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Ride On Service To Begin Adding Back Services Sunday, March 13th

Beginning on Sunday, March 13th, Ride On will restore some of the services it cut due to the surge in COVID-19 cases in January. Ride On states that with these changes, service will increase about 6%. Service Changes Link Ride On Flex On-demand service in Wheaton/Glenmont will be restored Restored Ride On Service Ride On…

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How to Help Ukraine

There are a lot of businesses and organizations accepting donations to help people living in Ukraine but here are some local ones that are raising funds. Matelna Bakes Matelna Bakes is based out of Aspen Hill and serves up delicious cinnamon rolls. They are participating in Bake for Ukraine, a fundraiser for Sunflower of Peace…

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Montgomery County Removes Russian Produced Alcohol Products from Alcohol Beverage Services Stores

On Sunday, County Executive Marc Elrich announced that Montgomery County’s Alcohol and Beverage Services stores would pull all products produced in Russia from store shelves. The move was announced alongside support from several local elected officials. Delegate Eric Luedtke (D-14) called for the boycott on Saturday on Twitter, saying that “[o]ne way to pressure this…

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Anti-transgender legislation comes to Maryland

In 2020, 79 anti-transgender bills were introduced in the United States across all legislative bodies. In 2021, the number of anti-trans bills introduced nearly doubled to 147. 2022 is on track to be even worse—over 280 anti-trans bills have been introduced so far. If you thought that Maryland was immune to anti-transgender legislation then you’d…

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Road rage incident in Chevy Chase caught on camera

An area resident started recording a road rage incident in Chevy Chase on February 9th, 2022. The car was parked in front of Potbelly’s on 4459 Willard Ave. in Chevy Chase at around 1:50pm. The video starts after the car had already been hit at least once by the man in the video. The video…

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Raskin, Sarbanes, Trone Co-Sign Letter To Ask The White House To Investigate Travel Nurse Pay

Before the pandemic, nurses were underpaid and hospitals were understaffed. After the pandemic, these issues were only exacerbated. Nurses left hospitals and entered the travel nurse workforce because they could make more money. Hospitals, especially hospitals in rural areas that were already having a hard time keeping nurses on staff and recruiting new ones, have…

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