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Giving Tuesday: Our Food Drive Is a Tribute to Your Generosity

The first Tuesday after the first Monday in November is Election Day – a bedrock way to make a difference in our democracy.The first...

JFK’s Thanksgiving Wish: That We’re ‘Humbly Grateful’ for What Brings Us Together

On Nov. 4, 1963, President John F. Kennedy signed this Thanksgiving proclamation. In it, he asked God "to guide and sustain us in the great...

Maryland Matters Launches 2020 Food Drive. You Can Help Us Give Back!

Maryland Matters appreciates our readers and donors!As a nonprofit news site, we depend entirely on generous readers and charitable foundations.If it weren’t for you,...

In This Unprecedented Year, Maryland Matters Needs Your Help

Unprecedented.Unpredictable.Unnerving.Looking back on this year -- a year like no other -- one thing is clear: the need for reliable independent news is greater...

It’s a Great Pumpkin, Annapolis

Most pumpkins weigh about 10 pounds. Three Annapolis pumpkins weigh at least 100 times that.A trio of pumpkin giants will be on display downtown...

Brigadier General: Federal Government Covered $500K Cost for National Guard’s D.C. Deployment

By Brenda WintrodeThe Maryland National Guard briefed state lawmakers Wednesday on Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s June deployment of troops to the nation’s capital...

Opinion: Why Remove Confederate Statues But Keep Confederate Policies?

As statues of people who represent discrimination come down, residents of Montgomery County are reflecting on what that means to us.After all, we live...

Audit Faults State Agency for Personnel Law Violation

A former high-ranking state employee was awarded five months administrative leave worth nearly $56,000, in apparent violation of state personnel law, a legislative audit...

Baltimore Company Is One of Fastest Growing in U.S.

One of the fastest growing companies in the country is located in Maryland — and unless you’re a mystery game buff who is willing...

Lawmakers: Lift Age Limit In State’s Foster Care System During Pandemic

Lawmakers sent a letter to Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr (R) last week imploring that he expand protections for Maryland youths who will age...