Category: News

Police Arrest Burglary Suspect

Montgomery County police say an assault rifle is missing from a Kentlands home in the 200 block of Hart Mews after a burglary was reported there on May 24. Corporal Dan Friz describes the 3-foot-long gun as a Sig-Sauer assault…

Local Company Helps Others “Go Green”

Search for the term “go green” on the Internet, and you may get 125 million results — a daunting number. That’s where Scott Friedman comes in. Friedman, a Lakelands resident, is cofounder, principal and CEO of Greenavise, a company that…

ShopTalk

Hot Spot There have been long lines out the door at Coal Fire Pizza, which just opened last month next to Party City and Blockbuster. The menu includes pizzas, pastas, salads and baked wings, and everything thing on the menu…

City Police Chief Search Narrows

Gaithersburg City Manager Angel Jones expects to hire the city’s new police chief this summer. Four candidates are up for the job that pays between $92,000 and $145,900. A daylong interview process held on May 20 had candidates meeting with…

Cycle of Frustration

Unless it is raining, physicist Alan Migdall rides his bike every day to his job at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) campus in Gaithersburg where he’s been employed for over 25 years. Migdall is an avid cyclist…

Budget Vote Set for June 7

Many Kentlands residents have economic development and taxes on their minds as Gaithersburg’s elected leaders prepare to adopt the 2011 fiscal year budget on June 7. The proposed budget includes $2 million in a new fund earmarked for economic development,…

“Let the Great World Spin” Written by Colum McCann

Colum Mc-Cann begins his 2009 National Book Award winner, “Let the Great World Spin,” powerfully: “Those who saw him hushed. On Church Street. Liberty. Cortlandt. West Street. Fulton. Vesey. It was a silence that heard itself, awful and beautiful.” He…