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  • Scotchtown Hills unveils new vegetable garden

    Things got a little greener around Scotchtown Hills Elementary in Laurel last week. On May 24, students, staff and employees from the Laurel Home Depot gathered to build and celebrate a new vegetable garden behind the school — a garden that will...
  • Gambling expansion work group begins study of sixth casino

    When the state legislature legalized slot machine gambling in 2007 and proposed locations for five casinos, it operated under the assumption that most patrons would come from areas within a 50-mile radius of each facility. Under that assumption, Laurel...
  • Montpelier/South Laurel: Coffee for Seniors hosted by Prince George's community police

    The next Coffee for Seniors with Prince George's County community police is June 7 at 1 p.m. at the Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center, 7120 Contee Road. An officer from the unit will give a presentation on gangs that may be operating in the local...
  • Cordish unimpressed by windfall projection

    National Harbor's hired expert on the gambling industry is predicting that the Cordish Cos.' Maryland Live! casino at Arundel Mills would enjoy an $84 million annual windfall from a gambling expansion plan favored by the developers of the Prince George'...
  • Gambling panel to get consultant's numbers

    A task force on a possible expansion of gambling is scheduled to receive projections Tuesday from the state's consultants on the likely impact of allowing a sixth casino in Maryland while permitting table games. The answers the panel receives from the...
  • The false promise of a gambling expansion

    The false promise of a gambling expansion
    Backers of a new casino inPrince George's Countyhave been emboldened by a report from the Department of Legislative Services that estimates such a facility and the addition of table games statewide could add as much as $161 million a year to the state's...
  • Prince George's council member Mary Lehman brings Town Hall to Laurel

    At her Town Hall June 13, in Laurel, Prince George's County Council member Mary Lehman presented her constituents with a list of things she's done for them over the past year, then spent about an hour listening to their feedback and requests. Held at the...
  • MGM wants National Harbor casino — but only with lower tax rate

    MGM wants National Harbor casino — but only with lower tax rate
    MGM Resorts International says it would build a resort and casino at National Harbor near Washington if the state authorizes a site there — but only if Maryland lowers the tax rate on gambling revenue and allows table games. "We could not do it...
  • Work Group: No consensus for special session on Prince George's casino

    It's unlikely, but not out of the question, a special session will be called this summer to pass legislation authorizing a sixth casino in Prince George's County and sending the issue to voters in November. The state Work Group to Consider Gaming...
  • Busch leaves door open for special session

    House Speaker Michael E. Busch left the door open Thursday to continued efforts to reach an agreement on expanded gambling in time to call a special legislative session this summer, saying he expects to talk with the governor and Senate president to try...
  • From Sun Magazine: A marriage made in Annapolis

    From Sun Magazine: A marriage made in Annapolis
    Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, newly single, was lunching with an old friend. She wanted to know if he was dating. Nope, he said, too busy — why, did she know anyone? Karmen Walker, she suggested. The willowy government relations liaison for Comcast was a...
  • Prince George's Council votes to table slots bill

    Three years after voters statewide approved a referendum allowing slot machines at limited sites in Maryland, the Prince George's County Council voted 5-4 on Nov. 15 to table a bill that would prohibit slots in the county. In the final legislative...