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School principals prepare for the Blueprint For Maryland’s Future

OCEAN CITY, Md. – As Maryland rolls out the 2021 landmark education reform law called the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future, many school administrators are unsure what the plan means for their schools.  At the annual School Leaders Conference held Nov.…

Maryland officials delight in announced FBI move to Greenbelt

The new facility will sit on an undeveloped 61-acre plot next to the Greenbelt Metro Station and the protected wetlands of Indian Creek.

Mental health center takes aim at patients’ long wait for crisis care

Patients wait an average of three hours and 48 minutes for mental health care in Maryland emergency rooms, according to Dr. Norvell Coots, the president and CEO of Holy Cross Health.

Youth crime process prompts questions in House, Eastern Shore

Lawmakers expressed concern that current law offers no solutions when youth and families do not participate in recommended services or when services fail to prevent young people from continuing to break the law.

Family of teen killed in police custody in 2018 awarded $200,000 settlement

Anton Black, a Black 19-year-old, died Sept. 15, 2018, after an altercation with three white police officers and one white civilian.

Elections Board audit finds ineligible voters, security issues

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – An audit released Friday found that the Maryland Board of Elections did not report for more than a year its findings that people voted or tried to vote more than once in the 2020 general election –…

Moore launches service year, Maryland Corps with fanfare

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The University of Maryland fight song echoed through the college’s Reckord Armory Friday as dancers performed routines and a tunnel of cheerleaders welcomed the participants of Gov. Wes Moore’s Maryland Corps and Service Year Option to…

Farms balance benefits of agritourism with need to preserve land

Farms that are close to densely populated cities such as Baltimore, Annapolis, or Washington, D.C., can draw people in, boosting economic opportunities for farmers.

Attorney general, public defender launch collaborative to address inequity in incarceration

The state’s top prosecutor and defense attorney united Wednesday behind an effort to end inequities in incarceration – which Attorney General Anthony Brown described as among “the worst in the United States of America” – with a partnership including state…

Maryland begins unemployment planning for potential federal shutdown

The Maryland Department of Labor proposed two different methods of compensation for federal employees who could be impacted by a government shutdown next month to lawmakers Tuesday.