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January 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Marriott Headquarters in North Bethesda Will Be Converted Into Retirement Community

Marriott International Inc.’s Headquarters in North Bethesda has been acquired by Erickson Living. Erickson Living is a Baltimore-based developer of retirement communities. With this acquisition, Marriott’s headquarters in Bethesda will be converted into a senior living community. The specifics of the senior living community are unclear in terms of how many units and care facilities the community will […]

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December 18, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Jesuits Release Names of Priests ‘Credibly Accused’ of Sexually Abusing Minors

The Maryland Province Jesuits released the names of 24 priests—former, deceased, and current Jesuits “no longer serving in ministry”—who were “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors. In a letter, Fr. Robert M. Hussey, who oversees Maryland Province Jesuits said he apologized to the victims of the named priests. “We view the disclosure today of our shameful […]

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July 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Alliance for Community Media 2018 Conference in Baltimore

Serving Local Communities: Public Access Stations Convene in Baltimore to Discuss Change

Public access stations and community media centers from across the country are in Baltimore this week for the 2018 Alliance for Community Media Annual Conference. The reason? To discuss how to better serve local communities. The event, hosted by the Alliance for Community Media, is tailored toward helping public access television stations meet the growing […]

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January 17, 2018 | Suzanne Tobin

Living in Montgomery County Saved My Life

Allow me to introduce myself: I am a brain injury survivor and a medical miracle. If I had lived any place other than Montgomery County, I’m not sure I would have made it to my 60th birthday. I barely made it to the correct diagnosis, just under the six-month time frame before the rare viral […]

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October 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Rockville Receives Perfect Score for LGBTQ Support

An annual report that measures how inclusive municipal laws, policies and services are for the LGBTQ community titled, “Municipal Equality Index,” was released earlier this month and shows that 68 of more than 500 cities earned perfect scores, including Rockville. This is the first time that Rockville has scored perfect marks (100/100) on the Human Rights […]

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October 12, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Newport Mill Middle School Receives $100K Fitness Center Makeover (VIDEO)

UPDATED: Students at Newport Mill Middle School are celebrating a new $100,000 fitness center thanks to the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils. Newport Mill was one of three Maryland schools selected as a “DON’T QUIT Fitness” winner this year for demonstrating innovative ways of promoting student wellness and the school’s prize was a fitness […]

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August 29, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Proposes Truth in Sentencing Legislation to Fight Baltimore Crime

Gov. Larry Hogan said Tuesday his administration would present “truth in sentencing” legislation in the 2018 General Assembly, which starts in January. Hogan made the comment after he emerged from a meeting in Baltimore with representatives of the city’s criminal justice system. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss crime in the city and the […]

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August 2, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

Maryland Terrapins Dedicate a New Cole Field House (PHOTOS)

Strategic partners, the University of Maryland College Park (UMD) and University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) today marked the first phase completion of the new Cole Field House. In what can clearly be recognized as a rebirth of Cole, a second ground breaking took place after the football field dedication, known as the Terrapin Performance Center, […]

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July 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

Warning From Health Officials: ‘Avoid Eating Caribeña’s Yellow, Maradol Papayas’

The Maryland Department of Health is warning Marylanders to avoid eating Caribeña’s yellow, Maradol papayas because of potential contamination with Salmonella bacteria, according to a news release. The department’s laboratories administration tested five yellow Maradol papayas collected at a Baltimore retail location and three were confirmed to be contaminated with Samonella. The source of the contamination […]

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July 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Police Investigating Death of 4-Month-Old Girl

Detectives are investigating the Sunday death of a 4-month-old girl reported in Gaithersburg, police said in a statement. About 10:28 a.m. Sunday, 6th District officers, Gaithersburg Police officers, and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the parking lot at 497 Quince Orchard Road for the report of an infant not breathing, the statement said. First […]

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