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CCT Impact for Washingtonian Woods

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The proposed transitway runs to the left of Great Seneca Highway at Washingtonian Woods, buffered by two 
grassy medians.

How the Corridor Cities Transitway (CCT) alignment along Great Seneca Highway will affect the Washingtonian Woods community— specifically in terms of noise level—was the focus of an Aug. 4 meeting at Lisa Cline’s home. Rick Kiegel, Maryland Transit Administration (MTA)…

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City Awarded Arts Grants The Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) voted to award a $33,411 Operational Grant for city of Gaithersburg arts programs in FY2015.  Additionally, MSAC has awarded a $1,075 Touring Grant for a performance at the Arts Barn…

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Waldo Found At the Gaithersburg Book Festival in May, Candlewick Press, the U.S. publisher of “Where’s Waldo?” books, teamed up with festival sponsors to engage young readers in some detective work. Youngsters had to comb the festival to find five…

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Heroes in Residence at Hidden Creek A June 11 ribbon-cutting ceremony at Hidden Creek Apartments, 430 Allied Place #1110, dedicated the nation’s newest Operation Homefront Village. This program “affords wounded warriors and their families with stable housing while they transition…

Primary Election June 24 Snapshot

At the state level, Gaithersburg voters will be electing a senator and three delegates to the Maryland General Assembly, as well as candidates from each party for governor, attorney general and other offices. In January, Senator Jennie Forehand (D-MD) announced…

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The Art of Celebrate Gaithersburg With musical, visual and the culinary arts, the June 8 festival in Olde Towne celebrated Gaithersburg’s creativity. Despite its migration from October to June, an estimated 22,000 people turned out for the 32nd annual event…

A Jolly June Offers Free Entertainment

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On June 8, the popular bluegrass band Seldom Scene takes center stage at Celebrate! Gaithersburg with Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen and Grand Ole’ Ditch. Fans of Latin music will enjoy performances from Afro Bop Alliance and Ola Fresca.

With pools open and grills sporting their first layer of hamburger grease, summer seems to have officially begun. Weekend concerts and children’s events are in full swing, with June bringing several unique events for the entire family. The 32nd annual…

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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…