Sunday, April 28, 2013
Do you know how your high school ranked nationwide? Wondering what stores are coming to your area? Learn some of the answers and check up on your neighbors in our state news roundup.
Sunday, April 28
By Patch Staff Some big crime cases come to a head, development projects come to fruition and the governor travels to Israel. Read more Maryland news from Patches statewide by clicking on the headlines below: Radio Host Ed Norris Airlifted After Darlington Accident Popular radio show host Ed Norris was airlifted to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore Wednesday after laying down his motorcycle to avoid hitting a truck in rural Harford County. Eleanor Roosevelt Ranked in U.S. News' "2013 Best High Schools" The top schools were in Montgomery County. 11 Howard County High Schools on 2013 U.S. News ‘Best High Schools’ List Eleven Howard County high schools were ranked among the 2013 “Best High Schools in the Nation,” according to new …
Sunday, March 31, 2013
You may be surprised at what you missed in top Maryland news.
Catch up on headlines you might have missed, including Maryland Senate Gives Final Approval to Gas Tax A tax that will increase the cost of gas by as much as 20 cents by 2016 was given final approval Friday by the Maryland Senate. The bill increases the state's tax on gas by more than 20 cents to 43.7 cents per gallon on July 2016. Jogging Doctor Identified as Victim in Towson Minivan Accident Ted Houk, an internist, achieved local notoriety for his daily runs to work. He was struck by a van during one of his runs last week. New Raven Dumervil Spotted in Glen Burnie Within a day of Dumervil signing a five-year $35 million contract with the Ravens, he was enjoying some of Maryland's finest blue crabs. Montgomery County Lawmakers Under Fire…
Sunday, March 24, 2013
You may be surprised at what you missed in top Maryland news.
Sunday, March 24
Catch up on headlines you might have missed, including important legislation on marijuana and a federal nominee from Montgomery County. Maryland Senate Passes Bill to Decriminalize Small Amounts of Marijuana Fourteen states have decriminalized small amounts of marijuana. Should Maryland be next? Former Montgomery County Councilman Tapped as U.S. Labor Secretary TAKOMA PARK—President Barack Obama nominated Takoma Park resident and former Montgomery County Councilman Thomas E. Perez as U.S. Secretary of Labor on Monday, CBS News reported. Read more on Takoma Park Patch. Casino Tables Arrive at Maryland Live! Workers put in place 122 tables, which will go into operation on April 11 at the Anne Arundel County casino. Severna Park Mom …
Monday, February 25, 2013
Is development coming to your neighborhood? Find out what your politicians are up to. It's all here.
Monday, February 25
By Patch Staff The most recent top headlines from 49 Patch sites across Maryland: Fort Meade Readies for Looming Sequester The Department of Defense could see spending cuts of more than 9 percent, leading to possible furloughs for civilian workers. Baltimore County Councilman Charged with DUI Baltimore County Councilman Todd Huff, a freshman Republican, was charged at 3 a.m. Saturday with driving under the influence of alcohol. Coroner: Woman Died of Abortion-Related Complications GERMANTOWN—An elementary school teacher from New York state died from abortion-related complications, a spokesman for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said. The full story is at Germantown Patch. Dog Bill Takes Bite Out of Pit Bull Ruling SILVER SPRING—…
Monday, February 11, 2013
Stories you may have missed across the state.
Monday, February 11
By Patch Staff Relive the Ravens Super Bowl Parade (VIDEO) There's only one place to see the parade as though you were there. Also, check out photos of the trophy and the purple sea of humanity here. Baltimore Native, UMD Grad Makes it to Hollywood for American Idol Kriss Mincey is a relative newcomer to the music scene. At Aberdeen High School, Mincey—who grew up in Baltimore, Richmond and points in between—took up dance and came out of her shell. She never returned to that shell. Now, Mincey, 22, is on the world's stage as a contestant on American Idol. Accused Maryland School Shooter to be Charged as Adult Adult charges will stand against the student accused of opening fire inside Perry Hall High School on the first day of school, …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Start off your week with the big news you may have missed from around Maryland.
Public Safety: Purses stolen, windows broken for attention, heater for cats ignites boat & home Fourteen purses valued at $35,050 were stolen from the Louis Vuitton store at the Towson Town Center. A man was found shot and stabbed in a wooded area of Glen Burnie early Sunday. A Frederick woman was killed in an accident on Interstate 270 southbound. A Cub Hill man was arrested and charged in a series of break-ins at businesses in Parkville and Fullerton and reportedly told officers that he had committed the crimes "for attention." A Joppatowne family was trying to keep stray neighborhood cats warm, instead the heater ignited a boat and their home, causing significant damage. Health & Education: Schools close early for snow; new name picked…
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
A recap of recent regional news in the new year.
Gaithersburg Closer to Lifting Fortunetelling Ban Gaithersburg Planning Commission is expected to meet today to vote recommend that the city allow fortunetellers to set up in certain parts of Gaithersburg, The Gazette reports. Gaithersburg Patch offers some background in a story published back in June 2012. The Gazette’s story is available online. ‘A deer, a baby, a bank robber and a head-on bus crash — all in a morning’s work at Metro’ The Washington Post reports on a string of strange incidents that occurred on Metro trains and a bus last week—everything from a woman going into labor on the Red Line en route to Grosvernor-Strathmore to a deer struck by a Green Line train in Prince George’s County. The story is available on The …
Thursday, July 19, 2012
According to a recent report, Maryland is set to lose almost 115,000 jobs next year after federal spending cuts take effect.
If planned federal cuts take place next year, Maryland could lose nearly 115,000 jobs, according to a recently released report by the Aerospace Industries Association. About a third of the lost jobs in Maryland would come from Department of Defense cuts, and the rest would come from cuts in professional and business services, said the report entitled “The Economic Impact of the Budget Control Act of 2011.” The National Institutes of Health (NIH) headquarters in Bethesda would likely see many of these cuts, particularly in medical research. It’s the largest employer in Montgomery County, with 17,997 federal employees, according to the state’s Department of Business and Economic Development. According to the report, about 617,449 federal …