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The Laurel Independent debuts

Residents and businesses in the City of Laurel have a new option for local news. The first edition of the Laurel Independent community newspaper started hitting local mailboxes last week. The paper is being published under the umbrella of a Hyattsville-based nonprofit called Streetcar Suburbs, which also publishes the Hyattsville Life & Times and The […]

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Laurel Independent to debut in July

Local news will soon be delivered directly to Laurel households and businesses with the launch of the Laurel Independent, a monthly newspaper powered by former Laurel Leader editors and a group of citizens dedicated to bringing local community news back to Laurel. Beginning in July, the 16-page newspaper will be mailed for free each month to all households and businesses […]

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Rotary Club of Annapolis Foundation awards $24,500 in grants

The Rotary Club of Annapolis has announced the distribution of $24,500 in grants from its foundation. A portion of the revenue from Rotary’s fundraisers coupled with generous individual contributions from members over time have built the foundation into a sizable resource to benefit the community.  Foundation Chair Mimi Jones announced $14,500 in grants to the […]

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Rotary 7620 partnered to feed Howard students

Rotary District 7620 partnered with The Salvation Army of Central Maryland Feeding Program to provide 2,100 meals to school children enrolled in the Howard County Public Schools. During Rotary District 7620’s annual conference, which was recently held at Turf Valley Resort, the focus was on giving back to the Howard County community. Typically, the Salvation Army of Central […]

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Arundel Community Support Grants funding available

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and Arundel Community Development Services, Inc. (ACDS) announced that the application period is now open for Community Support Grants. The community grant programs offers fiscal 2023 funding for eligible nonprofit organizations that provide vital services to county residents. Priority consideration will be given to applications that are: Responding directly […]

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Arundel breaks ground on Severn Center

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman joined community leaders and state and local officials to break ground on the Severn Center, a new intergenerational facility to be constructed at 1160 Reece Road in Severn. The outdoor celebration, which featured entertainment, activities and refreshments, kicked-off construction of the long awaited $15.7 million facility. “I committed to making […]

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Pittman launches grants for childcare providers

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman, in partnership with the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp. (AAEDC), announced a new program to provide grants of up to $50,000 to county childcare businesses. The program provides operating funding to assist the licensed family childcare homes and childcare centers that have seen a significant decrease in enrollment over […]

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Local Businesses Have Strong Tradition of Generosity in Community

Two years ago, Kimberly Summy posted a comment on Facebook asking her friends and family to collect used cleats for the high school football players she works with at Anacostia High School in Washington, D.C. Summy, a certified athletic trainer, soon received an e-mail in response from Chuck Bollweg, co-owner of League Outfitters, a sports gear retail store based in North Laurel.