Mayor Jud Ashman

February 19, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Cuatro Ciudades de Montgomery Entre las Diez más Diversas del País

Cuatro ciudades del condado de Montgomery figuraron entre las 10 ciudades con mayor diversidad étnica del país, según un informe de WalletHub publicado esta semana. El estudio clasificó a Gaithersburg como la segunda ciudad más diversa, seguida de Germantown y Silver Spring en tercer y quinto lugar respectivamente, junto con Rockville en séptimo lugar. El […]

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February 19, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Four Montgomery County Cities Named Top 10 Most Ethnically Diverse in U.S.

Four Montgomery County cities were listed in the top 10 most ethnically diverse cities in the country, according to a WalletHub report released this week. The study ranked Gaithersburg as the second most diverse city, followed by Germantown and Silver Spring in third and fifth place respectively, along with Rockville in seventh place. The report […]

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February 17, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival to Feature ‘American Dirt’ Author

The 11th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival will be held virtually this year throughout the month of May. This will be the second year the Gaithersburg Book Festival will be all virtual because of the coronavirus. The announcement was made on social media on Feb. 12: “Programming will start on May 1st and continue throughout the […]

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September 29, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Discovery Park Opens in Gaithersburg

Discovery Park officially opened in Gaithersburg, Sept. 25, with a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring city officials.  The project cost $1.4 million and was funded by the city’s Capital Improvement Plan. Across the new 15 acre parkland, there are five walking trails and picnic structures, with two being ADA accessible; two playgrounds; a secret garden and […]

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June 17, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Gaithersburg Book Festival Hosting Virtual Diversity Discussion

The Gaithersburg Book Festival will host a live YouTube discussion about understanding diversity through literature on June 24 at 7 p.m. As protests continue & another chapter is written in the record of US's struggle /w race relations the @GburgBookFest has put together a special panel on how books & stories from diverse voices can […]

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May 26, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Fields Road Elementary Student Wins Gaithersburg Junior Mayor Contest

A fourth grade student at Fields Road Elementary student will serve as the the City of Gaithersburg’s 2020 Junior Mayor. Hayden Sandlin wrote an essay reimagining Gaithersburg as a more environmentally friendly place to help the future. His essay won the city-wide contest. 🎉Introducing our next Junior Mayor, Hayden Sandlin of Field Roads Elementary School.🎉Out […]

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May 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

What to Expect at the Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival

Another year, another Gaithersburg Book Festival. The coronavirus can’t stop the city’s book worms and writers from coming together, even if they won’t be gathering in Bohrer Park. Mayor Jud Ashman discusses what to expect at this year’s Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival: The Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival launches Saturday and there there will be activities […]

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May 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Mayor Responds to Reports of Proposal for Amazon Distribution Center

The City of Gaithersburg received a $92 million proposal to build an Amazon distribution center at the location of the former Leidos site, located in the area of 355 Montgomery Village Avenue. The proposal would create 850 total jobs. Bethesda Beat broke the news Monday evening. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman confirmed to MyMCMedia “an application […]

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May 8, 2020 | Veronica Canales

City Manager of Gaithersburg Retires

Gaithersburg City Manager Tony Tomasello has retired after 24 years of service to the city. Tomasello joined Gaithersburg as its first Economic Development Director in 1996. He became Assistant City Manager in 2001 and later promoted to Deputy City Manager in 2009. He has served as City Manager since 2012. “I’ve often considered, and been […]

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May 6, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Gaithersburg Book Festival Announces Virtual Schedule

Despite having to cancel the physical part of their popular annual event, the Gaithersburg Book Festival has found a way to keep their celebration of literature alive. On May 16 the festival will kick off its month-long schedule of online events. “I’m delighted that our creative staff and volunteers have figured out a way to […]

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