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Living on the Edge

Photo | Pam Schipper

Phase 1 remediation to portions of the Quince Orchard upper retaining wall adjacent to buildings will be completed by early fall.

Living on the edge is just what the Kentlands Citizens Assembly (KCA) and Mark Avon, president of the company doing remediation work, do not want to do when it comes to the Quince Orchard retaining wall. Following a portion of…

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Marraffa Joins Mayoral Race After six terms as a city councilmember, Henry Marraffa, Jr. announced Aug. 9 that he will run for mayor in the November election. Marraffa will face off against current Mayor Jud Ashman, who was selected by…

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Register Now for Fall Recreation Classes Want to take a fitness class? How about learning proper dance moves or perfecting your back stroke?  Ever dream of getting into art? Well, get to your computer because the city’s recreational programs will…

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Softball League Registration Ongoing Dust off the cleats and polish the old glove because the Wednesday Morning Men’s 58+ Softball League will be registering participants until July 29. Games, which begin Aug. 19, will be held at Morris Park on Summit Hall Road.…

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Photo Contest Takes Submissions Want to win some PetSmart gift cards? Take a picture of your favorite four-legged friend and enter your pet in the City of Gaithersburg “Citizen Pet” photo contest. The contest is available to residents whose dogs and cats…

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Runs Planned for City Council and Mayor On the first day candidate packets became available, June 5, Mayor Jud Ashman and City Councilmembers Ryan Spiegel and Neil Harris picket up their packets at City Hall. The three will be vying…

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Candidate Packets Available June 5 Want to run for mayor or become a member of the Gaithersburg City Council? Candidate packets will available online and at City Hall at 31 S. Summit Ave. beginning June 5. Candidates must get at least 100…

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Bike to Work Day Rolls Out Get ready to burn some calories and get to work without waiting in traffic because the annual Bike to Work Day is set for May 15. With 79 total pit stops in the region, Bike…