City Scene

Apply for Improvement Matching Grant Neighborhood groups and HOAs are encouraged to apply for the Frederick J. Felton Neighborhood Matching Grant program. The program provides an incentive for neighborhood organizations to improve their communities by awarding dollar-for-dollar matching grants of…

Shop Talk

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Cutting through the former Persiano Gallery space to Market Street, the paseo or pedestrian walkway will bring new outdoor dining options and boutiques.

Market Square Work Update According to Caren Garfield, Kimco director of multi-family development for the Mid-Atlantic region, Kimco Realty is waiting on a final permit for the pedestrian walkway or paseo, planned to cut through the former Persiano Gallery space…

Mike at the Movies

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Brady Jandreau as Brady Blackburn in “The Rider.”

Rider (R) ***** Let me start by saying this is a remarkable film for many reasons, most of all the story. It is the story of a young man, Brady Blackburn (Brady Jandreau) who was a rodeo rider until suffering…

Kaufman’s Kitchen

Dishes That Build Bridges These recipes from “Breaking Bread in Galilee: A Culinary Journey into the Promised Land” by Abbie Rosner take you on a journey with the author, exploring local foods and age-old culinary traditions and culinary wisdom described…

First Person

Chopped The best thing about this whole writing gig is the ability to work from home. What’s even better is that I don’t bother feigning any sort of professionalism by toiling away in my home office. Nope, I wander all…

His Last Call

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William Mobley was one of the first volunteers to sign up at the Gaithersburg Fire Department.

By Jack Toomey When the Gaithersburg Fire Department was formed in 1927, one of the first volunteers to sign up was William Mobley. He was a lifelong resident of Gaithersburg and was drawn to firefighting because he wanted to help…

Playoff Roundup

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Junior Johnny Hodges goes airborne on a shot attempt in the first half of QO’s playoff game against rival Northwest.

Lacrosse (Boys) Sectional final Quince Orchard 11 Richard Montgomery 4 2nd round Quince Orchard 10 Northwest 8 Lacrosse (Girls) Sectional final Wootton 10 Quince Orchard 9 2nd round Quince Orchard 12 Richard Montgomery 9 1st round Quince Orchard 15 Clarksburg…

Northwest’s New Boys’ Basketball Coach

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BJ Dubuchananne was recently named varsity boys’ basketball coach at Northwest High School.

After a stellar 19-3 season, Coach Rob Smith stepped down as the varsity boys’ basketball coach at Northwest High School. He wanted to spend more time with his family during his kids’ pivotal years. Coach BJ Dubuchananne was recently named…

Athletic Awards Night Planned

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The Quince Orchard Athletics Awards Night is Thursday, May 24 at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. Individual teams MVP, Cougar Award winner and Coaches Award winner will be recognized. Additional awards are Boys and Girls Team of the Year,…