HARFORD SCHOOLS WILL HAVE VIRTUAL LEARNING THROUGH FIRST TWO QUARTERS OF 2020-21 YEAR, WITH LIMITED SPACE OPEN FOR INTERNET ACCESS, STAFF SUPPORT

Harford County Public Schools's student will be taught virtually for the first two quarters of the 2020-2021 school year, according...

MARYLAND REPORTS 648 NEWLY CONFIRMED CORONAVIRUS CASES, 6 NEW DEATHS

Maryland reported 648 newly confirmed cases of the coronavirus Thursday and six more deaths, a slight decrease after the state saw...

 
 
 

UMBC MEDICINAL CHEMIST WORKING ON ANTIVIRAL DRUGS, A POSSIBLE ALTERNATIVE TO VACCINES, FOR THE CORONAVIRUS

UMBC Professor Katherine Seley-Radtke's research into antivirals has taken on new importance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

WE'VE EXAMINED 5 CHAPTERS OF MARYLAND GOV. LARRY HOGAN'S BOOK. WE HAVE QUESTIONS

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's forthcoming book describes his recollections of the 2015 death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore and the days...

 
 
 

BALTIMORE'S RENTAL ASSISTANCE FUND HAS ROOM FOR HUNDREDS MORE APPLICANTS BEFORE SUNDAY'S DEADLINE

The city Department of Housing and Community Development estimates the emergency aid program could serve about 6,000 households, providing...

CAUTIOUSLY, SOME PATIENTS ARE RETURNING TO HOSPITALS TO FINALLY GET THAT KNEE REPLACEMENT. OTHERS REMAIN WARY OF ELECTIVE SURGERIES

The decline in the number of patients undergoing elective surgery during the coronavirus pandemic has been severe, straining the finances...

 
 
 

VOLUNTEENS GROUP WORKS TO BRING LOCAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES TO HOWARD STUDENTS

VolunTeens, a nonprofit founded in December by Atholton High School rising senior Michael Zhao, works year-round to connect local students...

PARK PROJECTS PLANNED FOR FOUR CARROLL COUNTY TOWNS INCLUDE TRAIL UPGRADES, ATHLETIC FIELD LIGHTING

Carroll County is expected to distribute nearly $300,000 in state-provided funds to the towns of Hampstead, Manchester, Mount Airy...

 
 
 

‘FINDING OUR NEW NORMAL': WITH CORONAVIRUS SAFETY PROTOCOLS IN PLACE, HOWARD COUNTY ART CENTER REOPENS

The Howard County Center for the Arts reopened July 7, welcoming back visitors to its galleries and permitting resident artists to...

POVERTY, SACRIFICE, SUCCESS: REHAN STATON WENT FROM WORKING SANITATION TO ACCEPTANCE TO HARVARD LAW SCHOOL

Moving from sanitation worker Harvard Law student obviously shows great work ethic, but Rehan Staton said he was surprised news organizations...

 
 
 

THE BLUEBIRD COCKTAIL ROOM & PUB IN HAMPDEN CLOSES AFTER EMPLOYEE TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS

The Bluebird Cocktail Room & Pub in Hampden in North Baltimore announced Wednesday that it's temporarily closing after an employee...

BALTIMORE POLICE TRUMPET IMPROVEMENTS IN YEAR SINCE HARRISON'S CRIME PLAN DEBUTED. BUT KILLINGS AND HIRING WOES PERSIST

A year after Baltimore Police announced a five-year plan to cut crime, increase efficiency and recruit more officers, Police Commissioner...

 
 
 

GEORGE E. MITCHELL, LONGTIME COMMUNITY LEADER REMEMBERED AS A ‘CHAMPION FOR PARK HEIGHTS,' DIES

George E. Mitchell, who championed efforts to improve the Park Heights neighborhood of Northwest Baltimore and the city overall, has...

ANNE ARUNDEL TEACHERS, OTHER SCHOOL EMPLOYEES, EXPRESS CONCERNS OVER FALL REOPENING

Health is at the forefront of the mind of teachers like Maria Cote, a Spanish instructor at Annapolis Middle School.

