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Charter Government Popular Among Md. Counties

Though all 23 Maryland counties started by being run by county commissioners, more and more counties have switched to a charter form of government in search for greater control over local issues.



Frederick Police Won’t Have To Move Into City

Frederick lawmakers have agreed to amend the charter so the police chief won’t have to move into the city.


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Charter Schools Seek Approval For 10 New Sites

Three charter school operators are applying for fast-track approval to operate 10 campuses serving thousands of Washington students.


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Baltimore Approves 2 New Charter Schools

The Baltimore school board has approved two new charter schools, including an arts integration elementary school that will open next year.


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Hagerstown Amends Charter To Move Election Dates

The Hagerstown City Council has amended its charter to move the city’s municipal elections to coincide with the presidential elections.



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