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Environmental Award Applications Now Open The Mayor and City Council and the Environmental Affairs Committee invite you to participate in the Environmental Awards Program. Through the awards, the city looks to recognize and show appreciation for those who give back…

Mayor and City Council to Discuss Dog Park

The Mayor and City Council plan to discuss the proposed Kentlands/Lakelands dog park at the March 4 meeting. According to Britta Monaco, the city’s public information director, the dog park discussion “is anticipated … during the ‘Staff Guidance’ portion of…

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Holiday Giving Coalition Recognized Mayor Jud Ashman recognized Holiday Giving Coalition members at the Feb. 4 Mayor and City Council meeting. He thanked volunteer coalition members for planning teen and senior gift bags and collecting enough books, hats and gloves…

City Considers Amendments to Regulations for Small Cells

Photo | Submitted Industry provider Crown Castle shared this example of light pole mounted equipment with the City of Gaithersburg

The Mayor and City Council, at its Dec. 18, 2018 meeting, approved the introduction of amendments to regulations adopted in December 2017 that govern the installation of small cell/wireless facilities within city rights-of-ways (ROWs). Staff proposed these amendments in response…

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Register for Gaithersburg Spring Chorus The Gaithersburg Chorus, a non-audition ensemble, begins formal weekly rehearsals on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park. The chorus is a class, with sessions in the…

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Photo | City of Gaithersburg Rob Garretson, chair of the Kentlands Community Foundation, and Elisabeth Monaco, Foundation executive director, present a check for $11,000 to the City of Gaithersburg for its Dolores C. Swoyer Scholarship Fund.

Kentlands Community Foundation Donates $11K The Kentlands/Lakelands 5K, hosted by the Kentlands Community Foundation in partnership with the City of Gaithersburg, benefits local charities. On Monday, Dec. 3, the Foundation presented the city with a check for $11,000 for the…

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Gaithersburg Celebrates GIS Day With a Week of Activities The City of Gaithersburg celebrates GIS Day, an annual global event, in November with discussions and activities designed to promote geography awareness and showcase Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and how they…

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Holiday Giving Program Underway Monetary donations are now being accepted for the 2018 Gaithersburg Holiday Giving Program. The city anticipates serving more than 600 families at Thanksgiving and more than 1,500 children during the December holidays this year. Monetary and…

Police Blotter

Suspicious Person, 10/8/18. A suspicious person who was allegedly hiding in some bushes at Midtown and Booth Street was reported to the police. Nothing was found. In addition, several people claimed to have seen a similar person or a different…

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Rotary Plans Luncheon for World Polio Day The Rotary Club of Gaithersburg will hold its second annual “End Polio” luncheon on Oct. 23 at the Holiday Inn to mark World Polio Day. Non-Rotarians are invited to attend, with advance registration.…