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Small Cell Discussion Planned for Feb. 13 Gaithersburg’s Mayor and City Council has been seeking public comment on a proposed standardized right-of-entry agreement/franchise agreement to regulate applications to install small cell facilities, also known as DAS or Distributed Antenna Systems, in City…

Johnson Annexation Approved With 2-0 Vote

Many in the surrounding Montgomery County neighborhoods were opposed to the annexation of approximately 23 acres along Darnestown Road, abutting the Darnestown and Quince Orchard intersection, into the City of Gaithersburg. Their opposition created a bumpy road for owner Russell…

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Neil Harris Elected Council Vice President Kentlands resident Neil Harris was elected by his colleagues to serve as vice president of the City Council for a one-year term. The vice president acts as president of the council in the absence…

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Gaithersburg Police Department Officers Promoted Gaithersburg Police Department Chief Mark Sroka presented a promotional certificate and badge to two officers at the Dec. 5 Mayor and City Council meeting. Jessica Duke was promoted from corporal to sergeant, and Rico Thompson…

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Artists Invited to Apply for Spring Exhibit The City of Gaithersburg invites artists to submit applications to display artwork as part of the “Arte di Primavera” exhibition at the Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Road. Artwork should depict the beauty…

County Ready for Snow

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Snow plows are ready to go at the county’s Gaithersburg Depot, home to the largest salt barn on the East Coast.

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett addressed a large crowd in Gaithersburg on Nov. 2 at the county’s Snow Summit. In a room full of county officials and staff, his underlying message reverberated: “The thing people often judge governments by is snow.…

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Applications Sought for City Council Vacancy Are you passionate about Gaithersburg? Do you have great ideas for the city? If so, consider applying to fill the vacant City Council position left by the passing of longtime City Councilmember Henry Marraffa,…