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Parcel Plus Offers New Sunday Hours Parcel Plus, 267 Kentlands Boulevard, is now open on Sunday to better accommodate today’s busy lifestyle. Stop by on Sunday, noon to 4 p.m., to ship packages via UPS, USPS, FedEx and DHL. Parcel…

New Foundation Director Passionate About Community

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Longtime Kentlands resident Elisabeth Monaco is the new Kentlands Community Foundation executive director.

New Kentlands Community Foundation Executive Director Elisabeth Monaco has deep roots in the community. She and her husband, John Kraft, began planning their “starter house” here in the early ‘90s. Two children and 25-plus years later, the house has grown…

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Kentlands Community Foundation Vice Chairman Rob Garretson and Executive Director Elisabeth Monaco (center) presented an $11,000 donation to the Dolores C. Swoyer Camp Scholarship Fund.

KCF Donates Funds to Nonprofits The Kentlands Community Foundation (KCF) presented funds raised from the 2017 Kentlands/Lakelands 5K at the Jan. 16 Mayor and City Council meeting. Executive Director Elisabeth Monaco presented the City of Gaithersburg with $11,000 for the…

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KCF Welcomes New Executive Director Elisabeth Monaco, known to friends and family as Liz, has joined the Kentlands Community Foundation (KCF) as executive director. She is a 25-year Kentlands resident. Former KCF Executive Director Mariann Zylstra stepped down at the…

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Pritchard Music Academy musicians perform holiday classics at Washingtonian Rio.

Tommy Joe’s Closed New Year’s Day Tommy Joe’s Kentlands location went out in style with a New Year’s Eve party before closing its Kentlands location doors for good on New Year’s Day. Their Bethesda location remains open. According to Aileen…

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City Adopts Small Cell Facility Regulations Requests from the telecommunications industry to install small cell facilities have been growing. Following study and recommendations by city staff, the Mayor and City Council adopted ordinance and regulation amendments related to small cell…

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Holiday Giving Serves Thousands The City of Gaithersburg will be serving approximately 785 households through its Holiday Giving program. These families include about 1,660 children, 1,000 of whom are under the age of 10. The city’s distribution took place on…