Maryland Drivers Charged with Cellphone Usage Triples

In the six months since the Maryland law banning cellphone usage while driving became more strict, the number of drivers ticketed has more than tripled. Monday, Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a law allowing stricter penalties for drivers who cause a serious or fatal crash while using a phone or texting.

Montgomery County adds new housing program for homeless

Rockville–The Montgomery County 100,000 Homes Campaign announced a new housing program for medically vulnerable homeless.

Guilford Elementary School students take a bite out of Maryland Day

COLUMBIA- Students at Guilford Elementary School in Howard County Maryland bring awareness about childhood hunger all while celebrating Maryland Day.

4th and 5th grade students study the environment during Read Across Maryland Month

SILVER SPRING – 4th and 5th graders at the Sienna School learned more about climate change during a visit from Maryland Department of Environment Secretary Robert Summers.

Students at Walt Whitman take a “mindful” break from school

Walt Whitman High School students take a break from classes

Unique Student-Run Bank in High School Teaches Financial Literacy

Parkdale High School was one of four schools chosen for the Capital One student-run bank branch, and the only one in Maryland.

Crews work to repair potholes in Prince George’s County

The cold weather, snow and sleet have caused a number of potholes in the PG county to expand.

More students and schools to receive high speed internet with Connect Ed program

President Obama delivered remarks at Buck Lodge Middle School regarding his Connect Ed program.

Montgomery County’s 311 center marks its 2 millionth call

The Montgomery County 311 center celebrated its 2 millionth call on January 24, 2014.

Purple Line construction set back another year

Lawmakers and advocates for the proposed Purple Line discussed final funding options for the light rail on Monday in Annapolis.