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March 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Bad News for Local News: The Town Courier in Gaithersburg Ends 17-Year Run

There’s more bad news for local news in Montgomery County. The Town Courier, an independent newspaper in Gaithersburg, announced it is “closing up shop” after 17 years. A statement from the editor posted on The Courier’s website on Feb. 20 says, “The Town Courier will be suspending publication to reorganize. We want to thank local […]

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May 31, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Crews Remove 20 Trees to Add 20 Parking Spots in Quince Orchard Park

Gaithersburg city crews have removed 20 trees in the Quince Orchard Park community this month to make room for 20 more parking spaces along Orchard Ridge Drive. “It’s something the community wanted,” said Ollie Mumpower, chief of Gaithersburg’s Engineering Services Division, noting there’s been a demand for more parking in the residential community. According to […]

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May 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 19, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Bike to Work Day: It’s Bike to Work Day and there are pit stops across the county, including in Bethesda, Gaithersburg, North Bethesda, Rockville and Silver Spring. 2. Community Coffee: Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart is holding a community coffee from 8 a.m. […]

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September 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Leaders Approve Matching Grants for 19 Neighborhoods

Nineteen neighborhood and homeowner associations are being awarded a total of $60,000 in matching grant funds from Gaithersburg’s Frederick J. Felton Neighborhood Matching Grant Program. The program provides an incentive for neighborhood organizations to improve their communities by awarding matching grants of up to $5,000. Some of the neighborhood projects being funded with city monies […]

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August 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Road Work Begins at Great Seneca Highway and Kentlands Boulevard/Orchard Ridge Drive Intersection

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is beginning a $765,000 improvement project at the intersection of Great Seneca Highway and Kentlands Boulevard/Orchard Ridge Drive in Gaithersburg. According to SHA officials, the project will improve safety and reduce congestion with longer turn lanes along westbound Orchard Ridge Drive, improve left turn traffic movements from Great Seneca […]

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July 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Public Hearing Set for Proposed MedImmune Parking Garage

The Gaithesburg City Council and Planning Commission will hold a joint public hearing at 7:30 p.m. on July 20th to discuss a schematic development plan (SDP) application for construction of a structured parking garage on the MedImmune/Astrazeneca campus. The proposed parking garage would include 1,386 spaces to serve future development on the company’s Gaithersburg campus. […]

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May 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Staffers Inspect Pond After Reports of Dead Fish

Gaithersburg city staffers inspected a storm water management pond in the community of Quince Orchard Park this week after reports by a resident of a fish kill. Neighborhood Services Division Chief Kevin Roman said he personally inspected the pond along Winter Walk Drive and noted “a few dead fish and tadpoles” but, he said, there […]

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February 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

MedImmune Alerts Community of Plans to Build Childcare Center

UPDATED MedImmune and AstraZeneca officials are planning to build a child care center adjacent to the company’s corporate campus at One MedImmune Way in Gaithersburg. In an email sent on Feb. 11, the biotech company alerted Quince Orchard Park community residents that a Schematic Development Plan (SDP) application for construction of the child care center […]

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September 1, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Dog Swim at Quince Orchard Park Pool (PHOTOS)

Who let the dogs out? The Quince Orchard Park community welcomed its neighborhood dogs to the annual Dog Dip in Gaithersburg on Labor Day. We saw some dogs literally running to this event as their owners struggled to hold on to their leashes. The event signifies the end of the summer swim season and takes […]

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August 25, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo of Robertson Park Youth Center

Quince Orchard Park Tree Planting Meeting Set for Aug. 27

The city of Gaithersburg will host a community meeting on Aug. 27 to present and receive comment on a proposed reforestation project. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Robertson Park Youth Center, 801 Rabbitt Road. In effort to manage stormwater runoff into the Muddy Branch, community tree plantings are planned for […]

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