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New Owner for Kentlands Market Square

Kimco Realty, North America’s largest publicly traded owner and operator of open-air shopping centers headquartered in New Hyde Park, New York, purchased Kentlands Market Square from Beatty Management Company on Friday, Aug. 12. The sale was at least a year…

Watershed Restoration Grants Now Available

As part of continued attempts to reduce water pollution from pavement runoff, the city recently announced a collection of grants for groups that created watershed restoration projects. “Watershed restoration projects are designed to go back and increase vegetation to absorb…

Register Now for the Kentlands/Lakelands 5K

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Online registration closes Sept. 2 for the 23rd Annual Kentlands/Lakelands 5K Run, Walk and Kids Fun Runs, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 3. The popular chip-timed Run/Walk, limited to the first 1,500 registrants, may sell out. Early online registration is encouraged. The…

Around Town

Learn About Plans for the Diya Site At the Aug. 24 Kentlands Citizens Assembly Board meeting, developers will speak to the community about plans for multifamily residential at the Diya site near the Colonnade. Six-story buildings with approximately 295 to…

City Scene

Gaithersburg Chorus Holds Open House Sept. 6 The Gaithersburg Chorus enters its 29th year and welcomes new members at an Open House on Tuesday, Sept. 6 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 506 South Frederick Ave.…

Taser Use by MCPD Officers Low

A recently released independent review found Taser use by Montgomery County police officers to be low and not their go-to weapon of force. Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett asked for the study in March after a published report by the…