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Roland Park Educator Among Maryland Teacher of the Year Finalists

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Justin Holbrook. Photo via Baltimore City Public Schools.

Justin Holbrook is now representing Baltimore City Public Schools as a finalist for 2017-18 Maryland Teacher of the Year.

Mayor Catherine Pugh Honors City Police Officer who Helped Family After Serious Car Accident

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Still via footage from Mayor’s Office/WJZ

The city police officer who helped a Baltimore family recover after a serious car accident has been honored by Mayor Catherine Pugh.

Baltimore’s Rat-Fighting Municipal Trash Can Program Wins an Award

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A little over a year ago, Baltimore City spent almost $9 million on free trash cans for residents to fend off rats and collect more garbage. Today, the city’s Department of Public Works announced that very same trash can program received a “Project of the Year” award from a regional public works association.

Baltimore’s Washington Monument Receives National Award for its Restoration

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Baltimore’s Washington Monument has just received more national recognition for its $6.5 million restoration.

John Waters to Exhibit Work at the 2017 Venice Biennale

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“Study Art Sign (For Prestige or Spite),” via Artsy, Courtesy John Waters/Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York

One of the greatest honors a visual artist can receive is to have his or her work shown at the Venice Biennale, an art festival that draws contributors from around the world. It’s the equivalent of a musician making it to Carnegie Hall.

We’re Up for an Award: Vote for Baltimore Fishbowl in The Mobbies

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Courtesy The Baltimore Sun
Courtesy The Baltimore Sun

Once again, our beloved readers have honored Baltimore Fishbowl by nominating us for an award in The Baltimore Sun’s Mobbies.

Ravens Accepting Nominations for Community Quarterback Award

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photo via baltimoreravens.org
photo via baltimoreravens.org

Joe Flacco is the Ravens’ quarterback on the field, but the team is seeking to honor an exceptional leader in the community.

Hopkins Creates $250,000 Annual Award for Faculty Members

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The rewards of a career in academia are many. There’s the thrill of research discoveries, the pleasure of teaching, the joy of serving on faculty committees… okay, maybe not so much that last one. And as of next year, professors at Johns Hopkins can look forward to one more potential reward: The university just announced a major new annual prize for faculty members, worth a cool quarter of a million dollars.