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Photo | Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service

A severe storm wreaked havoc in Montgomery County on Sept. 7.  This Washingtonian Woods home was hit by lightning and engulfed in flames.

Lightning Strikes Washingtonian Woods Home Around 6 p.m. on Sept. 7, a home on the 200 block of Midsummer Drive was struck by lightning. According to Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service reports, the attic quickly caught fire. One occupant…

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Photos | Pam Schipper

Nearly 20 dogs enjoyed the last hour of the Quince Orchard Park pool season at the community’s annual Labor Day Pet Swim, organized by Board Treasurer Victor Liau and his wife, Camilla Kuo.

QOP NEWS Play, Dogs, Play It was a dog party. Big dogs, little dogs, black dogs and white dogs—all came to the Quince Orchard Park pool Sept. 5 to close down the pool season in style. The Labs, Irish Setter…

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QOP NEWS Clubhouse Expansion to Begin Building permits have been approved by the City of Gaithersburg for expansion of the clubhouse fitness room. Ultra Company will begin construction soon. You will see preparatory work at the clubhouse between now and…

Register Now for the Kentlands/Lakelands 5K

Photo | Submitted

This course map includes information on road closings and parking.

Online registration closes Sept. 2 for the 23rd Annual Kentlands/Lakelands 5K Run, Walk and Kids Fun Runs, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 3. The popular chip-timed Run/Walk, limited to the first 1,500 registrants, may sell out. Early online registration is encouraged. The…

Hey, Drood! Metal-Musical Hybrid Set to Rock the Kentlands

Photo | Courtesy of Landless Theatre Company

Landless Theatre’s Producing Artistic Director Andrew Lloyd Baughman returns to the stage as psychotic choirmaster John Jasper in “The Mystery of Edwin Drood.”

By Chris Slattery This article first appeared on CultureSpotMC.com. Growing up, Andrew Lloyd Baughman was a musical theater kind of a guy. But somewhere between his stage stints at Seneca Valley High School in Germantown and Frederick’s Landless Theatre Company,…

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Photos | Mac Kennedy

Quince Orchard Park’s annual National Night Out celebration drew local law enforcement, elected officials, local businesses and residents.

National Night Out Draws Crowd By Mac Kennedy Residents gathered on Aug. 2 at the Quince Orchard Park Clubhouse to celebrate National Night Out with local law enforcement.  The beautiful evening brought a great turnout, and all showed up to…

Workers at Tao Foot Spa Accused of Prostitution

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Employees at Tao Foot Spa on Main Street were arrested for alleged prostitution on July 14.

By Gina Gallucci-White and Ellyn Wexler Three women working at the Tao Foot Spa have been charged with prostitution after a search and seizure warrant was executed at the 356 Main Street, second floor business on July 14, according to the…

Obituary – David Robert Auxier

DAVID ROBERT AUXIER Nov. 4, 1955 – July 29, 2016 Place of Birth – Silver Spring, Maryland David Robert Auxier, known by family and friends as Bobby Auxier, passed away after battling glioblastoma, a brain cancer, for well over a…

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QOP NEWS Visit the New QOP Website! The Quince Orchard Park website has a fresh new blue color scheme and is being populated weekly with new photos and content. If you have photos to share, please email them to Community…