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Delaney Discusses Local Concerns

Photo | Karen O’Keefe

Following a business roundtable discussion at Largent’s in Gaithersburg, Oct. 8, Congressman John Delaney continues the discussion with Lakelands resident and transportation activist Jennifer Allen.

Whether they reside in Garrett County’s Deep Creek Lake, in Washington County’s Hagerstown or in Montgomery County’s Gaithersburg, residents of Maryland’s sixth Congressional District have much in common, according to John K. Delaney, the congressman who represents them all. “Sure…

Around Town

Road Work Begins at MD 119 and Kentlands Boulevard/Orchard Ridge Drive The State Highway Administration (SHA) began work last week to improve Great Seneca Highway at the Kentlands Boulevard/Orchard Ridge Drive intersection. Goals for the 0.6-mile, $765,000 project include extending…

City Scene

20th Year of Holiday Giving Program Begins Now in its 20th year, the City of Gaithersburg Holiday Giving Program may be called upon to serve as many as 900 local families in need this season. Partnering with Calvary Pentecostal Ministries Church, Victory Christian…

Shop Talk

Halloween Fun Run/Walk With Fleet Feet If you’re looking for a way to exercise to balance out all the Halloween candy noshing, Fleet Feet is hosting another one of their fun runs. On Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m., Fleet…

New at Crown

Ruth’s Chris Steak House Opens With ‘Steak Cutting’ On Monday, Oct. 13, Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney A. Katz, President and CEO of Ruth’s Hospitality Group Michael O’Donnell, Gaithersburg restaurant General Manager Hicham Bennani and Blitz for the Better Foundation Board member…

Manhattan Short Produces Winners

Photo | Folke Renken

“Rhino Full Throttle,” directed by Erik Schmitt from Germany, won the Gold in the Manhattan Short Film Festival.

Another full house greeted the Manhattan Short Film Festival program at the Kentlands Stadium 10 in October as a group of 12 films from around the world competed for top prizes. In addition, a prize was given for a script,…

F/1.4 Takes 12 Months to Create ‘Forty-Eight’

Photos | Yenrue Chen

Thomas Germer, Timothy Lynch, Jaree Donnelly, Marge Wasson and Craig Higgins are the faces behind the lens in the Arts Barn Gallery exhibit “Forty-Eight.”

“Forty-Eight,” open now and through Nov. 23 at the Arts Barn, is more than a photography exhibit. It is an adventure into learning how to see. That’s because the four exhibiting artists who compose the collaborative photography group F/1.4—Jaree Donnelly,…