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OBAMA-~2-3Obama denounces Islamic State execution video, reaffirms military action in Iraq

(UPI) — U.S. President Barack Obama, speaking from Martha’s Vineyard on Wednesday, said “the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL.”…

h-street-streetcarsH Street NE to Celebrate DC Streetcar Line With Upcoming Stroll and Roll Event

H Street Main Street, in conjunction with H Street Corridor businesses, will host “Streetcar Stroll and Roll” event on Saturday, Aug. 23 from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. The event…

HEADLINES1District of Columbia Economy Adds 11,800 Jobs in July

District’s Unemployment Rate stays at 7.4 Percent The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services recently reported that the preliminary July job estimates show an increase of 11,800 jobs, for…

CDC_AdultImm_man_nurse_brandpointAdults with Diabetes: Vaccinations are an Important Part of Protecting Your Health

Having a chronic health condition doesn’t mean you have to lose control over your health. Every day you take steps, like eating right, monitoring your blood sugar, and watching your…

dole-279x211Elizabeth Dole Foundation Calls for 2015 Fellowship Applications

Fellowship Offers Military and Veteran Caregivers Opportunity to Voice Caregiver Perspective as part of National Campaign The Elizabeth Dole Foundation is accepting applications through October 1 for its 2015 class…

Mega-Millions_thumbMega Millions jackpot rises to $180M

(UPI) — Yet again there was no winner in the Mega Millions lottery, raising the jackpot for Friday’s drawing to $180 million. The winning numbers were 22-39-56-67-71, and the Mega…

humorehouseMorehouse College and Howard University Meet for Final Time in AT&T Nation’s Football Classic®

37th meeting between two football programs ends four-year run in D.C.’s Classic Get ready for the Battle in the Capital! When Morehouse College and Howard University meet in the 2014…

local1Three District of Columbia Math and Science Teachers Selected as Award Finalists

The District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) recently announced that three math and science teachers in the District have been named finalists for the 2014…

local1Enhanced Participation in National Mortgage Licensing System

Acting Commissioner Chester A. McPherson recently announced that starting Sept. 3, the District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking will begin using the National Mortgage Licensing System to…

parkingDistrict of Columbia to Participate in PARK(ing) Day

Annual event encourages alternative use of parking spaces for a day to highlight sustainability initiatives   The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will participate in the annual PARK(ing) Day on…

local17th Annual Tenant Summit

The District of Columbia Office of the Tenant Advocate will present its 7th Annual Tenant and Tenant Association Summit on Saturday, September 13. This year’s theme is “Tenant Knowledge is…

40th_ANN40th Anniversary of Community Development Block Grant Program

Lt. Governor Announces $5.1 Million in FY2015 CDBG Awards to Jurisdictions Across Maryland   Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown was joined by Berlin Mayor William G. “Gee” Williams, III, Director…

local1Towson University Presents Ailey II Alvin Ailey’s American Dance Theatre

Towson University’s College of Fine Arts & Communication and Department of Dance presents Ailey II, Alvin Ailey’s American Dance Theatre, for two performances, Saturday, September 20 at 2 p.m. and…

local1Packard Campus September Films Spotlight Robin Williams, Star Wars

Academy Award-winning actor, comedian and esteemed USO performer Robin Williams will be remembered with screenings of three of his best-loved films in September at the Library of Congress Packard Campus…

local1OAPIA Announces a Request for Applications for the FY2015 Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Grant

The Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (OAPIA) issued its Request For Applications (RFA) for the FY 2015 Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Grant. Copies of the…

local1EPA Agreement with Prince Georges County School District Ensures Compliance with Safeguards for Asbestos in Schools

In a consent agreement with EPA, the Prince George’s County School District in Maryland has resolved alleged violations of federal regulations on the management of asbestos materials in school buildings,…

local1Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Headline Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival on September 6

