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New Local Networking Group Forms At the end of May, Lakelands resident and Rodan and Fields consultant Nicole Keller put the word out on Nextdoor for like-minded entrepreneurs interested in forming a local networking group. She got a great response.…

Assignment Education

Last Day of School The 2015–2016 school year was extended by one day and ends with an early release day on Monday, June 20. MCPS was granted a one-day waiver of the 180-day school year requirement by the Maryland State…

Arts & Entertainment

‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ Through June 26, 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays In partnership with Damascus Theatre Company, Arts on the Green presents “The Drowsy Chaperone.” When a die-hard theatre fan plays his favorite cast album, the characters come to…

4th of July Blowout at Bohrer Park

Photo | City of Gaithersburg

This year, Gaithersburg’s 4th of July Celebration will be held at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm.

Gaithersburg’s annual 4th of July Celebration has moved from the Montgomery County Fairgrounds to Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm. And its new, 60-acre home that sports the city’s miniature golf course, water park and skate park, not to mention…

Summer Music That’s Barking Mad!

Boulevard Tavern, Pinky & Pepe’s Grape Escape and The Wine Harvest are creating a robust summer music scene in Kentlands, offering live music weekend nights and Wednesdays, too. But with Beatty Management’s pending sale of Kentlands Market Square to Kimco…

The Park Pages

Photo | Mac Kennedy

The Winter Walk pond is now ready for summer. Repairs to the pond fountain, which were delayed due to a special-ordered part, were completed Monday, June 14.

QOP NEWS Sidewalk/Concrete Repairs Delayed The City of Gaithersburg Street Maintenance Division is understaffed, as several employees left to pursue other career opportunities, according to David Arthur, streets and special projects supervisor. As soon as new staff are hired, repairs…

Mike at the Movies

Me Before You (PG-13) ***** This is a film that will cause many in the audience to fear a Nicolas Sparks format. Fortunately for all of us, this film was made by adults for adults so the emotions and reactions…

Dime Store Treats and Treasures

Present-day Dollar Stores were dime stores in my youth, and the merchandise in my dime stores was even tackier than what is in today’s descendants of dime stores. But the treasures I found in Woolworth’s, Kresge’s, and Newberry’s are now…