Category: City News

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8.31.18, 100 block of Main Street—assault 8.31.18, unit block of Golden Ash Way—burglary 9.1.18, liquor law violation—300 block of Main Street 9.5.18, 1300 block of Main Mews—theft (illegal use of credit card) 9.6.18, 500 block of Sheila Street—theft 9.10.18, 700…

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7.24.18, 900 block of Hillside Lake Terrace—theft; confidence game 7.25.18, 200 block of Kentlands Boulevard—theft 7.26.18, 100 block of Edison Park Drive—assault 7.26.18, 300 block of Kentlands Boulevard—making a false police report 7.28.18, 200 block of Kentlands Boulevard—theft 7.28.18, 100…

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City Hosts School Supply Drive The City of Gaithersburg Educational Enrichment Committee is working with the Gaithersburg Youth Club and Student Union and other local businesses and organizations to collect school supplies that will be donated to area educators. The…

Montgomery County Continues to Lead in Affordable Housing

Montgomery County is one of the wealthiest counties in the country, and its elected officials have long recognized the need to provide affordable housing. Since Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit (MPDU) legislation was passed in 1974, more than 11,000 affordable units…

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7.9.18, 11900 block of Darnestown Road—theft from auto. 7.10.18, 400 block of Main Street—theft from auto 7.14.18, 300 block of Kentlands Boulevard—vandalism in the parking lot. 7.14.18, 300 block of Kentlands Boulevard—theft. 7.18.18, 300 block of Lakelands Drive—theft. 7.20.18, 100…

Provo Settles Lawsuit Involving Former Police Chief John King

John King, former Gaithersburg police chief who was ousted in 2010 for violations of departmental rules while in office, was party to a settlement between Provo, Utah, and five women who had sued the city alleging that King sexually harassed…

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Full Pedestrian Connectivity Coming Soon to Quince Orchard Road Pedestrians will soon enjoy full connectivity along Quince Orchard Road from Great Seneca Highway to Clopper Road. This project, conceived of 26 years ago, is in its final stages with construction…

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Lakeforest Mall Sears Site Sold The Lakeforest Mall Sears site was sold to Northwood Investors on May 18. Northwood paid $4 million for the property. New Way to Cool Off in Olde Towne Just in time for warm summer temperatures,…

County Exec Candidates Support Affordable Housing Stock

Six of the seven county executive (CE) candidates met at a forum on May 30 sponsored by Action in Montgomery (AIM), one of many similar campaign events. Action in Montgomery is a broad-based community power organization, rooted in county neighborhoods…

OMSI Pitches New Organizations to Benefit Downtown

Members of the One Main Street Initiative (OMSI) appeared before the Gaithersburg City Council on June 5 to present the results of their five-month mandate. OMSI was created by the Kentlands Community Foundation (KCF) in 2017 to come up with…