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Assignment Education

Diamond ES International Night The Diamond Elementary School PTA will host its fourth annual International Night April 12 at 7 p.m. The purpose of International Night is to bring together Diamond’s families to learn about and share with each other…

Assignment Education

RCES Holds Kindergarten Open Houses On Feb. 15 and March 15, Rachel Carson Elementary School (RCES) will hold Kindergarten Open Houses for parents who will be sending (or are considering sending) their children to kindergarten at RCES next fall. Both…

Shop Talk

Lunch at the Spa Not Your Average Joe’s (NYAJ) restaurant and Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa have teamed up to create an extra indulgent experience for spa customers. “Since ‘Not your Average Joe’s’ opened in the Kentlands, we have been…

Assignment Education

QOHS Principal Honored Quince Orchard High School Principal Carole Working was recognized on Oct. 17 as the recipient of the 2012 Mark Mann Excellence and Harmony Award by Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Joshua Starr. The award was established…

Your Views

“Libraries Matter” — No More Cuts To the Editor: [On Jan. 10] the county executive, [Isiah] Leggett, held an open forum at the regional government offices in Germantown to present the details of the county’s financial budget and the problems…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

Kentlands Community Foundation Although we are sad to see Carrie Dietz go, the Kentlands Community Foundation made an excellent choice in hiring the Town Courier staffer as its next executive director. We believe Dietz will do a stellar job, although…

Your Views

Raises for Some To the Editor: It was with dismay that I read [the] article, [“Raises for Some at City Hall,” Vol. 7, No. 17, Sept. 10, 2010, page 1]. The September 12, 2007, Sunday Washington Post “Business” section (page G3) stated that…

The Arts

“My Gaithersburg” Featured at Arts Barn Invitational Gallery “My Gaithersburg,” featuring the acrylic paintings of Natalya Parris, will be on display at the Arts Barn Invitational Gallery from September 17 – November 14.  An artist’s reception will be held on…

County News

Select Libraries Begin Year-Round Sunday Service Beginning August 15, the following Montgomery County public libraries will be open on Sundays year-round — except on certain major holiday weekends — from 1 to 5 p.m.:  Bethesda, Germantown, Marilyn J. Praisner, Rockville…