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October 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Memorial Service for Gaithersburg Councilmember Henry Marraffa Set for Nov. 6

UPDATED The city of Gaithersburg is mourning the loss of City Councilmember Henry Marraffa, Jr., who passed away on Oct. 18, after a battle with cancer. The city flag has been lowered to half staff in memory of Marraffa, and his seat at the Council dais has been draped with bunting and covered with flowers. […]

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February 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Councilmember Marraffa Battles Leukemia, Outlook Good

Gaithersburg City Councilmember Henry Marraffa watched the Iowa caucuses from his hospital bed on Monday night where he is undergoing chemotherapy for leukemia. He said his prognosis is good. “I was diagnosed this week with leukemia, an extension of the MDS [Myelodysplastic Syndromes] I was being treated for the last two years,” Marraffa wrote in […]

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December 28, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Water Main Break in Gaithersburg (Photos)

UPDATED Water has been restored to Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) customers in the West Riding community of Gaithersburg after a water main break left 185 residential customers without water for most of the day on Dec. 28. WSSC spokesperson Kira Calm Lewis said the 12-inch water main break was reported to WSSC at 7 […]

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