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August 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 14, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. One-of-a-Kind Art Project: The Kentlands Mansion has an unusual public art project from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants will outline and paint their hands to help create the city’s tree logo and paint a picture or message on rocks to place […]

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August 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 11, in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Fair Day: The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opens at 3 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg. Check out our Weekend Planner for more events happening around the county.   2. On Your Mark: Now is the time to register for the 24th […]

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August 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Crews Remove Dozens of Trees Outside Public Safety Headquarters Building for New Microgrid Project (VIDEO)

If you have visited the Montgomery County Public Safety Headquarters building in Gaithersburg this week, you may have seen tree removal crews at work in the parking lot. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports that dozens of trees are coming down so that the county can install a new microgrid project. According to the county’s website, Duke […]

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January 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

Cougars Over Trojans, 59-56, in Hoops Action (PHOTOS)

The Quince Orchard (QO) Cougars are celebrating a close one after they defeated the Gaithersburg Trojans, 59-56, on the road Friday night. With just over two seconds left on the clock, junior Jack Faraone sunk a three-pointer to clinch the win for the Cougars and improve the team’s record to 16-1. QO’s only loss this […]

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January 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Ranked in Top 100 Best Cities for New Grads

The city of Gaithersburg is one of the best cities to live for new college graduates, according to a new report. The careers and personal finance website, GoodCall.com, ranks the city of Gaithersburg at 89 on the Best Cities for Grads 2017 list. Also, making the top 100 list from the Washington region is Frederick, […]

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November 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

School Board Member Rebecca Smondrowski Looks Forward to Continuing Work (VIDEO)

Rebecca Smondrowski was reelected as the District 2 member of the Board of Education, defeating opponent Brandon Rippeon. In her first post-election interview, Smondrowski talks about the board’s future work, and she has some advice for the board’s newest members.

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August 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Welcomes Largest Enrollment in the District’s History (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) welcomed the largest enrollment in the district’s history today. According to MCPS officials, the enrollment is now over 159,000 students which is 2,500 more students than last year. MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith began the first day of school at the Clarksburg Bus Depot on Aug. 29. That’s where 204 buses […]

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July 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg City Manager Responds to Lakelands Community’s Concerns about Usage at Turf Field

Traffic has increased along Main Street in the Lakelands community but there have been only three reported collisions since January of 2013 on the stretch of road near the synthetic turf field, according to Gaithersburg City Manager Tony Tomasello who also notes that local police are aware of the community’s concerns about traffic safety in […]

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July 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Lakelands Community Raises Quality of Life Issues Associated with Gaithersburg’s Turf Field

The Lakelands Board of Directors is asking Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman for his help when it comes to addressing some quality of life issues associated with the city’s popular synthetic turf field, which is located in the residential neighborhood at Lakelands Park. In a letter to Mayor Ashman and dated June 22nd on behalf of the […]

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April 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Community Manager Describes Parking Situation Near Lakelands Park as “Traffic Nightmare”

The community manager of the Lakelands community is asking city of Gaithersburg officials for parking restrictions along Main Street and Sheila Street across from Lakelands Park because of what she describes as a “traffic nightmare.” “At least six days [a] week, between the park and the ball fields it is a traffic nightmare,” writes Michele […]

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