Maryland

The Maryland gymnastics team bounces back and secures a spot in NCAA regionals

College Park, MD– With Covid-19 ending the postseason before it even began for most Big Ten winter sports in 2020, the GymTerps were halted before what many believed to be a record postseason run for the program. Despite spending months…

Prince George’s County looks to return to normal with re-openings

Upper Marlboro, MD – As spring starts to bloom, nature centers and other attractions in Prince George’s County are re-opening and restoring a sense of normalcy. Residents are signing up to get outside and get back to their favorite points…

Group pushing to reopen Montgomery County Public Schools asks Governor Larry Hogan to intervene

Montgomery County, Maryland – After the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its schools reopening plan to modify physical distancing in elementary schools from six feet to three feet, Montgomery County Public Schools reopening group TogetherAgainMCPS urges Governor Larry…

The death of Sarah Everard spurs movement to stop violence against women

UK woman Sarah Everard was murdered while walking home alone at night, and it has caused an uproar on social media. The “97% statistic” is trending on many social platforms, as data was released by U.N. Women stating that 97% of women ages 18-24 in the UK have been sexually harassed, and many believe it is no different in the U.S.

Increasing salt runoff is impacting Montgomery County residents’ water supply

Montgomery County, Maryland – Residents and private corporations excess use of road salt over the winter months has started to infiltrate the water supply. Through regulation and action forums and summits, the Department of Environmental Protection is working to combat the…

University of Maryland students hold candlelight vigil to call attention to anti-Asian hate crimes

College Park, MD– When three Asian-American students at the University of Maryland heard of the Atlanta shootings, they organized a vigil. UMD President Darryll Pines attended. Organizers called on him to do more for AAPI students.

DACA advocates urge U.S. Senate to vote for path of citizenship

Washington- One DACA recipient explains why a pathway to citizenship is critical for her and her family. 

Maryland begins new Covid vaccine phase, residents 60 and over now eligible

Baltimore- Governor Larry Hogan announced Maryland residents 60 and over are now eligible to receive the Covid vaccine after the state transitioned to phase 2A of the vaccine distribution plan today. Individuals with disabilities will now be eligible to be vaccinated under phase 2B and six additional mass vaccination sites will be added by the end of April.

Feed Anne Arundel: Helping Tyler Heights

Feed Anne Arundel is a nonprofit collaborative created during the coronavirus pandemic to help restaurants and families in need in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, through food and other necessities.

Maryland’s COVID-fighting complex

Already one of the leading states for biohealth research, Maryland has emerged as a leader in responding to the coronavirus crisis with companies that produce vaccines, therapies, medicine and diagnostic tests.