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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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October 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Council to Decide Fate of Royal Farms in January

Gaithersburg is moving closer to getting Montgomery County’s first-ever Royal Farms. Its fate will be determined on Jan. 6, 2020. On Monday, Mayor Jud Ashman and the Gaithersburg City Council held a public hearing about the schematic development plan to build a Royal Farms and Starbucks in the area of North Frederick Avenue and MD […]

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October 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Public Hearing Will Help Decide Fate of Potential Royals Farms in Gaithersburg

The City of Gaithersburg might be getting the first-ever Royal Farms in Montgomery County. MyMCMedia caught up with Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman who confirmed the proposal. Ashman said the plan is to build a Royal Farms around North Frederick Avenue and MD 335 at Watkins Mill as part of the new Spectrum community plan. There […]

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September 17, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 17 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Monday, Sept. 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Latin Films: The Latin American Film Festival continues at the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring with The Heiresses at 5:20 p.m., Pablo’s Word at 7:20 p.m. and Djon Africa at 9:45 p.m. 2. Municipal Monday: The Rockville Mayor […]

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July 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know for July 24 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Meet the Media: Council President Roger Berliner meets with reporters at 11:30 a.m. 2. County Agenda: The County Council’s Public Safety and Health and Human Services committee meet at 10:45 a.m. to receive an update on heroin, opioid and Narcan use in […]

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April 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, April 17, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 17, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council’s Health and Human Services meets at 9:30 a.m. to review the fiscal 2018 budget request of libraries. Also at 9:30 a.m., the Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee will review the budget request of the Department of Technology. […]

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March 29, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, March 29, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Gaithersburg’s “Council in the Community” meets from 7 to 9 p.m. at Watkins Mill Elementary School. Among the presentations will be crime prevention programs, code enforcement, public works projects and services, community and youth services, and recreational opportunities. 2. The second public […]

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March 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, March 27, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 27, in Montgomery County: 1. Rockville’s Mayor and Council plans a hearing on whether to expand its smoking and vaping ban to establishments with outdoor seating. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at City Hall. 2. Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council has scheduled a work session on the […]

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February 10, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Gaithersburg to Discuss Small Cell Antennas on Monday

The Gaithersburg Mayor and Council will meet Monday night to discuss small cell antennas, an issue that has residents up in arms about unsightly poles and equipment in their neighborhoods. The meeting will be 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 31 S. Summit Ave. At the meeting, the Mayor and Council […]

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