Calling All Animal Lovers to Action

Photo | Submitted

“Kentlands Sara” (center), pictured here at a recent puppy mill protest, hopes animal lovers will join her for a peaceful protest on Sunday, Sept. 27, noon to 3 p.m. at the Twinbook Shopping Center in Rockville.

“Kentlands Sara” knows puppy mills are not “run of the mill.” She has seen firsthand the confining cages and inhumane conditions that breeding dogs endure with rarely any opportunity to run. She is on a personal mission to put an…

Around Town

Neighborhoods Awarded Matching Grant Funds Nineteen neighborhood and homeowner associations were awarded a total of $60,000 in matching grant funds from the City of Gaithersburg Frederick J. Felton Neighborhood Matching Grant Program. The program provides an incentive for neighborhood organizations to…

The Deer Hunter Near Quince Orchard Park

Photo |Christine Darton-Henrichsen, potshots by Christine

The national headquarters of the Izaak Walton League on Conservation Lane hopes to cull six to 10 deer during Maryland’s white-tail deer, antlered archery season.

The 33 acres of the Izaak Walton League (IWL) national headquarters in Gaithersburg are restful. Field and forest embrace a pond where people sometimes fish. Trails meander through the property that is owned and maintained by IWL to advance conservation,…

Arts & Entertainment

Main Street Farmers and Artists Market Sept. 19 & 26, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Main Street Pavilion Products available for purchase include fruits and vegetables, jams and jellies, various herbs, cut flowers and potted plants, baked goods, dog treats, meat, eggs,…

Kitten Season Gives Local Shelter Paws

Photo | Marsha Liebl

Darius and Lambikins are available for adoption at the Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County.

At the Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County in Gaithersburg’s Olde Towne, the height of summer has come and gone on little cat feet. “I would say in total we have had more than 28 (kittens),” said Susan Glimcher, AWLMC…