Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Gaithersburg is divided into east and west sections, separated by Interstate 270. The eastern section of the city is older and is the original portion of the town before more recent growth. Landmarks and buildings from that time can still be seen in many places but especially in the historic central business district of Gaithersburg called "Olde Town". The east side also includes Lake Forest Mall, City Hall, and the Montgomery County Fair grounds. The west side of the city has many wealthier neighborhoods that were designed with smart growth techniques and embrace New Urbanism. These include the award-winning Kentlands community, the Lakelands community, and the Washingtonian Center(better known as The Rio), a popular shopping/business didtrict. Three New Urbanism communities are under construction, including Crown Farm, Watkins Mill Town Center (Casey East and West), and the massive "Science City". The state has a light rail line, Corridor Cities Transitway or "CCT", planned for the western portion of the city starting at Shady Grove Metro Station and connecting all the high density western Gaithersburg neighborhoods with a total of eight stops planned in the city. - Source: Wikipedia
The son of a disgraced former aide to President George W. Bush was due in court Tuesday in Montgomery County on a murder charge.
One person was killed and another two injured after an early Sunday car crash in Gaithersburg, Montgomery County police said.
Earth Day can be celebrated in a variety of ways, but being passive is the celebration of choice for Brendan O'Neill Jr., vice president of O'Neill Development Corp. in Gaithersburg, and David Peabody of Peabody Architects in Alexandria.