To participate, students must reside in Maryland, Virginia or the District of Columbia, and be enrolled in grades 9-12 at a public or private school, or be in a homeschool program, for the 2023-2024 school year. Submission Guidelines:
About the Gaithersburg Book Festival: The Gaithersburg Book Festival is an annual all-day celebration of books, writers and literary excellence, which is celebrating 15 years in 2024. One of the premier literary events in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, the 2024 Festival is scheduled for Saturday, May 18, at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm (506 S. Frederick Ave.) in Gaithersburg, Md. Activities will include author appearances, discussions and book signings; writing workshops; a Children’s Village; onsite sales of new and used books; literary exhibitors and food, drink, ice cream and more. FREE admission and accessible shuttle will be available from Shady Grove Metro and Lakeforest Commuter Lot. The Gaithersburg Book Festival also hosts author events in Montgomery County throughout the year as a way to encourage continued appreciation for all things literary. For more information please visit www.gaithersburgbookfestival.org, follow us on Twitter @GburgBookFest or like us on Facebook.
Update: SB Columbia Pike (US29) at Blackburn Rd reopened from earlier traffic incident, except for two blocked right lanes. Expect residual delays.
Per MCPD: “A 16-year-old from Gaithersburg has been arrested in possession of a stolen vehicle with a loaded firearm.
The Fillmore Silver Spring has just announced that actor/comedian Pete Davidson will be performing at the venue in less than two weeks.
According to the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office, “In the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, MD, the Honorable John Maloney has sentenced defendant, Scorpio Alexander Stanfield, 33, of unknown address,…