The 11th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival will feature New Orleans’ own Preservation Hall Jazz Band (PHJB) and an all-star jazz line-up on Saturday, September 6 from 3 to 10…

local1Prince George’s County Receives More than $1 Million in Energy Grants

Grants support development of energy efficiency projects and upgrades throughout the County This year, the Prince George’s County Department of the Environment (DoE) in partnership with the Office of Central…

rg3-slide-ap_606Same Old Story for Redskins’ RG3: He Can’t Slide

New coach, same old story for Robert Griffin III: He can’t seem to avoid getting clobbered. The debate that was so prevalent under Mike Shanahan remains under Jay Gruden, even…

local1Johnny Manziel Gives the Finger to Redskins’ Bench in Preseason Loss

If the Cleveland Browns pick a quarterback based solely on numbers, there’s not much either Johnny Manziel or Brian Hoyer did to show he deserves the job. If the choice…

5812421946_7446ca97a3_zUMd. to Offer Lifetime Scholarships to Student Athletes

(NBC)–The University of Maryland says it will begin offering lifetime scholarships to all of its college athletes. Starting in November, athletes who leave school to pursue professional careers can come…

nadal4Rafael Nadal Out of US Open With Wrist Injury

(NBC)–Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open on Monday because of an injured right wrist, making him the fourth reigning men’s champion in the last 45 years to sit…

HEADLINES1DCRA Small Business Resource Center to Host Second Annual Entrée DC Event

Event Will Feature New Business That Opened with Assistance from SBRC The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs’ (DCRA) Small Business Resource Center (SBRC) will host its second annual “Entrée…

photo_17Mayor Gray Cuts the Ribbon on R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center

Mayor Vincent C. Gray, Interim Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development M. Jeffrey Miller, Department of General Services Director Brian Hanlon, and DC Office of Planning Director Ellen McCarthy…

HEADLINES1130 U.S. troops arrive in Iraq to assist with humanitarian crisis

(UPI) — Another 130 U.S. military advisors landed in Iraq to assist in rescuing a minority group under threat from terrorists, the Pentagon announced Tuesday. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel…

Migration-crisis-is-a-development-issueMigration Crisis is a Development Issue

(UPI) — With the number of child migrants ballooning, an analysis of their hometowns released Monday indicates they come from the largest and most violent cities in El Salvador, Honduras…

HEADLINES1OCTO Hosts Technology Scavenger Hunt

The DC Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) will host the Connect.DC Technology Scavenger Hunt, an “Amazing Race”-style dash through the Benning/Marshall Heights and Anacostia/Hillsdale/Barry Farm areas. The event…

UPLIFT SOMEONESteve Harvey and Morning Show Presented UP’s UPLIFT SOMEONE Award During 2014 Neighborhood Awards Weekend

As Steve Harvey’s 2014 Ford Neighborhood Awards kicked off in Atlanta on Friday, August 8, UP TV’s VP, Consumer Marketing Lori Hall (center) on-air presented Steve (left), The Steve Harvey…

HEADLINES1Wage Gap Widens from Recession as Income Inequality Grows

Jobs gained during the economic recovery from the Great Recession pay an average 23% less than the jobs lost during the recession according to a new report released today by…

KidsLunchNotYetHealthy School Lunch and Snack Solutions

Back to School Means Back to Good Nutrition Basics As parents prepare for yet another “back to school” season, they will scurry to malls in search of new clothes for…

green1-552x368Sustainability Study Reveals Green Revolution Blooming at America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities

The 2014 HBCU Green Report released today provides clear evidence that there is significant activity underway on historically black colleges and university (HBCU) campuses to promote sustainable living and adopt…

local1Metro SmarTrip Card Warning

Metro cautions riders  not to buy discounted (plastic) SmarTrip cards from individuals or non-official sellers, as the cards may not work on buses or faregates in rail stations. Metro is…

local1MPD Littering Enforcement Program

On August 1,  the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) launched citywide enforcement of the District of Columbia’s anti-littering laws, expanding it from a pilot program used in the Fourth and Sixth…

local1Maryland Marks 7th Consecutive Year of Record Crime Reductions

State officials recently announced that 2013 year-end crime data compiled by the Maryland State Police, and submitted to the FBI for use in the national uniform crime report (UCR), shows…

local1Governor McAuliffe Announces Creation of Children’s Cabinet and the Commonwealth Council on Childhood Success

