Greenbelt passes a referendum to study possible reparations for Black and Native American residents

Greenbelt, MD – Greenbelt County Council passes a historic referendum that will study possible reparations for its African American and Native American residents. Voted on by the residents, the city council will create a 21-person commission to review the reparation…

Montgomery county business managers conflicted as the mask mandate lift is extended

Rockville, MD – Montgomery county extended the lift of its indoor mask mandate but the decision might be temporary. The uncertainty has caused some confusion and concern, especially among people who have businesses to run. The mandate might be reinstated…

Spacecraft Lucy launches to space on a mission to discover

Greenbelt, MD – Lucy is a first-of-its-kind mission for NASA that will explore Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids to learn more about how our solar system came to exist. Lead by Greenbelt’s own NASA Goddard, Lucy is expected to travel 4 billion…

Montgomery county voters demand council to strengthen mental health resources

Rockville, MD – In an unusual move, voters are calling on elected officials and candidates seeking office to prioritize mental health and set policies to deal with the growing number of health concerns in the county. 

University of Maryland’s therapy dog ready for finals week stress

College Park, MD – It’s heading towards finals week and student stress levels are increasing. University of Maryland Police Department’s Therapy Dog, Teddy, joined the team for times like this.

Maryland General Assembly elects Davis state treasurer

The Maryland General Assembly on Thursday elected longtime Delegate Dereck Davis as the new state treasurer.

Asked about late mail, postmaster general will give late response

WASHINGTON – Maryland’s congressional delegation awaits a response from a letter it sent on Nov. 22 to embattled Postmaster General Louis DeJoy about the United States Postal Service’s preparations to deliver mail on time during the holiday season. The delegation’s…

In move to electric vehicles, Maryland is doing better than most

Weaning the nation off of gas-fueled vehicles might be easier said than done, although Maryland is doing better than most states.

Pandemic financially devastated minority-led nonprofits

Tiffany Turner-Allen said she is tired of her nonprofit organization and workers being seen as resilient and coworkers calling themselves martyrs to their community causes.

Maryland cities surpass national average of mail-in ballots in local elections

While mail-in votes increased during this year’s elections, voter turnout did not see a significant change.