Gov Hogan Proclaims Sunday as “Officer Spencer Wiersberg Day” in MD


Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has proclaimed Sunday, July 24th as “Officer Spencer Wiersberg Day.” Officer Wiersberg was a member of the Fruitland Police Department – he died in 2020 after a battle with bone cancer – on what would have been his 26th birthday. During his short time with the Fruitland Police he received the…

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Sussex County Council Discusses the Sussex Conservation District & Master Planning


The Sussex County Council met Tuesday morning in Georgetown. They started the morning with a presentation from David Baird, the District Coordinator for the Sussex Conservation District. They provide technical guidance and financial assistance to enhance, maintain, protect, and improve land and water resources. Their programs include agriculture conservation, sediment and stormwater and heavy equipment.…

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MD Gov Hogan Proclaims Today “Freedom of the Press” Day


Governor Larry Hogan has proclaimed June 28 “Freedom of the Press Day” in honor of the five Capital Gazette employees who were murdered in the newsroom on June 28, 2018: Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiaasen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith, and Wendi Winters. “Two years ago today, five Marylanders lost their lives to a heinous and unthinkable…

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Maryland Healthcare Heroes to be Honored Saturday


Governor Larry Hogan today issued an official proclamation designating Saturday, May 2, 2020 as Healthcare Heroes Day in Maryland to recognize the dedication and bravery of frontline medical workers responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. “During this pandemic, our healthcare workers, including our doctors, nurses, EMTs, and first responders, have proven themselves to be not just…

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Gov Carney Proclaims February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month


Yesterday Governor John Carney signed a proclamation recognizing this month as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.  This is to bring awareness to the issue and educate young people on the signs of teen dating violence.  1 in 3 teens in the US is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating…

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