Gaithersburg, MD Real Estate News

By Roy Kelley
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Paint the Plow Pilot Program, Gaithersburg, Maryland "Paint the Plow" on Display at Jingle Jubilee.Four newly painted City of Gaithersburg snowplows will be on display at the 95th annual Jingle Jubilee and Tree Lighting celebration, taking place on Saturday, December 4, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 South Summit Avenue. This outdoor event is free. No reservations are required. Masks are strongly encouraged. The plows are part of Paint the Plow, a community outreach initiative of the Gaithersburg Parks, Arts & Recreation Corporation (G-PARC) and the City’s Public Works and Parks, Recreation & Culture Departments (PRC). "This is our pilot year for Paint the Plow," says Shellie Williams, the City’s Cultural Events & Services Division Chief. "We teamed an environ...
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Montgomery County Holiday Craft Show, Saturday, December 4, 2021Our popular holiday craft show returns this Saturday for its 42nd year. This is event is free and features local and regional artists.For more info, contact Bauer Drive Community Recreation Center at 240-777-6922 or by email at Winston.Taylor@montgomerycountymd.govThis is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement. Berries, Brookside Gardens, Montgomery County, Maryland USACanon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
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Gaithersburg Farmers Market Winter Market Today Join us today for the Casey Winter Farmers Market! This month's market features seasonal vegetables, meats and cheeses and more! The final judging of the Great Gaithersburg Cookie-Off will take place at noon AND D's Smokehouse BBQ onsite serving up BBQ! The fun kicks off at 11 a.m.!Casey Community Center, 810 S Frederick Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20877This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Christmas Wreath, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USACanon Powershot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
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Liberty's Promise in Gaithersburg, MarylandLiberty's Promise supports low-income immigrant youth, ages 15-21, by providing them with means to become actively involved in civic life, pursue higher education, and embark upon meaningful careers.Recently City Manager Tanisha Briley visited students with Liberty’s Promise at Gaithersburg High School.https://bit.ly/31bz4qKThis is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Dahlia, Clearview Louise, National Capital Dahlia Society Show,Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland USA IMG 3094Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy Kelley Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
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Giving Tuesday, November 30, 2021Giving Tuesday is a global day of generosity taking place on November 30. Join the effort in sharing with those in need by donating to our Holiday Giving Program. Your monetary donations allow us to provide food and gift cards to those referred to the program. Learn more and donate online here.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.  Dahlia, National Capital Dahlia Society Show, Brookside Gardens,Wheaton, Maryland USA IMG 3077Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy Kelley Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Nation's Largest Community Solar Project Coming to GaithersburgThe nation’s largest community solar farm, to be 100 percent dedicated to low-and moderate-income (LMI) residents, is coming to Montgomery County. The project’s partners, along with Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and other County representatives, launched the project’s subscription campaign earlier this week.Through the subscription program for the new project, County residents who are Pepco customers and who qualify as LMI are eligible to receive 25 percent savings on their electricity costs every month.“It should not be a surprise to anyone that Montgomery County is creating the nation’s largest community solar farm that will create energy directed to low- and moderate-income residents,” said County Executive Elri...
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By Roy Kelley
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COVID -19 Boosters, Montgomery County, Maryland Make an appointment to get your #COVID19 booster shot this week! Find a clinic https://buff.ly/3FExmN9.  This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement. Coneflower + Imagination, Color Edited for our Imagination Series,Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 5544Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
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Casey Farmers Market: Winter MarketsThe Weekly Farmers Markets at Casey Community Center came to a close on November 18. We'll now be hosting monthly Winter Markets at Casey. Look for them on December 2, 2021 and January 20, February 17, March 17 and April 22, 2022, weather permitting.Shop for wreaths and holiday cookies at the December 2 market and pick up pre-ordered fresh oranges at the January 20 market. The Main Street Farmers Market in Kentlands is open Saturdays year round. Stay up to date on all market news by following our Facebook page here.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.  Dahlia, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA USA IMG 5701Canon PowerShot G11 Camera, f/4.5, 1/320 sec., ISO-80, 30 mm, No FlashPhotograph by Roy Kelley Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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City of Gaithersburg, Maryland Municipal Equality Index ScoreThe City earned a score of 100 points in the 10th annual Municipal Equality Index, an initiative of the Human Rights Campaign that examines the inclusivity of laws, policies and services with respect to the LGBTQ+ community. Gaithersburg achieved a 94 score in 2020, and added points in 2021 for having all-gender single occupancy facilities, having a non-discrimination ordinance for City contractors, taking a public position on LGBTQ+ equality, and for having leaders demonstrate pro-equality legislative and policy efforts.Read more here.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.  Dahlia, National Capital Dahlia Society Show, Brookside Gardens,Wheaton, Maryland USA IMG 3067Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy ...
