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- 06/01/2020 7:30 PM
Statement from Mayor Ashman Regarding Solidarity
In Gaithersburg, we stand as committed as ever to the principles of inclusiveness, fairness, respect, and professional service.
Gaithersburg CARES Hub Accepting Donations, Referrals
The CARES Hub provides essential health items & food for those in the area who are recovering at home from COVID-19.
- 03/13/2020 12:00 PM
Novel Coronavirus Information
The City continues to monitor the situation and provide updates for emergency assistance, resources and volunteer opportunities.
- 06/05/2020 1:20 PM
Statement from Mayor Ashman about the Gaithersburg Police Department
Our department built a culture placing value on continued training, restraint, and friendly & professional service.
- 06/02/2020 3:30 PM
Blohm Park to be Closed for Stream Restoration Project
A virtual public meeting will be held June 18 with an overview of the project & opportunity for questions.
- 05/29/2020 6:02 PM
Permit Applications for Outdoor Seating & Curbside Pickup Being Accepted
The City requires and is now accepting permits for Temporary Outdoor Seating for restaurants and Curbside Pickup.
- 05/22/2020 5:30 PM
Sandlin Named 2020 Gaithersburg Junior Mayor
Out of dozens of entries submitted, Hayden Sandlin of Fields Road ES has been selected as our next Junior Mayor.
- 05/21/2020 1:45 PM
Neighborhoods, HOAs Invited to Apply for Matching Grants
The program provides an incentive for neighborhoods to improve their communities by awarding matching grants.
- 05/21/2020 1:40 PM
Rina Fishman Takes Top Prize in Book Festival Poetry Contest
Rina Fishman was awarded first prize in the high school poetry contest with her poem “13 Ways to Kill a Cactus.”
- 05/19/2020 3:30 PM
Recreation Program Updates for 2020 Summer Season
Traditional camps & other recreation programming is cancelled. Alternative summer programming will be explored.
- 05/06/2020 11:15 AM
Gaithersburg Book Festival Goes Virtual
The virtual event will consist of author presentations & writing workshops from May 16 through June 14.
- 04/24/2020 9:00 AM
Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment
The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement will be conducting a virtual examination of the Police Department.
- 04/21/2020 1:30 PM
Innovative, Sustainable Green Practices Recognized
The City recognizes individuals & organizations demonstrating outstanding environmental stewardship.
- 04/16/2020 9:45 AM
Notice of Street Construction - Firstfield Road
Street construction is anticipated to begin the week of May 11 & continue for approximately 6 weeks.
- 04/14/2020 3:00 PM
Annual Maryland Financial Education & Capability Awards Announced
Bank On Gaithersburg receives Outstanding Organization in statewide Financial Education & Capability Awards.
- 04/07/2020 11:00 AM
Book Festival Announces High School Poetry Contest Finalists
The 10 finalist poems are posted for visitors to read and vote for their favorite. Fan favorite voting will close on May 8.
- 04/03/2020 1:45 PM
Muller Appointed Director of Parks, Recreation & Culture
City Manager Tomasello announced the appointment effective April 3. Muller served as Acting Director since September.
- 03/31/2020 1:00 PM
Joint Statement on the COVID-19 Pandemic
Chief local elected officials of the National Capital Region released the following joint statement.
- 03/19/2020 9:00 AM
Gaithersburg Launches Search for Next City Manager
Gaithersburg has employed the services of the Novak Consulting Group to assist with the search for its next City Manager.
- 03/03/2020 5:00 PM
March Declared Good Sportsmanship Month
March was officially declared Good Sportsmanship Month in the City during the March 2 Mayor & City Council Meeting.