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Legislative Team Ready for 2015

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Delegate Kumar Barve (standing) addresses the crowd assembled at a District 17 Democratic Club program in the Kentlands Clubhouse. (Left to right) Delegate Jim Gilchrist, Delegate-Elect Andrew Platt and Senator-Elect Cheryl Kagan listen.

The upcoming 2015 legislative session in Annapolis looks a bit daunting. Maryland’s budget shortfall is estimated at $1.2 billion, and new Republican Governor-Elect Larry Hogan was elected on a platform that promised to curb state spending. In December, Governor-Elect Hogan…

Irish Eyes Are Smiling

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The Duffy School of Irish Dance eight-hand team, comprised of Caitlin Crews, Fiona Gallagher, Lucy Garretson, Grace Hanson, Lauren Hurt, Cassidy Kennington, Emily McFadden and Katherine Sohn, won 1st place in the Girls Under 12 competition at the 2014 Southern Region Oireachtas in Orlando, Fla.

Last month, 35 dancers from Scoil Rince Ni Dubhthaigh (SRND, also known as the Duffy School of Irish Dance) competed in the 2014 Southern Region Oireachtas in Orlando, Fla. The competition featured dancers from 14 states, the District of Columbia…

Around Town

Music Matters Kentlands Community Chorus began its spring session Jan. 12 for the youth and adult choruses and teen a cappella group. These groups are open to singers of all ages and abilities from any neighborhood. Singers are welcome to…

City Scene

Sesma Elected to NLC Board of Directors Gaithersburg City Council Member Michael A. Sesma will be serving a two-year term on the National League of Cities (NLC) Board of Directors after being elected by the group’s membership during its annual…

Shop Talk

Clover and the Rose Jillian Anderson visited Clover Boutique, 502 Main St., several months ago to build her wardrobe for the current season of ABC’s “The Bachelor.” Anderson, a former Redskins ambassador and assignment desk producer for FOX News DC,…