Governor McAuliffe  signed this week an Executive Order creating a cabinet solely dedicated to the education, health, safety, and welfare of Virginia’s children and youth. The newly launched Children’s Cabinet…

local1EPA Approves Pollution Budget for Restoring Maryland Coastal Bays

by Maryland to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus in Maryland’s coastal bays and tributaries to levels that meet water quality standards. The budget calls for pollution reductions in the coastal bays…

local1DPR Announces the 2014 Spray Parks, Outdoor & Children’s Pools Closure Schedule

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) released the Outdoor Aquatic Facilities Closure Schedule for the 2014 summer season.  DPR will implement the first phase of Outdoor Pool closures…

DC Poetry SlamWashington D.C. Team Wins National Poetry Slam

The 25th Annual National Poetry Slam took part in Oakland, CA from August 4- 9 and welcomed 72 poetry slam teams from across the country for five days of competition,…

local1Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Kicks off Season with Free Pops in the Park Concert

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) will celebrate the 200th Anniversary of The Star-Spangled Banner, at its free Labor Day Weekend concert at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis.  The annual Lexus…

local1Department Proposes Rules That Facilitate Crowdfunding-Type Investments for D.C. Small Businesses

The D.C. Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking today issued proposed rulemaking that seeks to facilitate crowdfunding-type investments and encourage capital raising opportunities by D.C. residents for D.C.-based small businesses….

local1DC Golf Tournament to Help Find Cure for Melanoma

The Anders H. Bergvind Foundation has scheduled the inaugural Anders Bergvind Memorial Golf Tournament to be held at Bretton Woods Recreation Center in Germantown, Md., on Aug. 22. Registration and…

local1BGE Launches the ‘Summer Means Savings Sing-off’ Contest in Support of the BGE Smart Energy Rewards® Program

In support of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE)’s Smart Energy Rewards program, the company has launched the “Summer Means Savings Sing-off”  contest. BGE encourages customers to submit Facebook videos…

local1Operation Homefront Back-to-School Brigade Events to Give Free Backpacks & School Supplies to Military Kids

Operation Homefront Mid-Atlantic will hold  Back-to-School Brigade events  in the DC Metro area where free backpacks full of school supplies will be given to military kids. Events will be held…

john_wall_back_to_school_event_003John Wall Hosted Backpack Giveaway

John Wall with the recipients of the #2SQUADbackpacks at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington  Washington Wizards guard John Wall recently partnered with the Boys & Girls of…

BGE_UCH_Photo_1BGE Teams up with University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health for Significant Energy Efficiency Savings

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company’s (BGE) Smart Energy Savers Program recently teamed up with University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health to help Upper Chesapeake Health better manage their energy use…

local1Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. Plans Fourth Annual Fundraiser

For Unity Health Care, Incorporated and Southwest DC Families Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. will take to the streets for the fourth consecutive year to sponsor its FANtastic March, a 5K fundraiser…

Pres-OBAMA-~2-2Obama signs executive order to establish advisory council on investment in Africa

President Obama at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. on August 5. (UPI) — U.S. President Barack Obama signed an executive order Tuesday to establish the President’s Advisory Council…

World-Health-OrganizationEbola death toll reaches 932, World Health Organization says

The World Health Organization says the death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to 932.The new figures come Wednesday as authorities in Nigeria confirmed the death…

HEADLINES1District’s New Titles as ‘Coolest City’ and ‘Fittest City’ in The Nation

Mayor Vincent C. Gray hailed news that two different organizations had recently published indices ranking the District the nation’s coolest and fittest city. Forbes magazine today released its 2014 “America’s…

HEADLINES1One City • One Hire Exceeds Goal of Hiring 10,000 Unemployed District Residents

Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced recently that his One City • One Hire initiative has exceeded its goal of helping 10,000 unemployed District residents find jobs. To date, 10,162 unemployed…

HEADLINES1Immigration Reform “Office Hours”

Advocates and DREAMers React to Legislative Developments and Discuss Expectations for Executive Action Ahead   With the debate over how to handle the current humanitarian emergency at the U.S. border…

wawona-recallNationwide fruit recall expanded

(UPI) — A national produce distribution company has expanded a recall of peaches, nectarines, plums and plots sold at grocers across the United States due to potential listeriosis contamination. On…

HEADLINES1Yes, you can be too skinny — especially if you’re over 65

For many years Body Mass Index, or BMI, has been the go-to index for establishing trends in population weights, and has also been used to establish what are the “best”…

xeroxXerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program Now Accepting Applications for 2014-2015

The 2014-2015 Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship will provide funding to minority students enrolled in one of the technical sciences or engineering disciplines. The scholarship amount award depends on the student’s…

local1KidsPeace begins new chapter, 1 year after filing for Chapter 11 reorganization

A year after filing for Chapter 11 reorganization, KidsPeace is putting financial hardships in the past and focusing on the organization’s future as a premier provider of mental and behavioral…

local1Mayor Gray Announces Continued Gains in Student Achievement on DC CAS Exam

“This year’s DC CAS results show that the positive momentum we have seen citywide over the past years continues,” said Mayor Gray. “We recognize that we have a long way…

local1DC Prepares for National Summit on Non-Violence

“Changing the Culture of Violence” is the theme of the 2nd National Summit on Non-Violence, sponsored by Black Women for Positive Change (BW4PC), a national civic network, and the Summit…

local1Metropolitan Police Expand Littering Enforcement Pilot Program

On August 1, 2014, the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) launched citywide enforcement of the District of Columbia’s anti-littering laws, expanding it from a pilot program used in the Fourth and…

local1Streetcar Operator Training Begins on H/Benning

This week marked the kickoff of in-traffic streetcar operator training along the H Street NE and Benning Road NE streetcar corridor – a major milestone in advance of passenger service,…

local1Neighborhood Stabilization Program recycles more than $25 million in program income

– NSP acquires, rehabs and sells foreclosed homes in distressed neighborhoods –     The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development recently announced that the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP)…

local1Hispanic Heritage Foundation Announces 27th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) recently announced the 27th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards will take place on September 18, 2014, at the Warner Theatre in Washington, DC. The 2014 Hispanic…

local1Greater Washington Urban League 2nd Annual Back to School Festival

The Greater Washington Urban League (GWUL) in partnership with AmeriHealth D.C. will host its second annual Back to School Health and Wellness Festival on Saturday, August 16, from 11 AM…

local1Library of Congress Seeks Volunteer Docents

The Library of Congress is recruiting the 2014 class of volunteer docents to lead tours of the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution. To best serve the more than 1.6 million…

local1Art All Night: Nuit Blanche DC to Expand Across The District of Columbia

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) is excited to announce that DC’s annual art festival, Art All Night: Nuit Blanche DC will be expanding across the city…

local1Nonprofit to Hold First Annual Charity Football Combine to Support Youth Football In Underserved Communities

Adults and children alike are invited to “Compete for a Cause”   Washington, DC area nonprofit organization, Save Youth Football (SYF), will host the first ever Charity Football Combine on…

local1Mikulski Calls for Long-Term Solution to Transportation Infrastructure Investments Supporting Maryland Jobs

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) renewed her call urging Congress to move forward with a long-term solution to extend the Highway Trust Fund, supporting our nation’s transportation infrastructure and…

local1Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore Study Reveals BGE’s Economic Impact on the Region

Maryland’s economy aided by $3.8 billion contribution from BGE’s operations, energy management programs and charitable giving. A study conducted by the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore Foundation (EAGB) to estimate…

local1Camp Kesem GW to host camp for D.C. families coping with cancer

The George Washington University branch of Camp Kesem, a non-profit dedicated to helping the children of cancer patients, will host its seventh Camp Kesem from Sunday, August 17th through Friday, August…

local1Mikulski Continues Fight for Access to Quality, Affordable Higher Education

