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Public Hearing on Stevenson Property Reveals Access Issues Craftmark Homes would like to build a maximum of 83 townhomes and condos on the 5.69-acre Stevenson property, located adjacent to the Watkins Mill Town Center (Parklands) subdivision and currently zoned MXD…

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Cultural Arts Committee Reappointments Anthony Glander, Arts Barn artist-in-residence, and Nanette Horan, owner of Kentlands-based Positive Energy Art Studio (P.E.A.S.), were reappointed to the City of Gaithersburg Cultural Arts Committee. The reappointments were made at the Aug. 15 Mayor and…

Watershed Restoration Grants Now Available

As part of continued attempts to reduce water pollution from pavement runoff, the city recently announced a collection of grants for groups that created watershed restoration projects. “Watershed restoration projects are designed to go back and increase vegetation to absorb…

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Gaithersburg Chorus Holds Open House Sept. 6 The Gaithersburg Chorus enters its 29th year and welcomes new members at an Open House on Tuesday, Sept. 6 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 506 South Frederick Ave.…

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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…