Category: City News

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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…

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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.…

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8.31.18, 100 block of Main Street—assault 8.31.18, unit block of Golden Ash Way—burglary 9.1.18, liquor law violation—300 block of Main Street 9.5.18, 1300 block of Main Mews—theft (illegal use of credit card) 9.6.18, 500 block of Sheila Street—theft 9.10.18, 700…

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7.24.18, 900 block of Hillside Lake Terrace—theft; confidence game 7.25.18, 200 block of Kentlands Boulevard—theft 7.26.18, 100 block of Edison Park Drive—assault 7.26.18, 300 block of Kentlands Boulevard—making a false police report 7.28.18, 200 block of Kentlands Boulevard—theft 7.28.18, 100…

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City Hosts School Supply Drive The City of Gaithersburg Educational Enrichment Committee is working with the Gaithersburg Youth Club and Student Union and other local businesses and organizations to collect school supplies that will be donated to area educators. The…

Montgomery County Continues to Lead in Affordable Housing

Montgomery County is one of the wealthiest counties in the country, and its elected officials have long recognized the need to provide affordable housing. Since Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit (MPDU) legislation was passed in 1974, more than 11,000 affordable units…

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7.9.18, 11900 block of Darnestown Road—theft from auto. 7.10.18, 400 block of Main Street—theft from auto 7.14.18, 300 block of Kentlands Boulevard—vandalism in the parking lot. 7.14.18, 300 block of Kentlands Boulevard—theft. 7.18.18, 300 block of Lakelands Drive—theft. 7.20.18, 100…

Provo Settles Lawsuit Involving Former Police Chief John King

John King, former Gaithersburg police chief who was ousted in 2010 for violations of departmental rules while in office, was party to a settlement between Provo, Utah, and five women who had sued the city alleging that King sexually harassed…

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Full Pedestrian Connectivity Coming Soon to Quince Orchard Road Pedestrians will soon enjoy full connectivity along Quince Orchard Road from Great Seneca Highway to Clopper Road. This project, conceived of 26 years ago, is in its final stages with construction…