Author: Scott Harris

City Runs Surplus, Hopes to Spend on New Staff and Disaster Prep

Gaithersburg realized a $10 million budget surplus in fiscal 2015, and city officials have some ideas for how to spend it. When the fiscal 2017 budget is proposed March 21, look for new funding requests for city staff positions, disaster…

Gaithersburg Police Will Not Seek Illegal Immigrants

The Gaithersburg Police Department has no plans to assist the federal government in a renewed effort to catch and deport illegal immigrants. The statement echoes a recent assertion from county leaders, which attempted to allay the deportation fears of some…

School Roundtable Will Seek Solutions to Overcrowding

A new MCPS group will discuss potential ways to relieve overcrowding at schools in and around Gaithersburg, possibly including Rachel Carson Elementary School (RCES), as the city’s mayor and council continue to criticize what they feel are short-sighted solutions to…