Police Search for Gaithersburg Burglary Suspect

Montgomery County police are releasing surveillance photos in hopes of finding a suspect who broke into the Shell gas station at 600 Quince Orchard Road at approximately 6:22 a.m. on July 25. According to police, the suspect stole cash, cigarettes…

Recycling Survey in the Works

Gaithersburg officials plan to survey the rate of recycling among city residents in September. “We will have our recycling contractor conduct a week-long survey of all households to determine the rate of recycling participation,” said Ollie Mumpower, engineering services director.…

City Calls for PSC Investigation

Gaithersburg’s elected leaders are asking Maryland’s Public Service Commission (PSC) to investigate what they describe as “Potomac Electric Power Company’s inability to provide reliable electric service to our residents.” In a three-page letter dated August 5 and addressed to PSC…

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…