July 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 20, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 20, in Montgomery County: 1. Heat and Humidity: The National Weather Service is predicting excessive heat thru the weekend. For heat safety tips and resources, visit here. 2. On the Agenda: Several Montgomery County Council committees meet today and some of the issues local leaders are discussing […]

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February 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

New City Council Member Yvette Monroe is Sworn in at Gaithersburg City Hall (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

It’s official: Olde Towne resident Yvette Monroe is the newest Gaithersburg City Council member, and she’s also the first African American to serve on the City Council. Monroe was sworn into office at Gaithersburg City Hall on Feb. 8. She was appointed to the position following the death of Councilmember Henry Marraffa, who died last year […]

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March 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 29, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, March 29, in Montgomery County: 1. State senators unanimously passed Noah’s Law last night. 2. Volunteers are scheduled to paint storm drains with art in Kensington from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. 3. You are invited to a Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) wreath laying […]

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November 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke and Maureen Chowdhury

Councilmember Katz Recognizes Cathy Drzyzgula Day in District 3 (VIDEO)

Former Gaithersburg City Councilmember Cathy Drzyzgula was honored for her service to the city at a reception at City Hall on Nov. 16th. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz declares it “Cathy Drzyzgula Day” in District 3 and he says that’s a first. Drzyzgula was honored on Nov. 16 for her […]

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November 13, 2015 | Staff Writer

photo of Cathy Drzyzgula

Gaithersburg Plans Nov. 16 Reception for Outgoing Councilmember Cathy Drzyzgula

A reception to honor outgoing Gaithersburg City Council Member Cathy Drzyzgula is scheduled in the 2nd Floor Gallery at Gaithersburg City Hall, 31 South Summit Avenue, on November 16 from 6 to 7 p.m. Drzyzgula’s term of office expired this year and she is not running for reelection. “I never planned to run for office, […]

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July 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 14th, in Montgomery County

There’s rain in the forecast. In fact, the National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County from 2 p.m. today until late tonight. Here are five more things to know today, July 14th, in Montgomery County: 1. County Council Meeting: The Montgomery County Council is in session today. You can peruse […]

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April 14, 2014 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Arts Barn Exhibit (Photos)

The City of Gaithersburg presents an exhibit featuring the works of Dexiang Chen, Natalie Falk, Juliya Ivanilova, and Neil Super at the Arts Barn Gallery now through May 25. The gallery is located at 311 Kent Square Road in Gaithersburg, with viewing hours Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 1:30 to […]

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February 18, 2013 | Staff Writer

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District 17 Legislative Reception

Senator Jennie Forehand and Delegates Kumar Barve, Jim Gilchrist and Luiz Simmons invite the residents of District 17 to join them for a special Presidents’ Day reception in Annapolis on Monday, February 18, .  A light dinner will be served from 6 to 8 p.m., followed by an opportunity to observe the Maryland House and […]

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August 30, 2012 | Staff Writer

Leggett Honors Olympians

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett held a reception on Aug. 29 for Montgomery County’s athletes that participated at the summer games in London. Olympic Kayaker Scott Parsons and Swimmer and Gold Medalist Katie Ledecky (both of Bethesda) attended the reception. Photography: Phil Fabrizio

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