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Police Saw a Crime Increase Last Year

The Gaithersburg Police Department saw a nearly 10 percent increase in crime last year, according to the agency’s annual report. Released on March 1, the report contains data gathered for the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Part I offenses. Collected from…

Arts & Entertainment

‘Third Annual Art League of Germantown (ALOG) Exhibit’ Through March 20; call 301.258.6425 for viewing hours, Kentlands Mansion This exhibit features art in many media by members of ALOG. www.gaithersburgmd.gov ‘Contemporary Quilters: A Modern View of Life’ Through April 25,…

Assignment Education

Dr. Jack Smith Appointed Superintendent The Montgomery County Board of Education officially appointed Dr. Jack Smith as superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and approved his employment contract on Tuesday, March 8. Dr. Smith, who has been serving as interim…

Kentlands Mansion Showcases Happily Ever After

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The Kentlands Mansion Spring Bridal Showcase is Sunday, March 20, noon to 4 p.m.

It is the perfect fairytale setting: a Georgian Revival mansion with a romantic, flowering side garden and a second-floor balcony that is set back on a sweeping, manicured lawn. The dream continues inside with 22-foot ceilinged rooms and crystal chandeliers…

Doggies’ Den Has Tails Wagging

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Doggies’ Den, an indoor dog daycare, is opening soon in a space behind Kmart.

Jeff LaBrec knows firsthand about a business ‘going to the dogs’ and in his case it’s a good thing. LaBrec is owner of Doggies’ Den, a supervised indoor, all-play, dog daycare facility opening soon in Kentlands in a niche behind…

Angels on Venus and Mars

I don’t know how things go in your house, but here at Chez Stiles there is an American Gladiator-style battle for the remote every night. The struggle to find balance between BRAVO and ESPN is real, people. This tug-of-war was…

Mike at the Movies

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (R) ***** Tina Fey is incredible. One of the funniest women alive, she is capable of much more as she proves once again in this film. Her compatriot from Australia, Margot Robbie as reporter Tanya Vanderpoel (“If…