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Police Blotter

Police Investigate Attempted Strong Arm Robbery The Gaithersburg Police Department is investigating an attempted strong arm robbery between 4:30 and 5 p.m. April 9 in the 100 block of North Market Street. A group of juveniles attempted to steal some scooters from…

City Scene

Business Incubator Planned The Mayor and City Council unanimously agreed during the April 6 meeting to allow staff to negotiate up to $100,000 in grant money from the City’s Economic Development Opportunities Fund for a new business incubator to be…

Marissa Moss: A Q&A

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Marissa Moss, author of the bestselling series Amelia’s Notebooks, speaks at the Gaithersburg Book Festival on Saturday, May 16.

Prolific children’s book author and illustrator Marissa Moss, 55, a University of California, Berkeley, graduate and author of more than 50 picture books, middle grade and young adult novels, will be a featured author at the Gaithersburg Book Festival on…

Arts & Entertainment

‘The Landscape’ art exhibit, Arts Entwine jewelry exhibit Through May 17, Arts Barn The City of Gaithersburg presents “The Landscape” featuring paintings by Joanne Bleichner, Rulei Bu, and Todd Baxter Dawson and jewelry from resident artists Arts Entwine at the…

Assignment Education

Northwest High School Named National Green Ribbon School Northwest High School has been selected as a recipient of the 2015 U.S. Green Ribbon Schools Award. The Germantown school is among 58 winning schools from across the nation. The Green Ribbon…

Shop Talk

Two Paws Up for Whole Foods Shop at Whole Foods Market Kentlands through July 5 and help MCPAW, Montgomery County Partners for Animal Well-being. MCPAW is Whole Foods Kentlands’ Nickels for Nonprofits recipient for this quarter. For every reusable bag…