Earthquake Shakes Gaithersburg

A minor 3.6 earthquake rattled many residents out of bed shortly after 5 a.m. this morning. The U.S. Geological Survey reports the epicenter was located one mile north of Gaithersburg in Germantown, although the rumbling was felt from Frederick to…

Sroka Sworn In

Mark Sroka is sworn in as Gaithersburg’s new police chief at a special meeting of the Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council on July 12. Sroka comes to Gaithersburg having served most recently as Assistant Chief Field Operations Bureau, Western Command…

City Focuses on Economy

Economic development is the city’s number one priority, and to prove that, city leaders put aside $2 million in the 2011 budget. Now they are going to discuss how they will spend that money at the same time as they…