Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:17:47 GMT
The Maryland and Montgomery County Boards of Education are deciding whether to fight Gov. Larry Hogan's executive order to start schools after Labor Day. When the governor first issued the order, the state BOE said it would grant waivers to school systems that didn't want to start after Labor Day, but then the governor amended his order and added strict requirements for waivers.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:09:03 GMT
Republican activist Robin Ficker delivers signed petitions to the Montgomery County executive's office in Rockville in August for his bid to place a charter amendment on November ballot limiting officials to three terms in office. Jean Cavanaugh is a Silver Spring Democrat and environmental activist who says she respects the tough decisions elected officials in Maryland's largest county must often make.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 01:17:32 GMT
Henry Rollins is hyper focused whenever he delivers spoken word. When the punk iconoclast rendered a two-hour-plus set at the sold-out Baltimore Soundstage Friday night, his mouth was like a machine gun.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:23:54 GMT
Browder, who had 746 receiving yards and seven touchdowns last season for East Paulding , is ranked the No. 52 athlete in the nation by 247Sports.com.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:32:35 GMT
As thousands of Marylanders begin enrolling in health insurance on the state exchange starting next week, they'll face significantly higher premiums that nationwide have turned the Affordable Care Act into even more a political issue that it already was. Rates for insurance plans purchased through the online marketplace will increase no less than 20 percent, making it even more important for the state health officials and advocates to conduct outreach and explain the subsidies available to many buyers.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 15:31:35 GMT
Maryland Department of Natural Resources officials join watermen to plant oyster spat in a public bar as part of oyster restoration efforts. Maryland Department of Natural Resources officials join watermen to plant oyster spat in a public bar as part of oyster restoration efforts.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:30:02 GMT
Republican nominee for Senate Kathy Szeliga talks about issues such as the national debt and free college tuition during a debate held by the League of Women Voters. Republican nominee for Senate Kathy Szeliga talks about issues such as the national debt and free college tuition during a debate held by the League of Women Voters.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:35:03 GMT
From the very first moments of the final presidential debate, the choice on life could not have been clearer. Hillary Clinton budged not an inch - not a single baby - from her extreme stance on abortion, and Donald Trump stood firm on his pro-life commitments.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 03:50:37 GMT
Dr. Margaret Flowers says she gave up a 17-year practice as a pediatrician a decade ago out of disgust with health insurance companies. Now, as the Green Party candidate for the U.S. Senate from Maryland, she is prescribing a radical shift in policies for the nation.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:02:22 GMT
As of 4 p.m., more than 1,500 Dominion customers are without power in Northern Virginia. Most of the outages are in Fairfax County.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 20:12:06 GMT
Hair stylist Rose Angela Labrasseur pays $1500 in property taxes plus $1100 in street assessments for this St. Paul property which she bought for $35,000, on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Rose Angela LaBrasseur isn't just a small business owner.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 16:24:47 GMT
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot lashed out Friday at critics of a new executive order preventing school systems from beginning their academic year before Labor Day. But one powerful lawmaker said the governor, through his executive order, is picking an unnecessary fight.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 12:32:54 GMT
Maryland football is looking to bounce back following two straight defeats when it takes on Michigan State Saturday night. This Spartans have been struggling even more, bringing in a four-game losing streak, but the Terps have their work cut out for them.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:37:08 GMT
The U.S. State Department may have dismissed Russia's effort to monitor the upcoming general election as a publicity stunt, but a local elections board said it has a program that allows international guests to observe the voting process on Election Day. Margie Roher, spokesman for the Montgomery County Board of Elections, said giving international observers access to Election Day operations is not new.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:44:31 GMT
The Purple Line light rail will help fix Metro's service issues by increasing ridership, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said in an interview at the Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce meeting Friday. Hogan, a Republican, and Comptroller Peter Franchot, a Democrat, met in Bethesda to discuss Metro safety and performance issues as well as Maryland economy and politics.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 02:57:23 GMT
Eda Mahan, left, a 96-year-old lifelong Democrat, sits with three generations of politically interested females in her family, her daughter, Patricia Dobbs, 68; her granddaughter, Susan O'Brien, and her great-granddaughter, Lucy O'Brien, 12. Eda Mahan, left, a 96-year-old lifelong Democrat, sits with three generations of politically interested females in her family, her daughter, Patricia Dobbs, 68; her granddaughter, Susan O'Brien, and her great-granddaughter, Lucy O'Brien, 12. Eda Mahan has been voting for president for more than 70 years. She cast her first ballot in 1944 - she helped Franklin Roosevelt win his fourth term.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:36:17 GMT
A 38-year-old Maryland man was charged with child neglect after his 20-month-old daughter was hospitalized and found to have PCP and Xanax in her system, officials said Friday. Jayson Hall, of Montgomery County, was released on a $10,000 bond Thursday, according to court records.