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Apply for Improvement Matching Grant Neighborhood groups and HOAs are encouraged to apply for the Frederick J. Felton Neighborhood Matching Grant program. The program provides an incentive for neighborhood organizations to improve their communities by awarding dollar-for-dollar matching grants of…

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Police Foundation Fundraiser Planned The Gaithersburg Police Foundation returns to Dogfish Head Alehouse on Tuesday, May 15 for its most popular fundraiser of the year. This is the tenth consecutive year for the event, which raises money for the nonprofit…

Kimco Proposes Long-Term Mixed-Use Development

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Kimco outlined a multi-decade development project for Kentlands Market Square on Monday night.

Outlined in four phases and nine development blocks, the mixed-use development plan proposed for Kentlands Market Square by Kimco Realty is envisioned to span decades—and the sketch plan before the city Monday night should be seen as “a broad framework,”…

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Manna CEO Honored With Global Women Stop Hunger Award Jackie DeCarlo, chief executive officer of Manna Food Center, was awarded Stop Hunger’s 2018 Women Stop Hunger Award at a ceremony in Paris, France, on March 13. The second annual Women…

Passing the Torch: Fleet Feet Has New Owners

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Robyn and Chris Gault have sold Fleet Feet Sports Gaithersburg to Ilene and Ethan Lish, longtime members of the Fleet Feet running community.

After owning and operating Fleet Feet Sports, one of the Kentlands’ most community-engaged retailers, since May 19, 2005, Robyn and Chris Gault have sold the store. The new owners, Ilene and Ethan Lish of Rockville, took over on Friday, March…

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At their meeting on April 2, the Mayor and City Council designated the week of April 8 - 15 as Days of Remembrance in the City of Gaithersburg. A proclamation for Days of Remembrance, which was established by the U.S. Congress as an annual national commemoration of the Holocaust, was accepted by Gaithersburg resident Howard Smiga and Rabbi Jacob Blumenthal of Shaare Torah.

Laurie-Anne Sayles Named to Maryland’s Top 100 Women Gaithersburg City Councilmember Laurie-Anne Sayles has been recognized by The Daily Record, included in its 2018 listing of Maryland’s Top 100 Women. This listing recognizes outstanding achievements by women demonstrated through professional…