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MCPS Welcomes Record Number of Students Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) welcomed more than 161,000 students into its 205 schools for the start of the 2017-2018 school year. This is more than 2,000 new students to the school system and…

Shop Talk

Sin & Grin to Open on Main Street The Hristopoulos family has some delicious news. They are opening a new restaurant at their old Vasilis Mediterranean Grill location on Main Street. Sin & Grin will offer quick casual dining with…

The Park Pages

Photos | Pam Schipper

Organized and sponsored by Quince Orchard Park residents Ron Schwartz of Embrace Home Loans and Fran Gianaris of 
Re/Max Metropolitan Realty (left), this year’s Labor Day Doggie Swim was a hit for canines and their humans.

QOP NEWS A Doggone Good Time During the final hour of the pool season on Sept. 4, running on the pool deck was not met by guard whistles and admonitions. Instead, the four-pawed sprints around the pool were greeted by…

Government Girl (Continued)

In 1948 when I moved from Springfield, Missouri, to Washington, D.C., “Watergate” referred to a series of summer concerts by the National Symphony on a barge anchored in the Potomac, facing a bank of steps leading up to the Lincoln…

Mike at the Movies

Home Again (PG-13) **** The summer has ended for most of us without a great romance. Sad to say, “Home Again” isn’t a great summer romance, but “it will serve.” Reese Witherspoon (Alice) celebrates her 40th birthday with friends as…

Summer Snapshots

Well, it is official: Summer is a wrap. We have the dog swim as solid proof. We were short on relaxation this year with jobs, sports and bizarre staph infections but there were some highlights. Here are my random thoughts…