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Flag Day Ceremony Planned The Gaithersburg Community Museum and Boy Scout Troop 1760 will hold a Flag Day Ceremony on Wednesday, June 14, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 South Summit Ave. in Olde Towne. Gaithersburg Young…

Summer in the City

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The first-ever SummerFest on July 1 at Bohrer Park will bring together the best of two popular city events—Celebrate! Gaithersburg and the city’s annual fireworks spectacular.

School is out June 16. The joy of finishing the school year can be followed rather quickly by boredom—but not in this city! There are lots of ways to fill your summer with fun and learning right here in Gaithersburg.…

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Safe Grow and Others File Amicus Brief Nine organizations, including Safe Grow Montgomery, filed an Amicus brief late last month in support of a 2015 landmark Montgomery County, Maryland, ordinance that restricts the use of toxic pesticides on public and…

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Mayor Highlights Excellence at State of the City Address Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and members of the City Council hosted the annual State of the City address on April 13 at Asbury Methodist Village. More than 180 guests attended the…

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GO GREEN Given Environmental Award The City of Gaithersburg presented Environmental Awards to individuals and organizations demonstrating outstanding environmental stewardship in the Gaithersburg community, with the goal of inspiring others to pursue similar efforts. The awards were presented by Mayor…

City Not in Compliance With State Ethics Law

Lynn Board, attorney for the City of Gaithersburg, acknowledged, “The optics are not good.” The city went before the state legislature three years in a row, asking for changes to the Maryland Public Ethics Law (as amended by Senate Bill…

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Gaithersburg Skate Park to Open The City of Gaithersburg Skate Park will open for the 2017 season at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 7. Skateboarders, inline skaters and BMX bike riders of all ages and skill levels are welcome; there is no admission…

Gaithersburg Is a Safe Place

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On March 9, the Gaithersburg Police Department attended an immigration workshop at Bohrer Park to discuss policies, resources, legal assistance, refugees and executive orders, and mental health challenges facing our communities.

That is the message the City of Gaithersburg wants its undocumented immigrants to hear. At a March 8 meeting of the Kentlands/Lakelands Resistance group, organized “with people who just wanted to do more after the Women’s March,” said group founder…

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Mayor and City Council Receive Legislative Briefing The City of Gaithersburg is closely following legislation in the Maryland General Assembly on a number of fronts, including school construction funding, the Watkins Mill Interchange at I-270, requirements for state and county…