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Mike at the Movies

The Kingsman: The Secret Service (R) ***** Take the best of the Bond films, add some modern gimmicks, a very funny script, tricks and surprises, including a villainess with blade legs, spectacular stunts, fights and an ending that will literally…

Celebrate Chinese New Year

Recently I got to experience Taiwanese food for the first time, and it was amazing.  Since I like learning about the history of a food, I wanted to know all I could about the cooking of Taiwan. Taiwan is an island…

‘Us’ Written by David Nicholls

I knew I was falling in love from the very first page of David Nicholls’ fourth novel, “Us.” This gifted screenwriter/novelist promises and delivers on a novel full of hilarity, warmth and poignancy. Yet beneath the humor lies a sharp…

Signing Day Brings Success to Area Schools

By Syl Sobel and Ethan Cadeaux Cougars Celebrate Athletic Achievements Quince Orchard standout defensive lineman Adam McLean made it official this month, signing his National Letter of Intent to attend the University of Maryland on a football scholarship. McLean, one…

Bicyclists See Need to Raise Driver Awareness

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) will conduct a safety study of the section of Md. Route 28 where bicyclist and Kentlands resident Andrew Gerard Malizio was struck and killed Nov. 24. They will present study findings on March 19…

Generation Wags Is a Happy Tale

Hartten Gen Wags

The story of Generation Wags began in 2011 when the organization’s founder, Debby Hartten, adopted the mission to educate herself about the factors that lead to homelessness for dogs and cats. Her love of animals, with a particular focus on…

Keeping the Faith

Watercolor | Pamela Holberton

Pamela Holberton has traveled widely since receiving the proper medication for her bipolar disorder, and she paints scenes from her journeys. This watercolor of an ancient Greek door was captured while she was on a trip to the Greek Islands in 2012.

Kentlands resident Pamela Holberton is a soft-spoken woman in her fifties, a poet and an artist who works as a house assistant at the Strathmore. She does not look like someone who has waged a war. But she did for…

Shop Talk

Kentlands 2015 Events Lineup Proposed Kentlands’ Blittzed Marketing, Councilmember Neil Harris and City of Gaithersburg staff met mid-January regarding a proposed schedule of events in Kentlands for 2015. According to Michele Potter, director of Gaithersburg’s Parks, Recreation and Culture, concerts…