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Jennifer Allen of GO GREEN talks with Annual Spring Cleanup volunteers, who included more than 10 adults and 22 youth earning SSL hours. The Kentlands Foundation GO GREEN group enjoyed a great turnout for the cleanup event on Saturday, April 14, GO GREEN’s Alex Stavitsky-Zeineddin said.

Environmental Award Winners Announced Gaithersburg’s Environmental Awards recognize innovative, sustainable green practices. Shaare Torah received an award this year for its stewardship of the environment and clean-up efforts of the Muddy Branch. Medimmune is this year’s recipient of the City…

Arts & Entertainment

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Paws in the Park on April 22 raises funds to help homeless and abandoned animals throughout Montgomery County.

‘Textures & Textiles’ Through May 14, Arts Barn Art made of cloth, glass and found materials. Free. ‘Altar Boyz’ Through April 29; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays, Arts Barn This musical comedy presented by Rockville Musical Theatre…

Assignment Education

Search for QOHS Principal Underway Montgomery County Public Schools held staff and community meetings on Thursday, April 5 to gather thoughts on characteristics and experience needed for the new Quince Orchard High School principal. Carole Working, who held the position…

City Scene

Manna CEO Honored With Global Women Stop Hunger Award Jackie DeCarlo, chief executive officer of Manna Food Center, was awarded Stop Hunger’s 2018 Women Stop Hunger Award at a ceremony in Paris, France, on March 13. The second annual Women…

Shop Talk

Kentlands Square Infill Sites Not Approved Despite staff and Planning Commission recommendation for approval, the Kentlands Square Infill Sites SDP-7712-2017 was voted down by the City Council on April 16 with a 3:2 vote. Nay votes from Laurie-Anne Sayles, Robert…

Around Town

OMSI Anticipates Board Update May 30 The One Main Street Initiative (OMSI) committee, formed late last year to support live-work unit owners and businesses on Kentlands’ Main Street, briefed the Kentlands Citizens Assembly (KCA) at the board meeting on March…