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September 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Labor Day Parade Marches Down Olde Towne Streets in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Who doesn’t love a parade? Gaithersburg’s annual Labor Day Parade included politicians, marching bands, dancers and more. Take a look: Visit Gaithersburg Television to view more of its local programming.

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June 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Girl Scouts Team Up with Police to Promote Crosswalk Use (VIDEO)

As part of their Bronze Award project, Girl Scout Troop 274 juniors are educating residents in their community about the importance of pedestrian safety. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Other pedestrian safety tips: –Cross the street at marked crosswalks and intersections. –Watch for turning vehicles. Before crossing, look left, right, then left again. –Use pedestrian push […]

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June 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Festival Features Live Music, Great Food and More (Video)

The 33rd annual Celebrate Gaithersburg festival takes place in Olde Towne from noon – 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 14 at the intersection of Summit and Diamond Avenues. Admission and parking are free, with shuttle service from Lakeforest Mall. For information or to download the Festival App visit the Gaithersburg website. Celebrate! Gaithersburg, a lively […]

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April 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Kitchen Fire in Gaithersburg Displaces Residents (PHOTOS)

UPDATED A kitchen fire in a first floor apartment at 392 North Summit Avenue caused $75,000 in damage and displaced nine residents, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said some of the building’s occupants had to be helped out of their apartments by firefighters on April 15. Piringer […]

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January 18, 2015 | Staff Writer

Historian James Johnston Talks Slavery at Community Museum (VIDEO)

Historian and author James Johnston was the speaker for the Jan. 13 Tuesday Topics presentation at the Gaithersburg Community Museum. His topic “Differing Historical Perspectives on Slavery in Maryland and the District of Columbia” explores slavery in Montgomery County prior to the Civil War. Meet Johnston in this short video:   The next Tuesday Topics […]

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October 23, 2014 | Krista Brick

Gaithersburg’s Constitution Gardens to Close for Renovations

Gaithersburg’s Constitution Gardens, a municipal park at the intersection of Brookes and Park avenues in Olde Towne, will undergo a complete renovation in the coming months that will force officials to close it from Nov. 3 until spring. The redesigned park will celebrate the past, present and future of Gaithersburg, weaving together threads of sustainability with […]

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September 9, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Aquatic Center Celebration (PHOTOS & VIDEO )

Gaithersburg city officials held a community grand reopening celebration for the newly renovated Gaithersburg Aquatic Center on Sept. 4. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. The pool, located at 2 Teachers Way, is now open for year-round lap and recreational swimming, swim lessons and water exercise. Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz was joined at the podium before the […]

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August 6, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of Nansie Wilde at Gaithersburg Train Museum

Gaithersburg Community Museum Hours are Expanding (Video)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Gaithersburg Facility Manager Nansie Wilde talks about the future of the Gaithersburg Community Museum. Starting September 30, the hours will be extended Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. You can find out more on the city’s website. Related:

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August 3, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of Nansie Wilde at Gaithersburg Train Museum

Train Traffic in Gaithersburg (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra video, Community Facilities Manager Nansie Wilde talks about the number of trains that roll through Gaithersburg on a daily basis. Take a look: Related:

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July 25, 2014 | Krista Brick

New Report Shows School Capacity in Olde Towne Gaithersburg

Housing development in Olde Towne has got the green light to move ahead after a new report shows Gaithersburg Elementary School serving that area now has adequate capacity. And that’s good news for the city that has been anxious to do more revitalization in downtown. Gaithersburg Elementary, which had been in strict moratorium in fiscal […]

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