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Rep. Roscoe Bartlett Invites You to Attend the 3rd Annual Go Green Conference Mon....

Washington, DC - June 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- WHAT: The Go Green Energy Conference is a free community service event designed for homeowners, farmers and small business owners to discover practical ways that you can save money, use less energy and go green on any size budget. This year will be bigger and better than the first two Go Green Energy Conferences in 2009 and 2010 that were attended by more than 1,000 people. Come see indoor and outdoor exhibitors and learn tips from experts in breakout sessions. Go Green 2011 has MORE exhibit space and is still FREE to Exhibit and FREE to Attend with FREE PARKING!

Bozzuto Homes Commences Construction on Towson Green, Townhome Development Recognized for Environmental Achievements

Greenbelt, MD - June 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Bozzuto Homes, a subsidiary of The Bozzuto Group of companies, will host a groundbreaking event today at 11:00am EDT at Towson Green, a new sustainable townhome development in Baltimore County. The community has been recognized for its environmental achievements by The Chesapeake Fund, a non-profit project that works to reduce the amount of the Chesapeake Bay’s two biggest pollutants – nitrogen and phosphorous.

State of Maryland Passes Green Building Legislation

Washington, D.C. - May 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Gov. Martin O’Malley of Maryland signed into law the state’s adoption of the International Green Construction Code (IGCC) enabling the adoption of the IGCC by all local governments across the state. This law is a result of legislative debate – and Maryland is the first state in the nation to make such a collective commitment to the importance of well-built buildings in addressing some of today’s biggest challenges

SENATOR CARDIN JOINS HUD SECRETARY DONOVAN TO HIGHLIGHT ENERGY EFFICIENT INNOVATION AT AFFORDABLE HOUSING...

WASHINGTON, DC - January 31, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD) (D-MD) today joined U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan, Congressman Elijah Cummings (MD-7) andBaltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake visited Poppleton Phase II Apartments to highlight how the development is promoting energy efficient innovation and creating jobs in Baltimore, MD, supporting President Barack Obama’s goal of helping America “Win the Future.”

SENATOR CARDIN JOINS USDA IN ANNOUNCING 13 GRANTS TO FUND ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROJECTS TO...

November 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD) today joined U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director Jack Tarburton and U.S. Congressman Roscoe Bartlett (MD-6) to announce that USDA Rural Development is providing grants for 13 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in Maryland under the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). The announcement was made at Sunnyside Farms, Inc., a major chicken-egg production facility in Carroll County. Sunnyside will receive a $220,500 grant from USDA for a solar system project.

CARDIN, MIKULSKI ANNOUNCE $800,000 HUD GRANT TO IMPROVE PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY GREEN LINE CORRIDOR

Washington, DC - October 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Benjamin L. Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski (Both D-MD) today announced that the Maryland-National Park and Planning Commission, in partnership with the Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation and Economic Development Corporation, has been awarded $800,000 under the HUD Community Challenge Planning Grant Program. Funds will be used to plan for the expansion of the corridor around Prince George’s County’s four southern Metro Green Line stations. The goal is to attract new federal and spin-off office tenants and mixed-income housing, facilitated by an efficient and effective multimodal transportation system.

Congresswoman Edwards: Maryland to Receive an Additional $1.6 Million in Emergency Funds for Home...

Washington, D.C. - September 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards (D-MD) announced today that Maryland will receive $1,615,600 in emergency funds from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), in addition to the $6,387,721 the state received in January. Earlier this year, Congresswoman Edwards joined her colleagues in a letter urging President Obama to release the emergency funding. LIHEAP helps eligible families pay for home heating, cooling, and other energy costs, as well as helping with weatherization costs

Kratovil Backs Bill to Create Clean Energy Jobs While Lowering Energy Bills in Rural...

September 17, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Rep. Frank Kratovil voted for legislation to create good paying American jobs in the clean energy industry while strengthening rural economies and reducing home energy costs. The Rural Energy Savings Act, or “Rural Star,” will provide loans to American families and farmers to improve their energy efficiency and lower their utility bills, creating American manufacturing and installation jobs in the process. This program will help rural electric cooperatives, like Choptank Electric Cooperative, save money and lower energy costs.

Turner Selected to Manage Construction of $69 Million Commercial Office Building in North Bethesda,...

