Thursday, August 5, 2010

Weekly News from the Bowie Star

Residents of several Bowie neighborhoods will be included in a six week pilot program aimed at reducing trash and increasing recycling. Click here for more details.

Are you a senior citizen eligible to receive up to $20,000 in "green" upgrades to your Bowie home? Click here for more details.

After covering Bowie area troubles on the Maryland School Assessment tests last week, the Bowie Star reports on the area's bright spots. Whitehall Elementary School ranked first in the county on the math portion of the test. Perhaps the kids were helping their parents calculate student capacity numbers at the school. Other area schools ranking high on the test include Heather Hills, Tulip Grove and Rockledge elementary schools. Click here to read more details.

Have you contributed to the $440,000 in fines levied in the City of Bowie speed camera program? Twenty citations are linked to one car, and more cameras are planned. Click here for more details.

Some guy named Doug Peters is running for re-election for the Maryland Senate District 23 seat. Ever hear of him? Click here for more details.

The following stories appeared in this week's Bowie Star:

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