 
 
 

RAVENS WILL NOT HOST FANS AT TRAINING CAMP THIS YEAR

The Ravens announced Wednesday that they will not allow fans at training camp this year because of protocols agreed to by the NFL and...

MARYLAND UNCOVERS SCHEME INVOLVING $501M IN FRAUDULENT UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLAIMS, HOGAN SAYS

Maryland has uncovered an illegal scheme involving more than 47,500 fraudulent unemployment insurance claims totaling more than $501...

 
 
 

HOWARD COUNTY GIVES RELIEF GRANTS TO MORE THAN 200 BUSINESSES, EXPANDS FUNDING TO HOTELS AND DAY CARES

The first round of HoCo RISE business relief grants assisted 203 Howard County businesses, including 85 retail stores, 44 farms and...

FOUR-STAR INDIANA GUARD MILA REYNOLDS COMMITS TO MARYLAND WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Four-star guard Mila Reynolds announced her commitment to Maryland on Wednesday, giving the Terps women's basketball team its first...

 
 
 

WESTMINSTER FALLFEST WILL NOT GO FORWARD THIS YEAR DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Westminster will not go forward with its annual Fallfest this year. The Mayor and Common Council said a restricted and socially distanced...

AMID PROGRESS, THOUSANDS STILL STRUGGLING WITH MARYLAND'S UNEMPLOYMENT SYSTEM

Four months into an unemployment crisis spawned by the coronavirus pandemic, about 24,000 people remain unable to get the full benefits...

 
 
 



Captain America's Chris Evans sends heartwarming message to 6-year-old boy...

Captain America's Chris Evans sends heartwarming message to 6-year-old boy who saved his sister

Marvel's Chris Evans shares special message with real-life hero Bridger. Read more ...

'Gov. Kemp does not give a damn about us': Mayor speaks out after governor...

'Gov. Kemp does not give a damn about us': Mayor speaks out after governor voids local mask mandates

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp issued an executive order that voided mask ordinances in Georgia cities. Read more ...

'Magic School Bus' author Joanna Cole dies at age 75

'Magic School Bus' author Joanna Cole dies at age 75

Author Joanna Cole, whose “Magic School Bus” books transported millions of young people on extraordinary and educational adventures, has died at age 75. Read more ...

Back-to-school sales could hit a record $100 billion this year, even if kids...

Back-to-school sales could hit a record $100 billion this year, even if kids stay home

Remote learning isn't cheap. Read more ...

Rice University will hold classes in outdoor tents

Rice University will hold classes in outdoor tents

When on-site classes are expected to resume in August, students will bring laptops and chairs into nine large tents and temporary buildings. Read more ...

Number of laid-off workers seeking jobless aid stuck at 1.3M

Number of laid-off workers seeking jobless aid stuck at 1.3M

The number of laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits remained stuck at 1.3 million last week, an historically high level that indicates many companies are still cutting... Read more ...

Closest images ever taken of the sun released, reveal ‘campfires' near surface

Closest images ever taken of the sun released, reveal ‘campfires' near surface

The first images from Solar Orbiter, the new sun-observing mission by the European Space Agency and NASA, have revealed miniature solar flares, dubbed “campfires,” near the... Read more ...

Michelle Obama will solve the world's relationship woes with new podcast

Michelle Obama will solve the world's relationship woes with new podcast

"The Michelle Obama Podcast" will explore human connections. Read more ...

President Trump replaces campaign manager amid struggling poll numbers

President Trump replaces campaign manager amid struggling poll numbers

President Donald Trump shook up his campaign staff Wednesday amid struggling poll numbers, replacing campaign manager Brad Parscale with veteran GOP operative Bill Stepien. Read more ...

Some chosen to design Mississippi flag without Confederate symbol

Some chosen to design Mississippi flag without Confederate symbol

A nine-member commission has a mid-September deadline to create a new Mississippi state flag design that does not have the Confederate symbol but does have the phrase, “In God... Read more ...