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Kentlands Resident Appointed to Board of Supervisors of Elections Ty Hardaway’s appointment to the city’s Office of Board of Supervisors of Elections was confirmed at the July 5 Mayor and City Council meeting. Hardaway, who is also a Kentlands Citizens…

Shop Talk

Kentlands Place Beer & Wine Open Sherry Lee, who co-owns Kentlands’ newest beer and wine store with her brother and sister-in-law, said that her store offers a wide selection. A Clarksburg resident, Lee grew up in Rockville and has seen…

Arts & Entertainment

2nd Annual Arts Barn Faculty and Student Art Exhibition – ‘Americana’ Through Aug. 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday Artist Reception & Education Open House Aug. 4, 6-8 p.m., Arts Barn Don’t miss this opportunity to…

Assignment Education

Rachel Carson Elementary Capacity Projected at 160.7 Percent According to a July 1 City of Gaithersburg memorandum from John Schlichting, director of Planning and Code Administration, Rachel Carson Elementary School (RCES) will be over 150 percent capacity until 2020. An…

Communities Face Off and Have Fun at Field Day

Photos | Mac Kennedy

Young and old had fun with the water balloon and egg competitions at the Kentlands/Lakelands Field Day on Sunday, July 10.

Kentlands and Lakelands residents met at Lakelands Park on July 10 to face off in the first-ever Kentlands/Lakelands Field Day set up by the Kentlands Citizens Assembly and the Lakelands Community Association. All afternoon both teams battled each other in…

Summertime Fishing

Photo | Scott Harris

Lake Inspiration beckons fishermen and women on peaceful summer days.

You don’t have to drive very far—or at all—to satisfy your fishing urge. Lakes Nirvana and Inspiration, both in the Kentlands, are open to sportsmen and women from around the area. Largemouth bass, catfish, bluegill, tiger muskie and crappie all…

The Park Pages

Photo | Pam Schipper

QOP NEWS QOP’s Independence Day Parade & Festival Draws Community Together On a picture-perfect Saturday morning beneath gorgeous blue skies, families gathered at the Quince Orchard Park Community Center with red-white-and-blue decorated bicycles, wagons, scooters and strollers for the community’s…

A Horse Named ‘Doc’

Doc was a Morgan colt when young Emaline and he first met. Drawn to each other by curiosity, their faces gently touched each other’s over the fence near the Sheads’ barn lot one spring morning in rural Missouri. He instantly…

Mike at the Movies

The Legend of Tarzan (PG-13) ***** Oh, what a trip this is to one’s youth! Tarzan the way he SHOULD be in this epic of heroism, both animal and human, and villainy (mostly human) along with awe-inspiring scenic shots of…