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By Roy Kelley
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Montgomery County, Maryland 2021 Winter GuideThe Winter Guide is packed with classes, programs, and activities for children, families, and adults. Carve out time this holiday week to download the guide and register: https://mocoparks.org/30cIL7XThis is a Montgomery Parks announcement, Montgomery County, Maryland.  Dahlia, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA IMG 2801Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
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The Southern Lady Cooks Toffee Pecan Blondies RecipeChef Dolores used The Southern Lady Cooks recipe for Toffee Pecan Blondies and we enjoyed them. You may also wish to try this recipe. Click on the link to view and print the recipe.  Clematis Seed Pod, Kentlands Photowalk,Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 5478Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
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Cool Your Ashes: Prevent House FiresImproper ash disposal has become a common cause of many fires lately. Never dispose of ashes in garbage or recycle containers, plastic containers or paper bags. It doesn’t take much heat for these types of containers to burst into flames. Read on and be safe:   Coreopsis, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 5275 Canon PowerShot G11 Camera Photograph by Roy Kelley Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs Coreopsis is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. Common names include calliopsis and tickseed, a name shared with various other plants.
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By Roy Kelley
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New Sculpture at Brookside Garden, Wheaton, MarylandBrookside Gardens has a new sculpture. "Mantle II" was created by David Harber, the same artist who also made the silver sundial at the gardens.The work is a gift from the Klipper Family Foundation and is in honor of Lisa Jin Chen.Photo by Jason Gedeik, Montgomery Parks.This is a Montgomery Parks announcement, Montgomery County, Maryland.  False Bird of Paradise, Brookside Gardens Conservatory,Montgomery County, Maryland USACanon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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White’s Ferry Study Released by Montgomery and Loudoun Counties White’s Ferry is a historic cable ferry crossing the Potomac River, connecting Montgomery County in Maryland and Loudoun County in Virginia. It ceased operations on Dec. 28, 2020, following a Circuit Court opinion in a private lawsuit over the use of private land for the ferry landing in Virginia. A joint study to evaluate the long-term feasibility of the ferry service and to help identify possible alternatives and courses of action has been completed and is now available for review. In response to the suspended ferry service, the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) and the Loudoun County Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure jointly undertook the study. The effort was focused on a commo...
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By Roy Kelley
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Youth Ambassadors Program Seeking High School StudentsWanted: Youth Leaders 2021High school students are encouraged to join the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Youth Ambassadors Program.Applications are now be accepted for the 2021-2022 School Year. The deadline for applications is November 30, 2021.This is a Montgomery County, Maryland program.  Zinnia, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 5485Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
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Montgomery County, Maryland Thanksgiving Holiday ScheduleThe Montgomery County Government will observe the following schedule changes for the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Thursday, Nov. 25: County offices – Closed. State offices and courts – Closed. Libraries – Closed. Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) – All stores closed. Ride On—Will operate on a Sunday schedule. Ride On extRa and Flex—Not in service. Flash—Will operate on a weekend schedule (Orange Line only). MARC Train and Commuter Bus – Information available at https://www.mta.maryland.gov/thanksgiving-day-service TRiPS Silver Spring commuter store—Closed.  TRiPS Mobile Commuter Store—Closed. Parking at public garages, lots, curbside meters - Free. County-collected trash and recycling will not be done on Thursday. Regular Thursday Co...
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By Roy Kelley
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Serve Up Fire Safety in the KitchenThanksgiving is almost here. Montgomery County Fire Chief Scott Goldstein is urging residents to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday and keep safety at the top of "to do” list this holiday season. Thanksgiving Day is number one time for kitchen fires.This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.  Autumn Leaves, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 0477Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
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Montgomery County, Maryland Food ResourcesMany of our neighbors are struggling with access to food. Learn more about food resources in Montgomery County! https://buff.ly/3oOeioS  This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.  Dahlia, Bloomquist Pumpkin, American Dahlia Society Show,Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA USA IMG 5496Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs 
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By Roy Kelley
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Montgomery Village Food Distribution, Wed., November 24thDRIVE-THRU FOOD DISTRIBUTION: TOMORROW, Wednesday, November 24, 2021  from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Watkins Mill Elementary School in Montgomery Village, Maryland. Organized by the Upcounty Consolidation Hub and Black Rock Center.This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.  Dahlia, Windhaven Flare, National Capital Dahlia Society Show,Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland USA IMG 3133Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs 
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