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Practical Gifts Show Workplace

Practical Gifts Show Workplace

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 30, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —-Today’s troublesome economy might make it difficult to justify flowers or company-paid lunches — traditional ways to honor support staff on Administrative Professionals Day. This April 22nd, Sodexo encourages employers to think about an Esteem Pass incentive gift card as a more tangible and practical way to...

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Residents Weigh in on ‘Science City’ in Gaithersburg West

Residents Weigh in on ‘Science City’ in Gaithersburg West

More than 50 boosters and critics of the Gaithersburg West master plan laid out their best cases to the Planning Board for adding to or taming the scope of the county’s blueprint to transform more than 800 acres in Shady Grove into a live-work science and research hub. For more than a year, the vision...

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Residents Weigh in on 'Science City' in Gaithersburg West

Residents Weigh in on 'Science City' in Gaithersburg West

More than 50 boosters and critics of the Gaithersburg West master plan laid out their best cases to the Planning Board for adding to or taming the scope of the county’s blueprint to transform more than 800 acres in Shady Grove into a live-work science and research hub. For more than a year, the vision...

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Gaithersburg Fairgrounds Could Be Relocated

Gaithersburg Fairgrounds Could Be Relocated

The Gazette recently reported that the city Gaithersburg and the Charter behind the fairgrounds have shown interest in relocating the now 62.3 acre property. The 60 year old facility is located when the town center of Gaithersburg was originally planned. The way this particular area of Gaithersburg has grown, it just doesn’t make sense to...

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Man Found Dead in Seneca Creek State Park

Man Found Dead in Seneca Creek State Park

GAITHERSBURG, Md. — Water rescue crews pulled a man’s body from Clopper Lake Monday morning. Officials said they were called to the area in Seneca Creek State Park at about 10 a.m. after someone saw a boat circling the lake with no one on board. When officials arrived they found the boat washed up on...

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Montgomery County Schools – Closed Again – 1/28/2009

Montgomery County Schools – Closed Again – 1/28/2009

School is once again closed today in Montgomery County. Thoughs kids will be unhappy to find that it is all ice. Roads  weren’t safe to drive on last night, but the road conditions have improved dramatically. Montgomery College is scheduled to open at noon today. Related Blogs Related Blogs on montgomery college Wawa Chief Speaks...

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Montgomery County Schools Closed – 1/27/09

Montgomery County Schools Closed – 1/27/09

A bit late, since most kids have already checked the internet/news and went back to bed, but… All Montgomery County Schools are Closed Today Check out TrafficLand before hitting the roads today. Today was actually supposed to be my first day back to school at Montgomery College, no word yet on if they will be...

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Watch Out For New Speed Cameras!

Watch Out For New Speed Cameras!

On Tuesday, due to the Inauguration, I was terrified of driving the Beltway, so I opted to take the back roads. Down Quince Orchard Rd, past the high school, through North Potomac, then Potomac. I took a more scenic route home. The areas surrounding Darnestown Rd, River Rd, Turkeyfoot Rd, etc. Luckily I’m a fairly...

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Chevy Chase Bank Acquired By CapitalOne

Chevy Chase Bank Acquired By CapitalOne

Chevy Chase Bank, one of the most well known local banks in Gaithersburg and the rest of the DC/VA/MD area is being acquired by CapitalOne. We just got word of this a few minutes ago, and we will be back shortly with more details. Below is the press release: MCLEAN, Va., Dec 04, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall...

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Adventist Healthcare Announces Plans for Hospital in Clarksburg

Adventist Healthcare Announces Plans for Hospital in Clarksburg

Interesting move for Adventist, since Holy Cross just recently announced plans for a hospital in Germantown. These 2 hospitals will be extremely close to on another, and we still don’t know if both plans will be approved. For Immediate Release December 2, 2008 Contact: Tom Grant tgrant@AdventistHealthCare.com 301-315-3356 Adventist HealthCare Announces Plans to Move Forward...

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