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Seeking precise location of "Kenwood, Maryland"Edit

I'm trying to pinpoint the locale of "Kenwood, Maryland", as in the home and death place of cartoonist H. M. Talburt. Googling suggests it may be a neighborhood of Bethesda and/or Chevy Chase, MD. [1], [2]. Are there two distinct locations, or one on a boundary region, what is the most definitive administrative body (city/county) of each? Many thanks, --Animalparty! (talk) 20:04, 18 February 2019 (UTC)

When I search for Kenwood, MD, I get a specific location labeled "Kenwood"; moreover, web searching yields a blog entry (not exactly a WP:RS) that indicates an address on Kennedy Drive and that he was married to a woman named frances; finally, searching public records yields a Frances Talburt at 6409 Kennedy Drive in Chevy Chase, MD. So, there is indirect evidence that corroborate the Kenwood neighborhood of Chevy Chase, Maryland that was mentioned in the NYT obit as the location where he was residing when he died. — soupvector (talk) 17:03, 28 March 2019 (UTC)

Doing some digging on this. Do u still need an answer?§ — Preceding unsigned comment added by Bevkingcares (talkcontribs) 15:03, 29 July 2020 (UTC)

Request for information on WP1.0 web toolEdit

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Nomination of Portal:Maryland for deletionEdit

A discussion is taking place as to whether Portal:Maryland is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.

The page will be discussed at Wikipedia:Miscellany for deletion/Portal:Maryland until a consensus is reached, and anyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion. The nomination will explain the policies and guidelines which are of concern. The discussion focuses on high-quality evidence and our policies and guidelines.

Users may edit the page during the discussion, including to improve the page to address concerns raised in the discussion. However, do not remove the deletion notice from the top of the page. Certes (talk) 22:16, 22 November 2019 (UTC)

Show Washington on map of Germantown, MarylandEdit

I have just added the following to Talk: Germantown, Maryland:

Considering this sentence
Germantown is located approximately 25–30 miles (40–48 km) outside the U.S. capital of Washington, D.C. and is an important part of the Washington metropolitan area.
I think it would be valuable to add Washington, DC to the maps, at least to Location of Germantown in Montgomery County and the U.S. state of Maryland.

That article is not very active, so I am adding this notice to the Discussion sections of WikiProjects Maryland (which is currently rated semi-active) and Cities.

PS: I saw a mention of a list of articles to fix, supposedly on the Project Page, but there is no such list there. Semi-active indeed!

--Thnidu (talk) 16:25, 2 August 2020 (UTC)

A list of articles to fix is under the Project Page's To-do tab. —ADavidB 18:35, 2 August 2020 (UTC)

FAR nomination of Baltimore City CollegeEdit

I have nominated Baltimore City College for a featured article review here. Please join the discussion on whether this article meets featured article criteria. Articles are typically reviewed for two weeks. If substantial concerns are not addressed during the review period, the article will be moved to the Featured Article Removal Candidates list for a further period, where editors may declare "Keep" or "Delist" the article's featured status. The instructions for the review process are here. Z1720 (talk) 21:28, 2 February 2021 (UTC)

Laureate Ed. request for assistanceEdit

Hello editors, I'm Patrice, an employee of Laureate Education and representative on Wikipedia. I have recently learned more about the rules and guidelines of the site for editors like me who have a "paid conflict of interest" or "COI". Having mistakenly edited the article myself in the past, I now understand why I must not do so. I'm working to follow the rules strictly, now that I understand them better, and seeking the community's assistance with suggested improvements to the page going forward. In addition to the Talk discussion page, I wondered if this WikiProject would be a good place to collaborate with interested editors? I noticed other institutions have done the same and my post from January remains unanswered. If this is the appropriate process to follow and any editors are interested, would a volunteer be willing to review my post and make a few updates to the infobox on my behalf? Thanks for any help or feedback, in advance! PMV1111 (talk) 07:48, 11 March 2021 (UTC)

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