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The Town Courier’s offer to publish two pages of Town Crier news and information at no charge in each issue was rejected unanimously last night by the Kentlands board of trustees. The offer, which would save the community $14,000 plus…

Kentlands Business Owners Give Welcome Baskets

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Business owners (left to right, front) Lewis Tipograph of Tipo’s Toy Box, Robyn Gault of Fleet Feet Sports Gaithersburg, (left to right, back) Eric Pellicci of Foundry Fitness, Chris Gault of Fleet Feet Sports Gaithersburg, Andrew Meyrowitz of The Wine Harvest, Rami Bakri of Perfectly Pressed, and Andrew Ross of Great Kids Events and Force teen job board assembled welcome baskets for new residents at The Wine Harvest on April 20.

As part of their new “Make a Difference! Shop Small & Local” campaign, Kentlands business owners came together at The Wine Harvest April 20 to create some 40 welcome baskets for new residents in the 20878 zip code. Business owners…

Powerful Pitching Revs QO Softball Season

Photo | Mac Kennedy
Junior Jack Ropelewski pitches against rival high school Northwest on March 30.

By Mac Kennedy  Coming off of a 12-8 record last year, the Quince Orchard High School softball team is hoping some experience mixed in with some young talent will lead to even more success this season.  On the offensive side, juniors…

QO Baseball on Hot Streak

By Mac Kennedy  Once again, the Quince Orchard High School baseball team is off to a hot start.  The Cougars began the 2015 season with an impressive 5-0 record, an achievement that Coach Gasaway attributes to the hard work players put in during the offseason.  “These…

Signing Day Brings Success to Area Schools

By Syl Sobel and Ethan Cadeaux Cougars Celebrate Athletic Achievements Quince Orchard standout defensive lineman Adam McLean made it official this month, signing his National Letter of Intent to attend the University of Maryland on a football scholarship. McLean, one…

Police Blotter

Residential Burglaries On 11/23/2014 at 12:54 p.m., two residential burglaries were reported in the 600 blocks of Main Street and Lake Varuna Drive. An unknown suspect(s) entered both garages and removed property from the vehicles.  Assorted items left in vehicles were…

Staying Safe on a Winter’s Night Run

By Brittany Jackett As we approach the—dare we say it—cold winter months, daylight hours become a precious commodity. We often rearrange our fitness/running routines this time of year to catch additional hours of daylight. We wake up earlier, extend our…

Arts on the Green Sees Pink

Photo | Phil Fabrizio

Running through Sept. 27 at the Arts Barn, “Breast in Show” features cast members (left to right, bottom row) Jennie Lutz, Gracie Jones, Megan Westman and Ayanna Hardy and (left to right, top row) Chris Rudy and Darren McDonnell.

By Sharon Allen Gilder If the adage “Laughter is the best medicine” has merit, then everyone could use a dose of “Breast in Show.” The professional live stage musical opened Sept. 12 and runs through Sept. 27 at the Arts…