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March 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

North Potomac Ranked Nationally, Locally as Great Place to Live

The website Niche has ranked North Potomac as the 13th best U.S. suburb to raise a family, as well as the best place to live in Maryland. In an email, Jessica Hair, who works in media relations for Niche said, “North Potomac rose to #13 by excelling in factors like area public schools, cost of living, […]

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May 31, 2017 | Staff Writer

NOAA Predicts 2 to 4 Major Hurricanes in 2017

Hurricane season starts Thursday and the federal forecasters have these predictions for the 2017 season: 11 to 17 named storms, meaning winds will be 39 mph or higher; five to nine hurricanes, meaning winds of 74 mph or higher; and two to four major hurricanes, meaning winds of 111 mph or higher. An average season, […]

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April 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

Mikulski Visits NOAA

U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, on Tuesday continued her Maryland Jobs Tour at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Mikulski was joined by NOAA Administrator Kathy Sullivan and NOAA senior leaders in discussing the need for federal investments in our physical and human weather infrastructure, protecting lives and livelihoods […]

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