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CCT Design Team Faces Questions, Critics

The Maryland Transit Authority is marking new milestones in the evolution of the Corridor Cities Transitway. On Jan. 29, project manager Rick Kiegel and a team of two engineers and two information specialists came to the Lakelands Clubhouse to talk…

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City Enhances Security of Free Wireless Network On Thursday, Jan. 23, traffic on Public-COG, the city of Gaithersburg’s free wireless network that is available at several municipal facilities, was encrypted.  A password is now required, and can be obtained from…

County Council Race Is Hot in City Hall

It may be a cold January, but in the race to select a Democratic candidate to run for the Montgomery County Council’s third district seat, things are beginning to heat up. Primary election day is June 24. To date, two…

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Update on Pepco’s Request for Rate Increase On Jan. 7, the Public Service Commission (PSC) granted the City’s Petition to Intervene in Pepco’s latest rate case. PSC also set the hearing schedule for the case, with hearings to be held…

Montgomery County Council: Past, Present and Future

Every year, the nine-member Montgomery County Council reinvents itself by naming a new president and vice president. On Dec. 5, 2013, Councilmember Craig Rice (District 2, upcounty including Germantown and Clarksburg) was unanimously elected council president by his colleagues. He…

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Gaithersburg Library Grand Reopening On Jan. 4 at 9:30 a.m., the Gaithersburg Library at the corner of Montgomery Village Avenue and Lost Knife Road holds its grand reopening ceremony. Explore the library and enjoy special programming throughout the day, provided…

Pepco Requests Rate Increase for 2014

On Dec. 4, Pepco filed a petition at the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) asking for an increase in the company’s rates and charges in order to make infrastructure improvements to improve reliability of service. This would increase its total…

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Spiegel Announces Run Gaithersburg City Councilmember Ryan Spiegel announced his run for the Montgomery County Council District 3 seat now held by Councilmember Phil Andrews. Andrews is running for Montgomery County Executive in 2014. “It is imperative that someone with…