Category: Community

County Tackles Opioid Epidemic

County Executive Marc Elrich, and County Council Public Safety Chair Sidney Katz joined members of the Montgomery County Opioid Intervention Team (OIT) at a Rockville press event on Oct. 18 to announce the latest news in the fight against the…

Three KCA Trustees Elected

The Kentlands Citizens Assembly (KCA) held its annual elections on Friday, Oct. 25. Each year, the KCA elects members to its Board of Trustees to serve a staggered two-year term. Three open seats were decided on this ballot with votes…

QO Alum, Former Volunteer Coach Indicted

The Quince Orchard community and especially the wrestling team were shocked mid-September when a former volunteer coach and star athlete at the school was arrested by a statewide task force and charged with multiple counts of possessing child pornography and…

Around Town

Kentlands Downtown Update Planned The Kentlands Business Owners Facebook group, now managed by Joshua Levine of Capitol Benefits, is holding a happy hour and downtown update at Sin & Grin, 353 Main St., on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 4 p.m.…

Cycling Group Raises Funds for Veterans

Photo | Dave Parrish For former Kentlands resident Walter Ellenberger, Ride Allegheny 2019 was his 18th and last ride. Ellenberger will be focusing on Return to Goat Island, a kayaking and paddle-boarding event that raises funds for Operation Second Chance Delmar that started seven years ago in the beach community where he now lives.

Nearly two decades ago, a group of Kentlands residents rode their bicycles around the community for fun and exercise. In 2001, those men—Clark Wagner, David Baseheart, Dan Borten, Chris O’Brien and Walter Ellenberger plus Ellenberger’s father—opted to add a bit…

Around Town

Spooktacular Fun Planned Long & Foster’s Spooky House returns to 189 Kentlands Boulevard on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 3 to 5 p.m. All are invited for pumpkin painting, games, trick or treating and more. Then on Halloween, 3 to 6 p.m.,…

Remembering Dr. Maria Annette Cook Hayes

Dr. Maria Annette Cook Hayes, 57, mother and dear friend to many, passed peacefully on September 12, 2019 at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Rockville, MD. She had spent 58 days battling complications from an undiagnosed brain AVM. Although Maria grew…

Great Turnout for Third Annual Kentlands Campout

Photo | Lilly Price Sold out weeks in advance, the third annual Kentlands Campout on the Kentlands Clubhouse lawn brought together hundreds of neighbors.

Neighbors rolled out sleeping bags, pitched tents and camped on the Kentlands Clubhouse lawn Sept. 21 as part of the third annual Kentlands Campout event. Saturday was a hot and sticky day, but an estimated 160 people braved the elements…