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December 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 18 in Montgomery County

We should expect to see the sun today and on that bright note, it’s also “Answer The Telephone Like Buddy The Elf Day.” Watch this video for details: So, there’s one way to get excited that Christmas is only a week away. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Wednesday, Dec. 18. […]

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October 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 16 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 16. and it’s National Boss’s Day and National Feral Cat Day. Consider celebrating both holidays by adopting a feral cat for your boss. What could go wrong? Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.PG County Dept. of Corrections Recruitment Event: WorkSource Montgomery is hosting a recruitment event at 11002 […]

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April 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

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Pepco Announces Utility Work in Gaithersburg Area Until Late June

Pepco sent out a press release about utility work that’s going to be conducted in Olde Towne Gaithersburg from “early April to late June.” Read the press release below for more details: “Pepco has announced that significant utility work will be taking place in the vicinity of Frederick, Summit and Diamond Avenues in Olde Towne […]

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January 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Offers Assistance to Furloughed Residents Struggling Financially

The City of Gaithersburg has adopted a resolution which allows “fee waivers for its residents, providing them free access to select recreation programs during the shut-down period.” Gaithersburg residents who are struggling financially—because they are either a furloughed government employee or a federal contractor—are eligible to use the waiver. In a press release, Gaithersburg Mayor […]

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October 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Elder Abuse Prevention To Be Discussed During Senior Forum

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz will host a senior forum and resource fair at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 506 S. Frederick Avenue in Gaithersburg, on Oct. 27. The program will focus on protecting seniors from scams, recognizing the signs of elder abuse and ways senior can volunteer, according to a news release. “After hosting […]

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October 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Memorial Service for Gaithersburg Councilmember Henry Marraffa Set for Nov. 6

UPDATED The city of Gaithersburg is mourning the loss of City Councilmember Henry Marraffa, Jr., who passed away on Oct. 18, after a battle with cancer. The city flag has been lowered to half staff in memory of Marraffa, and his seat at the Council dais has been draped with bunting and covered with flowers. […]

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July 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg’s Fourth of July Celebration to Move Indoors to Activity Center

The city of Gaithersburg announces their Independence Day festivities will take place indoors in the Activity Center due to the rainy weather forecast. The fireworks display may be rescheduled to Friday, July 8 at Bohrer Park. The festivities, originally scheduled from 5 to 9 p.m. for Bohrer Park, include live music, games and activities for all […]

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May 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Gaithersburg Live Streams Fireworks Test Via Periscope on Twitter (VIDEO)

Some lucky Gaithersburg residents got a sneak peek at this year’s 4th of July fireworks show on Wednesday night. That’s when a fireworks company tested seven shells from Bohrer Park, which is the new setting for this year’s holiday show. There were screams of “whoa” and “holy moly” as the fireworks illuminated up the sky. […]

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May 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Engaging Seniors at Gaithersburg’s Active Aging Expo (VIDEO)

Did you know that over 12,000 residents in the city of Gaithersburg are over the age of 55? Hundreds of Gaithersburg area seniors attended the 8th annual Active Aging Expo this week at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park where they learned about health and wellness, and living longer. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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April 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

City of Gaithersburg to Host Arab American Heritage Month Celebration on April 11

The Gaithersburg Multicultural Affairs Committee will host a reception in honor of Arab Heritage American Month on Monday, April 11. The event will feature student presentations on culture from different Arab nations, Arabic art and demonstrations, dancing and more. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and the City Council declared April as Arab American Heritage Month during a […]

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