Community

Getting the Word Out

Effectively managing communication to residents in neighborhoods with hundreds — and sometimes thousands — of households can be challenging. Whether disseminating vital information about annual meetings and alerts or passing along community social opportunities, reaching all of the residents often…

Around Town

Showing Support for Sandy Hook Following the shooting in Newtown, Conn., the National PTA and the Connecticut PTSA recently shared ways to show support for the students and families of Sandy Hook Elementary School. School will resume for the students…

Arts & Entertainment

Experience Shakespeare in a Whole New Way In partnership with Faction of Fools Theatre Company, the Arts Barn presents “A Commedia Romeo and Juliet,” based on William Shakespeare’s classic story of two young lovers divided by a family feud. The…

Adorning Main Street

Visitors to Kentlands Main Street were greeted by a festive sight recently. The city of Gaithersburg, in conjunction with the Kentlands Downtown Partnership (KDP), commissioned the hanging of holiday wreaths from the streetlights along Main Street. The wreaths were purchased…

A World Apart for the Holidays

At this time of year, when days and nights are filled with holiday parties, gift-giving and time spent with friends and family, many of those serving in the military are far from home. They share the season from across oceans,…

Around Town

Resurfacing Planned for Lakelands Park Field Since its inception, the soccer field at Lakelands Park has been used extensively by both the city recreation department as well as by Lakelands Park Middle School and is in need of resurfacing. On…

Arts & Entertainment

Kentlands Mansion Gallery Presents “Three Women andTheir Cameras” “Three Women and Their Cameras,” a photographic exhibit featuring works by Judy Gross, Meryl Silver and Marge Wasson, is on display at the Kentlands Mansion through Jan. 27. An accomplished photographer and…

Lending a Hand after Hurricane Sandy

The Washington, D.C., vicinity may have been spared the worst of Hurricane Sandy, but many local residents still felt the impact as vacation spots, family and friends suffered loss and damage along the Northeast coast. Recently, Gaithersburg residents Spencer Friedman…

No Quorum for Lakelands Elections

The Lakelands Community Association’s annual board of directors election slated for Nov. 28 was deferred until Jan.14, 2013, due to a lack of quorum. The community had to provide a quorum, or 192 ballots, in order to proceed with the…