Category: Business

PSC Launches Pepco Investigation

The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) is launching an investigation into the reliability and quality of the electric distribution service of Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco) following a slew of complaints from Maryland customers after the July 25, August 5…

MedImmune: A Busy Work Site

It’s one of the largest construction sites in Montgomery County as hundreds of construction workers report to MedImmune every day to build the company’s newest tower and parking garage adjacent to Great Seneca Highway in Quince Orchard Park. Passersby may…

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Kentlands/Lakelands 5K Set for Sept. 4 Registration for the Kentlands/Lakelands 5K Race and Fun Run is now open. Registration thru August 29 costs $30. The entry fees go up to $35 (in person only) on September 2 and 3 and…

Power Restored, Fallout Continues

A severe thunderstorm with winds exceeding 60 miles per hour knocked out power to over 200,000 Pepco customers in Montgomery County on July 25. The storm lasted less than 30 minutes but packed high winds that sliced through trees, knocked…

Leggett Blasts Pepco

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett blasts Pepco’s response to the July storm that left thousands without power in a letter sent to the company’s CEO on July 29. “I am at a loss to explain to county residents and business…

Staircase to MedImmune on Hold

Construction of an exterior staircase up a grassy bank along Great Seneca Highway and leading to the MedImmune campus was temporarily stopped after questions about the project were raised by The Town Courier. Gaithersburg’s Planning and Code Administration Director Greg…

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“Shop Maryland Week” Begins August 8 Just in time for back-to-school shopping, August 8 – 14 has been designated “Shop Maryland Week,” according to state officials. During this week, Marylanders can enjoy tax-free shopping on clothing and footwear under $100.…

Stairway to MedImmune on Hold

Construction of an exterior staircase up a grassy bank along Great Seneca Highway and leading to the MedImmune campus has been temporarily stopped after questions about the project were raised by The Town Courier. Gaithersburg’s Planning and Code Administration Director…

Construction Zone Grows at MedImmune

As the temperatures soar this summer, the construction zone at MedImmune is an ever growing hotspot for hundreds of workers who report to the development site each day. After reading in The Town Courier that residents were raising questions about…

Town Courier Unveils New Web Site

On July 14, The Town Courier unveiled an updated website at www.towncourier.com designed to provide visitors with more of an interactive experience. “The idea is to have a much more active site, easier to use and navigate and easier to…