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Gaithersburg boy’s efforts to be honored during inauguration festivities

Plus: The past will be present at virtual history conference; Hogan makes education, pandemic relief a priority in next budget

Gaithersburg boy’s efforts to be honored during inauguration festivities

An 8-year-old Gaithersburg boy will be honored during the virtual inauguration festivities Wednesday evening, because of his inspiring efforts during the pandemic.

Cavanaugh Bell is a kid on the go with a wide smile and an even bigger heart. [NBC 4]

The past will be present at virtual history conference

History’s local legacy will be explored at the upcoming Montgomery County History Conference, presented by Montgomery History, the county’s historical society.

Made virtual this year because of the pandemic, it begins Friday and continues through Jan. 30. [Washington Post]

Hogan makes education, pandemic relief a priority in next budget

Gov. Larry Hogan has unveiled Maryland’s new proposed budget, and both pandemic relief and education are the next fiscal year’s top priorities.

At a news conference Tuesday, Hogan said “The Relief Act of 2021” will provide over $1 billion in immediate, targeted emergency tax cuts and financial relief for families and small businesses that need it the most. [WTOP]

Today’s weather

Cloudy, with light rain. The high will be around 40 and the low around 24.

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