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Gaithersburg One of Fastest Growing U.S. Cities According to a U.S. Census Bureau report released May 22, Gaithersburg is ranked eighth on a list of 15 fastest growing large cities for the July 2012 to July 2013 period. Gaithersburg had…

Belgians in Kentlands Get Taste of Home

Photo | Phil Fabrizio

Brasserie Beck Kentlands offers Chef Robert Wiedmaier’s exclusive Belgian brew and Antigoon.

Brasserie Beck’s opening has already generated a lot of buzz. Their soft opening on May 5 was met with rave reviews, and their Mother’s Day brunch was completely booked. Loyal fans of Chef Robert Wiedmaier have been inundating the “Brasserie…

Flags for Our Heroes for Memorial Day

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Kentlands resident Claudia Chang, a senior at Quince Orchard High School, created the winning logo for Flags for Our Heroes. Her art incorporates the themes of honoring heroes, Memorial Day, and the Montgomery Village Rotary and its mission. Chang’s logo was chosen from 30 submissions. All finalists are students at Quince Orchard.

Many of you are familiar with the military drill that ends before Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery. Flags are placed at each gravesite in the park. A much more intensely localized and personal display of flags will be commemorated…

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Rabies Clinic for Dogs and Cats The city of Gaithersburg will be participating in a Free Rabies Clinic for cats and dogs on Sunday, May 18, 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center, 7315…

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New Public Works Director On April 23, Gaithersburg City Manager Tony Tomasello announced the appointment of Michael Johnson as Gaithersburg’s public works director. The position has been vacant since the retirement of Jim Arnoult in the fall of 2013. Engineering…

Candidates Free to Campaign at Kentlands Day Festival

Photo | Phil Fabrizio

Last year’s Kentlands Day Parade featured appearances by elected officials.

On Friday, April 11, two days after a Gazette newspaper story was published announcing planned restrictions on free movement and campaigning by candidates for public office during the upcoming Sixth Annual Kentlands Day neighborhood festival, Gaithersburg officials met with a…