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Walmart pitches in for college bound students

The testimonies about the benefits of the CollegeBound Foundation can be endless.

Comcast offering free Internet service, amnesty program for low-income families

Internet Essential kicks off back to school season with nationwide, complimentary six-month offer, discounted computers and free digital literacy training for eligible families. Comcast has now connected more than 1.4 million low-income Americans to Internet at home.

Renovated Columbus School Apartments part of East Baltimore's transformation

Raymond Skinner, Secretary, Maryland Department of Housing and Comminity Development (DHCD); was joined by Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Columbus School Apartments on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

Josiah Henson Park to be profiled on PBS Series

PBS explores Montgomery County's Josiah Henson Park on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 8 p.m. Henson’s autobiography is the inspiration behind Harriet Beecher Stowe’s landmark novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

QAC Arts Council hosts 'CHAIR-ity for Children’s Art' Auction

Area artists have an unusual new outlet for their creativity thanks to the staff at the Queen Anne's County Arts Council.

It's Baltimore County's turn: Restaurant Week begins August 8

The Baltimore County Office of Tourism and Promotion, the Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce and Sysco are pleased to announce the eighth Baltimore County Restaurant Week beginning on Friday, August 8 and runs through August 24, 2014.

Local chef teaches shoppers how to use farmer’s market ingredients

In conjunction with National Farmers Market Week 2014 (Aug. 3-9, 2014), Roland Park Place— Baltimore City’s only nonprofit continuing care retirement community— teamed up with the Johns Hopkins University Office of Sustainability and Keswick Green Team to support the efforts ...

Rescuers pull stranded passengers from Six Flags roller coaster in PG County

Rescuers pulled stranded riders from a roller coaster at Six Flags America in Maryland on Sunday after the ride halted on the tracks.

National Science Foundation grant provides scholarships, tutoring, mentoring

Syria Wesley, 31, of Waldorf was chugging along, taking college classes when she could while working full time at a grocery store pharmacy to support herself. For years she took classes at the College of Southern Maryland that she thought ...

Entrepreneur of the Week: Catrina Friday

This week’s entrepreneur Catrina Friday puts it all on the line for the greater good and for the love of the arts!

CBF reissues report on flesh-eating bacteria in area water

With news accounts of “flesh-eating” bacteria infections suffered by bathers in Maryland and the District of Columbia in recent days, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is reissuing its 2009 report that documented the rise in such infections.

Consumers save some money during Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week

Comptroller Peter Franchot announced that his office is gearing up for Shop Maryland, the state’s tax-free week.

Summer Social at West Shore Park on Friday, August 15

The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore’s August Summer Social will take place at West Shore Park on Friday, August 15, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

AKA's kick off 2014-2018 community service programs

Baltimore Metropolitan area Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA), Incorporated members, including Epsilon Omega President E. Francine Stokes-McElven, the 27th North Atlantic Regional Director Erma W. Barron, and the 18th International President Mattelia Grays took part in a tribute to the ...

Civic Works’ Real Food Farm helping to “grow” Baltimore

An innovative urban agricultural program is helping to “grow” Baltimore. Real Food Farm is improving neighborhood access to healthy food, developing Baltimore’s agriculture sector, providing hands-on education to city students, and protecting the environment.