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The Maryland State Department of Education will target principals in Baltimore for leadership training in a bid to turn around some of the city’s struggling schools, state and city officials said. A memorandum of understanding signed by city schools CEO Sonja Santelises this month outlines t…
09.19 / 23:49
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Hurricane Jose hasn't made landfall, but its powerful winds is lashing Maryland's Eastern Shore with serious flood…
09.19 / 23:46
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A resolution to the school bus crisis is on the way. At the Kent County Board of Education meeting on Sept. 18, Superintendent Karen Couch announced that the school system and Reliable Transportation of Baltimore have reached an agreement in principle to cancel their current contract. While details are still being worked out by lawyers…
09.19 / 23:08
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As with the case with most documentarians, who tend to need very long production times to make their films, the Spy had not heard from Kurt Kolaja for a few years. The last time was when we interviewed Kurt was in connection with the hugely successful and charming documentary on the Kent County Marching…
09.19 / 23:08
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Yolande Bouka, who studies politics, the dynamics of war, and gender and security in Sub-Saharan Africa, will visit Washington College October 3 to speak on the rise and “contagion” of electoral authoritarianism in East Africa. The lecture, sponsored by the Louis L. Goldstein Program in Public Affairs, begins at 7 p.m. in Hynson Lounge, and is free [...]…
09.19 / 23:08
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On September 30th, the musical/theatrical sensation, PigPen Theatre Company, returns to the Garfield Center for the Arts. The Garfield has once again joined forces with The Mainstay, Rock Hall’s home for live music, to bring this incredible group to Chestertown for a one-night only concert performance. The self-proclaimed “band of storytellers” began creating their [...]…
09.19 / 23:08
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Join members of the Historical Society of Kent County at the Bordley Building, 301 High Street, at 4 p.m. October 6 for the latest installment of History Happy Hour, where Kevin Hemstock will give a talk on The Freaks, Fables & Fires (and Added Mysteries) of Kent County, Md. Hemstock will discuss his recent book project on the [.…
09.19 / 23:08
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The search for the city of Takoma Park’s next police chief has officially begun. As the chief executive of the city’s police department, the candidate must be willing to develop and maintain a “departmental culture that embraces a guardian mindset with transparency and accountability to build trust within the community and department, ” according to…
09.19 / 23:01
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News reports say national toy retailer Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy Monday and a local blogger who watches retail industry says the year has had a record number of closings of stores across the country. Cheryl Kane Heimlich, who writes the Store Reporter blog, said, “People are calling this a retail apocalypse. This is […
09.19 / 23:01
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Maryland is starting work on I-270, based on the $100 million innovative congestion relief project for the highway, restriping the southbound I-270 spur onto the Capital Beltway. This work will eliminate the existing left lane drop where I-270 meets I-495, according to a news release from the Maryland Department of Transportation. The project should be…
09.19 / 23:01
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The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election is set for June 26, 2018, and it’s sure to be a historic election for Montgomery County. When voters go to the polls, they will will elect a governor, a state legislature, a county executive, a County Council, members of the school board and the House of Representatives, and much…
09.19 / 23:01
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Adventure Theatre’s new season kicks off with with How I Became a Pirate Friday, September 22. The show is recommended for all ages and runs from September 22 – October 22, with both weekend and weekday performances. Tickets are $19.50 and can be purchased online at the Adventure Theatre website, at the Box Office or…
09.19 / 23:01
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BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Hyattsville’s beloved arts fest returns this Saturday to mark its 10th year. The festival has hosted hundreds of artists over the years, and this year will be no different. The festival will again feature Maryland craft breweries and food trucks, along with art, music and performances. The Downtown Hyattsville Arts & Ales Festival is organized by the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation (HyCDC) in partnership with the City of Hyattsville and — joining again this…
09.19 / 22:56
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CHARLESTOWN — While rain is obviously an essential component of any rain garden, the rain ideally comes after the garden has already been p…
09.19 / 22:45
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CHARLESTOWN — The town may lose its free fishing area after a state committee recommended rescinding the designation because of the lack of free parking n…
09.19 / 22:45
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Officials from Solvay USA Inc. launched an investigation Tuesday into a toxic acid leak at the company’s chemical plant in South Baltimore’s Fairfield industrial area. After a cloud of chlorosulfonic acid escaped into the air Monday morning as a tank truck was being unloaded, nearby workers and…
09.19 / 22:43
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Deputy City Solicitor David Ralph will leave the Pugh administration at the end of the month to work in the private sector, the city announced Tuesday. Ralph, who recently helped negotiate the consent decree with the Department of Justice aimed at reforming the Baltimore Police Department,…
09.19 / 22:43
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Harford County has retained two contractors to handle an expected recurring expense of replacing or repairing worn-out synthetic turf athletic fields. The county’s Board of Estimates Tuesday approved adding Field Turf USA Inc., of Montreal, Quebec, to an existing contract with AstroTurf C…
09.19 / 22:43
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CUMBERLAND — A late afternoon traffic stop Monday led to the arrest of a city man on various drug charges, Cumberland police s…
09.19 / 22:43
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KEYSER, W.Va. — Investigation of a hit-and-run complaint led to the arrest of a Washington, D.C., man on a felony drug charge, Keyser Police s…
09.19 / 22:43
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