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Mayor of Baltimore to Spend $10 Million on Trash Cans for Pest Control

Mayor of Baltimore to Spend $10 Million on Trash Cans for Pest Control

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced a new $10 million plan to purchase large, durable trash cans for every household in the city area. This is part of a method to better…

Maryland Educators Launch Campaign to Advocate Against Standardized Testing

Maryland Educators Launch Campaign to Advocate Against Standardized Testing

“Less testing, more learning.” For educators in Maryland, this has become the campaign moniker in their advocacy against what they feel is an outdated practice in Maryland’s education system. The…

Critically Ill or Injured Hospital Patients in Maryland May Be Charged $40,000 for This One Service

Critically Ill or Injured Hospital Patients in Maryland May Be Charged $40,000 for This One Service

When one hospital is unable to treat a patient due to a lack of staffing or equipment, the patient may be lifted via air ambulance to be moved quickly to…

Who’s Leaving Behind All the Trash on Delmarva Rivers and Beaches?

Who’s Leaving Behind All the Trash on Delmarva Rivers and Beaches?

The summer recreation season brings in tourists, fish and game enthusiasts, and money for local businesses here in Crisfield, but unfortunately, many of those visitors will leave behind trash and…

Mutant Lice on the Loose in Maryland

Mutant Lice on the Loose in Maryland

During their preschool years, children are exposed to basic learning ideas, such as letters, numbers and shapes. In grade school, children are exposed to increasingly advanced teachings. But now, children…

Nearly $2 Million of Unclaimed Lottery Winnings in Baltimore

Nearly $2 Million of Unclaimed Lottery Winnings in Baltimore

If you live in Maryland, you might want to double check any old lottery tickets you may have laying around, because there’s a ton of winnings just waiting to be…

Maryland’s Batman, Who Visited Sick Kids in Hospitals, Dies in Traffic Accident

Maryland’s Batman, Who Visited Sick Kids in Hospitals, Dies in Traffic Accident

Lenny B. Robinson may not have been a real superhero, but to the sick children in Maryland’s hospitals, that made no difference. Robinson, also known as Route 29 Batman, was…

Fury Road: Concrete and Asphalt Reps Fight for Maryland’s Roads

Fury Road: Concrete and Asphalt Reps Fight for Maryland’s Roads

In July, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan pledged $2 billion in spending to help repair, maintain, and upgrade the state’s aging transportation infrastructure. The announcement was welcome news for many residents,…

Power Company Asks Maryland Homeowners to Conserve Energy

Power Company Asks Maryland Homeowners to Conserve Energy

Delmarva Power, which offers power services in Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia, asked their Maryland customers to conserve energy on Thursday, July 30th. This request was in preparation for an excessive…

Patients Camp Out for Free Dental Procedures in Marriottsville, Maryland

Patients Camp Out for Free Dental Procedures in Marriottsville, Maryland

Each year, the unincorporated community of Marriottsville, MD, sees people camping out in one of its parking lots late at night. Sometimes they show up as early as 1 a.m.,…