Maryland is one of the few regions in Liberia, along with Grand Gedeh, Nimba, and Montserrado, where residents have access to the electricity grid.
East International Group Incorporated has resumed the pavement of streets in Gbarnga after a five-month break on the project.
William V. S. Tubman University has finally started renovation on its engineering building after years of delay due to corruption on the part of several senior staff of the institution.
The administration of the John Wesley Pearson High School has officially broken ground for the fencing of the oldest government-run education facility in the city.
Rep. Larry P. Younquoi of Nimba’s eighth electoral district and the citizens of the Wee-Gbeh administrative district have officially broken ground for the construction of a US$ 67,000 bridge over the Vee River.
Bong County Superintendent Selena Polson Mappy has informed The Bush Chicken that she is not aware of a letter from the office of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf dismissing the mayor of Gbarnga, Josiah Marvin Cole.
The series of recent outages in water supplied by the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation to greater Monrovia appears to be due to a faulty 1500 kva generator, according to a Bush Chicken investigation.
The national chairman of the opposition Alternative National Congress, Horatio Gould, says President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s Unity Party government neglected residents in southeastern Liberia for much of its reign.