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email@example.comEditor’s note: This is one in an occasional series of stories on findings and recommendations in the Hagerstown and Washington County Economic Development Strategic Plan. Poverty, low-income housing and vacant properties in downtown Hagerstown...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Hagerstown Housing Authority has been awarded two grants totaling $150,784 to help reduce the number of people who receive public housing assistance. Dianne Rudisill, resident services director for the Hagerstown Housing Authority, said the grants...
email@example.comKevin Simmers has seen a lot of crimes during his 25 years with the Hagerstown Police Department. But the one that sticks out the most, he said, occurred when he was serving on a prostitution detail. “One 85-year-old guy was on his way to visit...
Greencastle library fundraiser was a success To the editor: The Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library’s Spring Fling was a true success. A fun evening was shared by the more than 230 ticketholders who attended the Greencastle library’s March 15...
At the recent State of the City breakfast, it was stated that one of the problems with the downtown area is Section 8 housing. I have heard and read the espousement of this theory for many years, but never has there been proof that the Section 8 folks...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe construction of a minor league baseball stadium in downtown Hagerstown was cited Tuesday during the State of the City address as one of the ways officials hope to revitalize the urban core. Mayor Robert E. Bruchey II and members of the Hagerstown...
This hallowed ground The Harbor Square apartments are history. The 368-unit complex, much of which was dedicated to Section 8 subsidized housing, was razed last year by the city of Hampton to make room for a new courthouse, as well as some street...
The Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training's Baltimore complex is full of neatly made beds and shining-clean floors, a military-like environment for homeless former service members working to get their lives back on track. Its executive...
The owner and manager of several properties in the Greater Hartford area have agreed to pay $150,000 to a fair housing advocate group as part of settlement. The group, Connecticut Fair Housing Center, sued Paul Rosow, the owner of the properties, and...
In a recent letter to the editor, Johns Hopkins professor Stefanie DeLuca recently suggested that many landlords refuse to rent to people with Section 8 housing vouchers because they are unfairly prejudiced against those prospective tenants ("Mossburg...
As we recently celebrated the 45th anniversary of the federal Fair Housing Act, it is significant to note that the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metropolitan regions are among the most segregated in America. Last month, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil...
WASHINGTON -- President Obama had the opportunity this week to make an irresponsible Congress face the consequences of its own dumb actions. For reasons I cannot fathom, he took a pass. Rather than use the veto pen that must be gathering dust in some...
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