Author Archive for Gina Gallucci-White

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Finalists Named in Essay Contest A dozen finalists were selected for the Gaithersburg Book Festival’s sixth annual High School Student Short Story contest. The first-, second-, third-place and fan favorite will be announced during the May 21 festival held on the City…

GPD Officer Speaks at Kentlands Board Meeting

The Kentlands Citizen Assembly Board of Trustees recently asked Gaithersburg Police Department Community Liaison Officer Dan Lane to speak at their monthly meeting in late March. “In retrospect, it’s probably something we should be doing more frequently,” said Chris Campbell,…

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FedEx Ground Moves Forward With Former IBM Site At the City of Gaithersburg’s March 16 Planning Commission meeting, a preliminary site plan for the redevelopment of the former IBM property at 800 N. Frederick Ave. into a FedEx Ground Package…

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Potomac Valley Shopping Center Annexation Petition Reopened At the March 7 Mayor and City Council meeting, the developer’s request to reopen the record for Annexation Petition X-7089-2015, Potomac Valley Shopping Center, was approved. The 8.28-acre property is located at the…

Police Saw a Crime Increase Last Year

The Gaithersburg Police Department saw a nearly 10 percent increase in crime last year, according to the agency’s annual report. Released on March 1, the report contains data gathered for the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Part I offenses. Collected from…