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January 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Damascus Library Expands Hours Beginning Sunday, Jan. 5

Good news for library lovers in Damascus. Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) officials have announced that Damascus Library, which is located at 9701 Main Street, will expand operating hours beginning Sunday, Jan. 5. They will be adding three morning hours on Wednesdays and two evening hours on Thursdays. “I am pleased these hours are being […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Pritchard Music Academy Moves to Bigger Space in Kentlands

Pritchard Music Academy has moved down the street to a bigger location, where they’ll continue to sell all instruments. The music retail store is owned by husband and wife duo, Joe and Becky Pritchard. For almost 10 years, the Pritchard’s has been located on 325 Main Street in Gaithersburg. Now, Pritchard’s is located in a […]

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August 17, 2017 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®, AIF®

Why An Interest Rate Hike Will Not Stop The Stock Market Rally

The markets continue to climb a wall of worry with only the spectre of fire and fury from a fierce conflict with North Korea dampening the enthusiasm for stocks. Interestingly, as of August 14th the South Korean stock market, as measured by the KOSPI index, was up over 16% for the past year (Source: Bloomberg), […]

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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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January 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Digging Out in Downtown Kentlands (PHOTOS)

Things are slowly getting back to normal in downtown Kentlands as area merchants and residents continue to dig out from under over two feet of snow. Photographer Phil Fabrizio captured these photos, below, on Monday afternoon that show the narrow Gaithersburg streets are outlined with snow piled high. The Market Square Plaza also greets visitors […]

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November 27, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Gov. Larry Hogan Announces Small Business Saturday in Maryland (PHOTO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan issued a proclamation announcing November 28, 2015 as Small Business Saturday statewide. According to a news release, Hogan urges Maryland residents to join the nationwide effort and  support small businesses this holiday season by shopping local. “Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and our administration is committed to supporting them as we […]

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May 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Firefighters Battle House Fire in Damascus (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County firefighters are investigating what ignited a house fire at 9505 Main Street in Damascus on Saturday night. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said 85 firefighters battled the blaze at the two-story structure, including firefighters from Howard, Frederick and Carroll counties. Before firefighters arrived on scene, Piringer said an occupant in the […]

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April 8, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Investigate Vandalism at Shaare Torah in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Detectives from both the Gaithersburg and Montgomery County Police departments are looking for the vandals that defaced the Shaare Torah synagogue, located at 1409 Main Street, in the Lakelands community on April 7. The incident was first reported to a police officer who was flagged down at 7:10 a.m. on Tuesday morning by a citizen. […]

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January 9, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Frozen Pipes Burst in Gaithersburg Community (Photos)

This week’s extremely cold temperatures were too much for some water sprinkler pipes inside some condominium units at the Quince Orchard Park community of Gaithersburg. The frozen pipes burst — some on Jan. 7 and more on Jan. 8 — in some of the brick-front condominiums along Orchard Ridge Drive and Mill Green Avenue. “All […]

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May 3, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Main Street Farmers’ Market Opens May 5

The Main Street Farmers’ Market opens for the growing season on Saturday, May 5 and runs every Saturday through November 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can visit the Market in the Main Street Pavilion at 301 Main Street, one block off of Kentlands Boulevard in Gaithersburg. With 33 vendors, Gaithersburg’s Recreation Program […]

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