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The Park Pages

Photo | Pam Schipper
The summer pool season is about to begin! Opening day is Saturday, May 26. Look for fun social events throughout the summer.

Meeting Calendar May 28—Condo I Board Meeting, QOP Clubhouse, 7 p.m. May 30—Condo II Board Meeting, QOP Clubhouse, 7 p.m. June 12—QOP Board of Directors Annual Meeting, QOP Clubhouse, 7 p.m. Prepare to Make a Splash The QOP pool will…

His Last Call

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William Mobley was one of the first volunteers to sign up at the Gaithersburg Fire Department.

By Jack Toomey When the Gaithersburg Fire Department was formed in 1927, one of the first volunteers to sign up was William Mobley. He was a lifelong resident of Gaithersburg and was drawn to firefighting because he wanted to help…

Letter to the Editor

In Support of Small Business I’ve spent many a caffeinated hour in the coffee shops and restaurants of the Kentlands working on manuscripts that have since become novels. I introduced my newly retired parents to my informal “office” and they…

MBT Coming to Clarksburg

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Metropolitan Ballet Theatre will open a second location near the Clarksburg Post Office this summer. Instructor Rachel Coyle is pictured with three-year-olds in MBT’s Creative Movement class.

By Terri Carr Upper Montgomery County families thinking about summer plans will be excited to learn about a new Clarksburg dance studio opening this summer. The Metropolitan Ballet Theatre (MBT), headquartered in Gaithersburg, is opening a second location at 22530…

The Park Pages

Photo | Pam Schipper
The Winter Walk Drive Circle was recently re-landscaped by MainScapes. Two new cherry trees were planted, and boulders have been incorporated into the design.

Meeting Calendar May 8—QOP Board of Directors Annual Meeting, QOP Clubhouse, 7 p.m. Annual Meeting Rescheduled for May 8 Due to lack of a quorum on April 10, the Annual Meeting of the Quince Orchard Park Board has been rescheduled…