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K25 Logo Unveiled Members of the steering committee involved in planning a yearlong commemoration of the 25th anniversary of Kentlands recently unveiled the official logo for the celebration of this milestone, titled “Celebrate Kentlands Twenty-Fifth.” According to steering committee co-chair…

Arts & Entertainment

Tribute to Ceramics In its Main Gallery through March 29, BlackRock Center for the Arts presents “Tribute to Ceramics.” The exhibit of non-functional ceramic art features the work of five artists: Stephanie Firestone, Lori Katz, Ron Lloyd, Laurel Lukaszewski and…

Shaare Torah Leader at Home in Lakelands

The literal interpretation of the name Shaare Torah is “Gates to Torah.” Rabbi Jacob Blumenthal is the embodiment of that name, welcoming all to the Lakelands synagogue to worship, visit or convene. “Our building is open, and anyone is welcome…

Gaithersburg Weighs Entry into County CCOC

The city of Gaithersburg is considering legislation to allow residents, community managers and community boards of homeowner and condominium associations to utilize the services — including impartial dispute resolution programs — of the Montgomery County Commission on Common Ownership Communities…

Committee Focuses on City’s Social Services

As our local economy slowly recovers from recent financial crises, the city of Gaithersburg reaches out to meet residents’ special needs through several committees under the auspices of the Community Services Division of the Department of Community and Public Relations.…

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day The city of Gaithersburg, in partnership with the Harp and Shamrock Society of Gaithersburg, The Peterson Companies and Washingtonian Center, will host the 13th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade from 10 a.m. to noon on March…

Arts & Entertainment

Spring Is for Exploring Registration is open for many Montgomery County Parks spring programs and classes. Offerings span a broad array of interests for all ages and abilities and are available at locations across the county. A complete list, with…

City Considers Replacing Oktoberfest

By Jenny Chen Oktoberfest in Kentlands may soon become simply a memory. At the Jan. 22 Mayor and Council meeting, Denise Kayser, Gaithersburg’s arts and events division chief for the Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture, presented a proposal to…

QOP Hosts Council in the Communities Meeting

There was standing-room only on Feb. 12 at the Quince Orchard Park (QOP) Clubhouse when the neighborhood hosted a Gaithersburg Council in the Communities meeting for an open discussion of issues affecting QOP and the city. Gaithersburg staff updated QOP…