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Pedestrian Safety and Trash Concerns Thanks for your fine publication, which I read regularly.  As a longtime renter at the Kentlands Manor senior community, I’ve always enjoyed the many amenities available throughout Kentlands. Lately, however, I have become disappointed in the…

City Scene

Marraffa Joins Mayoral Race After six terms as a city councilmember, Henry Marraffa, Jr. announced Aug. 9 that he will run for mayor in the November election. Marraffa will face off against current Mayor Jud Ashman, who was selected by…

Police Beat

Mayor, Council Approve Contract to Buy Ballistic Vests, Equipment The Gaithersburg Police Department will soon have new ballistic vests and equipment. During the Aug. 3 Mayor and City Council meeting, officials voted unanimously to approve the $43,500 purchase. The department…

Police Blotter

Security Guard Charged With Making Meth at NIST A month after an explosion rocked the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a security guard has been charged with manufacturing the illegal drug methamphetamine at the federal facility. The U.S.…