| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:30 AM
There are plenty of advocates for public education — elected officials, lobbyists, administrators and teachers — but among those voices, the most important is that of a parent.
That was the common theme at the Public Advocacy for Education...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts.
City of Laurel
Montrose Avenue, 300 block, Nov. 3....
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:51 PM
Members of Maryland's District 21 delegation presented a report of highlights from this year's legislative session and listened to community members' concerns during a town hall meeting in Laurel on Monday, July 8.
State Sen. Jim Rosapepe, and Dels....
| Jul 18, 2013
| 9:56 AM
To help folks stay cool as the heat advisory continues through this evening, with a heat index soaring to 105 thanks to a mixture of mid-90s temperatures and lower-70s dewpoints, the city is opening the Laurel Municipal and Greenview Drive pools at 11 a....
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
As of 9 a.m. Friday, the Maryland Department of Transportation was reporting an accident on I-95 north in the city at the toll plaza, with one of the 12 toll lanes blocked — the far right lane.
In Anne Arundel County, there's still some debris in...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes.Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts.
City of Laurel
Fourth Street/Ashford Boulevard, Aug....
| Sep 2, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Three people were injured Monday afternoon – two critically – after a small plane crashed into a wooded area just off of U.S. 50 in Bowie.
Two men were evacuated by helicopter to the University of Maryland Medical Center's Shock Trauma Unit,...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:19 PM
On Monday, as Kevin Maxwell pondered challenges awaiting as new CEO of Prince George's County schools, he reflected upon his seven-year tenure as Anne Arundel County Public Schools superintendent, saying he's proudest of programs he implemented, yet...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III made his final appointments to the Board of Education this week, as did the County Council.
On Tuesday, June 18, Baker announced the appointments of Beverly Anderson and Daniel Kaufman to the board...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:31 AM
Bill Heiser, the current principal at North County High School in Anne Arundel County, has been named to take over as principal of Catonsville High School July 8.
Heiser, a graduate of Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Prince George's County, was named...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Two fires in Laurel last week — at a playground and a closed Route 1 restaurant — are being investigated as arson and county fire investigators said they are similar to seven other fire arsons that have hit Laurel playgrounds and businesses...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:09 AM
While several arson incidents that occurred at Laurel community parks in March remain unsolved, city officials and fire investigators say they are making progress with their overall investigation.
Playground fires at Discovery Community Park, on March...