Bethesda student wins 2021 Congressional Art Competition
A student at Bethesda’s Walter Johnson High School has won the 2021 Congressional Art Competition for Maryland’s 8th District.
In a press release Wednesday, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Maryland) announced that Yun Ji Choi’s digital piece — “Promise To Keep You Safe” — will hang in the U.S. Capitol for a year alongside the winning entries from every congressional district in the nation. [Patch]
Sardi’s restaurants close for a day to honor late founder
All Sardi’s Chicken locations closed Wednesday in honor of CEO and co-founder Philip Sardelis, who died from complications from COVID-19.
Sardelis, 48, who lived in Derwood, founded the Peruvian chicken chain with his cousin. [Montgomery Community Media]
Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission told to expect data delay
Members of the Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission convened a virtual introductory meeting Wednesday night — but the data it will need to draw proposed maps is still months away.
Maryland Secretary of Planning Robert S. McCord reminded members of the nonpartisan nine-member commission that, due to COVID-related census delays, redistricting data might not be available for some time. [Maryland Matters]
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