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Md. rural counties lobbying group files report

FREDERICK — A 10-county partnership is lobbying state lawmakers on behalf of rural Maryland. The Frederick News Post reports that the Maryland Rural Counties Coalition’s first report shows the group spent $27,500 on lobbyists and $8,578 hosting events for lawmakers ...

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MDE to announce Wicomico groundwater contamination response

SALISBURY — Maryland environmental officials plan to brief residents on how they will respond to groundwater contamination in Wicomico County. A community meeting is scheduled Tuesday in the Parkside High School auditorium in Salisbury. Maryland Department of the Environment spokesman ...

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Md. state police investigating Wicomico councilman

SALISBURY — A Wicomico County councilman is under investigation by the Maryland State Police after his mother filed a protection against him. Authorities began looking into Bob Culver after the order was filed Friday in Wicomico County District Court. Elena ...

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Disaster loans available to Eastern Shore counties

ANNAPOLIS — The U.S. Small Business Administration says federal disaster loans are being made available in six Eastern Shore counties. The loans are being made available to small businesses, agriculture cooperatives and non-profit organizations affected by drought and excessive heat ...

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Census: Aging Worcester County oldest in Maryland

SALISBURY — Worcester County’s population became grayer during the past decade, as “come-here” retirees flocked to coastal towns and “born here” young adults departed for jobs. The median age of residents is 48 — the oldest in the state. That’s ...

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