Category: City News

Kimco Proposes Long-Term Mixed-Use Development

Outlined in four phases and nine development blocks, the mixed-use development plan proposed for Kentlands Market Square by Kimco Realty is envisioned to span decades—and the sketch plan before the city Monday night should be seen as “a broad framework,”…

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Manna CEO Honored With Global Women Stop Hunger Award Jackie DeCarlo, chief executive officer of Manna Food Center, was awarded Stop Hunger’s 2018 Women Stop Hunger Award at a ceremony in Paris, France, on March 13. The second annual Women…

Passing the Torch: Fleet Feet Has New Owners

After owning and operating Fleet Feet Sports, one of the Kentlands’ most community-engaged retailers, since May 19, 2005, Robyn and Chris Gault have sold the store. The new owners, Ilene and Ethan Lish of Rockville, took over on Friday, March…

Building Service-Side Drive-Thru Satisfies Planning Commission

The City of Gaithersburg Planning Commission’s March 28 discussion of the three proposed Kentlands Square infill buildings on the Lowe’s side of the Kentlands Square shopping center was guided by walkability and pedestrian safety concerns. This, Chair John Bauer said,…

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Laurie-Anne Sayles Named to Maryland’s Top 100 Women Gaithersburg City Councilmember Laurie-Anne Sayles has been recognized by The Daily Record, included in its 2018 listing of Maryland’s Top 100 Women. This listing recognizes outstanding achievements by women demonstrated through professional…

Proposed Drive-Through Ignites Discussion

The three commercial infill buildings proposed for the Lowe’s parking lot area in Kentlands Square—Kentlands Square Infill Sites SDP-7712-2017—are moving through the city’s development process again with the close of the Planning Commission’s public comment period on March 9. Framed…

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Kimco Realty Requests Approval for Long-Term Redevelopment of Market Square Kimco Realty has requested approval of Sketch Plan Application SK-7837-2018, outlining a plan for redevelopment of Kentlands Market Square per the 2008 Kentlands Boulevard Commercial District Master Plan. The application…

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City Issues Call to Action Over State Small Cell Bill Public testimony will be heard by the Finance Committee for Senate Bill 1188 on Tuesday, March 20 at 1 p.m. in the Miller Senate Office Building at 11 Bladen St.…