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NWHS Enjoys New Track Anne Rossiter, Northwest High School athletic director, said, “We’re ecstatic” about the new track just completed during the first week of August. “We have a great track program,” she noted, and coaches and athletes are looking…

City Scene

Chamber Honors 57 at Public Safety Awards Breakfast The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) honored up-county police officers, firefighters and paramedics at the GGCC’s 19th Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast, held Aug. 8 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Fifty-seven public…

Shop Talk

First Anniversary for The Bar Method It’s been one year since Jennifer Gawronski and Jenn Menconi first introduced The Bar Method to the Kentlands community. Since then, their studio at 189 Kentlands Blvd. has grown exponentially. The studio started out…

Nana – Cam

As I sit gazing at my computer screen, I am listening to little—and I do mean little—clucking sounds coming from the next room. Lina, my three-year-old granddaughter, is in the bedroom next door to my office. She is “taking a…

Mike at the Movies

Boyhood (R) ***** You may have heard about this film. It was shot over a 12-year span with the same cast so it is unusually consistent in character, pace and appearance. Forget all that. As remarkable as it was to…

Soups for Summer

Summer is when we get to relax, enjoy good friends and serve great recipes made from fresh farm produce, and fresh seafood. Creamy Cold Cucumber Soup It is great on a hot summer night since it is light and easy,…

Kentlands Wall on the Mend

Photo | Karen O’Keefe

The permanent safety fence pictured here was installed at the top of the retaining wall on Quince Orchard Road by Aug. 4.

By the time this edition of the Town Courier is published, repairs to the failed portion of the Kentlands wall on Quince Orchard Road roughly across from Pawnee Drive should be nearly complete, according to Kentlands officials. The completed repairs…