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City Approves Kentlands Square Sketch Plan

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Phase one of the Kentlands Square mixed-use redevelopment features up to 1450 multifamily units and up to 784,080 square feet of commercial on the 12 acres currently home to Kmart and parking lot.

The sketch plan for Kentlands Square mixed-use redevelopment was approved by a 4-0 vote at the July 17 Mayor and City Council meeting. Kentlands Square SK-7503-2017 features up to 1450 multifamily units and up to 784,080 square feet of commercial.…

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Officers Honored With Public Safety Awards The Gaithersburg -Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) recognized Gaithersburg Police Officers John Davis and Michelle Kirk for distinguished service at its Public Safety Awards program at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center on Friday, July…

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Watkins Mill Interchange Construction Proceeds Wagman Heavy Civil, Inc. has been selected for the construction of the Watkins Mill Interchange project. The Notice to Proceed is scheduled for July 31. Body-Worn Camera Policy Meeting Planned The Gaithersburg Police Department will begin outfitting uniformed operational…

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Olde Towne Park Plaza Under Construction Gaithersburg elected officials participated in a ceremonial groundbreaking on May 30 for Olde Towne Park Plaza, a new community gathering space in the city’s historic center. The plaza is adjacent to the original B&O Railroad Station and will feature a…

Public Comment Needed on Small Cell Draft Documents

The City of Gaithersburg needs public comment on preliminary draft documents that address franchise/right-of-way (ROW) agreements, ordinance changes and ROW regulations designed to respond to requests for small cell antenna installations in the city. These preliminary documents were discussed at…

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Flag Day Ceremony Planned The Gaithersburg Community Museum and Boy Scout Troop 1760 will hold a Flag Day Ceremony on Wednesday, June 14, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 South Summit Ave. in Olde Towne. Gaithersburg Young…

Summer in the City

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The first-ever SummerFest on July 1 at Bohrer Park will bring together the best of two popular city events—Celebrate! Gaithersburg and the city’s annual fireworks spectacular.

School is out June 16. The joy of finishing the school year can be followed rather quickly by boredom—but not in this city! There are lots of ways to fill your summer with fun and learning right here in Gaithersburg.…

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Safe Grow and Others File Amicus Brief Nine organizations, including Safe Grow Montgomery, filed an Amicus brief late last month in support of a 2015 landmark Montgomery County, Maryland, ordinance that restricts the use of toxic pesticides on public and…

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Mayor Highlights Excellence at State of the City Address Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and members of the City Council hosted the annual State of the City address on April 13 at Asbury Methodist Village. More than 180 guests attended the…