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April 17, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Kimco Plans To Redevelop Existing Strip Mall in Kentlands

Kimco Realty is requesting approval to redevelop a section of property in the Kentlands. The property they plan to redevelop is currently home to a parking lot and a few retail stores, including Orange Theory and a post office. The proposal says the lot will be converted into a six-story mixed-use building, “including 245 apartments, 12,125 […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Pritchard Music Academy Moves to Bigger Space in Kentlands

Pritchard Music Academy has moved down the street to a bigger location, where they’ll continue to sell all instruments. The music retail store is owned by husband and wife duo, Joe and Becky Pritchard. For almost 10 years, the Pritchard’s has been located on 325 Main Street in Gaithersburg. Now, Pritchard’s is located in a […]

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January 2, 2019 | Staff Writer

Rabid Raccoon Found in Kentlands

A rabid raccoon has been found in the Gaithersburg’s Kentlands neighborhood, a city statement says. About 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, Gaithersburg Animal Control officers responded to a call regarding a dog attacked by a raccoon in the 100 block of Treehaven Street, the city said. The raccoon died from injuries and was taken for […]

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December 19, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 19 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 19, Christmas is six days away, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Jingle Bell Breakfast: The Long Branch Senior Center in Silver Spring has a free Jingle Bell Breakfast from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There will also be two craft tables with supplies so seniors can make holiday […]

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December 18, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 18 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Dec. 18, Christmas is a week away, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Community Tree Trim: The Kentlands Mansion has a community tree trimming this year. Stop by to make handmaid ornaments and hang them on the outdoor tree in the Mansion’s side garden. The side garden is located […]

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December 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Annual Fire Truck Parade and Menorah Lighting Celebrates Hanukkah

This year, Hanukkah, known as the Festival of Lights, began on the evening of Sunday, Dec. 2 and concludes the evening of Monday, Dec. 10. Jews celebrate Hanukkah for eight days by lighting an eight-branched candelabra known as a menorah. The Rockville Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) and the Chabad Lubavitch of Upper Montgomery County support an […]

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October 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Fall Guide to Festivals in Montgomery County

Fall festivals and celebrations abound in the area. Here’s a list of some places and activities where you, your family and friends can enjoy music, food, art and culture. Butler’s Orchards 38th Annual Pumpkin Festival  Every weekend in October from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Butler’s Orchards, 22222 Davis Mill Road, Germantown. Admission is $12 […]

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August 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Kentlands Boulevard Construction Set for Next Week

The City of Gaithersburg Department of Public Works will conduct crosswalk maintenance on Kentlands Boulevard from Great Seneca Highway to Booth Street, a city statement said. The work will consist of removal and replacement of deteriorated pavement and restriping of the crosswalks. Construction is anticipated to begin during the week of Aug. 20 to 24, […]

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August 7, 2018 | Marisa Fried

10 Things to do in Upcounty for $10 or Less

Sugarloaf Mountain Winery Tour Tour the Sugarloaf Mountain Winery in Dickerson for $5 per person. Tours are offered on weekends through the end of August and are open to the first 2o people who reserve spots or walk-ins when spots are available. Call 301-605-0130 before going to make sure there is space.         […]

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August 2, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Detective: Kentlands Graffiti Likely the Work of Silver Spring Street Gang

The gang responsible for the graffiti found on a fence in Kentlands is likely the Schuyler Road Crew, according to a Montgomery County police detective. “They are a neighborhood gang or a hybrid group,” said Detective Sgt. C.J. Bullock of the Criminal Street Gang Unit in an email to MyMCMedia. A neighborhood gang is formed […]

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