With the 2018 session in the books, and many officials hitting the campaign trail, an important effort is gearing up once again in Annapolis. The "Kirwan" Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education has reconvened, and set an aggressive agenda for its year of work ahead. In the balance? Maryland's record of achievement for our schoolchildren, and the means to advance to greater goals. Its all-year push toward a slate of ambitious objectives re-started up this week.
Prince George's Corporal Piazza is the Officer of the Year after rescuing a driver from a burning car.
St. Mary's congratulates this year's Length of Service Award recipients.
Charles County held their Fiscal 2019 Budget Meeting with the public this week.
Corporate Partner Spotlight:
MACo Gold Corporate Partner,The Association prides itself on making great products, providing countless choices and local neighbors. It is the regional trade association for local soft drink bottlers and distributors. The companies belonging to the association not only manufacture, bottle and distribute soft drinks in Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia, but are a vital part of Maryland's economy. They employ thousands of residents. In Maryland alone, 3,826 jobs are tied to the beverage industry. Their local companies have a long history of working to strengthen the communities where their employees and consumers work and live. The association is working to reduce sugar from beverages in the American diet, driving sustainable solutions to preserve the environment, and protecting the consumer choice. Visit them on Twitter. Visit them on Facebook.