Author Archive for Donna Marks

MCCF Meeting Looks at the Future of Transportation

Photo | Christine Darton-Henrichsen, Potshots by Christine

Washingtonian Woods resident Lisa Cline stands on the berm that will be used for the Corridor Cities Transitway.  She demonstrates the proximity of homes to Great Seneca Highway.

Real-time computer control of traffic signals at congestion points, incentives to encourage drivers to avoid peak rush hour times or routes, and automated vehicle controls that prevent accidents are some strategies for solving our national transportation problems. This was the…

Kentlands Downtown Partnership Meets

Cheryl Stafford, owner of Stafford Music, Drama & Public Speaking, shared tips on how business owners can best present their business to others at the Kentlands Downtown Partnership’s recent open meeting on March 5. Stafford was the scheduled guest speaker…

KDP to Focus on Branding This Year Under Newly Elected Board

The Kentlands Downtown Partnership (KDP) will focus on branding the local business district this year, including cross-marketing among KDP member businesses, partnering around social responsibility issues, effective volunteering and philanthropic events, and promoting the upcoming Kentlands 25th anniversary celebration events.…

KDP Annual Meeting to Take Place Nov. 20

At its monthly meeting on Sept. 26, the Kentlands Downtown Partnership announced that their annual meeting on Kentlands downtown will take place Nov. 20, when they will report on the activities of the board. Local dignitaries, including Mayor Sidney Katz,…

Committee Focuses on City’s Social Services

As our local economy slowly recovers from recent financial crises, the city of Gaithersburg reaches out to meet residents’ special needs through several committees under the auspices of the Community Services Division of the Department of Community and Public Relations.…