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Groovin’ on a Sunday Afternoon at Kentlands Square

Photos | Mac Kennedy

Entertainment at the June 7 Rock the Block in Kentlands Square included train rides and numbers from “The Wedding Singer,” performed by the Damascus Theatre Company cast who are staging the musical at the Arts Barn June 12 through 28.

A sunny summer Sunday afternoon Rock the Block party capped the first weekend in June at the Kentlands Square shopping center. The celebration, with participation by most of the center’s merchants, also featured free activities—including a moon bounce, face painting,…

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Critters for the Cure 5K Two hundred participants and volunteers raised approximately $7,500 for female cancer patients at the Critters for the Cure 5K, held at Fleet Feet Sports on June 6. Seventy-four critters joined their two-legged friends. “It took…

Courier Downsizes, Stops Publication of Urbana Paper

“The Town Courier is one of many publications finding itself at a crossroads,” said Diane Dorney, publisher of the Gaithersburg and Urbana Town Couriers. “Advertising since the recession has been way down.” According to the Newspaper Association of America, total…

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Fitness Together Supports Veterans For the fifth straight year, Rick Coe led a team of Fitness Together trainers and clients in a run along the Potomac in support of veterans returning from war in the Middle East. The American Odyssey…

Ten Years After: Fleet Feet, Warm Hearts

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Chris and Robyn Gault, with their then eight-year-old son Matt, opened Fleet Feet 10 years ago at 68 Market St. near Bonefish Grill.

The health benefits of running are widely known, among them, raising good cholesterol levels, increasing lung function, boosting the immune system, weight control and stress reduction. In many cases, running also has been a path to friendship and even love.…