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  • Somerset drops buyout of Smith Island homes

    Somerset drops buyout of Smith Island homes
    A proposed buyout of Smith Island homeowners to help them escape future damage from tropical storms and rising waters has been dropped amid vocal resistance from residents of the low-lying community in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay. The Somerset...
  • Burb's Eye View: Checking in with Zonta's good works

    Burb's Eye View: Checking in with Zonta's good works
    Below the din and electric stress of last week's Burbank Literacy Spelling Bee, a little blue card floated my way. I sat at the judges' table looking out at a beaming team of library employees, folks who "have had 30 years, eight hours a day" to...
  • 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,...
  • No surprise, Glendale Unified fails to make Race to the Top cut

    In case there was any remaining shred of hope that Glendale Unified might stand a chance in a highly competitive federal grant program, the U.S. Department of Education on Monday wiped it clear. The finalists for the Race to the Top grant program, which...
  • Glendale Unified disqualified from Race to the Top competition

    Glendale's Hail Mary pass in the $400-million Race to the Top federal grant program has been called by the officials: Incomplete. One day after the U.S. Department of Education announced it received 371 applications for the $400 million grant program,...
  • Romney's feint on Pell Grants

    Romney's feint on Pell Grants
    Mitt Romney is unusually prone to 180-degree reversals of policy for naked political reasons, but it's hard to think of a chutzpah moment in his campaign more striking than his assertion last night, when a college student asked him about the bleak job...
  • College Board: Cost of college goes up $400 at public institutions this fall

    The cost of in-state tuition and fees at public four-year colleges and universities has gone up by about $400, according to a new report by the College Board. The increase is less than years past. But also in the past, federal aid more than kept pace...
  • Jewish community to recruit men and boys in fight against abuse

    Jewish community to recruit men and boys in fight against abuse
    When Nancy Aiken talks to students in Baltimore's Orthodox Jewish community about domestic violence and sexual assaults, she asks the boys a simple question: How many of you want to grow up to be a perpetrator of violence? Aiken knows the students...
  • State of Louisiana & multi-parish general information

    Mon 9/3/2012 7:06 PM The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), at the request of the state of Louisiana, has activated its Transitional Sheltering Assistance program, which allows eligible evacuees from Hurricane Isaac whose neighborhoods are not...
  • State by state: Isaac lingers in Louisiana, soaks region

    State by state: Isaac lingers in Louisiana, soaks region
    Slow-moving Tropical Storm Isaac continues to drench the central Gulf Coast region. Thousands of people in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama are under states of emergency. A summary of the latest situations in each state: Louisiana -- Up to 3,000...
  • 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...