Technology

High-speed broadband access sparse in rural Maryland counties

Rural areas in less populated Maryland counties have significantly less access to high speed internet than people in more populated parts of the state, preventing them from fully participating in our increasingly connected world.

Streetcars, Once Nearly Extinct, Are Enjoying a Comeback

Washington is one of several U.S. cities adopting “second generation” streetcars.

Obama Recognizes Young Scientists At White House Science Fair

Several Maryland students and their projects were just featured at the annual White House Science Fair, started by President Obama six years ago.

In a State Home to the NSA, Many Rural Residents Are Left Without Wired Broadband

Residents of parts of rural Maryland face problems in business, education and agriculture because of unreliable Internet.

Mr. Trash Wheel is cleaning the Baltimore Inner Harbor

A one of a kind trash wheel floating in the Baltimore Inner Harbor is cleaning up trash by using clean energy.

Battle Continues to End Distracted Driving

The Maryland State Police say that while the number of driving deaths–including those caused by distracted driving like texting–is down, the battle continues to eliminate the problem of distracted driving because the price is still much too high.

Hogan Announces Commission to Improve Procurement System

Executive order, electronic tax returns among topics discussed at Maryland Board of Public Works meeting

Bills Aim to Use Video Technology to Cut Medical Costs

The bipartisan legislation aims to increase the use of technology such as video cameras to allow doctors to interact with patients outside the office.

Senate Budget and Tax Committee Discusses New Ways to Assess Property Taxes, Income Tax Return Claims

Members listened to various bill proposals and voiced their thoughts during the committee’s meeting Wednesday afternoon.

Worcester residents say community is behind student success

County scores highest across the board on inaugural PARCC exams