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Gaithersburg (Montgomery, Maryland)

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  • Federal firefighters push for shift-swap flexibility

    When city or county firefighters have a family event or unexpected obligation pop up on a workday, their solution is familiar to most shift workers: They find a colleague willing to trade hours. But for the roughly 10,000 firefighters employed by the...
  • Barnstorming artist takes murals to every Md. county

    Barnstorming artist takes murals to every Md. county
    Drive west on Mile Lane in Allegany County, then crest the ridge in the road, and all of a sudden, the big barn on Leaning Pine Farm bursts out of the surrounding countryside like a display of fireworks. Eight-sided stars wheel exuberantly against the...
  • In 'bag war,' studies clash on plastic sack litter

    In 'bag war,' studies clash on plastic sack litter
    As Baltimore City Council grapples once again with whether to levy a small fee on plastic and paper shopping bags, groups on both sides of the policy debate already are tossing out conflicting information on whether fees work, and even whether single-...
  • Maryland court considers liability of bars in drunken-driving crashes

    Maryland court considers liability of bars in drunken-driving crashes
    Michael D. Eaton ran up a tab for 17 beers plus other drinks before he left a Gaithersburg tavern, according to court records. Forty-five minutes later, behind the wheel of his Range Rover, he slammed into the back of a Jeep Cherokee at a speed...
  • State raising speed limit on ICC to 60 mph

    State raising speed limit on ICC to 60 mph
    The state will be raising the speed limit from 55 mph to 60 mph next month on the Intercounty Connector, Maryland's first all-electronic toll road. The decision Monday by the Maryland Transportation Authority came after more than six months of study...
  • Venture capital for companies in the Maryland region drops nearly 27 percent

    Venture capital for companies in the Maryland region drops nearly 27 percent
    Uncertainty over the economy contributed to a nearly 27 percent drop last year in venture capital funding for young companies in Maryland, Washington and Northern Virginia, the first decrease since 2009, according to a new report from...
  • Eileen H. 'Pat' van Breemen, 88, worked to help children with learning disabilities

    Eileen H. 'Pat' van Breemen, 88, worked to help children with learning disabilities
    Eileen H. "Pat" van Breemen, an advocate for children suffering from learning disabilities and a Wicomico County political activist, died Tuesday, from multiple organ failures, at her Salisbury home. She had recently celebrated her 88th birthday. The...
  • David B. Simon, former editor at The Gazette in Gaithersburg, will become editor of The Daily Record

    David B. Simon, former editor at The Gazette in Gaithersburg, will become editor of The Daily Record
    The publisher of The Daily Record announced Thursday that a former editor at several Maryland newspapers will become editor of the Baltimore-based business and legal affairs newspaper on Jan. 14. David B. Simon, 36, will replace Tom Linthicum, who...
  • Police investigate fatal crash in Gaithersburg

    Police investigate fatal crash in Gaithersburg
    Montgomery County Police are investigating a fatal crash overnight in Gaithersburg.  Police say a Honda Civic was driving south on Snouffer School Road just after 12 a.m. Sunday when it crossed into the northbound lanes. The car struck a 2009 Nissan. ...
  • Ritzy and for rent: Grand residences in demand for events, weddings

    Ritzy and for rent: Grand residences in demand for events, weddings
    When celebrity couple Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds were wed in a secret ceremony this year, the actors skipped the splashy Hollywood venue. Instead, their reported 17th-century location in South Carolina boasted an onsite mansion, gardens and a working...
  • Baltimore businessman imprisoned for undervaluing Chinese imports

    A Chinese national selling plastic bags, restaurant supplies and other merchandise from China out of a warehouse in Baltimore was sentenced to 16 months in prison Wednesday for dodging customs duties on the imported products, according to the Maryland U....
  • Montgomery official wants state to halve ICC tolls

    A Montgomery County official has asked the Maryland Transportation Authority to halve the "outrageous" tolls on the Intercounty Connector to boost traffic on what he calls an "underused" highway. County Councilmember Phil Andrews, a long-time ICC...