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August 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Gaithersburg Approves One-Year Halt on Lakeforest Mall Development

The Gaithersburg City Council approved a one-year maximum suspension of development on Lakeforest Mall property in order for the city to reassess redevelopment priorities.  Last week, city staff recommended that Gaithersburg approve a new map designation for the mall property and a one-year moratorium on development to avoid any issues with receiving applications during the […]

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August 11, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

After Two Extensions, Lakeforest Mall Owner Unable to Buy Anchor Stores

After being granted two extensions by the Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council, the real estate investment firm that owns Lakeforest Mall has not been able to buy any of the mall’s four anchor stores.   Lakeforest Mall is separated into eight parcels and has five landowners. The anchor stores J.C. Penney, Lord & Taylor, Macy’s and […]

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July 2, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Residents Protest Development on Historic Black Cemetery in Bethesda

Protesters gathered off of River Road in Bethesda on Thursday to protest development on part of the River Road Moses Cemetery, an unmarked historic Black cemetery.  According to Montgomery Preservation, a historic preservation organization in Montgomery County, the River Road Moses Cemetery existed between 1911 and 1958 in the area of 5401 Westbard Ave., which […]

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February 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Danielle Meitiv (D) Discusses County Growth at GCAAR Council At-Large Forum

Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Danielle Meitiv fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 14. Meitiv responds to a question about how the County will ensure housing needs are met with the projected population growth of 150 thousand. Meitiv’s rebuttal to a question on the need […]

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February 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Brandy Brooks (D) Discusses County Growth at GCAAR Council At-Large Forum

Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Brandy Brooks fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 14. Brooks responds to a question about how the County will ensure housing needs are met with the projected population growth of 150 thousand. Brooks’ rebuttal to a question on the need […]

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February 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Shruti Bhatnagar (D) Discusses County Growth at GCAAR Council At-Large Forum

Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Shruti Bhatnagar fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 14. Bhatnagar responds to a question about how the County will ensure housing needs are met with the projected population growth of 150 thousand. Bhatnagar’s rebuttal to a question on the need […]

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February 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Lorna Phillips Forde (D) Discusses County Growth at GCAAR Council At-Large Forum

Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Lorna Phillips Forde fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 14. Forde responds to a question about how the County will ensure housing needs are met with the projected population growth of 150 thousand. The three organizations that hosted the forum […]

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February 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Hoan Dang (D) Discusses County Growth at GCAAR Council At-Large Forum

Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Hoan Dang fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 14. Dang responds to a question about how the County will ensure housing needs are met with the projected population growth of 150 thousand. The three organizations that hosted the forum were […]

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February 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Hans Riemer (D) Discusses County Growth at GCAAR Council At-Large Forum

Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Hans Riemer fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 14. Riemer responds to a question about how the County will ensure housing needs are met with the projected population growth of 150 thousand. The three organizations that hosted the forum were […]

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February 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Gabe Albornoz (D) Discusses County Growth at GCAAR Council At-Large Forum

Montgomery County Council At-Large candidate Gabe Albornoz fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Feb. 14. Albornoz responds to a question about how the County will ensure housing needs are met with the projected population growth of 150 thousand. The three organizations that hosted the forum were […]

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