city of gaithersburg

October 17, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Oct. 17 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 17 . Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. It’s National Get Smart About Credit Day: National Get Smart About Credit Day on the third Thursday in October annually promotes learning about good credit. It is a national campaign where volunteer bankers help counsel young people on responsible credit […]

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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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September 16, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Gaithersburg Family Displaced After Fire

Firefighters responded to a fire in the 8600 block of Kelso Terrace in Gaithersburg around 4 p.m. Saturday. Around 75 firefighters responded on scene.   After several hours, they were able to get the fire under control.   Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Pete Piringer said the fire appeared to have started on the outside of the two-story townhouse […]

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August 29, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Aug. 29 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Aug. 29. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Board of Education to Meet: This meeting will be held at the Carver Educational Services Center [850 Hungerford Drive] in Rockville and will begin at 9 a.m. – with public agenda items beginning at noon. The public portion of the meeting […]

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August 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Aug. 28 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 28. There are six more days of summer vacation until public school students return to school. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Live from the Lawn: Tonight its the final Live from the Lawn concert for Strathmore’s outdoor summer concert series. Pianist and soul […]

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August 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Aug. 27 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 27. Public schools will open for a new academic year in a week! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Naloxone Training: County residents can learn about the medication used to reverse opioid overdoses tonight from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Montgomery County Health and Human Services […]

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August 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg City Officials to Vote on Wawa in October

Gaithersburg city officials are scheduled to take a final vote Oct. 7 to determine whether Wawa—a convenience store, food market and fuel station—will come to the city. The City of Gaithersburg had a public hearing on Monday discussing the plans to build the Wawa across from Gaithersburg High School, off of South Frederick Avenue  (MD […]

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August 1, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Katz Family Honored for Generational Influence in Gaithersburg

Council Vice President Sidney Katz joined the City of Gaithersburg in dedicating a clock tower to his parents on July 29. Katz’s parents, Jacob and Rose Wolfson, opened Wolfson’s Department Store on Diamond Avenue in 1918. The store remained open for 95 years and was recognized as a staple of Old Towne Gaithersburg. The store […]

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June 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

En época de verano municipalidades alertan sobre seguridad en el agua

En esta época de calor, dos municipios se han unido para recordarles a los residentes sobre la seguridad en el agua. Las ciudades de Gaithersburg y Rockville celebraron el Día de Seguridad en el Agua en el parque acuático de Gaithersburg. Los miembros de la comunidad aprendieron sobre destrezas en el agua e incluso tuvieron […]

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June 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Lifeguards Demonstrate Water Rescues

During the Cities of Rockville and Gaithersburg’s Water Safety Day at Gaithersburg Water Park, community members learned life-saving water skills. Check out the Gaithersburg lifeguards demonstrate a water rescue for a spinal injury. The lifeguards not only get in the water to rescue the victim but they also remove the victim with a backboard. Also, […]

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