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November 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Election Results Certified

The Gaithersburg Board of Supervisors of Elections officially certified the winners of Gaithersburg’s election for three City Councilmembers as Neil Harris, Ryan Spiegel and Robert Wu. The newly elected officials will be sworn in at a Mayor and City Council meeting on Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Each newly elected city councilmember will serve a […]

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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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January 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Wu Defends Decision to Walk Out of Gaithersburg Council Meeting

Gaithersburg Councilmember Robert Wu returns to the dais tonight at the first City Council meeting of the new year, and the first meeting since he walked out before a Dec. 19 vote on the annexation of the Johnson Property. Wu left the meeting that night to break quorum, something that ultimately did not happen because […]

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November 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

MBT Announces The Nutcracker’s Guest Mother Ginger Performers

For the second year in a row, the Metropolitan Ballet Theatre (MBT) is welcoming some guest performers in its upcoming 28th annual production of The Nutcracker. These guest performers are scheduled to portray the character of Mother Ginger in one of ten performances of the traditional ballet next month. “We are so grateful that these […]

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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 19, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Council Plans to Join “Vision Zero” Program to Eliminate Traffic Deaths (VIDEO)

Local leaders and community activists gathered at the Montgomery County Council chambers today to announce the Council’s effort to eliminate traffic deaths on Montgomery County roads by joining the national Vision Zero program. The Vision Zero initiative actually began in Sweden. Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner is spearheading the local effort, with the support of all […]

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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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November 17, 2015 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Hosts Powwow (VIDEO)

The city of Gaithersburg partnered with the Indian Health Service Employee Association (IHS EA) to host the 4th annual American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month Social Powwow at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park on Nov. 14th. This family -friendly event, included traditional songs and dances, games, storytelling, a hand-drum singing competition and more. […]

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November 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Voters Elect Ashman, Spiegel, Wu and Harris (VIDEO)

The city of Gaithersburg hosted municipal elections on Nov. 3rd for the positions of mayor and three open Council seats. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke has the results. The newly elected leaders were sworn into office at a special meeting at City Hall on Nov. 9th.

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