Around Town

Kingfish Assistant Head Coach Needed Applications are being accepted through Sunday, Feb. 8 for the position of assistant head coach of the Kentlands Kingfish Swim Team for summer 2015.  The assistant head coach (AHC) helps with the overall management of the…

The Open Page

Photo | Summer Hardinge

Summer Hardinge, who will be offering Amherst Writers & Artists workshops starting Feb. 10, finds inspiration for her writing in the expansive countryside and rich storytelling tradition of Southwest Virginia where she grew up.

Summer Hardinge loved every minute of her 21-year secondary school teaching career, one that introduced her to intrepid and creative souls first at Seneca Valley and then, for most of those years, at Quince Orchard High School. “It was wonderful,…

Assignment Education

MCPS Superintendent Joshua P. Starr Resigns The Montgomery County Board of Education and Superintendent of Schools Joshua P. Starr have reached a mutual agreement that will end Dr. Starr’s tenure with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). The board voted unanimously…

Arts & Entertainment

Winter Market Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Main Street Pavilion, 301 Main St. Enjoy winter vegetables as well as produce grown in local greenhouses. Other items may include flavored crepes, empanadas, coffees and hot chocolate. The market will not open if…