For Maryland’s northern counties, the economic riddle is blending the old with the new

By J.F. MEILS and SEBASTIAN OBANDO FREDERICK, Maryland — Before he got involved in the beer business, Frederick County farmer Greg Clabaugh grossed about $600 an acre for growing traditional crops like corn and soybeans. Now, on the land where…

Maryland’s heroin and opioid crisis reaches an all-time high

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Barbara Allen signs her emails with the names of her family members she has lost to addiction. Jim’s mom, Bill’s sister, Amanda’s aunt. Her son, Jim, died from a heroin and alcohol overdose in 2003 after battling…

Harford County teaches teens the dangers of distracted driving

FALLSTON, Maryland – As part of National Teen Driver Safety Week, Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler and other officers greeted high schoolers to spread awareness about the dangers of distracted driving.

Tri-county opioid summit educates the community about the most addictive drug

The deadly consequences of the opioid epidemic in Maryland are on the rise. State legislators, health care workers and law enforcement officials held a summit sponsored by Anne Arundel, Harford and Howard county executives to educate the community about the dangers of opioid addiction.

Harford County Releases 911 Calls, Reveals Killer’s Possible Motive

Harford County has released the 911 calls from the day that Senior Deputy Patrick Dailey and Deputy First Class Mark Logsdon were killed.

Maryland Co-ops Not Worried About Closing

Amidst rising concerns surrounding health co-ops shutting down in various parts of the United States, Marylanders have nothing to worry about as state co-op is going strong.

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Support GHG Reduction

Maryland’s top Democratic gubernatorial candidates would all continue state efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and make it a priority to incentivize the use of alternative energy sources in the state.

General Assembly Set to Hear Slew of Minimum Wage Bills Next Week

The options range in scope from one statewide increase to “county choice” measures that would grant jurisdictions the individual authority to set their own base rates of pay.

Maryland Schools Scramble to Save Field Trips After Government Shutdown

Maryland schools scrambled to reschedule field trips this week after the government shutdown closed the Smithsonian, the National Zoo and other popular federal attractions.

Maryland Receives $6.4 Million Grant from HHS

Maryland is one of 13 states to receive a grant, which totals $6.4 million, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for expansion of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program.