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4th Annual Lakelands/Kentlands Turkey Bowl Held Nov. 27 Thanksgiving is synonymous with football, right? But that usually means watching football. Why not start your Thanksgiving Day this year by playing football. Lakelands resident Ed Fowlkes and Direct Deals MD are…

Addressing Homelessness on the Home Front

Photo | Sharon Allen Gilder

Denise Fredericks is executive director of the Stepping Stones Shelter that provides temporary shelter and services for families with children.

Statistics can be sobering, especially when they are on our home turf. According to the Montgomery County Community Action Board’s 2014 Faces of Poverty report, 6.9 percent or 69,376 of the county’s population of one million residents live below the…

Arts & Entertainment

‘Touch’ Through Nov. 23, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Arts Barn In partnership with Montgomery Playhouse, the Arts Barn presents “Touch.” When Kyle’s wife Zoe is murdered, he barricades himself by devoting himself more feverishly to his…

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Eco-Friendly Field Opens at Lakelands Park City of Gaithersburg officials joined youth and parents of the city’s sports programs, representatives of Lakelands Park Middle School, and the Quince Orchard High School cheerleaders to officially open the new synthetic turf field…

‘Touch’ Explores a Galaxy of Emotions

Photo | Yenrue Chen

(Left to right) Bruce Hirsch, Kryss Lacovaro, Dan Guy, Tyler Everett Adams, and Diana Hutter star in Montgomery Playhouse’s “Touch” at the Arts Barn, opening Nov. 7.

Astronomer and author Carl Sagan said in his book “Contact,” “For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.” Such is the science behind “Touch,” the latest production from Montgomery Playhouse that will be on stage…

Arts & Entertainment

Artwork of Cathy Abramson, Lynne Haussler Oakes & Elroy Williams Through Dec. 5; viewing by appointment, call 301.258.6425, Kentlands Mansion Gaithersburg’s Arts on the Green presents the paintings of Cathy Abramson and Lynne Haussler Oakes in an exhibition entitled “Intersection,”…