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Gaithersburg (Montgomery, Maryland)

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  • Postal Service proposes slowing first-class mail delivery

    Postal Service proposes slowing first-class mail delivery
    Most Americans are just an email, Tweet or Facebook update away from reaching someone else — or the entire world. And the trend is accelerating, as the number of email accounts alone is expected to grow by almost a billion worldwide from last year...
  • Baltimore Police hire former Montgomery County official to oversee training

    Baltimore Police hire former Montgomery County official to oversee training
    The Baltimore Police Department has reached outside its ranks to fill a top command position, hiring a former top official from Montgomery County to lead training efforts. John A. King, the former police chief in Gaithersburg and a former assistant chief...
  • Air Jordan shoes cause frenzy at local, nationwide malls

    Several people were arrested at malls across Maryland as police broke up crowds of hundreds lined up to buy Nike Air Jordan Concords, part of a nationwide frenzy over the new sneakers that prompted a number of disturbances. Mobs broke down store doors in...
  • Dispute over Hopkins development heads to court

    Local lore has it that Elizabeth Beall Banks once chased developers off her Gaithersburg-area farm with a shotgun when they came around asking questions. But even then, the sprawl opponent knew that the same forces that turned parcels around her into...
  • 'The Voice' recap: Episode 3, Gaithersburg's Erin Willet joins Team Blake

    'The Voice' recap: Episode 3, Gaithersburg's Erin Willet joins Team Blake
    Another week of blind auditions on NBC’s “The Voice,” and another two hours to boil down into a single blog post. A nice change of pace this week for the audience: Instead of clipped montages of contestants who didn’t make the...
  • State looks at all-electronic toll collection

    State looks at all-electronic toll collection
    Maryland may eventually do away with tollbooths on the state's highways, bridges and tunnels and switch to electronic toll collection. A preliminary report by the Maryland Transportation Authority concluded that converting its seven toll plazas is...
  • Harford County Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Lawrence Kenneth Standiford, 52, of the 1900 block of Bennett Road, was charged Tuesday with second-degree assault. A window at a church was broken Tuesday in the 700 block of...
  • David Shayt dies at 56; associate curator collected artifacts for the Smithsonian

    David Shayt summed up his effect on the world in fewer than 100 words. "As a museum specialist at the Smithsonian’s Museum of American History," he wrote in the Washington Post for a special millennium issue, "I have added to the national...
  • John Todd, 96; Caltech professor pioneered use of computers in math

    John Todd, 96; Caltech professor pioneered use of computers in math
    John Todd, the Caltech mathematician who was a pioneer in the development of numerical analysis for computers and played a key role in the development of some of the first large computers, has died. He was 96. Todd died Thursday at his home in Pasadena,...
  • Still Suffering, But Redeployed

    Eight months ago, Staff Sgt. Bryce Syverson was damaged goods, so unsteady that doctors at Walter Reed Army Medical Center wouldn't let him wear socks or a belt. Syverson, 27, had landed in the psychiatric unit at Walter Reed after a breakdown that...
  • Apollo 14 Astronaut: Space Aliens Are Real

    Apollo 14 Astronaut: Space Aliens Are Real
    An Apollo 14 astronaut told a group of UFOlogists Monday that aliens are not a myth and called on the government to disclose its findings, The Washington Times reported. "It is now time to put away this embargo of truth about the alien presence," Edgar...