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October 11, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg City Councilmember Jud Ashman Selected as City’s Next Mayor (VIDEO)

Gaithersburg City Councilmember Jud Ashman is scheduled to be sworn in as the city’s next mayor on Nov. 10. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can hear more from our interview with Councilmember Ashman in the video extras, below: Related:

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April 2, 2014 | Staff Writer

Mayor Katz to Deliver State of the City Address on April 24

Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz and members of the City Council will host the annual State of the City Address on Thursday, April 24 from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. at the Rosborough Cultural Arts Center on the grounds of Asbury Methodist Village. Mayor Katz will highlight accomplishments from the past year and outline opportunities in the […]

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February 17, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Kentlands 25th Anniversary Event (PHOTOS)

There was a big turnout for the Kentlands 25th anniversary celebratory event, “Birth of a Community,” at Largent’s Restaurant and Bar on Feb. 16. Approximately 150 people attended the event, including many elected and appointed officials as well as dozens of Kentlands residents and volunteers. Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz and Mike Watkins, who served as […]

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January 8, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Library Reopens (Photos and Video)

It’s been over three years since the Gaithersburg Library closed for renovations and the January 4th reopening of this beloved county facility marks a new chapter in its storied history. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can view more photos from the grand opening day celebration below: Related posts:  

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January 3, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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State Senator Jennie Forehand: “It is Time to Pass on the Torch”

Maryland State Senator Jennie Forehand (D) has announced she will not seek a sixth term. “I came into office in 1978 to represent the people of Rockville and Gaithersburg and particularly those groups whom society had discounted,” she wrote to constituents on her Facebook page. “I have accomplished so much more than I ever dreamed […]

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October 29, 2013 | Sonya Burke

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Wolfson’s Department Store Closes in Gaithersburg (Photo)

Wolfson’s Department Store in Olde Towne Gaithersburg has closed its doors for good. Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz owns the business, which has been in his family since 1918. Katz, who is 63, said he’s hung out and worked at the store for 53 years or since he was ten years old. He closed the doors […]

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September 20, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Incumbents Unchallenged (Video)

UPDATED The three incumbents in the upcoming City of Gaithersburg election are running for reelection unopposed. The filing deadline closed at 5 p.m. on Sept. 20 and city officials said Mayor Sidney Katz and Gaithersburg City Council members Henry Marraffa and Michael Sesma are the only candidates who filed to run in the Nov. 5 […]

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August 16, 2013 | Sonya Burke

GGCC Public Safety Awards (Photos & Video)

The kickoff for the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair is the annual Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) public safety awards. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports this year’s event also included some awards for some young life savers. More coverage: GGCC Hosts Public Safety Awards (Photos & Video) Gaithersburg Police Celebrate 50 Years (Video) “I Love My Job […]

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August 14, 2013 | Staff Writer

O’Malley Transportation Announcement (Video)

Dozens of local and state officials gathered at the Bethesda Metro earlier this month to learn more about the governor’s transportation investments announcement for Montgomery County. County Cable Montgomery’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. For more on the transportation announcement:

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August 6, 2013 | Sonya Burke

“This Brings a Lot of Jobs” (Video)

Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz attended Governor Martin O’Malley’s recent press conference about transportation investments for Montgomery County. In this MyMCMedia video extra, Katz talks about the impact on the city of Gaithersburg. For more coverage about the state’s transportation investments in Montgomery County and the Purple Line: Millions for MoCo Transportation Projects (Photos & Video) […]

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