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BALTIMORE, MD (November 24, 2021) – Following a special meeting featuring public comment from stakeholders, community members and health experts on the State’s emergency school mask requirement, the Maryland State Board of Education will host a special virtual meeting on Wednesday, December …

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Thanksgiving  Parade  In Silver Spring  All  Photos By Marketa Ebert  

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Did you realize that it’s flu season? If not, I don’t blame you. The past year and a half has been dominated by COVID. Pretty much all of the public health messaging recently has been focused on encouraging people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Given the terrible toll that COVID has wro…

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PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MD – Educators in Prince George’s County will take to the streets Thursday evening to demand the Prince George’s County Board of Education and school administration address a dire understaffing situation that has led to crushing workloads for educators. 

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I’m fortunate to wear many hats at Gwynn Park High School, some of which include: 10th and 11th grade English teacher, English Department Chair, social media manager and yearbook sponsor. Since high school, I’ve been passionate about yearbook creation and now that I have my own class of stud…

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BALTIMORE, MD (November 10, 2021) – The Maryland State Board of Education will host a special virtual meeting on Tuesday, November 16 at 1 p.m. via WebEx. The meeting will collect feedback on the state’s emergency school mask requirement through public input and public health expert testimony.

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) today issued the following statement in recognition of Veterans Day, which is Thurs., November 11.

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The Prince George’s County Sierra Club supports the Prince George’s County Climate Action Plan, which is now available at mypgc.us/climateactionplan. Public comments made during the 30-day public comment period (Nov. 1-Dec 1) will become part of the public record. The full implementation of …

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Two high school juniors are running a local charity drive in order to combat period and hygiene poverty. They have partnered with Her Drive, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that shares their goals. They began collecting items on the 15th of October and plan to continue collect…

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The co-chairs of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics of the U.S. House of Representatives Science, Space & Technology Committee were cheerleaders for the use of nuclear power in space at a hearing at which they presided over last week titled “Accelerating Deep Space Travel with Spa…

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Statement of Senator Jim Rosapepe on the retirement of Maryland Treasurer Nancy Kopp “I worked with Nancy from my first House term through last week, on issues from college affordability and fiscal strategy to retirement savings for working families. She’s been so effective and respected bec…

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(BALTIMORE, MD) – The Maryland Public Service Commission has launched a new one-stop energy shopping web page – MDEnergyChoice.com – to help residential utility customers learn more about their energy supply options and make informed decisions when choosing whether to get their energy supply…

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We call upon the Prince George’s County Council – sitting as the District Council – to follow the law and to uphold the integrity of its planning process regarding the review of Conceptual Site Plan CSP-20007 for the Clay Property. Our understanding is that the Council will continue a discus…

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A portion of Excalibur Road, between Evergreen Parkway and Mitchellville Road, where City Hall is located is being renamed “Fred Robinson Way” in honor of retired Mayor G. Frederick Robinson and his longstanding dedication to Bowie. City Hall is the only address affected by the change.

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Afghanistan’s government and military were overthrown on Aug. 15 after being taken over by the Taliban, and the decision to withdraw American troops from the country was widely regarded as correct. However, executing this decision has led to wide-spread criticisms of President Joe Biden.

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BOWIE, MD— A Prince George’s County based nonprofit organization, In Reach, Inc, is giving local teens an opportunity to address community issues in a fun and creative way. Teens Talk Television (TTTV), launched in 2020 and has already reached thousands of viewers.

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CASA on PG Zoning: As Black and Brown Prince Georgians Face Gentrification, Landlords Poised to Gain Millions

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), a senior member of the Senate Finance Health Care Subcommittee, today released the following statement in the wake of the Supreme Court’s 5-4 denial of a request from Texas abortion providers to freeze a state law (SB8) that bans abortions after …

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The City of Bowie Public Works Department will begin the semi-annual fire hydrant flushing and testing program in areas served by City water.  Hydrant flushing will begin on Monday, September 27, 2021 and will take place Monday through Friday from approximately 9am until 3pm in accordance wi…

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The popular Kensington Train Show, which features model trains and fun for all ages, is back for 2021. The event at Kensington Town Hall (3710 Mitchell St., Kensington MD) will be open for visitors on Sept. 11 and 12, 2021. 

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Every day, it seems the news surrounding our nation’s fight against coronavirus is getting grimmer. Cases and hospitalizations are increasing at alarming rates and, once again, coronavirus seems to be getting the better of us.  For those of us who work in healthcare, watching this unfold fil…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hannah Quigley, Brookville, is one of 94 young women selected to attend the 74th American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Girls Nation session July 24-31 in Washington, D.C. As part of the premier ALA program, two outstanding high school seniors are selected to represent their resp…

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