Community

Making It Easier to Go Off Road

Photo | Muddy Branch Alliance

In October 2015, the Muddy Branch Alliance used blue paint to blaze the official Muddy Branch Trail between Lakelands and Washingtonian Woods.

There’s something about taking a walk in the woods that opens the mind to possibilities. Maybe it’s the adventure of being off the beaten path or the magic of that certain slant of light as it filters through the canopy…

Around Town

Master Gardener Clinics Resume Spring brings dreams of lush green lawns, colorful flowers, and home-grown vegetables, but sometimes you need a little help to turn your dreams into reality. During the 2016 growing season, Montgomery County Master Gardeners will answer…

GPD Officer Speaks at Kentlands Board Meeting

The Kentlands Citizen Assembly Board of Trustees recently asked Gaithersburg Police Department Community Liaison Officer Dan Lane to speak at their monthly meeting in late March. “In retrospect, it’s probably something we should be doing more frequently,” said Chris Campbell,…

Arts & Entertainment

‘Contemporary Quilters: A Modern View of Life’ Through April 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 1:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday Artists’ Reception April 2, 6:30-8 p.m., Arts Barn Work by Albert Feldman, Floris Flan, Margaret Hartranft, Lauren Kingsland, Sarah Pavlik, Donna Radner, Anne…

Around Town

Register for the Spring Adult Pickleball League Registration for the City of Gaithersburg’s Spring Adult Pickleball League is now open. Games take place on Thursdays, March 24 through May 12 from 5:45 to 7:45 p.m. at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park,…

Erin Willett Inspires Others at Fleet Feet

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Erin Willett, contestant on season 17 of the “The Biggest Loser,” did a Meet and Greet at Fleet Feet Sports Gaithersburg on March 3. The event featured a Q&A session, performance of Willett’s new single, “Out of the Darkness,” and a fun run and walk. Willett is pictured here with Emily Kramer.

Gaithersburg’s own Erin Willett entered NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” seeking not only to lose excess weight, but also to rediscover her inner strength. On March 3 at Fleet Feet Sports Gaithersburg, she shared that inner strength to inspire others on…