Category: News

Water Restrictions Lifted

On the morning of one of the hottest days of the year, Gaithersburg residents learned that Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) was lifting a mandatory water use restriction. “Our pipe is back in service. I want to thank our customers…

Around Town

New Kentlands Manager Kentlands On-site Manager Thomas “Mac” Staples will be leaving the community this summer to take a new position in a CMC community in Virginia, and Randy Fox has been named as his replacement, according to an e-mail…

From the Foundation

New Board Members The Kentlands Community Foundation (KCF) recently held its annual meeting, and three new members were appointed to the 11-member board. Katy Thoms, Brendan Emerson and Lake Coulson are replacing outgoing members Norman Katz, Lynda Ullmer Gage and…

Montgomery County News

311 System Launched Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett announced last month the official launch of MC311, the county’s new online and telephone information system. The public is now able to access Montgomery County government information and non-emergency services online or…

Kentlander Moves Up the Career Ladder

Kentlander and Quince Orchard High School (QOHS) Class of 1999 graduate Adam Cuthbert was recently named a Directors’ Guild of America (DGA) trainee, a position given in conjunction with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers to just 1…

The Way Grandmother Rode

I never knew my Grandmother Nora. She had died more than a quarter-century before I was born, but my mother used to tell me stories about her. One in particular I can still remember: “Your Grandmother Nora rode on a…

“Eva Moves the Furniture”

“Eva Moves the Furniture” Written by Margot Livesey Margot Livesey has explained how “Eva Moves the Furniture” (2001) came about again and again, because interviewers invariably ask her about its genesis. The story is quite unlike anything Livesey has written…

Site Changes Surprise QOP

Construction is nothing new at the MedImmune campus in Quince Orchard Park (QOP), but it came as a surprise to many residents that an adjacent three-story office building site, recently purchased by MedImmune, is now undergoing a facelift. According to…

Swim Team Rosters Break Records

The Kentlands and Lakelands swim teams broke records even before taking a single stroke in the pool this summer. Both teams this year have tallied their highest number of swimmers. The Kentlands Kingfish have 222 members this year, and the…