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December 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Annual Fire Truck Parade and Menorah Lighting Celebrates Hanukkah

This year, Hanukkah, known as the Festival of Lights, began on the evening of Sunday, Dec. 2 and concludes the evening of Monday, Dec. 10. Jews celebrate Hanukkah for eight days by lighting an eight-branched candelabra known as a menorah. The Rockville Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) and the Chabad Lubavitch of Upper Montgomery County support an […]

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April 18, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Gaithersburg Residents Voice Opposition to Proposed Plan for Small Cell Facilities (VIDEO)

Hundreds of residents in Gaithersburg attended a City Council working session on April 11th to voice their opposition to a proposed plan to build “small” cell facilities in residential and commercial areas. Although city officials say there’s no formal application to build the facilities, several residents have started circulating a petition against the plan. MyMCMedia’s […]

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September 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Leaders Approve Matching Grants for 19 Neighborhoods

Nineteen neighborhood and homeowner associations are being awarded a total of $60,000 in matching grant funds from Gaithersburg’s Frederick J. Felton Neighborhood Matching Grant Program. The program provides an incentive for neighborhood organizations to improve their communities by awarding matching grants of up to $5,000. Some of the neighborhood projects being funded with city monies […]

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June 30, 2015 | Krista Brick

CCT Update Shows Alignment Changes and Cost Escalation

The Corridor Cities Transitway, a busway from the Shady Grove Metro to Clarksburg, has a new price tag of up to $800 million and a target date to be up and running by 2021, according to planners. Rick Kiegel, Maryland Transit Administration’s manager for the CCT updated the Montgomery County Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and […]

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April 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Mayor Jud Ashman on the Corridor Cities Transitway (VIDEO)

The project manager for the Corridor Cities Transitway, Rick Kiegel, updated Gaithersburg leaders on Monday night about the status of the transportation project. In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman shares what he learned from that presentation and notes that some Montgomery County residents along the CCT’s alignment are voicing concerns about noise […]

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