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September 16, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Gemmell Family Playground Officially Opens in Gaithersburg

The Gemmell Family Playground officially opened to the public on Sunday. This new tot lot play area at Griffith Park, adjacent to Gaithersburg City Hall, was created in memory of Marie, Cole and Devin Gemmell, who tragically died when a private plane crashed into their home in 2014. Marie’s widower Ken and daughter Arabelle helped […]

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April 1, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Refurbished Playground to Honor Gemmell Family

Gaithersburg is on the verge of replacing a playground that would be named for the Gemmell family, who lost three members when a plane crashed into their home in December 2014. Work on the tot lot will be done by the Where Angels Play Foundation, an organization that since 2013 has been building playgrounds. The […]

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May 12, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Clarksburg Premium Outlets Presents Preferred Parking for Expectant Moms (VIDEO)

Just in time for Mother’s Day, there are now seven parking spaces designated for expectant mothers at the Clarksburg Premium Outlets shopping center. Randy Goldman, marketing director for the Clarksburg Premium Outlets, cut the ribbon on the seven, new parking spaces on Friday morning. The new parking spaces are located near the playground area by […]

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February 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Springlike February Day Sets Off Spring Fever (PHOTOS)

With temperatures in the 60s, it’s hard to believe that snow may be in the forecast for tomorrow. In fact, these warmer than average days have jump started spring fever. Take a look at these scenes from around Gaithersburg on this springlike winter day, below, and let us know what you think of this weather. […]

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February 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Buddy Bench Helps Students Make New Friends at Jones Lane Elementary School (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

There is a new addition at the Jones Lane Elementary School playground, and it’s helping students look out for each other and make new friends. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You may have heard of the Buddy Bench. They are showing up on playgrounds across the country and now there is one at Jones Lane Elementary […]

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January 31, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 31, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 31. in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and County Council members have released a joint statement to address community concerns about immigration. 2. The County Council meets today, and one of the items on the agenda is the appointment of Robert Dorfman to lead […]

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December 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

New Playhouse at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart Dedicated to Cokie Roberts (VIDEOS)

Students at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart have a new addition to their playground. Mayor of Somerset Jeffrey Slavin donated a playhouse to the Bethesda school and on Dec. 15th there was a dedication ceremony to celebrate the occasion. Slavin bought the playhouse at an auction benefiting Rebuilding Together Montgomery County. The playhouse […]

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November 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

The Children’s Inn Makes a Difference for Many (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is home to many top-notched hospitals and medical facilities. There is one in Bethesda that is in a league of its own. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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May 21, 2015 | Krista Brick

Community Rallies to Build Playground for Former Homeless Families (VIDEO)

With funding and volunteers from The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, Marriott International, Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless and organizers from KaBoom! volunteers dug holes, mixed concrete, painted sidewalks and put together slides to build a playground for formerly homeless children living in the apartment complex in Gaithersburg. Krista Brick has the […]

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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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