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Looking for Adventure

Summer is a time for making magical childhood memories. Two camps in the area, both faith-based, offer summer adventure to kids ages 2 through 17. On the Go at Camp Sonshine Germantown Brandon Cooper, director of Camp Sonshine Germantown, has…

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Sponsor, Vendor Spots Available at Celebrate! Gaithersburg Festival If you or your business would like to be a sponsor or vendor for the upcoming Celebrate! Gaithersburg Festival, spots are now available. Set to be held from noon to 5 p.m. on…

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Coach Dwayne Henry Is “Good Sport” City of Gaithersburg Coach Dwayne Henry was presented with the Dennis Callahan Good Sports Award by the Mid-Atlantic Recreation and Parks’ Sports Alliance (MARPSA) at a special reception and awards ceremony in Annapolis on…

Bicyclists See Need to Raise Driver Awareness

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) will conduct a safety study of the section of Md. Route 28 where bicyclist and Kentlands resident Andrew Gerard Malizio was struck and killed Nov. 24. They will present study findings on March 19…

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Opinions Sought in Budget Forum Whether you agree with how public funds are being spent or have ideas on how they might be used better, the City of Gaithersburg is ready to hear from you. The Mayor and City Council…

Legislative Team Ready for 2015

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Delegate Kumar Barve (standing) addresses the crowd assembled at a District 17 Democratic Club program in the Kentlands Clubhouse. (Left to right) Delegate Jim Gilchrist, Delegate-Elect Andrew Platt and Senator-Elect Cheryl Kagan listen.

The upcoming 2015 legislative session in Annapolis looks a bit daunting. Maryland’s budget shortfall is estimated at $1.2 billion, and new Republican Governor-Elect Larry Hogan was elected on a platform that promised to curb state spending. In December, Governor-Elect Hogan…

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Sesma Elected to NLC Board of Directors Gaithersburg City Council Member Michael A. Sesma will be serving a two-year term on the National League of Cities (NLC) Board of Directors after being elected by the group’s membership during its annual…

Setting the Stage for A&E Designation

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Kentlands’ Arts Barn was the venue on Dec. 16 for a public meeting to concentrate attention on efforts by the Kentlands Downtown Partnership (KDP) and the City of Gaithersburg to achieve the designation of Arts & Entertainment (A&E) District. Comprising…