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Music Notes Live music has been plentiful in downtown Kentlands with bands booked every Friday and Saturday nights on the plaza adjacent to the Star Diner. There’s also the new Main Street Music Festival every Wednesday night on the city…

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KDP Meets with City Leaders Members of the Kentlands Downtown Partnership (KDP) met with City Manager Angel Jones, Assistant City Manager Tony Tomasello and Planning and Code Administration Director Greg Ossont on June 7 at City Hall to discuss the…

Lowe’s Put on Notice

Finding a parking space at Lowe’s was a little more difficult on June 3 and the weekend following as merchandise was piled up in many of the parking spaces surrounding two sides of the building. Gaithersburg’s Neighborhood Services Director Kevin…

Home Sales Slow

A spike in spring home sales given a bump by a federal tax credit is failing to translate into a strong summer sales season. Most local realtors agree the Worker, Homeownership and Business Assistance Act of 2009, which offered first-time…

Local Company Helps Others “Go Green”

Search for the term “go green” on the Internet, and you may get 125 million results — a daunting number. That’s where Scott Friedman comes in. Friedman, a Lakelands resident, is cofounder, principal and CEO of Greenavise, a company that…

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Hot Spot There have been long lines out the door at Coal Fire Pizza, which just opened last month next to Party City and Blockbuster. The menu includes pizzas, pastas, salads and baked wings, and everything thing on the menu…