Category: Maryland

Maryland Governor: State Closures for Juneteenth Holiday

ANNAPOLIS, MD (STL.News) Governor Larry Hogan today announced that state government agencies and offices will be closed on Friday, June 18, 2021 in observance of Juneteenth National Independence Day.  Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. “This is an important…

Maryland: Mohamed Kamara Charged With Wire Fraud

Maryland Man, Mohamed Kamara Charged with Fraudulently Obtaining More Than $500,000 NEWARK, N.J (STL.News) A Maryland man was arrested today on charges of fraudulently obtaining more than $500,000 in COVID-19 relief funds, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Mohamed…

Maryland Governor: $10 Million for Live Entertainment Venues

ANNAPOLIS, MD (STL.News) Governor Larry Hogan announced the recipients of 65 awards totaling $10 million for live music and performance venues and live entertainment promoters affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  This relief funding is in addition to the $30 million allocated earlier this…

Maryland Governor Ends COVID-19 State of Emergency

ANNAPOLIS, MD (STL.News) Governor Larry Hogan announced the end of the COVID-19 state of emergency in the State of Maryland.  As of today, Maryland has surpassed 6.5 million vaccinations, and the positivity rate is a record-low 0.82%. “Thanks in large part to the…

T. Rowe Price Group – Special Cash Dividend

BALTIMORE, MD (STL.News) T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (NASDAQ-GS: TROW) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend of $3.00 per share payable on July 7, 2021, to stockholders of record as of the close…

Maryland Governor Announces 2 Judicial Appointments

Fills Vacancies in Baltimore County District Court ANNAPOLIS, MD (STL.News) Governor Larry Hogan announced the following judicial appointments for the Baltimore County District Court: Krystin Jane Richardson Susan Chambers Zellweger “The appointment of these qualified individuals to serve across our state’s justice system…

Maryland AG: Lovet Ako Convicted of Filing a False Return

BALTIMORE, MD (STL.News) Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh today announced that Lovet Ako, of Laurel, was sentenced in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County for willfully filing a false tax return.  Ako pleaded guilty on December 4, 2020. Judge…

Maryland, Baltimore Orioles To Host Vaccination Clinics at Camden Yards

ANNAPOLIS, MD (STL.News) The State of Maryland and the Baltimore Orioles, along with Major League Baseball (MLB), have announced a partnership to host on-site vaccination clinics at Oriole Park at Camden Yards during the homestand beginning Friday, June 18 through Wednesday, June…

Maryland Governor: Initiative to Support Women Veterans

Proclaims June 12 as Women Veterans Day in Maryland ANNAPOLIS, MD (STL.News) Governor Larry Hogan proclaimed June 12 as Women Veterans Day in Maryland and announced the establishment of the Women Veterans Inclusion Program to support women veterans.  This year marks the 73rd…

Maryland Governor Tours Site of Future Novavax in Gaithersburg

ANNAPOLIS, MD (STL.News) Governor Larry Hogan today toured the site of the future Novavax headquarters in Gaithersburg and celebrated the unveiling of plans for the new campus.  Novavax is a clinical stage vaccine company that works to deliver novel products to prevent a…

Maryland: Mathur Pleads Guilty To Making False Statements

Maryland Man, Sidhartha Kumar Mathur Who Threatened Congressman Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge Defendant Made Telephone and Internet Threats, and Lied Repeatedly to U.S. Capitol Police Baltimore, MD (STL.News) Sidhartha Kumar Mathur, age 35, of West Friendship, Maryland, pleaded guilty…

T. Rowe Price Launches New Active U.S. Equity ETF

Firm expands the roster of active ETFs with U.S. Equity Research ETF, benchmarked to S&P 500; fund now trading on NYSE Arca, Inc. BALTIMORE, MD (STL.News) T. Rowe Price (NASDAQ-GS: TROW) announced today the newest addition to its lineup of…