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Digital Dish The city of Gaithersburg launched its new and improved website on March 25. The web address remains the same, but the new site offers better organization and easier navigation, calendar filtering options, integration of emergency notifications and social…

County Exec Debate Focuses on Future

Most Montgomery County voters are familiar with the three candidates who will face off June 24 in the Democratic primary election for Montgomery County Executive. Over the past two decades, County Executive Isiah Leggett, former County Executive Doug Duncan and…

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Quince Orchard Boulevard Street Reconstruction Beginning the week of March 31, the city will be conducting street reconstruction on Quince Orchard Boulevard. The work, affecting Quince Orchard Boulevard from Diamond Drive to approximately 600 feet east, consists of removal and…

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‘Above and Beyond’ Award Received City Manager Tony Tomasello accepted the “Above and Beyond” Award on behalf of the city of Gaithersburg.  Presented at the Employer Awards Luncheon hosted by the Maryland Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and…

Literacy at the Library

Photo | Courtesy of Literacy Council of Montgomery County

Students gather for the Literacy Council of Montgomery County  conversation class taught by Carol Dymond.

It’s Saturday morning and Quince Orchard Library is bustling. Kids dressed in their karate uniforms are running around, stopping occasionally to look at the pictures in Flora and Ulysses or tapping out a game at the computer section. High school…

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade Seeks Participants Community groups and other organizations are invited to march in the parade, planned for March 15, 10 a.m. to noon at the Washingtonian Center. The grand marshals and emcees for this year’s parade are…

Reforestation Project Grows Environmental Education

Photo | City of Gaithersburg

Some 165 trees were planted behind Casey Community Center this fall.

When Michele Potter and her department, Gaithersburg’s Parks, Recreation and Culture, applied for funding from the Governor’s Stream Restoration Challenge, what stood out about their application was their excellent educational component. The city’s application was for reforestation of the Muddy…