 U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and a senior member of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, met with members of the…

Rushern_BakerPrince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III Elected to Serve as the New President of County Executives of America

TheCounty Executives of America (CEA) recently announced that Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III had been elected to serve as the organization’s new Board President.  County Executives of…

local1HHS Awards States $106 Million in Grants for Thinly Veiled
Data Collection Initiative

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom: Government Planning to Visit Homes of Babies and Toddlers, But to What End? Through an Obamacare initiative, Health and Human Services recently announced that it…

local1Governor O’Malley Announces Membership of the Task Force to Ensure Retirement Security for Marylanders

Continuing his efforts to strengthen and grow Maryland’s middle class, Governor O’Malley today announced the names of appointees to the Governor’s Task Force to Ensure Retirement Security for All Marylanders….

local1Comcast Offers Complimentary Internet Service and an Amnesty Program for Low-Income Families

Comcast today announced it will include up to six months of complimentary service for any new family that has not yet applied for Internet Essentials. Families who are approved for…

local1Fall into Colonial Fun at Mount Vernon



George Washington’s Mount Vernon kicks off the fall season with special events for all ages! New: Join Mount Vernon for a spooktacular evening of fun at its first ever Trick-or-Treat…

local1Lincoln Teams With Historic African-American Greek-Letter Groups To Aid Communities

To continue in its efforts to give back to local communities, the Lincoln Motor Company has teamed with the National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated (NPHC), a group of nine African-American Greek-letter…

local1Virginia & Maryland Motors Partnering to “Drive to Save Lives” on Capital Beltway

Maryland State Police and Virginia State Police Motors Units will be saturating Interstate 495 for a three-day traffic safety campaign as part of the nationwide Drive to Save Lives initiative….

Liz_NotterLocal Athlete Competes for USA in World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championship

Orienteering USA (OUSA) has announced that Liz Notter (Gaithersburg, MD) will represent the USA as part of the national team competing in the 2014 World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships (WMTBOC)….

Ricardo_MowattDC Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the National Park Service Feature a Veteran Artist Mini-Concert Series

The Sylvan Theater on the National Mall came alive the evening of July 28 as Army Veteran and jazz guitarist Ricardo Mowatt took the stage and performed for the crowd….

local1The Financial Conversation You Need to Have 
with Your Kids Before They Leave for College

By Donna Skeels Cygan Your years of encouragement and supervision have paid off, and your teenager will be heading off to college this fall. But if you’re like most parents,…

local1RG3, Brady Square Off in Redskins-Patriots Joint Practice

(ABC)–Tom Brady moved the ball with ease against the Washington Redskins during the two-minute drill, completing 9 of 10 passes in two scoring drives. Robert Griffin III lacked the same…

becky-hammon-san-antonio-spurs-coach-ap-080514_606Becky Hammon Joins San Antonio Spurs Coaching Staff, is Second Woman to Coach in NBA

(ABC)–The San Antonio Spurs have hired WNBA star Becky Hammon as an assistant coach. The Spurs made the announcement Tuesday. Hammon plans to retire from the San Antonio Stars after…

dan-snyderControversy at Length

(NBC)–For as long as we can remember (and perhaps longer than we would have preferred), we have heard a lot of things from a lot of people regarding the polarizing…

163823865+(1).jpgJohn Wall, Bradley Beal Cut From Team USA

(NBC)–Washington Wizards guards John Wall and Bradley Beal are among the first cuts from Team USA’s FIBA World Cup roster,. The personnel moves — which will also reportedly include Atlanta…

AP72220014758For Michael Phelps, There’s No Place Like Home

(NBC)–Sitting on the deck at his beloved Meadowbrook, Michael Phelps glances toward the pool where he was once afraid to put his face in the water. “This is me,” he…

Senate-advances-27-billion-emergency-border-billSenate Advances $2.7 Billion Emergency Border Bill

