Baltimore to receive $155 million to revitalize Inner Harbor

Rising crime and a tourism slowdown have caused businesses to leave the once majestic port city. 

Goats help people cope with mental health issues

A couple in Silver Spring is offering people the chance to interact with goats in their homes. These goats help people who have anxiety and mental health concerns.

TSA stops enforcing mask use after federal judge strikes down mandate

Passengers have mixed reactions to ruling that overturned mask mandates on public transportation.

Coast Guard has new plan to move cargo ship stuck in Chesapeake Bay

The Coast Guard has announced a new plan to try to move a cargo ship that has been stuck in the Chesapeake Bay since March 13. But the ship has increased tourism to a nearby local park in Pasadena.

A surge in BA.2 variant cases prompts officials to reinstate mask mandates

The new BA.2 variant is forcing several colleges in the DMV and one major U.S. city to reinstate masking requirements. This leaves Americans wondering if it is safe to begin making the transition to what many hope would be more “normal” lives.

College Park starts ‘No Mow April’ campaign to save pollinator habitats

The city of College Park is asking homeowners to not mow their lawns during April to promote pollinator habitat growth. This is the first year the city is starting ‘No Mow April’.

MDOT unveils new roadside emergency service this summer

Rockville, MD – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration is rolling out a new roadside alert service nicknamed HELP. It allows drivers to directly communicate with transportation officials during roadside emergencies. 

DC arborists prepare Washington for cherry blossoms

Washington – Arborists from the National Park Service work year-round to prepare the sakura trees for thousands of visitors during its peak bloom. But NPS officials are also trying to think of new ways to incorporate modern technology into the…

Economist weighs effectiveness of sanctions to deter Putin’s advance on Ukraine

Washington – NATO’s sanctions against Russia include limiting the country’s banks’ access to SWIFT. But one economist believes banning oil exports is more powerful than sanctions.

Gov. Larry Hogan denounces Russia’s attacks on Ukraine

Annapolis, Md.- Gov. Larry Hogan delivered an impassioned message to scores of people who attended a vigil to support Ukrainians.  Candlelight and sobs pierced the air as the Ukrainian anthem played outside the Maryland State House.