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December 15, 2019 | Laura Rowles

BLOG: Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Celebrates 70-Year Milestone

70-Years in Business, Relationship Building, Advocacy, and Success It’s been 70 years since the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) came into existence. Over two hundred business leaders gathered on December 5 at the Doubletree by Hilton to celebrate the Chamber at its platinum gala. The evening was a celebration of the partnerships the Chamber has […]

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May 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

City Officials Break Ground on Olde Towne Park Plaza

It’s been a long time coming. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and City Councilmembers officially broke ground on the Olde Towne Park Plaza today. When it is complete, the plaza will include several amenities including an interactive fountain, benches and seating. Construction is expected to be complete in November. You can watch the groundbreaking ceremony, below: […]

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October 5, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Ted’s Montana Grill Opens in Downtown Crown (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Business partners Ted Turner and George McKerrow attended the grand opening of their restaurant, Ted’s Montana Grill, in Gaithersburg on Oct. 5th. It’s the restaurant’s first location in the state of Maryland. Take a look: The restaurant is located at 105 Ellington Boulevard in Downtown Crown and it brings more than 70 jobs to the […]

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August 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg’s Job Picture Brightens, Unemployment Rate Falls

Gaithersburg Economic Development Director Tom Lonergan delivered some good news to city leaders at the Mayor and Council meeting on Aug. 17. According to Lonergan, the city’s unemployment rate is down and there are more Gaithersburg residents working now than in the past two years. “We got some fresh data in from the state’s Department […]

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July 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Largent’s Restaurant Closes in Kentlands Market Square

Largent’s Restaurant and Bar has closed at 654 Centerpoint Way in Kentlands Market Square in Gaithersburg, according to a note on the business’s Facebook page. It’s one of several restaurants that have tried to make a go of it at the high profile two-story space in downtown Kentlands. Other restaurants that once occupied this restaurant […]

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April 21, 2015 | Krista Brick

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Leggett Proposes New Structure for Economic Development in MoCo

County Executive Isiah Leggett is putting the wheels in motion to move Montgomery County’s Department of Economic Development into a non-governmental agency. “He thinks the work of attracting investment and jobs obviously is something public officials have to be involved in, but the machinery to do it is a little more flexible and easier to […]

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November 11, 2014 | Krista Brick

Two Restaurants Close Doors in Kentlands Market Square

Two Kentlands restaurants- Hakuba and Star Diner- have recently shuttered, as nearby Downtown Crown continues to gain popularity and tenants. This is the second owner to close the 3,795-square foot Star Diner at 705 Center Point Way in the past year. While there was no official notice that the diner was closed for good, a […]

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September 17, 2013 | Staff Writer

Metropolitan Ballet Theatre Relocating to Gaithersburg

The Metropolitan Ballet Theatre (MBT) has finalized plans to move the nonprofit arts education organization to Gaithersburg in the spring of 2014. The relocation will give the ballet theatre more space to expand its programming. The theatre is moving its studio to 220 Perry Parkway, a space that will include more than 7,700 square feet […]

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August 29, 2013 | Staff Writer

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MedImmune to Acquire Amplimmune (Photo)

AstraZeneca has announced that MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Amplimmune, a privately-held biologics company focused on developing novel therapeutics in cancer immunology. The buyout is designed to strengthen MedImmune’s cancer-related research, and includes an initial payment of $225 million, with the possibility of another […]

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November 14, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Cytomedix Expansion

Cytomedix, Inc., a biotechnology company specializing in regenerative therapies involving innovative platelet technologies for orthopedics and wound care, has announced that with assistance from government grants, it will be expanding its operations in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Cytomedix appreciates all of the support provided by Montgomery County and the City of Gaithersburg. We look forward to continued […]

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