Joint effort aims at addressing Langley Park housing ills

LANGLEY PARK, Maryland – Just outside the nation’s capital, this community has been struggling for years with aging and neglected housing.  Many properties are overcrowded, poorly maintained, and have multiple environmental health hazards such as mold, lead-based paints, and pest infestations. For all…

Maryland lawmakers back sweeping education overhaul plan

WASHINGTON – Maryland’s congressional delegation has voiced strong support for a sweeping plan to reform the state’s educational system. The Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education has been investigating how to improve Maryland’s public schools for more than two…

Maryland lawmakers looking to increase transparency in the USM Board of Regents

Legislators are pushing to improve the University of Maryland System Board of Regents’ transparency through proposing a bill that would add members and create other changes to increase openness.

Maryland lawmakers demand answers from regents

Lawmakers on Thursday admonished the chancellor and chair of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents for the panel’s lack of transparency and overreach in a controversial decision to retain the University of Maryland, College Park football coach and athletic director, while accepting the university president’s resignation.

White Nationalists posters appear on UMCP buildings

Police at the University of Maryland are investigating the posting of white nationalist fliers that were found on March 13 on at least four campus buildings.

Democratic Debate Could Be O’Malley’s Best – and Last – Campaign Shot

O’Malley doesn’t have much support from MD voters, but is looking forward to the debate

Major Power Outage Closes Maryland Campus

An explosion at a Southern Maryland power facility caused power outages that spread from the power facility to the White House and the College Park campus of the University of Maryland.

Baltimore Bookstore is Giving Away Books for Free

It all started with a conversation in a bar. Now, a local bookstore is giving away books to anyone who walks through its door.

Strong El Nino Could Mean Weak Hurricane Season

Climate scientists expect a particularly strong El Nino this summer to lead to fewer hurricanes in the Atlantic, including Maryland.

Future Teachers Uncertain About Entering The Common Core Fray

College students studying to be teachers recognize the anxiety in their career field over Common Core