Category: Community

Around Town

Photo | Submitted Alex Stavitsky-Zeineddin and Brent Pernak won Best of Show and First Place for their video “Kentlands & Lakelands, Gaithersburg, Maryland” in the MDDC Press Association contest.

Courier Staff Win MDDC Press Awards Producer and reporter Alex Stavitsky-Zeineddin and Videographer/Drone Photographer Brent Pernak won Best of Show for their feature video “Kentlands & Lakelands, Gaithersburg, Maryland,” which focuses on the award-winning New Urbanist community as it experiences…

Around Town

Photo | Pam Schipper Jodi Rapaport, owner of My Big Finds, and her daughter, Madelyn Fox, were one of the local businesses and main organizer at the Afternoon Tea, held on Saturday, May 11 in Kentlands Market Square. The event was sponsored by Kimco Realty.

Kingfish Celebrate 25 Years Kentlands residents are invited to a 25th-season kickoff event, “Kentlands Celebrates 25 Years of Kingfish” on June 1, 5 p.m. on the Kentlands Clubhouse lawn. You’ll find a DJ, food trucks, games and inflatables. The evening…

SIUMC Awards Dream It, Be It Scholarships

Photo | Pam Schipper Young women in the Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls program were recognized at the Soroptimist International of Upper Montgomery County (SIUMC) 55th Annual Gala Fundraiser.

Ten Quince Orchard High School and six Gaithersburg High School scholarship winners were recognized at the Soroptimist International of Upper Montgomery County (SIUMC) 55th Annual Gala Fundraiser on Sunday, April 28, held at the Gaithersburg Hilton. The young women were…

Pass Gateway to Fun for ASD Families

Photo | Submitted The Happiest Place on Earth is a go-to vacation because of their wonderful disability policy.

Over spring break our family visited Disney World. The Happiest Place on Earth is a go-to vacation because of their wonderful disability policy. Between reserved Fastpasses and the Disability Access Service (DAS), we had our best experience in Orlando yet.…

City Relocates Adult Beavers

Photo | Submitted Three adult beavers living in the lakes around Kentlands have been relocated.

The beavers living in the lakes around Kentlands continue to be a source of consternation and concern for homeowners. The conversation regarding these hardworking rodents has escalated on the social network Nextdoor between residents concerned about potential damage to their…