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  • Feds deny aid to Maryland residents hit by Sandy

    Feds deny aid to Maryland residents hit by Sandy
    The Obama administration has denied Maryland's request for federal aid for hundreds of Eastern Shore residents affected by superstorm Sandy, prompting an outcry from state officials, who vowed to appeal the decision. Though the federal government issued...
  • Obama declares major disaster in Md. for derecho

    President Barack Obama on Thursday declared a major disaster in Maryland following the storms and high winds of late June and early July, and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected. The deadly derecho...
  • School free-lunch program dogged by abuses at CPS

    School free-lunch program dogged by abuses at CPS
    When a teachers assistant at Chicago's North-Grand High School handed in her child's lunch form last school year, it showed that her household made too much money for the child to receive free lunches. So the school's assistant clerk told the woman to...
  • President's proposal on tuition, student aid raises hopes and concerns

    Higher-education leaders in Maryland praised an effort unveiled by President Barack Obama on Friday to make college more affordable but expressed unease about still-emerging details that could have an impact on federal funding and student aid. Calling...
  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
  • Letter from the Komen Maryland Executive Director

    By now, I am sure you have all heard the recent controversy surrounding Susan G. Komen and the subsequent amendment of the grant funding criteria policy. Nothing has changed these past few days as far as the local funding for breast cancer services...
  • City schools with federal turnaround grants have mixed results

    City schools with federal turnaround grants have mixed results
    Once students hurled computers out the windows at Calverton Middle School, but today they are learning on state-of-the-art technology that has flooded into the West Baltimore school. Once teachers couldn't wait to transfer out of a place where students...
  • Arts Jobs Grants Recipients To Be Announced by Segarra, Malloy

    The City of Hartford and the Greater Hartford Arts Council will announce the recipients of the 2012 Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, Phase 1, at the Isham-Terry House, a Connecticut Landmarks property and a jobs grant recipient, on Wednesday,...
  • Recipients Named for Arts Job Grants In Hartford

    The City of Hartford and the Greater Hartford Arts Council named the 16 recipients of the 2012 Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, Phase 1. The Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, funded by the City of Hartford and managed by the arts council, is...
  • Downers Grove council increases funding for Ogden Avenue grant program

    Owners of businesses along Ogden Avenue will have more resources available to improve their properties, following a recent vote by Downers Grove village officials. The village council unanimously agreed to put up more funding for a matching grant program...
  • Annapolis receives $1.5M grant for City Dock

    Annapolis receives $1.5M grant for City Dock
    A $1.5 million federal grant will help pay for rebuilding the downtown Annapolis City Dock, including upgrades to stormwater management controls to reduce frequent flooding. "City Dock is arguably the city's most important asset, and first and foremost,...