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Connected Devices Grant Brings ChromeBooks

November 28th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

The 2023 Maryland Connected Devices Grant will enable over 140,000 individuals to gain device access to the internet.  The Office of Statewide Broadband and the Department of Housing and Community Development have provided the grant funding for ChromeBooks to be distributed throughout the state for low-income and elderly to have access to critical programs including health, education, and government services.   Allegany County Administrator Jason Bennett said that the grant will help 5,000 residents locally…