Community

Busted on the Bus

A busload of Lakelands Park Middle School (LPMS) students got a round trip ride recently when their bus driver returned them to school for misbehaving. Bus 2325 was taking kids home after school on Nov. 29 when students on the…

Last Minute Shopping Ideas

If you’ve made your list, checked it twice, and realized you have some last-minute Christmas shopping to do, you better not pout, you better not cry because it’s not as bad as you think. There’s no need to stress about…

Construction Signs Pop Up in QOP

At the request of the city of Gaithersburg, the developer of the new Vistas community has erected two orange signs at the front entrance of Quince Orchard Park (QOP) along Orchard Ridge Drive and Winter Walk Drive to direct construction…

Kentlands Church Stages Christmas Musical

The Kentlands ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints will host a musical theatre production of the birth of Jesus Christ this holiday season. The play, “Savior of the World – His Birth,” will re-tell the story…

Reforestation Plan to be Revised

During a Nov. 22 work session at City Hall, Gaithersburg’s elected leaders instructed staff to revise the reforestation plan for a 1.2 acre of land owned by the city of Gaithersburg in the West Riding community after several residents called…

Sunday Sales are Brisk

The doors opened at noon and the customers quickly followed on Nov. 21 as Sunday sales began at Montgomery County’s 24 liquor and wine stores. Within 12 minutes, there were 10 customers shopping at the Darnestown Road location. “It’s about…

Knapp Questions EDC

The city’s new economic consultant, Mike Knapp, attended the Gaithersburg Economic Development Committee’s (EDC) monthly meeting on Nov. 19 at City Hall to meet the volunteers and to solicit their input on economic development. He was accompanied by Carol Brideau,…

All in the Family, All in the Neighborhood

Every Tuesday afternoon when Lakelands resident Marcie Sheintal heads out to tutor in the neighborhood, she knows her three young children will not only be well cared for, but also that they will enjoy one of their favorite weekly rituals.…