Author: Krista Brick

Arts and Entertainment District Considered for Kentlands

The Kentlands Downtown Partnership (KDP) is looking into creating an arts and entertainment district in Kentlands, but that state level distinction could mean a loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax revenue for the city. During a KDP…

“What Parent Wouldn’t be Concerned?”

Charles H. Acker IV, a former Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) bus driver accused of possessing and distributing child pornography, was friends with at least one of his student passengers on Facebook. Maryland State Delegate Aruna Miller (D-Montgomery) said her…

LPMS Parents Told to Call MCPS

UPDATED Parents of Lakelands Park Middle School (LPMS) students are being asked to contact the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) central office, not the LPMS administration, with concerns about the arrest of a school bus driver. Charles H. Acker IV,…

Arts and Entertainment District Targeted for Kentlands

The Kentlands Downtown Partnership (KDP) is looking into creating an arts and entertainment district in Kentlands, but that distinction on a state level could mean a loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax revenue for the city. During…

Spring Home Sales Upswing

When temperatures slowly climb and flowers inch their way out of the ground, so do the for sale signs outside of houses as the spring real estate market gets into full swing. Local realtors are predicting strong sales this season,…

Gaithersburg Employees Enjoy Fitness Perks

Gaithersburg employees can get free golf lessons, a gym membership and Zumba classes, but only a third of them are taking advantage of this free job perk. The benefit is part of the GFit Wellness program aimed at promoting a…

Kentlands Scientist Leader in Genome Research

Using one Apple computer, 10 people in an office on Clopper Road helped to shape the future of way DNA is sequenced, and Kentlands resident Dr. Robert Fleischmann, Ph. D., had a major role in that movement. Most fair weather…

Woman Arrested after Boarding LPMS Bus

A Gaithersburg woman was arrested after she attempted to catch a ride on a bus headed for Lakelands Park Middle School (LPMS) and then allegedly stole a car. Kidest Warren, 21 of Gaithersburg, was hanging out at the bus stop…