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April 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Summit Elementary Fourth Grader, Diego Flores-Cerezo, Selected as Gaithersburg Junior Mayor

Fourth grader Diego Flores-Cerezo, a student at Summit Hall Elementary School, has been chosen as the 2019 Gaithersburg Junior Mayor. He will join Mayor Jud Ashman and members of the City Council at public ceremonies and events around the city this year. His first appearance is at the State of the City address on April […]

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June 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

City of Gaithersburg Receives Award for Annual Book Festival

The City of Gaithersburg was presented with a 2018 LEAD Achievement Award by the Maryland Municipal League for the city’s annual book festival. The award recognizes jurisdictions that are addressing community challenges and enhancing the quality of life.  Organizers with the Gaithersburg Book Festival, created by Mayor Jud Ashman, were recognized with giving the community […]

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March 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Contest Gives Students a Chance to be Mayor for a Day

The deadline is approaching for fourth-graders attending schools in Rockville to submit essays for the statewide “If I Were Mayor” essay contest. The theme of the contest, organized by the Maryland Municipal League and the Maryland Mayors Association, is “Live to Lead.” Students are asked to write an essay, no longer than 275 words, that […]

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Poolesville Commissioner Jerry Klobukowski Inducted into MML Hall of Fame

Poolesville Commissioner Jerry Klobukowski  is one of the newest members of the Maryland Municipal League’s Municipal Officials’ Hall of Fame. Klobukowski was inducted into the Hall of Fame during the 2017 MML Summer Conference in Ocean City. “I am truly humbled by the trust and confidence that the people of Poolesville have placed in me […]

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April 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Diamond Elementary Fourth Grader, Purani Kannan, Selected as Gaithersburg Junior Mayor

Fourth grader Purani Kannan, a student at Diamond Elementary School, has been chosen as the 2017 Gaithersburg Junior Mayor. She will join Mayor Jud Ashman and members of the City Council at public ceremonies and events around the city this year. Her first Council appearance is scheduled for May 1st. In her winning essay, Purani […]

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January 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the County Executive’s veto of the minimum wage bill, the Silver Spring budget forum, Marriott’s announcement to relocate their headquarters to downtown Bethesda, and more. You can watch the show, in its entirety, below:

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January 20, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Frustrated About Plans for Bethesda Growth, Talk About Incorporation (VIDEO)

REVISED 1.18.17 2:30 p.m.  Frustrated with the lack of representation from the Montgomery County Council, dozens of Bethesda residents turned out for an informational meeting on Thursday night to learn more about the process to incorporate Bethesda. The meeting was hosted by two groups, the Coalition of Bethesda Area Residents and the East Bethesda Citizens […]

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January 12, 2017 | Sonya Burke and Mitti Hicks

Informational Meeting to Discuss Incorporating Bethesda Set for Tonight

Two local organizations, the East Bethesda Citizens Association and Coalition of Bethesda Area Residents, are hosting the Maryland Municipal League (MML) for an informational meeting about what it takes for Bethesda to incorporate into its own municipality. According to an event posted on Facebook, the meeting will take place in the cafeteria at the Bethesda-Chevy […]

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January 12, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 12, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. The East Bethesda Citizens Association and Coalition of Bethesda Area residents are hosting the Maryland Municipal League for an informational meeting about what it would take to incorporate. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase high school cafeteria. 2. Montgomery […]

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October 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Memorial Service for Gaithersburg Councilmember Henry Marraffa Set for Nov. 6

UPDATED The city of Gaithersburg is mourning the loss of City Councilmember Henry Marraffa, Jr., who passed away on Oct. 18, after a battle with cancer. The city flag has been lowered to half staff in memory of Marraffa, and his seat at the Council dais has been draped with bunting and covered with flowers. […]

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