a group of highly skilled business […]

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Gaithersburg Election Results Unchanged

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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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Gaithersburg Election Results: New Face Joins City Council

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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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Here's What You Need to Know About the Election in Gaithersburg

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Gaithersburg holds its election Nov. 7. Here’s what you need to know: The city website has lots of information. The Elections Clerk can be reached at 301-258-6310, or by email at cityelections@gaithersburgmd.gov The clerk’s office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Early voting at City Hall is on Saturday, Oct. 28, […]

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Ashman Faces Ethics Complaint Over Endorsements

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The Gaithersburg Ethics Commission will be asked to consider a question that might have seemed long settled: When can one politician endorse someone else in an election? Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman has expressed his support for the two city council incumbents seeking re-election — Yvette Monroe and Michael Sesma. That support allegedly runs afoul of […]

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