Community

City Fields FiOS Installation Complaints

Complaints about subpar restoration work are following Verizon as the company continues to install FiOS in the city limits of Gaithersburg. Currently, crews are digging holes for the fiber optic service in Quince Orchard Park (QOP). Community Manager Ruchita Patel…

Sneak Peek Day at RCES

It’s sneak preview day at Rachel Carson Elementary School (RCES) where 886 students are currently enrolled for the 2010-2011 school year. That’s an increase of 20 students in the general population over last year’s enrollment figures, according to RCES Assistant…

Soccer Fields Planned for GE Tech Park

A new soccer field may replace the dilapidated tennis courts and basketball courts on the GE Technology Park site between Lakelands and Kentlands. In September, Montgomery County will be soliciting bids from private companies to rip up the tennis and…

Drzyzgula Contacts NWS

Gaithersburg City Council member Cathy Drzyzgula wants to know more about the severe storm that caused so much damage in the East Deer Park, Observatory Heights, West Deer Park and Greater Historic District neighborhoods on August 12. Shortly after the…

“It Is a War Zone Here”

One Gaithersburg resident is describing the Olde Towne and Deer Park neighborhoods as resembling a “war zone” after an early morning thunderstorm toppled and uprooted trees, downed power lines and even blew off portions of a roof from a historic…

MedImmune: A Busy Work Site

It’s one of the largest construction sites in Montgomery County as hundreds of construction workers report to MedImmune every day to build the company’s newest tower and parking garage adjacent to Great Seneca Highway in Quince Orchard Park. Passersby may…

Go Green

Free Compost Bins for Montgomery County Residents The Montgomery County Division of Solid Waste Services has selected Brookside Gardens’ Library as one of its distribution sites for free compost bins. The bins are lightweight and collapsible, and Montgomery County residents can…

County News

Select Libraries Begin Year-Round Sunday Service Beginning August 15, the following Montgomery County public libraries will be open on Sundays year-round — except on certain major holiday weekends — from 1 to 5 p.m.:  Bethesda, Germantown, Marilyn J. Praisner, Rockville…

Skate Spots Vandalized

Gaithersburg police are investigating two cases of vandalism at the skate spot in Lakelands. Police are trying to find out who tried to build a concrete skateboard ramp at the skate spot and who ripped down the metal sign posting…