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December 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Approves Annexation of Johnson Properties (VIDEO)

Gaithersburg city leaders voted Monday night to annex the Johnson Properties, 23 acres of land located at Quince Orchard Road and Darnestown Road, into the city limits. But the 2-0-1 recusal vote was not without some controversy. The vote followed a request by City Councilmember Rob Wu to defer the discussion and the vote until […]

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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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December 19, 2016 | Laura Rowles

GGCC Conducts Ribbon Cutting for Seneca Creek Community Church

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Seneca Creek Community Church and celebrated the grand opening of their children’s and students’ ministry space by conducting a “Ribbon Cutting” Ceremony for them on Friday, December 16. They are located at 13 Firstfield Road, Suite 100, in Gaithersburg. Seneca Creek Community Church is a relevant, community oriented […]

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November 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg City Hall

Applicants Wanted for City Council Vacancy in Gaithersburg

Applications are now being accepted to fill the vacant Gaithersburg City Council position following the death of City Council member Henry Marraffa. Interested residents must meet the Council qualifications as provided in Section 4 of the City Charter, submit an Application for Council Member and a Financial Disclosure Statement.  According to the city’s website, the […]

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August 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Leaders to Tour School in Laurel to Learn About Construction Costs

Monday may be the first day of school in Montgomery County but it is also the day several Gaithersburg city officials, and at least one Board of Education member, are touring a school in Laurel at the suggestion of a state senator. Gaithersburg City Council member Neil Harris said local officials were told that the […]

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February 19, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Gaithersburg Mayor and Council Release Statement on Watkins Mill Interchange

UPDATED Gaithersburg city leaders are asking residents and business owners to contact Governor Larry Hogan about the importance of moving forward with the Watkins Mill Road Interchange. On Friday, Mayor Jud Ashman and the Council released a joint statement about the project: “Late last year the City Council and I were very disheartened and disappointed […]

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February 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Councilmember Marraffa Battles Leukemia, Outlook Good

Gaithersburg City Councilmember Henry Marraffa watched the Iowa caucuses from his hospital bed on Monday night where he is undergoing chemotherapy for leukemia. He said his prognosis is good. “I was diagnosed this week with leukemia, an extension of the MDS [Myelodysplastic Syndromes] I was being treated for the last two years,” Marraffa wrote in […]

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January 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Leaders Oppose Changes by SHA to Watkins Mill Road Interchange

UPDATED Gaithersburg city leaders are voicing their opposition to some proposed changes by the State Highway Administration (SHA) to the future Watkins Mill Road Interchange at I-270, and the city leaders are upset that they weren’t notified of a delay in the project’s construction schedule. As MyMCMedia first reported earlier this month, the construction of […]

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December 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Michael Sesma Elected Vice President of Gaithersburg Council (PHOTO)

At it’s Dec. 7th meeting, the Gaithersburg City Council voted 5-0 to elect Councilmember Michael Sesma as the new Council vice president. Sesma was nominated by Councilmember Ryan Spiegel who is the outgoing vice president. Councilmember Henry Marraffa seconded the nomination. Sesma will serve a one-year term. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman acts as the president […]

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October 5, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Ted’s Montana Grill Opens in Downtown Crown (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Business partners Ted Turner and George McKerrow attended the grand opening of their restaurant, Ted’s Montana Grill, in Gaithersburg on Oct. 5th. It’s the restaurant’s first location in the state of Maryland. Take a look: The restaurant is located at 105 Ellington Boulevard in Downtown Crown and it brings more than 70 jobs to the […]

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