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How to: Find a Good Dentist in Gaithersburg

How to: Find a Good Dentist in Gaithersburg

Choosing a local dental professional is an important task and one that should not be taken lightly. Teeth have a direct impact on general health as well as social acceptance and therefore, for most people, selecting a local dentist is of paramount importance. Finding someone that you are comfortable with can be a challenging experience...

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“Bus, Train, Taxi, and Car” – Public Transportation from Alexandria to Gaithersburg, and Back!

“Bus, Train, Taxi, and Car” – Public Transportation from Alexandria to Gaithersburg, and Back!

Wildbill shares with YouTube his journey from his home in Alexandria to his office in Gaithersburg. It “only” takes him two hours to get to the Shady Grove Metro station in the morning. A lesser man would drive, but not Bill. He travels by bus, train, taxi, and even by car, but of course not his own....

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Montgomery County Police Explain the Speed Cameras

Montgomery County Police Explain the Speed Cameras

About 6 months ago we reported on the newly installed speed cameras that many of us are used to seeing all over the county. Captain John Damskey explains the policies and benefits of the speed cameras and states his case for why he thinks we really do need them. Followed by questions from Council members....

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Local Links: Local Love, DC Summer Fun, Chestnut Lodge Fire, Yesterday’s Storm, GM Dealerships

Local Links: Local Love, DC Summer Fun, Chestnut Lodge Fire, Yesterday’s Storm, GM Dealerships

Since we started local links a few months ago, we’ve only focused on other things happening around Gaithersburg. In addition to moving Local Links to the blog, we are also going to be covering things outside of Gaithersburg. We will continue to focus on the local area however. Montgomery County, Washington DC, and maybe even...

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Local Links: Local Love, DC Summer Fun, Chestnut Lodge Fire, Yesterday's Storm, GM Dealerships

Local Links: Local Love, DC Summer Fun, Chestnut Lodge Fire, Yesterday's Storm, GM Dealerships

Since we started local links a few months ago, we’ve only focused on other things happening around Gaithersburg. In addition to moving Local Links to the blog, we are also going to be covering things outside of Gaithersburg. We will continue to focus on the local area however. Montgomery County, Washington DC, and maybe even...

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Newsweek Says MCPS Has 4 of the Top 100 HighSchools, None of them are Gaithersburg Schools

Newsweek Says MCPS Has 4 of the Top 100 HighSchools, None of them are Gaithersburg Schools

Four high schools in Montgomery County made Newsweek’s list of Top 100 High Schools in the Nation, including Richard Montgomery, B-CC, Wootton, and Churchill. There were no Gaithersburg schools that made the list, but I guess it’s nice to be in good company. ROCKVILLE, MD—Newsweek magazine has ranked four Montgomery County public high schools in...

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Local Links – 5/31/2009

Local Links – 5/31/2009

The Washington Examiner explores Montgomery County’s efforts to keep foreclosed homes looking presentable. A scary tidbit from the end of the article stated that January through March of 2009, almost 2000 homes have foreclosed in Montgomery County, more than 1/3 of 2008 totals. The Gazette reports on Extra Space Managment who recently settled on a...

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Gaithersburg Memorial Day Observance

Gaithersburg Memorial Day Observance

Happy Memorial Day to everyone in Gaithersburg, and across the country, and to our men and women stationed overseas.  Not often enough do we take time to think about the sacrifices the people in the armed services make everyday. If you have the time, try to make it out to Christman Park to honor those...

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Metro’s Strange Attempt at Safety Through Comdey

Metro’s Strange Attempt at Safety Through Comdey

Somebody over at Metro had the idea to leap ahead into the future to deliver important Metro safety and etiquette, but more importantly, comedy and laughs. On May 16th, Metro sent out a press release with the following video. “Welcome aboard Metrorail and thanks for riding with us,” says an animated flight attendant in the...

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Metro’s Strange Attempt at Safety Through Comdey

Metro’s Strange Attempt at Safety Through Comdey

Somebody over at Metro had the idea to leap ahead into the future to deliver important Metro safety and etiquette, but more importantly, comedy and laughs. On May 16th, Metro sent out a press release with the following video. “Welcome aboard Metrorail and thanks for riding with us,” says an animated flight attendant in the...

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