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New Salon Is Cutting Edge

Photo | Sharon Allen Gilder

The team at the new Kentlands Salon & The Nail Bar is (L to R) Lee Nguyen, Chi Doan, Brenda Ricketts (in back), Jeany Card (in back), Jacqueline Pham (in orange), Ralph Billeter, Tina Cao and Herpinder Mann.

With its sleek modern interior and on-trend work concept, Kentlands Salon & The Nail Bar is on the cutting edge. Occupying the retail space formerly home to Profiles Hair Studio & Pro Nails at 273 Kentlands Boulevard, the new salon,…

Around Town

KCF Proposes Improvements The Kentlands Community Foundation (KCF) made three exciting proposals to the Kentlands Citizens Assembly (KCA) Board on April 26. If approved, proposals would be funded, at least in part, through the TIC Fund, which was designed according…

Your Views

Kentlands Hero Remembered Kentlands lost one of its unsung heroes Thursday, April 27. John Carman was the president of Rodgers Consulting who did the civil engineering work for Kentlands and Lakelands. Before New Urbanism was called New Urbanism, John’s staff…

Autism/IDD Night Out Benefits All Involved

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Officer Laurie Reyes, who heads MCPD’s Project Lifesaver program, talks with MCPD Autism Ambassador Jake at last year’s Autism/IDD Night Out. MCPD Chief Tom Manger applauds.

The event has a long name and a very simple purpose: protecting some of Montgomery County’s most vulnerable people. On May 19, the Montgomery County Police Department hosts the fifth Autism/Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Night Out. For the first…

City Scene

Safe Grow and Others File Amicus Brief Nine organizations, including Safe Grow Montgomery, filed an Amicus brief late last month in support of a 2015 landmark Montgomery County, Maryland, ordinance that restricts the use of toxic pesticides on public and…

Arts & Entertainment

‘An American Daughter’ Through May 28, 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Arts Barn, presented by Montgomery Playhouse As a respected health crusader and devoted wife and mother, Dr. Lyssa Hughes seems perfect for the role of U.S.…

Assignment Education

Revising Rev/Ex The Board of Education received an update on MCPS’ ongoing work to reframe key aspects of the educational facilities planning process at its May 9 meeting. MCPS is refining the process to enhance its ability to respond to…