Chesapeake Bay advocates fear Trump admin. could threaten Bay’s progress

After the Trump administration’s attempt to eliminate funding for the Chesapeake Bay Program early in 2017, advocates and lawmakers say they’re concerned about the future of efforts to clean-up the Bay and say they will continue to fight to restore funds to the federal budget.

Purple Line agreement addresses community’s concerns

Private, elected and community stakeholders signed a symbolic agreement to keep housing affordable and job opportunities accessible along Metro’s Purple line route. The agreement is intended to support four goals that were set: to keep housing affordable, promote sustainable and strong communities, provide support for and grow local businesses and increase the local labor market.

Maryland senators introduce legislation to protect TPS recipients

With time running out on more than 400,000 residents in the United States under Temporary Protected Status, Maryland Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin have introduced legislation that would allow TPS recipients to apply for legal permanent residency after three years.

Vision for Baltimore providing free eyeglasses to thousands of students

BALTIMORE, Maryland — A new public-private partnership in Baltimore has provided some two thousand students in Baltimore City with free eyeglasses. Educators say behavior and learning outcomes for those students have since improved.

Kids and music meet at National Philharmonic’s “instrument petting zoo”

Halloween likely provided a sweet treat for most kids throughout the area but recently some local kids were treated to some “sweet sounds” and a hands-on experience at a very special “petting zoo.”

State commission offers help to those trying to pay off student loans

The state’s Financial Education Commission voted to endorse legislation to safeguard students from defaulting on their student loans.

Car crashes into Prince George’s pub at lunchtime leaving several injured

It was just another lunch hour at Babes Boys Tavern when things quickly took a turn for the worst. A car crashed into the side of the restaurant around 2 p.m. on the 15000 block of Marlboro Pike. Ten were injured. Seven were taken to the hospital, two of which had serious but non life-threatening injuries. 

Goat yoga makes its way to Maryland

A popular new fitness trend has arrived in Maryland, and classes in Carroll County are selling out.

Small beekeeper takes on Maryland bee crisis

Maryland’s bees die at higher rates than the national average. But one small beekeeper in Maryland is ‘buzzing’ with his own solutions to fight the problem.

Protesters demand more federal support for Puerto Rico

Protesters rallied for more federal support for Puerto Rico, which was hit by Category 4 Hurricane Maria on Sept. 20. Weeks later, most of the island still lacks power.