Author: Town Courier Admin

The Park Pages

Don’t Miss the QOP Independence Day Parade and Festival Decorate your wagons, strollers and bicycles for the QOP Independence Day Parade with city councilmembers and the mayor on Saturday, July 2, 10 a.m. Parade participants will gather at 9:45 a.m.…

The Park Pages

QOP NEWS Diamond Farm Stingrays Hold Kickoff At least 22 QOP families will be part of the Diamond Farm Stingrays this year, said Eileen Heaps, QOP resident and swim team representative. The team held its kickoff and registration at the…

Police Blotter

Vandalism Between 12/27/15, 10 p.m. and 12/28/15, 6 a.m. property was vandalized near the Kentlands Clubhouse. Two dog stations were bent with metal support poles ruined, an outdoor electrical outlet was damaged, Christmas decorations were damaged, a sign near the…

RCES Back-to-School Picnic Draws Students New and Old

Tafseer Ahmad was one of the first students to attend Rachel Carson Elementary School. The year that the school opened in 1990, he was a third grader, and Ahmad attended RCES through sixth grade. Recently, he found his sixth grade…

Waiting for the Big Reveal

For the past six months, the community has waited for positive news on upgrades and new tenants for Kentlands Market Square. Hope was sustained mid-January when Paragon took over Kentlands Stadium Theatre 10 from longtime owner Paul Huang, bringing the…

Keeping the Faith

Kentlands resident Pamela Holberton is a soft-spoken woman in her fifties, a poet and an artist who works as a house assistant at the Strathmore. She does not look like someone who has waged a war. But she did for…

Arts & Entertainment

Contemporary Chinese Painting, Jewelry, Photography Aug. 4-Sept. 28, Arts Barn Gallery Gaithersburg’s Arts on the Green presents an exhibit of Chinese painting and watercolor by the Chinese Culture Foundation of America, jewelry by Arts Entwine, and photography by Ann Von…

Bella Ballet Hosts ‘Frozen’ Tea

My daughter stood in front of her closet looking at her choices. Not just any old outfit would do to meet the Queen of Arendelle. She chose a white and blue dress—fitting considering she was going to meet the snow…

Unhappy Holiday Tournaments for QO Basketball

The holidays were not kind to the Quince Orchard boys’ and girls’ basketball teams. Both teams played in holiday tournaments, but neither was able to win a game. The boys, playing at home in the Montgomery County Public Schools vs.…

Northwest Wins Second State Football Title

By Sean Gossard Northwest marched into M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore on a chilly Friday evening in December for a shot at Maryland’s 4A high school football championship. And they did this with a stellar 33-16 defeat of No. 1…