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August 31, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Ashman: Lakeforest Master Plan Could Bring ‘Redevelopment We’ve All Been Dreaming Of’

The Gaithersburg City Council recently approved the Lakeforest Master Plan, which lays out how community members believe the area can be revitalized. MyMCM spoke to Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman about why he thinks the approval marks a step toward bringing Lakeforest the “redevelopment we’ve all been dreaming of”: Related Post: Gaithersburg Passes Lakeforest Master Plan, […]

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June 22, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

Rachel Carson 4th Grader Sworn in as Gaithersburg Junior Mayor

Gaithersburg announced its 2021 junior mayor yesterday during the mayor and city council meeting. Abeer Dey, a fourth grader at Rachel Carson Elementary School was selected for this role from over 50 entries in an essay competition, according to a press release from the city The prompt for the contest asked fourth graders living in […]

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June 9, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan to Tour Site of Future Novavax Campus, Global Headquarters in Gaithersburg

Gov. Larry Hogan is heading to Gaithersburg on Thursday to tour the site of Novavax’s future 180,000 square foot Vaccine Innovation Campus and Global Headquarters. This comes after the Gaithersburg City Council unanimously approved a sketch plan for the new facility, which will be located at 14 Firstfield Road, on Monday. Hogan will be joined […]

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March 16, 2021 | Rebecca Baldwin

Gaithersburg Nonprofit Focused on Latino and Underserved Youth Fights Historic Designation

The Gaithersburg City Council voted unanimously to deny a petition from the city’s Historic District Commission (HDC) Monday evening. The petition would have paved the way to designate 414 East Diamond Avenue a historic property. After staff recommended the city not move forward with historic designation, the HDC voted differently to send a petition to […]

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November 17, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

City of Gaithersburg Invites Residents to Help Name New Park

The City of Gaithersburg is inviting residents to help suggest names for the new city park that is scheduled to be built. The park will be constructed at the former Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) site, located at 10901 Darnestown Road. Gaithersburg residents are encouraged to complete online submissions through Dec. 7. A naming committee made […]

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September 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 8, in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Sept. 8, and MyMCMedia hopes that everyone had a relaxing Labor Day weekend. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Metro Stations Open:  For the first time since March 19, all Metro Stations are officially open. Here’s more information. 2. Gaithersburg City Council Meeting:  There’s a Gaithersburg Mayor and City […]

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August 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Trone, Officials Urge Postal Service to Safeguard Voting, Medicine Deliveries in Montgomery County

U.S. Rep. David Trone (D-Md.) and several elected officials in Montgomery County are urging U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy not to mess with the United States Postal Service. Trone held a news conference outside of the Gaithersburg Post Office on Summit Avenue Friday, where two constituents spoke about their experiences with USPS delays. Victoria Paton, […]

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July 9, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Gaithersburg Invites Residents to Virtual Meet-n-Greet With City Manager Candidates

The two finalists for Gaithersburg City’s Manager position will be able to meet the public through a Zoom meeting on Thursday July 9 at 5:30 p.m. More than 90 applicants were interested in the position as a result of a national search conducted by The Novak Consulting Group. Multiple interviews later, the Mayor and City […]

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May 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Mayor Responds to Reports of Proposal for Amazon Distribution Center

The City of Gaithersburg received a $92 million proposal to build an Amazon distribution center at the location of the former Leidos site, located in the area of 355 Montgomery Village Avenue. The proposal would create 850 total jobs. Bethesda Beat broke the news Monday evening. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman confirmed to MyMCMedia “an application […]

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February 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for Feb. 18 in Montgomery County

A high of 59 degrees, but cloudy with occasional showers. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 18. 1. Small Business Network: The Kirwan Commission: Dr. William Kirwan, Dr. DeRionne Pollard, and Councilmember Craig Rice join Kelly Leonard for today’s Small Business Network session to discuss “The Kirwan Commission: What’s Good […]

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