Henn Killed by Lightning

Rockville community activist and environmentalist Carl Henn died on July 27, two days after he was struck by lightning from a severe thunderstorm at an organic garden in King Farm. Henn, 48, was instrumental in the creation of three community…

Leggett Blasts Pepco

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett blasts Pepco’s response to the July storm that left thousands without power in a letter sent to the company’s CEO on July 29. “I am at a loss to explain to county residents and business…

Staircase to MedImmune on Hold

Construction of an exterior staircase up a grassy bank along Great Seneca Highway and leading to the MedImmune campus was temporarily stopped after questions about the project were raised by The Town Courier. Gaithersburg’s Planning and Code Administration Director Greg…

Swim Team Wrap-up

Both Lakelands and Kentlands swim teams wrapped up their seasons in late July touting a successful 2010. The Lakelands Lionfish finished top of the Montgomery County Swim League “J” division, earning second place in the divisional meet but enough overall…