Gaithersburg

October 25, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Gaithersburg Residents Vote for Mayor, Council on Nov. 2

This story was updated Oct. 26 to correct the list of candidates for mayor and council.  Registered voters in the City of Gaithersburg will vote for mayor and two city councilmembers on Nov. 2. All voting will take place at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park. Early voting was held Oct. 23 and 24. According […]

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October 25, 2021 | Collin Riviello

Tickets for Winter Lights Festival Available Online Only

One of Montgomery County’s favorite holiday traditions is back but with a few key changes. Tickets for the 2021 Winter Lights Festival at Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg will be available exclusively online and good only for the date printed on the ticket. This is a change from last year when tickets could be […]

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October 22, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 22, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Oct. 22 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Small Business Town Hall:  The series of biweekly town halls to keep businesses informed continues today from noon-1 p.m. Judy Costello, a special projects manager for the County Executive will be joined by Kelly Groff, Cory Van Horn, both […]

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October 21, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Williams Sentenced to 45 Years for 2017 Rape in Gaithersburg

David L. Williams of Boyds was sentenced to 45 years after pleading guilty to first degree rape in a 2017 assault that Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy called “an incredibly vicious and heinous crime.” Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Steven Salant also sentenced Williams, 31, to five-years of supervised probation once he is released […]

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October 21, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 21, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 21, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Planning Board Meets: Montgomery Planning Board meets at 9 a.m. Agenda items include the FY23 operating budget for parks, the Wheaton Downtown Study, the 2021 Biennial Monitoring Report for the White Flint Sector Plan area, and more. The public can […]

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October 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 20, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Weekly County Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Dr. Earl Stoddard and other county officials will hold their media briefing at 12:30 p.m. Residents can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 (HD), County Cable […]

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October 19, 2021 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Freedom Mortgage is Now RoundPoint Mortgage

In August, Freedom Mortgage Corporation and RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing Corporation announced they have completed their previously announced merger. Recently, the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and joined RoundPoint Mortgage to celebrate their rebrand launch. (l:r) The Gaithersburg RoundPoint Mortgage team comprised of Loan Officer Assistant Janet Ramirez-Castillo; and Loan Officers Danny […]

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October 19, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 19, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 19, and it is Milad an-Nabi, the Muslim holiday celebrating the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9 a.m. Here is a look at the full agenda, which includes proclamations recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month […]

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October 18, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

The ‘Other’ Diggs Brother is Making a Name for Himself in NFL

The Diggs family of Gaithersburg is taking over the NFL. To say Trevon Diggs is having a breakout season would be an understatement. The Dallas Cowboys’ second year cornerback from Gaithersburg is leading the NFL with seven interceptions in only six games. Diggs has had at least one interception in each game which ties an […]

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October 18, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 18, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Oct. 18, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council Media Briefing: Council President Tom Hucker and Vice President Gabe Albornoz will hold a media briefing today at 11:30 a.m. to discuss new legislation being proposed to create a property tax credit for first responders. Public Health Emergency […]

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