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Communities Awarded Matching Grants The City of Gaithersburg Frederick J. Felton Neighborhood Matching Grant Program provides an incentive for neighborhood organizations to improve their communities by awarding matching grants of up to $5,000. Sixty thousand dollars is budgeted for this purpose…

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Clongen Announces New Diagnostic Tests Clongen Laboratories, located at 211 Perry Parkway, Suite 6, Gaithersburg, announced new test offerings to detect and identify emerging pathogens most recently implicated in severe to fatal cases resulting from tick and other arthropod bites.…

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Chamber Honors 57 at Public Safety Awards Breakfast The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored up-county police officers, firefighters and paramedics at the GGCC’s 19th Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast, held Aug. 8 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Fifty-seven public…

CCT Impact for Washingtonian Woods

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The proposed transitway runs to the left of Great Seneca Highway at Washingtonian Woods, buffered by two 
grassy medians.

How the Corridor Cities Transitway (CCT) alignment along Great Seneca Highway will affect the Washingtonian Woods community— specifically in terms of noise level—was the focus of an Aug. 4 meeting at Lisa Cline’s home. Rick Kiegel, Maryland Transit Administration (MTA)…

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City Awarded Arts Grants The Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) voted to award a $33,411 Operational Grant for city of Gaithersburg arts programs in FY2015.  Additionally, MSAC has awarded a $1,075 Touring Grant for a performance at the Arts Barn…

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Waldo Found At the Gaithersburg Book Festival in May, Candlewick Press, the U.S. publisher of “Where’s Waldo?” books, teamed up with festival sponsors to engage young readers in some detective work. Youngsters had to comb the festival to find five…

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Heroes in Residence at Hidden Creek A June 11 ribbon-cutting ceremony at Hidden Creek Apartments, 430 Allied Place #1110, dedicated the nation’s newest Operation Homefront Village. This program “affords wounded warriors and their families with stable housing while they transition…