Annapolis prepares for Hurricane Florence

As Hurricane Florence nears the shores of the United States, Annapolis braces for the effects from the storm. A city with experience dealing with floods in the past, Annapolis prepares for the potential damage that could occur.

Baltimore City police use swimming to bridge gap with youth

Baltimore has had a difficult time in recent years with a growing violent crime problem and turmoil in the police department. But there are still ongoing efforts to build relationships within the community in the hopes of turning things around. One such program takes aim at some of the city’s youngest residents. That program has kids and officers taking to the water together.

Curling and cocktails to mark an Olympic season

The stage is set for this year’s Olympic Winter Games and some area residents recently had the chance to enjoy cocktails and the Olympic sport of curling. Visitors to Washington’s Wharf District were able to take to the ice and try their hand at tossing the winning stone

Dancing water bottle salesman keeps motorists entertained

He says he’s faced some terrible times but Prince George’s County resident Jackie Wimbush says you need to keep on smiling…and dancing. And Wimbush does just that as he offers up bottles of water to passing motorists along Adelphi Road in College Park.

Cardin Seeks to Hike Federal Spending for Better Drinking Water

Inspired by the lead poisoning crisis in Flint, Mich., Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin introduced legislation to increase spending on the country’s water systems and improve lead testing.

WATER DRIVE: Local Church Helps a Community in Need 600 Miles Away

Local Church collects water and other supplies for those in need in Flint, Michigan.

Scientists Probe Food, Energy, Water Solutions at World Bank Workshop

Researchers from across the globe brainstormed ways to meet future resource needs at a meeting earlier this week.

Metro Roundup: New Cars, Leaking Water and Safety Concerns

This week Metro saw its share of highs and lows. Although the transit agency announced the debut date for its new cars, it also faced criticism about worker and passenger safety following a slew of incidents.

Bill Would Limit Types of Drinks Included on Kids’ Meals in Maryland

In an effort to battle childhood obesity, some legislators are seeking to regulate the drinks Maryland restaurants offer as part of children’s meals.

Ice Breaking Ships Help Keep Chesapeake Waters Safe

Throughout Maryland, watermen haven’t been able to work for days at a time because of one of the state’s coldest winters in more than three years. They rely on the state’s icebreaker boats to clear the waterways.

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