Around Maryland, Education, Family

Purple Star awarded to 8 Maryland schools for supporting military families

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland State Department of Education has announced that eight schools in the state are recipients of the first Purple Star designation. This recognition is given to schools that demonstrate a strong commitment to students from military families. The Purple Star designation program was created in 2023, and schools are eligible if they have a demonstrated commitment to supporting …


Around Maryland, Sci-Tech

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground announces testing schedule for week of February 26

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials say the base has firing operations scheduled for the week of February 26, 2024. APG has testing operations scheduled from Monday, February 26, through Friday, March 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Noise may be heard in some areas off the installation. Military weapons, watercraft and/or aircraft will be visible during …


BOOM ALERT: Firing test scheduled for Friday at Aberdeen Proving Ground

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials say the base has a single test scheduled for Friday. Between approximately 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on February 16, there is a single testing event scheduled that will be heard in some off-post locations. Officials say these operations are not hazardous to residents in surrounding communities and are integral to ensuring …

BOOM ALERT: Firing test scheduled for Thursday afternoon at Aberdeen Proving Ground

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials say the base has a single test scheduled for Thursday afternoon. Between approximately 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. on February 15, there is a single testing event scheduled that will be heard in some off-post locations. Officials say these operations are not hazardous to residents in surrounding communities and are integral to …

Baltimore County to distribute free Chromebooks to veterans at CCBC

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Health and Human Services will be providing one free Chromebook to county residents who receive Survivor Benefits, Veteran’s Pension, or who participate in any of the other qualifying programs. The events will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, February 23 at CCBC Catonsville and on Friday, March 1 at CCBC Essex. …

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground announces testing schedule for week of February 12

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials say the base has firing operations scheduled for the week of February 12, 2024. APG has testing operations scheduled from Monday, February 12, through Friday, February 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Noise may be heard in some areas off the installation. Military weapons, watercraft and/or aircraft will be visible during …

Hiring Our Heroes: Military Spouse Employer Connect event held at Government House

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore, First Lady Dawn Moore, Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller, and Maryland Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary Tony Woods this week hosted Hiring Our Heroes: Military Spouse Employer Connect event at Government House. More than 60 military spouses joined representatives from numerous State agencies and top employers to network and learn more about employment and fellowship opportunities. “If …

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground announces testing schedule for week of February 5

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials say the base has firing operations scheduled for the week of February 5, 2024. APG has daytime and nighttime testing scheduled from Monday, February 5, through Thursday, February 8, from 8:30 a.m. to midnight. Noise may be heard in some areas off the installation. Military weapons, watercraft and/or aircraft will be visible …