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Nonprofits receive Environmental Stewardship Grants from BGE

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) announced that it is providing more than $300,000 in grants to more than 40 local nonprofit organizations committed to environmental preservation, protection and enhancement.

DPSCS employees help fight Ebola with donation of medical supplies

Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) employees from all over the state have donated medical supplies that will soon be shipped to Liberia to help families of their coworkers from that country who are surrounded by the ...

Police shootings of young blacks examined on stage

With the shooting deaths of unarmed African-American teens like Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri; Trayvon Martin in Florida and others, acclaimed filmmaker Ping Chong and noted director Talvin Wilks have joined forces to collaborate on a performance they say counts ...

Baltimore county police uncover school shooting plot

A weekend investigation into car break-ins in a Baltimore suburb may have headed off a 10th-grader's planned school attack, police said Monday.

Walters Art Museum celebrates 80th anniversary

In honor of the Walters Art Museum’s 80th anniversary as a public institution, the museum will display be 200 works of art in seven galleries, “From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story,” will take you on a up-close and personal ...

New grant program makes it easier for Maryland seniors to age in place

Maryland senior citizens that own their homes may have more options to age in place under a new program that provides grants of up to $25,000 for improvements such as grab bars and railings, the installation of ramps or the ...

Stevie Wonder brings legendary songs to Washington

Area residents will get the second chance in less than a month to relive the glory days of the Motown sound.

United Way Family Center opens in Brooklyn-Curtis Bay to support teen parents

United Way of Central Maryland announced the grand opening of the United Way Family Center, the organization’s first school-based family support center, which will provide free services to Baltimore City parents in ninth through twelfth grades so they may continue ...

Call for artists: Our Town Grant

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, Baltimore City’s designated Arts Council, request proposals for the National Endowment for the Arts’ Our Town grant.

AARP celebrates the joy of reading with community literacy festival

AARP Experience Corps, Baltimore City will celebrate “National Make a Difference Day” by hosting their 6th Annual Fall Literacy Festival at Furman L. Templeton Academy on Saturday, October 25, 2014.

Goucher College hosts leadership forum for area high school students

The Greater Baltimore Urban League (GBUL) began the second year of its Saturday Leadership Program (SLP) on September 20, 2014. Most recently on October 4, the students, facilitators and volunteers were welcomed to Goucher College by admissions director Corky Surbeck ...

AAA tips to get your car ready for winter

October is Car Care Month and AAA Mid-Atlantic is reminding drivers about the importance of properly maintaining their vehicles.

Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery

In honor of the 150th anniversary of Maryland Emancipation, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum presents renowned photo historian Dr. Deborah Willis on Saturday November 1, 2014 at 1 p.m. Her critically acclaimed book, “Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End ...

Chairs full during BCCC Dental Hygiene Clinic Senior Week

It was a busy week for students in the Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) Dental Hygiene Program as the annual event where free preventative dental care is provided to area seniors.

AACC advisor chosen as national role model for mentoring students

Leon C. Thomas III, a student success and retention advisor at Anne Arundel Community College, received the 2014 Minority Access Role Model award.