(UPI) –A bill to provide emergency funding to handle the flood of children coming across the southern U.S. border passed a key procedural hurdle Wednesday. Senators voted 63-33 to begin…

HEADLINESWashington Metro Shows an Overall Increase of 19,200 Jobs in June

Washington Metro Division’s Unemployment Rate at 5.4 Percent The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) reported today that the preliminary June job estimates show an increase of 19,200…

G7-URG~1G7 urges Russia de-escalate crisis with Ukraine or face ‘intensified’ costs

(UPI) –In a joint statement issued Wednesday, G7 members expressed their “grave concern” about Russian aggression toward neighboring Ukraine. The G7 condemned efforts to undermine Ukraine’s sovereign territorial integrity through…

daily-five-minute-run-could-save-your-lifeA daily five-minute run could save your life

(UPI) –You don’t have train for a marathon to get a little fitter and ward off the Grim Reaper. According to a new study by researchers at Iowa State University,…

national-saggy-pants-sagging-pullem-up-billboardNon-Profit Leader Orrin Hudson to Launch National “Pants up” Tour

Orrin Hudson and his non-profit Be Someone organization are on a mission to launch a National “Pants Up” Tour encouraging urban youth to pull up their pants and “dress like…

STRAYER_Group_03_0027Steve Harvey Partners With Strayer University to Deliver National Call For Success and Transformation Through Higher Education

Strayer University, a leading postsecondary institution for working adults, is pleased to announce a partnership with talk show host and entertainer Steve Harvey, who joins the University in a new…

localWashington Nationals to Host 2014 Harris Teeter Food Drive on August 2 and 3

Fans are invited to donate non-perishable food items to benefit the Capital Area Food Bank The Nationals have partnered with Harris Teeter to host the team’s annual Food Drive, which…

localMayor Gray Signs Bill Banning Styrofoam Use in District

Kicks off Most Comprehensive Clean-up Effort in Anacostia River’s History Mayor Vincent C. Gray signed the “Sustainable DC Omnibus Act of 2014” into law, which advances several key sustainability initiatives…

local21st Annual Taste of Georgetown Stages at Georgetown Waterfront

Georgetown’s annual charitable foodie festival returns with a new fall date, later hours, and more restaurants than ever before Washington, D.C.’s most anticipated epicurean festival, the annual Taste of Georgetown,…

localSecond Annual Park Police Community Day

The Maryland-National Capital Park Police Department in Prince George’s County invite everyone to the second Annual Community Day on Saturday, August 2, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Watkins…

localMore Than 200 Items Featured in Library of Congress Exhibition
“The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom”

The Library of Congress will open “The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom” on Wednesday, Sept. 10.  The exhibition will highlight the legal and legislative challenges…

localBGE Customers Receive More Than $2.5 Million in Credits During the Company’s First Energy Savings Day

 Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) customers are seeing first-hand the benefits of smart meters with the overwhelming success of the first BGE Smart Energy Rewards Program Energy Savings Day…

localNew Immunization Requirements; Free Immunizations Available August 23

Parents of students entering seventh grade are reminded that new immunization requirements announced earlier this year require students to have one Tdap (Tetanus-diphtheria-attenuated pertussis) and one meningococcal (MCV4) vaccination. Montgomery…

localMC311 Now on Twitter; Latest Customer Survey of 1,000 Callers Shows High MC311 Customer Satisfaction

Montgomery County’s 311 Customer Service Center has launched a new Twitter account that allows residents to get non-emergency County government information and request services via Twitter. The address is @311MC311….

localGovernor O’Malley Announces Funding for Hagerstown Manufacturer

National Golden Tissue receives funding for expansion, plans to add 100 jobs Governor Martin O’Malley and the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) announced recently that the State has approved…

localMcAuliffe Administration Has Restored Voting Rights to More than 2,500 Virginians

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that his administration has restored the voting rights of more than 2,500 Virginians who were convicted of a felony, served their time and paid their…