Community

Living It Up in the Neighborhood

One doesn’t have to look far to find great nightlife in Kentlands, especially in the summertime! Along with American and ethnic restaurants, there are numerous chances to catch local bands, dancers and musicians nearby. A staple in the neighborhood for…

Second KCA Board Member Resigns

Citing the demands of a major career change — beginning his own law practice — Paul Zeineddin has resigned from the board of trustees of the Kentlands Citizens’ Assembly (KCA). Zeineddin has served on the board for a year-and-a-half. Throughout…

NYAJ Shows Its Community Spirit

After a patriotic July 4 soft opening, new neighborhood restaurant “Not Your Average Joe’s” (NYAJ) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 9 at 11 a.m. and officially opened for business. The event drew a small but excited crowd on the…

Kentlands’ Courtside Constant

For 19 years, Kentlands Tennis Director Marna Katzel has been a familiar presence in the community, teaching others how to play and enjoy something she herself is passionate about. “I feel very fortunate that I have a job teaching and…

Around Town

National Search for New City Manager The Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council have authorized a national search for the selection of a new city manager. The position is vacant due to the resignation of the previous city manager, Angel Jones,…

Struck by Surprise

Storms ripped through the area Friday night, leaving more than 230,000 homes without power in Montgomery County and causing widespread damage. Gov. Martin O’Malley declared a state of emergency in Maryland, and mandatory water restrictions went into effect due to…

KCA Chair Explains 2011 Legal Budgets and Expenses

The Kentlands Citizens’ Assembly (KCA) budgeted $27,500 for legal expenses in 2011. However, according to documentation provided by management company Community Management Corporation to Town Courier publisher and Kentlands resident Diane Dorney, the KCA spent $69,625.53 in 2011 in the…

NYAJ Hopes to Become New Neighborhood Haunt

Not Your Average Joe’s: Creative, Casual Cuisine is, admittedly, quite a mouthful. Just wait until Kentlands residents take a bite out of this new neighborhood restaurant. Head chef Scott Martin thinks it will take just one visit for area residents…