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2014 

Gaithersburg Neighborhood Matching Grant Program     Applications are being accepted now for Frederick J. Felton Neighborhood Matching Grants. The program provides incentives for neighborhood organizations to improve their communities by awarding dollar-for-dollar matching grants of up to $5,000...
05/18/2014
Asian Pacific Heritage Month Celebration in Gaithersburg   Enjoy an evening of traditional dance and art in commemoration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month as the City of Gaithersburg's Multicultural Affairs Committee presents "A Celebration of Chinese Culture" on Monday, May 19 from 5:45 ...
05/18/2014
Book Recommendation: Warriors by Ted Bell   Ted Bell is an American author of suspense novels.He is best known for his New York Times Bestselling series of spy thriller novels featuring the character Lord Alexander Hawke. Dolores and I have read and enjoyed all of his novels. The latest book, War...
05/17/2014
What is your favorite color for tulips?   Our tulip season is coming to an end in our area but I took hundreds of photographs while they were if full bloom. Here are a couple of pictures for your weekend enjoyment. What is your favorite color for tulips? We have a beautiful day in Maryland and th...
05/17/2014
Pink Dogwood, a springtime favorite in Maryland   Dolores and I just returned from the Friday night Happy Hour in Kentlands, our home neighborhood in Gaithersburg, Maryland.  We spent a lot of time talking with home owners in the neighborhood and we did not hear any negative thoughts about living...
05/16/2014
Maryland narrows time period for foreclosure debt collections   Today’s issue of The Washington Post reports that Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a bill on Thursday that reduces the time for debt collectors to take legal action for old foreclosure debt from twelve years to three years. The s...
05/15/2014
Friday Night Happy Hour in Kentlands   If you live in Kentlands, you will want to spend some time with your friends and neighbors at the Friday night Happy Hour at the Kentlands Clubhouse. The Kentlands Citizens Assembly posted a reminder notice that the Happy Hour will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30...
05/15/2014
Rabies Vaccination Clinics for Gaithersburg Dogs and Cats   Dogs and cats are required to have a rabies vaccination before obtaining a pet license in the City of Gaithersburg. Free rabies clinics are conducted at the Montgomery County Animal Services & Adoption Center in Derwood, and are offered ...
05/15/2014
Brasserie Beck is now open in Kentlands   The newest restaurant in Kentlands opened on Tuesday.  Brasserie Beck, the Belgian eatery that is well known at its Washington, DC location has taken over the old location of O’Donnell’s Sea Grill.  The new restaurant, owned by Chef Robert Wiedmaier, is n...
05/15/2014
Gaithersburg Book Festival, Saturday, May 17th   20,000 people are expected to attend the Gaithersburg Book Festival this Saturday, May 17, 2014.  There will be close to 100 featured authors and more than a dozen workshops. The hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the location is on the grounds o...
05/14/2014