Laurel residents have much to look forward to this year as the city reaches its sesquicentennial milestone, and the mood was celebratory Monday evening at the 150th Anniversary Celebration Kickoff during the first mayoral and City Council meeting of 2020.
Wreaths Across America, which honors deceased service members by placing wreaths on their graves during the holidays, will hold a cleanup on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 10 a.m. at Ivy Hill Cemetery in Laurel.
The Maryland Attorney General’s Office has charged Anytime Fitness, a health club in Jessup, for violating the state’s Consumer Protection Act and law governing health clubs by failing to back up $50,000 in advanced payments by its customers.
Sweet Home Dixie swept past her rivals on the far turn and powered through the stretch to run her win streak to five races and give trainer Hamilton Smith his 2,000th career victory Friday at Laurel Park.
As we enter the deepest winter months, the possibility of snow is always hovering over us. This is a good time to review Prince George’s County policies on snow removal and our responsibilities if there is a major storm.
It’s a room full of possibilities. Filled with natural light, the new parish hall at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Laurel can host everything from potluck dinners to small receptions; from family movie nights to providing a winter shelter for the homeless.
Educating our residents, and paying attention to the needs of our educators, should have been front and center during the Howard schools redistricting process. If anyone should have known this, it should have been our school system. Maybe next time.
Police said they were called to the Laurel Plaza Shopping Center just before 10:50 a.m. for a report of animal cruelty. When officers arrived, they found “a group of deceased seagulls all in extremely close proximity to one another,” the department said.