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Attendance High at Autism Night Out

According to the nonprofit Autism Speaks, each year, approximately 200 people go “missing” in Montgomery County. Of these individuals, a large proportion have autism. Autism Night Out was designed to address this issue. I am the mother of a child…

Around Town

Rain Slows Retaining Wall Repairs Installation of 28 helical piers to stabilize the retaining wall on Quince Orchard Road, as well as the two affected townhomes, has been slowed by inclement weather, according to an email forwarded by Neil Harris,…

Your Views

Parking Ticket Enforcement After 15 years of non-enforcement, Gaithersburg City Police are now ticketing vehicles in the 30 minute only, head-in parking by the Kentlands theater. The ticket is $60!!! So your readers might appreciate the heads up before they…

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…

City Scene

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…

Police Search for Assault Suspect

The Gaithersburg Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man believed to be involved in an assault of a runner. A 17-year-old woman was running along the wooded trail in Malcolm King Park around 4:30 p.m.…

Drug Drop Box Will Soon Be Available

Need a safe, easy way to get rid of your expired or unused prescription medicine? The Gaithersburg Police Foundation has sponsored the first drug drop box in the city. Located at the police department’s headquarters on Fulks Corner Avenue, the…

Assignment Education

LPMS Colorguard Forming The Lakelands Park PTSA is starting a middle school colorguard for the 2014 school year. Rising sixth, seventh and eigth graders at Lakelands Park Middle School (LPMS) are invited to attend a summer skills clinic, and no…