Category: News

Shop Talk

Music Notes Live music has been plentiful in downtown Kentlands with bands booked every Friday and Saturday nights on the plaza adjacent to the Star Diner. There’s also the new Main Street Music Festival every Wednesday night on the city…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

Main Street Music Festival After two weeks of rain delays, the Main Street Music Festival finally got off the ground on June 23 and again on June 30 with dozens of people in the crowd, including City Council members Ryan…

MedImmune Idea

To the Editor: I awaken to the sounds of construction coming from the ever-expanding MedImmune across Great Seneca Highway. Normally it doesn’t bother me as I always thought of MedImmune as a friendly company whose expansion brings both career and…

Water Restrictions Lifted

On the morning of one of the hottest days of the year, Gaithersburg residents learned that Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) was lifting a mandatory water use restriction. “Our pipe is back in service. I want to thank our customers…

Around Town

New Kentlands Manager Kentlands On-site Manager Thomas “Mac” Staples will be leaving the community this summer to take a new position in a CMC community in Virginia, and Randy Fox has been named as his replacement, according to an e-mail…

From the Foundation

New Board Members The Kentlands Community Foundation (KCF) recently held its annual meeting, and three new members were appointed to the 11-member board. Katy Thoms, Brendan Emerson and Lake Coulson are replacing outgoing members Norman Katz, Lynda Ullmer Gage and…

Montgomery County News

311 System Launched Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett announced last month the official launch of MC311, the county’s new online and telephone information system. The public is now able to access Montgomery County government information and non-emergency services online or…

Kentlander Moves Up the Career Ladder

Kentlander and Quince Orchard High School (QOHS) Class of 1999 graduate Adam Cuthbert was recently named a Directors’ Guild of America (DGA) trainee, a position given in conjunction with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers to just 1…