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  • 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,...
  • Annapolis man to head FEMA grant program

    Annapolis man to head FEMA grant program
    President Barack Obama has named an Annapolis man to head the multibillion-dollar grant program through which the Federal Emergency Management Agency helps local governments prepare for disasters. Brian Kamoie, 41, will oversee a vast portfolio of...
  • 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...
  • School district accepts $100,000 from city

    The Newport-Mesa Unified School District on Tuesday night accepted the first installment in a grant program from the city of Costa Mesa that could add up to half a million dollars over five years. The city approved a $100,000 grant in February that will...
  • 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...
  • State sticks with Smith Island buyout

    State sticks with Smith Island buyout
    State officials have decided to forge ahead with a controversial offer to buy out about 10 homeowners on Smith Island as part of a plan for helping Somerset County recover from superstorm Sandy. The Department of Housing and Community Development...
  • Somerset County, state at odds over U.S. disaster aid

    Somerset County, state at odds over U.S. disaster aid
    Somerset County officials are calling on Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration to revise an application for $8.6 million in federal aid, saying it will render many families hurt by the remnants of Hurricane Sandy ineligible for money to rebuild. The...
  • Amscot campaign to raise money for OCPS Foundation

     
    Starting Monday and running through August, Amscot Financial will be asking customers to add “Just a Dollar” to their transactions to help fund the Orange County Public Schools Foundation's Read2Succeed and teacher grant programs. Read2Succeed...
  • Race to the Top, early-learning version: Maybe FL can/will apply?

     
    The U.S. DOE today released the application for a new Race to the Top competition for early learning. As we wrote last month,┬áthere looked to be a good chance Florida would be ineligible to apply — or vie for $100 million — because it had...
  • Individuals in Valley eligible for FEMA aid from Hurricane Irene

     
    Individuals in the Lehigh Valley have been declared eligible for federal aid for damage caused by Hurricane Irene. The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Sept. 13 announced it added Lehigh, Northampton, Monroe, Montgomery and Bucks counties to the...
  • Time to apply for fall United Arts grants

     
    Attention artists, performers and arts and cultural organizations: It's time to apply for fall grants from United Arts of Central Florida. Here are the details from United Arts: United Arts is now accepting applications for this fall’s round of...