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FEMA Error Resulting in High Insurance Premiums for Oceanfront Owners

FEMA Error Resulting in High Insurance Premiums for Oceanfront Owners

Ocean City, MD, officials found out about an apparent error in federal flood zone mapping that is causing some serious issues with insurance. The error has caused many oceanfront property…

Orange Ribbon Program Encourages Maryland Schools to Start Later

Orange Ribbon Program Encourages Maryland Schools to Start Later

Last week, Maryland’s governor enacted the Orange Ribbon Bill for Healthy School Hours, the country’s first legislation that will help schools implement better, safer and healthier class starting times. The…

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center Tackling Domestic Violence Issue

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center Tackling Domestic Violence Issue

After two deaths came at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center in 2013, the hospital is taking precautions to ensure it doesn’t happen again. In August 2013, an…

What Happens When a Crowded Somerset School Bus Crashes? Depends on the Driver…

What Happens When a Crowded Somerset School Bus Crashes? Depends on the Driver…

Since 2012, Somerset County Board of Education policies call for security cameras to be placed on school buses and grounds. Usually these security cameras are used to detect wrongdoing, but…

Sewage Problems Facing Maryland Residents

Sewage Problems Facing Maryland Residents

Damaged pipes and rising sewer treatment costs are hurting Maryland residents. The ensuing sewage backups are a result of aging pipes, and they’re becoming a real issue throughout Maryland. Due…

EPA Leads Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Amid Clean Water Act Controversy

EPA Leads Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Amid Clean Water Act Controversy

Chief Justice John Roberts, of the Supreme Court of the United States, announced last week that SCOTUS will not block a regulation that would limit mercury and other pollutants from…

Rare Flower Rediscovered in Maryland After 112 Years

Rare Flower Rediscovered in Maryland After 112 Years

Botany experts are saying that a rare flower in Maryland has been “rediscovered” after disappearing for 112 years. According to the Washington Post, a botanist discovered the flower — the…

Social Media Used as a Crime-Fighting Tool in Ellicott City Burglary

Social Media Used as a Crime-Fighting Tool in Ellicott City Burglary

With more than 4.49 billion web pages online today, the Internet is a pretty huge place. You can seemingly find anything, even the burglars who recently broke into a home.…

Wegmans Seeks Liquor License for the Second Time at Two-Floor Columbia Store

Wegmans Seeks Liquor License for the Second Time at Two-Floor Columbia Store

Wegmans Food Market may have already conquered Columbia, MD, but anyone who’s shopped in the store before knows it’s missing one major thing: the entire second floor, which was reserved…

Inside the Growing Trend of Free Tattoos at Parties

Inside the Growing Trend of Free Tattoos at Parties

Handing out party favors to guests is one of the most long-standing traditions that hosts observe whenever they hold an event. Few party hosts ever imagined giving out party favors…