city of gaithersburg

August 12, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

City of Gaithersburg’s Labor Day Parade Canceled for First Time Since WWII

The City of Gaithersburg has moved its Labor Day celebration online, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The virtual celebrations will include a retrospective video celebrating the history of the parade and “Salute to Everyday Working Heroes” messages throughout the weekend. These messages and the video will be available on the Gaithersburg Special Events Facebook […]

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July 14, 2020 | Tori Bergel

‘The Fight Isn’t Over’: Gaithersburg Students Plan Black Lives Matter Protest for July 23

“The fight isn’t over.” Students from Gaithersburg High School are emphasizing this point as they prepare to protest for Black Lives Matter on Thursday, July 23. The event is set to begin at 3 p.m. at Diamond Farm Park at 857 Quince Orchard Blvd. here is a protest planned by our own gburg students!! Be […]

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July 9, 2020 | Staff Writer

Police Request Help in Search for Missing Montgomery Village Teen

The Montgomery County Police Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) is asking for help in locating a missing teen from Montgomery Village. Tabria Robinson, 17, was last seen at her house on Chadburn Place at around 3 a.m. on June 7, according to police. Robinson has since been in contact with family members over the phone, […]

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June 30, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Gaithersburg Announces Openings for Yoga, Meditation and Fitness Classes

To help residents de-stress during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Gaithersburg is offering outdoor yoga, meditation and fitness classes starting the week of July 6. “Keep Calm with Yoga and Meditation in the Park” sessions are free and open to anyone 16 and older. Outdoor recreation classes require registration and have varying prices, limited […]

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June 29, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Two Farmers Markets in Gaithersburg Will Reopen Week of July 6

Two Farmers Markets in Gaithersburg will be reopening the week of July 6. The Casey Market, now located at the Casey Community Center, and the Main Street Market will operate with reduced hours through November. The Casey Market will be open Thursdays, starting on July 9 and run through November 19, 2020, from 1 p.m. […]

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June 16, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Update: Street Construction to Start in Gaithersburg Thursday

The City of Gaithersburg sent out an update Wednesday saying that construction is now set to begin on Thursday, weather permitting. Update! Planned microsurfacing work is now scheduled to begin on Thursday, June 18. — City of Gaithersburg (@GburgMD) June 17, 2020   ***      ***      ***      ***      […]

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June 15, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Gaithersburg’s 14th Annual Gospel Concert Goes Virtual

The City of Gaithersburg is putting on a virtual Jubilation Day Gospel Concert Extravaganza on Saturday, June 20. This is the fourteenth year the city has held this gospel concert and this time it will feature video performances from local and regional artists. Some of the artists performing include Kenneth Anderson, the Restoration Group from […]

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June 11, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Catholic Charities to Hold Free Food Distribution in Gaithersburg Friday

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington is holding their next free food distribution in Gaithersburg on June 12. The giveaway will take place at around 11 a.m. outside the Lakeforest Mall at 701 Russell Ave. Those who need will receive a box of groceries with a week’s worth of food (including 2-3 protein items) […]

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June 9, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Gaithersburg Offers Virtual Events to Replace Canceled Summer Festivals

The City of Gaithersburg announced Monday that two of its July celebrations would be canceled in light of COVID-19: SummerFest and fireworks on the July 4 and SportsFest on July 11. According to a press release sent out by the city, they are working to offer the community virtual alternatives for both events. One such […]

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May 26, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Fields Road Elementary Student Wins Gaithersburg Junior Mayor Contest

A fourth grade student at Fields Road Elementary student will serve as the the City of Gaithersburg’s 2020 Junior Mayor. Hayden Sandlin wrote an essay reimagining Gaithersburg as a more environmentally friendly place to help the future. His essay won the city-wide contest. 🎉Introducing our next Junior Mayor, Hayden Sandlin of Field Roads Elementary School.🎉Out […]

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