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Kent Co. Orphan’s Court judge resolves disciplinary case over DUI (access required)

A disciplinary case against a Kent County Orphan’s Court judge has been resolved confidentially, the Commission on Judicial Disabilities announced Thursday. Judge Amy L. Nickerson was charged with violating the Maryland Code of Judicial Conduct last year after she received probation ...

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Orphan’s Court judge facing discipline for March DUI arrest (access required)

A Kent County Orphan’s Court judge who was charged with driving under the influence earlier this year but retained her seat in the election is facing disciplinary action. Judge Amy L. Nickerson received probation before judgment in July on one count of driving ...

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Md. creates new zones to spur economic development (access required)

Tax credits designed to foster business growth and job creation have been extended to new areas in Kent and Frederick counties, officials announced Tuesday. Maryland’s 34-year-old enterprise zone program offers real property and state income tax credits to businesses that ...

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Md. asks U.S. for disaster aid for farmers (access required)

Gov. Martin O’Malley on Wednesday submitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture requesting a Secretarial Disaster Designation for all Maryland counties impacted by the severe dry weather and excessive heat during the months of June and July. “ ...

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O’Malley seeks storm disaster declaration

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says he is seeking a presidential disaster declaration for damage from a storm that knocked out power to more than a million in the state. O’Malley announced Friday that he was seeking the declaration ...

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Maryland’s biggest jurisdictions are losing tax filers (access required)

Maryland’s four largest jurisdictions combined to see almost 2,000 taxpayers come off the rolls between 2009 and 2010, but the state still collected cash from more than 1,200 new filers. An analysis of IRS taxpayer data, released Tuesday by fiscal ...

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