State Highway Administration gears up for the winter ahead

After last year’s winter storm, Jonas, dumped more than 30 inches of snow across the state of Maryland, the State Highway Administration knew that they needed to update their snow plow technology. Take a look at the new snow clearing technology that will help keep roadways clear for Maryland commuters.

Higher wages: Reagan National Airport workers fight for $15

More than 400 contracted workers at Reagan National Airport marched to the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority to deliver their petition for a higher wage. The goal, is $15 per hour or a possible strike could occur during the holiday travel season.

Park Heights deconstruction takes its toll on longtime residents

The Park Heights area in Baltimore is getting a makeover. A new state-funded project is deconstructing old buildings and rebuilding the area with workforce housing, recreation, and retail centers. But for some long time residents, they’re not ready for the change.

Coming to terms: losing the one you love to opioid overdose

For Arielle Sokoll-Ward, losing her boyfriend Drew Weston to a heroin overdose taught her a lot about life. She planned to spend her life with him – but now she must cope with a future without him.

Controversial sewer line to be built on Kent Island

The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a controversial new sewer line for Kent Island. The $33 million project aims to remove contaminated water from flooded septic tanks, but conservation specialists fear that the new construction will overdevelop the Eastern Shore.

DOG COSTUMES: BARCStoberfest 2016 brings together two-legged and four-legged friends

Furry friends took over Baltimore’s Patterson Park on Saturday, October 22nd for BARCStoberfest. The yearly Halloween festival includes a costume contest for pets and raises money for Maryland’s largest companion animal shelter, BARCS.

Souls to the Polls encourage early voting

Nearly three dozen churches in Anne Arundel county are teaming up on Sunday, October 30th to get their congregations out to the polls. “Souls to the Polls” is an initiative to encourage early voting to impact both the local and national results.

Tri-county opioid summit educates the community about the most addictive drug

The deadly consequences of the opioid epidemic in Maryland are on the rise. State legislators, health care workers and law enforcement officials held a summit sponsored by Anne Arundel, Harford and Howard county executives to educate the community about the dangers of opioid addiction.

Montgomery County Council student town hall meeting tackles racial inequality

Dozens of students of all ages packed the house at the sixth annual Montgomery Council Student Town Hall meeting to express their concerns about their local community.