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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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July 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg City Manager Responds to Lakelands Community’s Concerns about Usage at Turf Field

Traffic has increased along Main Street in the Lakelands community but there have been only three reported collisions since January of 2013 on the stretch of road near the synthetic turf field, according to Gaithersburg City Manager Tony Tomasello who also notes that local police are aware of the community’s concerns about traffic safety in […]

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January 24, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Gaithersburg Officials Say Snow Emergency Remains in Effect (PHOTO)

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and City Manager Tony Tomasello released an update about winter storm clean-up efforts on Sunday. The city officials say a snow emergency remains in effect and the city may be closed on Monday, Jan. 25.  The leaders also urge residents to remain patient and off Snow Emergency Routes and cul-de-sacs during cleanup efforts, as […]

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October 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 19, in Montgomery County

Bundle up: A Freeze Warning remains in effect for Montgomery County until 9 a.m. today. Here are five more things to know today, Oct. 19, in Montgomery County: 1. The artists responsible for the Capital Crescent Trail retaining wall mural will be honored at noon today at the Bethesda Safeway. 2. City of Rockville officials […]

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August 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Dog Owners Protest New Rules at City’s Dog Park (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Over a dozen dog owners attended a Gaithersburg City Council meeting on Monday night to let local leaders know they were upset about a change in the usage policy at the dog exercise area of Green Park. City residents and residents who live just outside the city limits took turns testifying during the public comment […]

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July 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: City Responds to KCA’s Request for $900,000 to Fix Retaining Wall

ORIGINAL POST UPDATED 7.24.15 The Kentlands Citizens Assembly (KCA) is requesting $900,000 from the city of Gaithersburg to fix a retaining wall that runs along Quince Orchard Road. A section of the wall partially collapsed over a year ago. The KCA’s request was transmitted in a letter dated July 9th to the Mayor and Council and […]

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February 23, 2015 | Krista Brick

Gaithersburg Solicits Bids for Consumer Product Safety Building Demolitions

The City of Gaithersburg is accepting bids to demolish the former  Consumer Product Safety Commission buildings to make way for a park on the site. The City is seeking sealed bid proposals for the demolition of eight  existing buildings on the former CPSC site, at 10901 Darnestown Road, Gaithersburg. The total cost of the project […]

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February 19, 2015 | Krista Brick

Gaithersburg Chooses Site for New Police Station

The Gaithersburg City Police Department might have new digs within the next few days. The City Council this week approved the authority to buy the building at 16 Summit Ave, owned by DANAC Corp. just steps away from the department’s home at 14 Fulks Corner Ave. The price tag is $5 million. At 42,000 square […]

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November 20, 2014 | Krista Brick

Rachel Carson Elementary, ablue ribbon school, in Montgomery County , Maryland

County Says it Has No Plan to Offer GE-Tech Park as a Future School Site

Montgomery County has no plans to allow a school to be built on land it owns off of Route 28 in Gaithersburg, the county’s Deputy Director of General Services told MyMCMedia Thursday. The county acquired the 52-acre parcel which includes the former National Geographic building at 100 Edison Park Drive and relocated county services to […]

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April 3, 2014 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg City Manager Proposes FY15 Budget of $59.3 Million

Gaithersburg City Manager Tony Tomasello has proposed a Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 budget of $59.3 million, which is 4.5 percent higher than the FY14 budget. This includes an operating budget of $49.6 million, a Capital Improvements Plan funded at $8.8 million, and a transfer of $910,000 to the Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) Trust Fund.  Fiscal […]

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