June 17, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Council Considers Hiring Civilian Police Chief

The County Council introduced a bill on June 16 that would create a new assistant chief of police position which would be filled by a civilian. The job of the fifth assistant police chief will be to “focus on community relations and evidenced-based policing,” according to the proposed bill. County Executive Marc Elrich proposed the […]

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November 25, 2015 | Staff Writer

Mikulski Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom at White House (VIDEO)

President Barack Obama presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski and 16 others at a ceremony November 24th at the White House. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is described as the nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of […]

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November 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Mikulski Named One of 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

Retiring U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski is one of 17 people who will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom next week at a ceremony at the White House. “I am honored and humbled to be recognized by President Obama with the Presidential Medal of Freedom,” said Mikulski in a statement released by her office. “To […]

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January 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Damascus House Fire Kemptown Road

House Fire in Damascus Causes $300,000 in Damage (PHOTOS)

UPDATED on Jan. 14 A GoFundme account for the residents displaced by a fire in Damascus on Jan. 10 has raised over $4,200 in one day. Find out how you can help the residents who lost their family’s home, here. UPDATED on Jan. 11 Over 70 firefighters responded to the scene of a two-story house […]

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