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Public Comment Closed for Potomac Valley Shopping Center Annexation The public comment period for annexation of the Potomac Valley Shopping Center located at the southeast corner of the intersection of Darnestown and Quince Orchard roads into the city’s Mixed Use…

Arts & Entertainment

Compiled by Pam Schipper 30th Annual Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association Juried Exhibition Through June 10, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, Kentlands Mansion Founded in 1970, the Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association has grown to more than 60 members, many of whom regularly…

Assignment Education

NW Principal Dempsey Selected as Associate Superintendent On July 1, 2016, Northwest Principal Lance Dempsey will become the new Associate Superintendent of Human Resources and Development. In an April 19 email to parents, staff and students, Dempsey said that she…

Shop Talk

Purchaser Eyes Kentlands Market Square The identity of the prospective purchaser for Kentlands Market Square remains confidential, said Ken Miller, Beatty CEO. The purchaser’s identity may not be released until closing. The purchaser met with the City of Gaithersburg March…

The Park Pages

Photo | Christine Darton-Henrichsen, potshots by Christine

The Stake family and new QOP Board member Daniel Lowery (second from left) joined other residents on April 16 for Quince Orchard Park’s Community Clean-up Day.

QOP NEWS Board Member Elected, Two Appointed At the April 12 Quince Orchard Park annual meeting, Yue Liu was elected to fill one open Board position with 48 votes. A software engineer, Liu submitted an advance application to run for…

Mike at the Movies

The Jungle Book (PG) ***** To my mind, this is the first totally successful CGI-dominated film, the possible equal of “Avatar.” There is only one human in the cast, newcomer Neel Sethi, a 13-year old Indian-American from New York. No…

So Many Holidays, Such Delicious Recipes

Cookie Stagman and co-author Arlene Bronstein (who is also the author of the lovely children’s book “How Did Nonnie Get to Heaven,” www.howdidnonniegettoheaven.com) now offer “Beautiful Buffets II,” spiced with special recipes from America’s top fashion designers. For more than 25 years, cooks all over…