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Gaithersburg Population Grows The July 2016 population estimate places Gaithersburg at 68,635, up 1,305 since January 2016. The full population/demographics report can be found at www.gaithersburgmd.gov/about-gaithersburg/profile-and-history/demographics. City Bans Polystyrene Food Service Products On July 18, the Mayor and City Council…

New Multifamily Residential Considered

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Owners of the property that includes Diya Bistro and its parking lot are considering residential development of the site.

The future of the property on which the Diya Bistro now operates is in question. Rumors on the Nextdoor Kentlands website have been running rampant, and Colonnade residents are expressing concern about their quality of life and property values. According…

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Kentlands Resident Appointed to Board of Supervisors of Elections Ty Hardaway’s appointment to the city’s Office of Board of Supervisors of Elections was confirmed at the July 5 Mayor and City Council meeting. Hardaway, who is also a Kentlands Citizens…

Cell Tower Planned for Morris Park

At the June 20 Mayor and City Council meeting, the City Council authorized the city manager to execute an agreement with Verizon Wireless to install a cellular tower at Morris Park, which is located near Summit Hall Elementary School. The…

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Gaithersburg Is ‘Great Small Town for Book Lovers’ In recognition of its nationally acclaimed Gaithersburg Book Festival, the City of Gaithersburg recently earned a spot as one of the “30 Great Small Towns for Book Lovers.” The list, assembled by AboutGreatBooks.com,…