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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…

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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…