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17th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Returns March 11 The City of Gaithersburg, in partnership with Rio Washingtonian Center and the Harp and Shamrock Society, will host the 17th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 11 at Rio…

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Enter the Junior Mayor Contest Fourth graders in the City of Gaithersburg are encouraged to share what they would do if they were mayor in a statewide essay contest sponsored by the Maryland Municipal League in partnership with the Maryland…

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Yvette Monroe Chosen for City Council The Gaithersburg City Council has selected Yvette D. Monroe to fill the vacancy left by the passing of Councilmember Henry Marraffa. The official vote of appointment will take place at the Mayor and City…

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Small Cell Discussion Planned for Feb. 13 Gaithersburg’s Mayor and City Council has been seeking public comment on a proposed standardized right-of-entry agreement/franchise agreement to regulate applications to install small cell facilities, also known as DAS or Distributed Antenna Systems, in City…

Johnson Annexation Approved With 2-0 Vote

Many in the surrounding Montgomery County neighborhoods were opposed to the annexation of approximately 23 acres along Darnestown Road, abutting the Darnestown and Quince Orchard intersection, into the City of Gaithersburg. Their opposition created a bumpy road for owner Russell…

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Neil Harris Elected Council Vice President Kentlands resident Neil Harris was elected by his colleagues to serve as vice president of the City Council for a one-year term. The vice president acts as president of the council in the absence…