Maryland

23-year-old entrepreneur takes over luxury watch brand

BALTIMORE – A college student and political science major walks away from politics to pursue his passion of designing luxury watches. 23-year-old Spencer Shattuck is president and owner of Towson Watch Company in Baltimore.

Maryland teaming up with Commanders on new stadium site

Maryland is working to keep the Washington Commanders to remain in-state and is offering to build FedEx Field’s replacement stadium on undeveloped land adjacent to the current location.

Prince George’s County parents struggle to find child care

Greenbelt, MD – Prince George’s County parents struggle to find reliable childcare in the pandemic.  Eighty one percent of parents say they need childcare. While that demand grows, the number of childcare providers continues to decline.

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. 

Non-Profit group helps youth chase dreams

Baltimore – Carrollton Ridge is one of the poorest areas in Baltimore with a median income of less than 30-thousand dollars. The U Empower Project of Maryland helps kids learn how to be independent, and develop businesses that would help…

Offshore wind turbines will likely line Maryland’s coast by 2026

The projects, developed by companies US Wind and Ørsted, are slated to collectively power more than 600,000 homes in Delaware and Maryland upon their completion in 2026.

U.S. Naval Intelligence Officer transforms home into pet sanctuary

Rockville, MD – Retiring Naval Intelligence Officer Risa Simon has started operating “Leashes End” from her home.  It’s a nonprofit to help senior dogs and cats as they near the end of their lives.

Family displaced after Silver Spring apartment complex explosion

It has been five days since a faulty gas line caused an explosion at an apartment complex in Silver Spring. The explosion displaced those at complexes around the original site as well.

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.

Maryland Food Bank receives donation to fight hunger

It’s estimated that roughly two million Marylanders may face food insecurity this year. A big community donation will now provide 230,000 meals across the state to address hunger.