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City Looks at Avenues to Join Capital Bikeshare

Photo | Phil Fabrizio

The city of Gaithersburg considers joining the Capital Bikeshare program, which currently offers 300 stations and 2,600 bikes in the D.C metro area.

On March 24, the Gaithersburg Mayor and Council met in joint session with the members of the Gaithersburg Planning Board for a presentation on the logistics of joining the Capital Bikeshare program. The presentation by Anne Root, Bikeshare program manager…

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Emma Leath Named 2014 Gaithersburg Junior Mayor Of the 205 entries submitted by resident 4th graders in the city of Gaithersburg, Emma Leath of St. Martin’s School has been selected as Gaithersburg’s next Junior Mayor.  Her first appearance will be…

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Digital Dish The city of Gaithersburg launched its new and improved website on March 25. The web address remains the same, but the new site offers better organization and easier navigation, calendar filtering options, integration of emergency notifications and social…

County Exec Debate Focuses on Future

Most Montgomery County voters are familiar with the three candidates who will face off June 24 in the Democratic primary election for Montgomery County Executive. Over the past two decades, County Executive Isiah Leggett, former County Executive Doug Duncan and…

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Quince Orchard Boulevard Street Reconstruction Beginning the week of March 31, the city will be conducting street reconstruction on Quince Orchard Boulevard. The work, affecting Quince Orchard Boulevard from Diamond Drive to approximately 600 feet east, consists of removal and…

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‘Above and Beyond’ Award Received City Manager Tony Tomasello accepted the “Above and Beyond” Award on behalf of the city of Gaithersburg.  Presented at the Employer Awards Luncheon hosted by the Maryland Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and…

Literacy at the Library

Photo | Courtesy of Literacy Council of Montgomery County

Students gather for the Literacy Council of Montgomery County  conversation class taught by Carol Dymond.

It’s Saturday morning and Quince Orchard Library is bustling. Kids dressed in their karate uniforms are running around, stopping occasionally to look at the pictures in Flora and Ulysses or tapping out a game at the computer section. High school…