Harford to Launch Innovative Outdoors Outreach Program

Harford to launch the "Picture Yourself in Harford Streams Summer Adventure," raising awareness for the county's natural resources.  This summer, explore the natural beauty of Harford County streams, take selfies at your favorite locations, and win prizes in Harford Streams Summer Adventure. This award-winning program from the Harford County Department of Public Works’ Office of Watershed Protection and Restoration raises awareness and support for protecting natural resources by encouraging visitors to scenic local waterways. According…

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Queen Anne’s Dept. of Health Awarded for Anti-Stigma Campaign

The Queen Anne’s County Department of Health, Nielsen Center has won a Gold Aster Award for its anti-stigma campaign, “Don’t Label Us.” The national award recognizes the most talented healthcare marketing professionals for outstanding excellence in advertising, marketing, and communications. Created by local agency Soul Candy Media, the campaign titled, “Don’t Label Us,” highlighted the benefits of using Medication-Assisted Treatment to manage opioid use disorder. Maggie Thomas, QACDOH Director of Addiction and Prevention Services and Local…

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Harford Approves Budget: Cuts Taxes, Fully Funds Schools, Invests in Public Safety

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman today signed the County’s budget for fiscal 2023, as passed by the Harford County Council. As previously reported on Conduit Street, the County Executive’s budget fully funds schools, makes record investments in public safety, and cuts the property tax rate by 5-cents. The budget also builds on investments to facilitate high-speed internet in unserved and underserved rural areas. In addition, it includes funding for preventing and treating opioid addiction and…

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Tourism Grants Available in Charles County

Charles County is accepting applications for tourism grants for nonprofit projects that enhance county tourism. The Charles County Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism 2023 grant application is now available. Nonprofit organizations can apply for funding up to $9,000 for eligible projects. Applications are due by Friday, June 24, 2022, at 4:30 p.m. https://twitter.com/ExploreCharlesC/status/1529113000073842688 Acceptable project will: Enhance county tourism objectives through events, exhibits, education programs, or recreational opportunities; Foster or strengthen partnerships with other county…

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Marylanders Can Now Add Driver’s Licenses to Apple Wallet: Here’s How

Maryland becomes the second state to offer driver’s license and state ID in Apple Wallet. The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration launched Maryland Mobile ID in Apple Wallet, providing Marylanders with an easy, fast, and secure digital version of their MDOT MVA-issued driver’s license or state ID card. Maryland residents can add their driver’s license or state identification card to Apple Wallet and seamlessly and securely present it using iPhone or Apple Watch…

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Now Available: New 2022 Maryland EMS Protocols

The Maryland Medical Protocols for Emergency Medical Services (2022 edition) is now available on the MIEMSS website. The protocols will go into effect on July 1, 2022. The Maryland Medical Protocols standardize the emergency patient care that EMS clinicians, through medical consultation, deliver at the scene of illness or injury and while transporting the patient to the closest appropriate hospital. These protocols will help EMS clinicians anticipate and prepare to give the emergency patient care…

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You’re Invited: Caroline County Economic Symposium

Caroline County Economic Development to Host Caroline Economic Symposium on June 2, 2022, at 8:30-12:00PM at 65 Engerman Avenue, Denton Maryland (Donovan Marine Building) Join Caroline County Economic Development for a high-level review and forecast of the economic state of our country, region, and the Eastern Shore. Their expert group of industry leaders will discuss recent economic transformations and offer analysis on current conditions and strategies. The symposium will also feature the Economic Resiliency Toolkit,…

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NACo Webinar: Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s Broadband Programs

Join the National Association of Counties (NACo) for a webinar, “Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s Broadband Programs: Overview of the NTIA’s Notice of Funding Opportunities,” on June 1, 1–2 PM EST. On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law into law. This Act includes a significant investment of $65 billion to help close the digital divide and ensure that all Americans have access to reliable,…

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Submit Your 2022 NACo Policy Resolutions and Platform Changes

NACo members are invited to submit policy resolutions and platform changes to be considered during the conference. The deadline to submit resolutions is Tuesday, June 21. In preparation for the National Association of Counties (NACo) 2022 Annual Conference & Exposition, NACo members are invited to submit policy resolutions and platform changes to be considered during the conference. The deadline to submit resolutions is Tuesday, June 21. The NACo resolutions process provides members with the opportunity to participate…

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New Global Gateway Initiative Will Connect International Businesses to Local Incubators

Maryland's Global Gateway Initiative and accompanying $2 million will connect international businesses looking to work with Maryland to local incubators to streamline the process. Maryland has invested $2 million investment in the state’s innovative Global Gateway Initiative. The Global Gateway Initiative. The program will help attract international businesses and ease their transition into the U.S. market by connecting them with local incubators and accelerators throughout Maryland. The program will be managed by the Maryland Department of Commerce and is this first of…

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