Baltimore program provides job support for ex-prisoners coming home
At Jericho, a Baltimore City-based program that helps former prisoners get jobs, counselors start with the basics — how to dress for an interview, write a resume and prepare for interviews.
Consumer Group Warns Parents About Dangerous Toys
Some toys on store shelves this holiday season could cause choking, have toxic components or damage children’s ears, according to a consumer advocacy organization.
Crisfield Still Waiting For Government Help After Sandy
Nearly a month after Sandy ravaged the East Coast and displaced hundreds, Crisfield residents are still waiting to hear whether the federal government will help them rebuild their flooded homes and businesses.
Democrats, Republicans Reach Out to Women Voters
Women voters were the target of much of the rhetoric at the Republican and Democratic conventions in the past two weeks.
Feds Deny Storm Assistance For Eastern Shore
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied Maryland’s request for financial help for lower Eastern Shore residents affected by Superstorm Sandy.
Major Banks Spend Millions to Help Maryland Homeowners Under Mortgage Settlement
Banks spent $224 million in mortgage relief for Marylanders but advocates complain that there haven’t been enough modifications that would allow people to keep their homes.
Maryland Company Takes Charge of Democratic Convention
Hargrove Inc., headquartered in Lanham, is managing the event services for the Democratic National Convention for the first time.
Maryland, a Hotbed for Immigrant Tech Entrepreneurs
Immigrant entrepreneurs founded about a quarter of the engineering and technology startups in Maryland between 2006 and 2012. Maryland tends to attract high-skilled immigrants, researchers said.
Mikulski Rallies Women for Obama at Convention
“When women are in the halls of power, our national debate reflects the needs and dreams of American families,” Mikulski said in speech punctuated by appeals to women.
Storify: Marylanders Vote on Same-Sex Marriage Question
Marylanders used social media on Tuesday to make a last minute push for or against Question 6. The ballot referendum would effectively legalize gay marriage in the state.