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After Overbilling By Major Mobile Carrier, Commission Recommends 911 Fee Audits

A commission focused on upgrading Maryland’s 911 system wants the state comptroller’s office to begin auditing 911 fees, after learning that a major carrier...

Md. Members Divide Along Party Lines as House Votes to Ban Offshore Drilling

U.S. House lawmakers approved bipartisan legislation Wednesday that would block new offshore drilling off the majority of the U.S. coast – despite pushback from...

State Sending 20 Firefighters to Battle Wildfires in Calif.

Twenty wildland firefighters from Maryland are headed to northern California to battle ongoing wildfires. It’s part of a cooperative agreement the state has with...

Rep. Brown in Central America With Pelosi-Led Delegation

U.S. Rep. Anthony G. Brown (D-Md.) landed in Guatemala with about a dozen colleagues on Thursday, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).It’s part of...

Oregon Marijuana Surplus a Cautionary Tale for Other States

By Sophie QuintonFive years after Oregon legalized recreational marijuana, its lawmakers now are trying to rein in production, fearing the state’s big weed surplus...
Lighthouse

Supporters of Historic Lighthouse in the Bay Seek Community’s Support

By Kristin Danley-GreinerBuilt in 1875, the Thomas Point Lighthouse served as a beacon of light keeping boaters safe from the Thomas Point Shoal. As...

Maryland Public Television Station Changes Frequencies

By Kristin Danley-GreinerIf your Maryland Public Television station isn't working, that's because you need to rescan your channels. WMPT Channel 22 in Annapolis went...
Woodstock

Life in Woodstock, Md.: Untouched by Festival’s Sea of Madness

Organizers of Woodstock 50 abandoned plans Wednesday to orchestrate “3 days of peace and music” at Merriweather Post Pavilion, in Columbia -- which would...

Dangerous Heat Grips Region With Another Day Near 100 Degrees

It’s a story that’s become all too familiar as of late: Scorching heat joining forces with a miserably humid air mass, making for a...

Maryland Unclaimed Property Pays Out $1B

By Deb BeltANNAPOLIS, MD — One billion dollars in assets that belongs to Maryland residents has been processed by the state, while $1.6 billion...