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February 19, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Denizens Brewing Cofounder Named to U.S. Small Business Administration

The cofounder and chief branding officer of Denizens Brewing Co. in Silver Spring has been named Associate Administrator of Field Operations for the U.S. Small Business Administration by the Biden Administration. Julie Verratti announced she is leaving Denizens to serve as a presidential appointee. She previously worked for the the SBA before founding Denizens Brewing […]

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February 1, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Rep. Trone: Relief for State, Local Governments is Nonnegotiable

U.S. Rep. David Trone (D-Md. 6) joined County Council President Tom Hucker at a media briefing Monday to discuss how the Biden administration would work with Montgomery County. Trone discussed support for President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief proposal, noting that it includes $350 billion in funding for state and local governments, which was […]

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January 25, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Woman Named Acting Director of Peace Corps

Carol Spahn of Silver Spring has been named acting director of the Peace Corps. President Joe Biden named her as acting director on Jan. 20. She is expected to serve in that capacity until the President selects someone to permanently fill the position. “It is an honor to serve the Peace Corps and our country,” […]

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