Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman

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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January 16, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Kicks Off the New Year with Its First Ribbon Cutting

Hollier Eyecare, located in the Muddy Branch Square shopping center, is now open for business. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Hollier Eyecare on the grand opening of their new location on Friday, Jan. 11. They are located at 832 Muddy Branch Road, Gaithersburg. In their 10th year, they decided growth was needed to […]

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November 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Ashman, Franchot Talk Politics in Gaithersburg

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot visited Gaithersburg on Monday to get in some last-minute politicking in Crown in Gaithersburg, meeting up with Mayor Jud Ashman. We met with the two to talk about what they expect to happen on Election Day on Tuesday.

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October 12, 2018 | Laura Rowles

New Drug Addiction Treatment Center Opens in Gaithersburg, Maryland

A new drug treatment center has opened in Gaithersburg to help addicted individuals stop compulsive drug seeking and use. The Gaithersburg-Germantown  & Clarksburg Chambers of Commerce (GGCC) supported The Freedom Center and celebrated the grand opening of their new location by conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, October 11. They are located at 202 […]

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July 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Ashman Offers Update on Graffiti Incident

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman was asked if he had any new information on the graffiti spray-painted on a fence in the Kentlands earlier this week. The graffiti included the phrase, “revolucion o muerto” (“revolution or death” in Spanish) and odd symbols. Here’s what Ashman said:

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June 14, 2018 | Laura Rowles

You Don’t Need a Parachute to Skydive in Gaithersburg

You can now take flight in Montgomery County, a skydive flight that is. As many drivers along I-270 might have already noticed, iFLY recently opened its doors to a brand-new facility in Gaithersburg at 9318 Gaither Road. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported iFLY Montgomery and celebrated the grand opening of their Gaithersburg location […]

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May 2, 2018 | Laura Rowles

99 Ranch Market Opens First Store in Maryland

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported 99 Ranch Market and celebrated the grand opening of their Gaithersburg location by conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, April 26. They are located at 110 Odendhal Avenue, Gaithersburg.   It was an amazing ribbon cutting ceremony where members of the GGCC Board were given rose boutonnieres and […]

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April 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Mary Ellen Icaza Honored with EPIC Award for Education

Mary Ellen Icaza has worked in urban libraries for more than 15 years.  She currently serves as the Assistant Director for Outreach and Programs for Montgomery County Public Libraries where she oversees all programming, community outreach and special events. Her dedication to MCPL is why she was honored with the EPIC Award for Education during […]

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March 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Reveals His NCAA Tournament Picks

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman commits his NCAA Tournament picks to video. And he invites other basketball fans to compete with him at gburg.md/brackets18.

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December 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Mayor Signs Letter Opposing FCC’s ‘Restoring Internet Freedom’ Proposal

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman joined more than 50 other mayors from across the country in signing a letter addressed to the Federal Communications Commission’s Chairman Ajit Pai, opposing the FCC’s recent Restoring Internet Freedom Draft Order proposal. The FCC’s proposal would eliminate current Net Neutrality protections adopted in 2015 titled the “Open Internet Order.” In […]

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