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Young Artist Competition Deadline Applications are due by Dec. 14 for the Young Artist Award Competition, sponsored by the city of Gaithersburg and the Kentlands Community Foundation. The juried competition for vocal and instrumental musicians between the ages of 12…

A Look at Your BOE Candidates

Montgomery County residents will vote to elect three individuals to the Board of Education (BOE) on Nov. 6 — two district representatives (2 and 4) and an at-large seat. The BOE consists of eight seats. Except for a student member,…

Running for a Reason

The recovery process for wounded soldiers and their families is largely about putting one foot in front of the other and adjusting to a new normal in their lives. So, it is only fitting that runners John Santell, Regis Canny…

A No-Vote, No-Contest Election for KCA

Kentlands residents were taken by surprise when they received their Kentlands Express email on Oct. 19 announcing the “winners” of the annual election of Kentlands Citizens’ Assembly (KCA) president and members of the board of Trustees. The announcement was unexpected…

Tennis Bubbles Up in Germantown

The crisp air and short days make long sleeves and coats standard issue. Despite all the outward signs of the season, one new facility in Germantown — the first of its kind in Montgomery County since the 1980s — is…

Around Town

Surviving Sandy Hurricane Sandy shut down the town on Oct. 29 – 30. While this area seemed to escape the worst of the storm and came away with minimal damage, signs of Sandy could be seen nearby. Loss of power,…

Arts & Entertainment

Singer Songwriter Concert Series On Nov. 8, the new Singer Songwriter Concert Series at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn continues with Sam Llanas. Well known as the lead singer and guitarist of the BoDeans, Lllanas shines with his distinctive voice as…

A Little Germany, a Lot of Fun

On Oct. 14, some 4,000 miles away from Bavaria, families watched dancers in lederhosen, ate pretzels and sausages while listening to a live German music, went on pony rides and painted pumpkins. At the 21st annual Kentlands Oktoberfest, people from…