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LPMS PTSA 12th Annual Basketball Night Planned Mark your calendars for March 9. This is when Lakelands Park Middle School (LPMS) student-formed teams take to the courts to raise money for LPMS and the Dolores C. Swoyer Scholarship Fund. Registration…

Arts & Entertainment

“Ochre Blossom” by Susan Goldman is one of the prints on display through April 2 at the Arts Barn.

‘Abstract Imaginations’ Through March 31; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun., The Framer’s Choice Gallery, 402 Main St. Local artist and teacher Vian Shamounki Borchert presents 30 of her latest paintings in this solo…

Around Town

Photo | Syl Sobel
At a recent council meeting, Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and City Council honored the 2017 Quince Orchard football team for an outstanding season that saw the Cougars finish with a 12-2 record and runner-up in the Maryland 4A state championship.

New City Park Planned Learn about the new city park planned for Orchard Ridge Drive, between Great Seneca Highway and Mill Greene Avenue, on Wednesday, March 7, 7 p.m. at the Quince Orchard Park Clubhouse, 515 Highland Ridge Ave. The…

Extra! Extra! RCES Students Work Overtime

Photo | Pam Schipper
The RCES newsroom crew pulling their weekly late afternoon shift.

This September, a large group of dedicated Rachel Carson Elementary School (RCES) students and their advisors, Mrs. Lauren Devito and Mrs. Christine Wilson, began work to launch their new school paper. The afterschool endeavor proved so popular that by the…

Winners Circle: Young Musicians to Take Arts Barn Stage

Two young Kentlands musicians—mezzo soprano Giorgia Dallasta and violinist Natalie Hsieh—are among the first-place winners of the 15th Annual Young Artist Award, administered by the City of Gaithersburg and supported by the Kentlands Community Foundation (KCF). Seventy-four applicants took part…

Arts & Entertainment

'Archetypes, Myth & Folklore'

‘Archetypes, Myth & Folklore’ Through Feb. 19, Arts Barn This curated exhibit transposes literary and symbolic imagery into visual interpretation. ‘Stick Fly’ Presented by ANKH Repertory Theatre & The Finest! Performance Foundation, Through Feb. 25: 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays,…

Police Probe Death of QO Athlete

Photo | Submitted
Northwest students wore red on Feb. 12 to remember QO star football player Tyler Terry and show support for his family, friends and community.

By Jack Toomey On the morning of Jan. 29, two groups of teenagers gathered at a community playground near Timber Rock Road and Hillstone Road at about 7:45 a.m., after the school day had started. Apparently, a prearranged fight had…