New York, N.Y. - August 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Turner Construction Company, the nation’s leading general builder, has been awarded a $69 million contract by North Bethesda Center Office One, LLC to provide pre-construction and general contracting services for a 14-story office building in North Bethesda, Md. to accommodate 1,300 Federal Government employees

Congressman Roscoe Bartlett Invites You to Attend the Go Green Energy Conference on Monday,...

June 3, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Roscoe Bartlett invites you to attend the 2nd Annual Go Green Energy Conference on Monday June 7th at the Frederick Fairgrounds in Frederick, Maryland. The Go Green Conference is a free educational community service event to discover practical ways to save money, use less energy, be better stewards of our environment and go green on any size budget. The Go Green Conference from 10am – 3pm on Monday, June 7th is FREE to attend and includes FREE parking. Come for lunch or come for the day, either way, it’s free to attend. Please forward this notice to others you think might be interested in attending

Go Green Energy Conference on Monday, June 7 10am – 3pm in Frederick

Congressman Roscoe Bartlett is hosting the Second Go Green Energy Conference on Monday, June 7 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at the e-ventplex at the Frederick Fairgrounds in Frederick, Maryland. The Go Green Energy Conference is a free community service event designed for homeowners, farmers and small business owners to discover practical ways that you can save money, use less energy and go green on any size budget. This year will be bigger and better than the inaugural Go Green Energy Conference in 2009 that was attended by more than 1,000 people. Come see more than 120 indoor and outdoor exhibitors and learn tips from experts in breakout sessions. Congressman Bartlett, Senator Ben Cardin, Director of the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) Malcolm Woolf, and Frederick Mayor Randy McClement highlight keynote addresses among more than 30 speakers. Go Green 2010 has MORE exhibit space and is still FREE to Exhibit and FREE to Attend with FREE PARKING! Food and beverages will be for sale by two community non-profit organizations raising money for education activities. The Go Green Energy Conference is sponsored by the e-ventplex at the Frederick Fairgrounds, Frederick County Office of Economic Development, Frederick City Department of Economic Development, Washington County Economic Development Commission and the Carroll County Department of Economic Development. Please forward this notice to others you think might be interested in attending

CARDIN, MIKULSKI PRAISE SELECTION OF MARYLAND TO RECEIVE $20 MILLION FOR INVESTMENT IN ENERGY...

WASHINGTON, DC - April 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Benjamin L. Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski (both D-MD) praised the selection of Maryland to receive $20 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to help Maryland families and businesses retrofit homes and businesses with clean energy and energy-efficiency technology that will help conserve energy and reduce costs.

Montgomery County Recognizes Building Safety Month

April 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- To help raise awareness of building safety, Montgomery County’s Department of Permitting Services is celebrating Building Safety Month May 3 through 31. Each week of the month will address a different subject, with communities across the country promoting Energy and Green Building, Disaster Safety and Mitigation, Fire Safety and Awareness, and Backyard Safety. This year’s theme is “Building Safety: Commemorating a 30-year Legacy of Leadership.

SARBANES HONORED FOR ADVANCING ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDINGS

Washington, DC - February 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman John Sarbanes was honored by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in its Top 10 List of legislation that is helping to advance green building and the economic activity and jobs that come with it. Congressman Sarbanes was included in the list as author of H.R. 4155, the Property Assessed Clean Energy Tax Benefits Act of 2009

Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards: Maryland to Receive Over $6 Million in Emergency Funding for...

Washington, D.C. - January 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards (D-MD) today announced that Maryland will receive $6,387,721 in emergency funds for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. In a letter to President Obama earlier this year, Congresswoman Edwards joined her colleagues in urging the President to release the emergency funding. LIHEAP helps eligible families pay for home heating, cooling, and other energy costs, as well as helping with weatherization costs.

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Federal, State and Local Housing Officials Celebrate Opening of Senior Rental...

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett today took part in the ribbon cutting ceremony for The Bonifant at Silver Spring, a mixed-income 11-story apartment building with 149 units for seniors age 62 or older

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Baltimore Real Estate Agent Sentenced to Over Two Years in Prison...

U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar sentenced Michael Gerard Camphor, age 60, of Baltimore, to 27 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release on charges arising from the fraudulent purchase of four properties in Baltimore, using fraudulent loan documentation and straw purchasers, resulting in losses of over $735,000. At the sentencing on February 28, 2016, Judge Bredar also ordered Camphor to pay restitution of $735,363.47 and to forfeit $962,274.95