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Mike at the Movies

Unbroken (PG-13) ***** “Everyone in town wants you put away,” says a cop to Louis Zamperini, who is growing up in Torrance, California, as a delinquent, smoking, drinking, stealing and running away from most attempts to capture him. Zamperini’s brother…

Getting Up to Speed With Rapid Transit

Photo | Sharon Allen Gilder

David Hauck, executive director of the non-profit Communities for Transit, addresses Montgomery County residents at Bohrer Park on Dec. 4.

An informative meeting at Bohrer Park on Dec. 4 gave the community an opportunity to get up to speed with the Rapid Transit System (RTS) that includes Bus Rapid Transit (BRT). Twenty-four citizens attended the meeting that included representatives from…

Trailblazing From Urban to Rural

Trailblazing From Urban to Rural

Former Kentlands and Lakelands resident Clark Wagner has traded his suburban roots for the 10 green acres of Quail Run Farm in Lovettsville, Virginia, just 30 miles from the heart of Kentlands. Wagner, a senior project manager for land development…

Phil Andrews Joins State’s Attorney’s Office

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Phil Andrews has joined the staff of Montgomery
County State’s Attorney John McCarthy.

Former Montgomery County Councilmember and Gaithersburg resident Phil Andrews, whose Democratic primary run for county executive against incumbent Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and former county executive Doug Duncan ended in defeat last August, has landed a new position serving…

Kentlands Downtown Partnership Is in the Black

Photo | Debbie Boderman

Quince Orchard freshman Jordan Odom (1) leads Lady Cougars in scoring against Rockville last Friday, as Coach Chris Campbell (arms folded) looks on.

“Partnership and participation” was the theme of the Kentlands Downtown Partnership’s annual meeting the evening of Dec. 10 at Largent’s Restaurant Bar. The group of 40-plus business owners is committed “to working together to enhance the customer experience and bringing…

Around Town

All Are Invited to Hanukkah Block Parties Shaare Torah in Lakelands invites everyone in the community, regardless of religious affiliation, to Hanukkah block parties held in homes across the area from Dec. 16 through 23. Shaare Torah member and organizer…

New Holiday Delight

Here is a wonderful, unusual treat to celebrate the holiday season. Enjoy! Spiced Wine Springtime in Paris is beautiful. The crisp, sunny weather is ideal for walks along the city streets. Winter in Paris is a different story. It can…