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May 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Katz Says He Will Seek a Second Term on the County Council

Although he is not making a formal announcement yet, Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz confirms he will seek a second term on the Montgomery County Council. Katz, the former Mayor of Gaithersburg, is serving his first term in the District 3 seat, representing about 200,000 people in Gaithersburg, Rockville, Washington Grove and Leisure World, as […]

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April 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, April 14, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Quince Orchard and White Oak libraries close at 6 p.m. Saturday for a summer-long refresh project. 2. Bunnyland at Butler’s Orchard opens at 10 a.m. Admission, $9 children and $7 adults, includes hayrides, Race the Rubber Ducky Derby, egg hunt, visit with the farm’s […]

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April 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman will deliver the “State of the City” address tonight at the Rosborough Cultural Arts Center. 2. Missing a goat? It took three animal control officers to capture a runaway goat in Aspen Hill on Wednesday and now they are […]

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March 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

REDI Gears up for Business Appreciation Week (VIDEO)

The Rockville Economic Development Inc. (REDI) is preparing to celebrate Business Appreciation Week, April 3 – 7. This annual event is a way for REDI to thank local companies for choosing the city of Rockville as their place of business. Rock 11 Now has more in this report, below: You can find out more about […]

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February 9, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Rockville Schedules a Town Hall Meeting on Diversity for Feb. 9 (VIDEO)

Updated 1.30.17 In an effort to ensure that Rockville is a community that welcomes and engages everyone who lives and works there, city officials are inviting residents to attend a Town Hall meeting on diversity set for Feb. 9.  This is the first town hall style meeting on this topic, according to city officials. “Rockville is proud to […]

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February 6, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Sidney Katz Inducted in Hall of Mayors at Gaithersburg City Hall (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council member Sidney Katz was inducted in the Gaithersburg Hall of Mayors on Monday night at Gaithersburg City Hall.  Katz served the city as mayor from 1998-2014. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke has more in this report, below: Watch the entire presentation, which included some good-natured teasing from his former city colleagues and a surprise […]

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February 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Councilmember Sidney Katz to be Inducted in Gaithersburg’s Hall of Mayors on Monday Night

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz is going to be inducted into the Gaitherburg Hall of Mayors on Monday night at City Hall. Katz began his career in public service as a member of the Gaithersburg Planning Commission from 1976 – 1978. He was then elected to City Council in 1978, and was appointed mayor of […]

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January 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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Gaithersburg Council Expected to Announce New Councilmember Appointment Today (VIDEO)

The Gaithersburg City Council has narrowed the selection of candidates for the open Council seat left vacant by the passing of Henry Marraffa from 12 candidates to five finalists and the elected leaders are expected to announce their choice for the appointment today in a news release, according to City Attorney Lynn Board. The five […]

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January 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Mayor Questions Structural Integrity of CSX Bridge Over Quince Orchard Road

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman wants to know more about the condition of the CSX bridge, which crosses Quince Orchard Road. In a Jan. 3rd letter addressed to Brian Hammock at CSX transportation, Ashman requests information about the latest inspection of the bridge. “A significant amount of rust is evident on the bridge bringing into question […]

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December 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Harris Elected Vice President of Gaithersburg City Council

Gaithersburg City Councilmembers have elected Neil Harris as the new vice president of the City Council. Harris succeeds Councilmember Michael Sesma who served as Council vice president this past year. It was Sesma who nominated Harris at the Council meeting on Monday night. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Rob Wu, and the vote passed […]

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