The rest of the world should be paying close attention to France's burkini controversy, because this is the kind of fiasco that ensues when you blast past every exit ramp en route to total social disintegration.
A heroin bill has been withdrawn; the newest movie theater being built in Harford County is slated to have beer, wine and liquor sales, provided the legislation that would allow them passes the Maryland State Senate, and a bill designed to resolve municipal election ties such as the one affecting Aberdeen's City Council has passed the House of Delegates and moved to the Senate.
Led by West Virginia's attorney general, 21 states have joined a legal effort seeking to overturn Maryland's tough new gun-control law. The Maryland statute has no effect on gun laws in their states, but the attorneys general argue in amicus briefs filed this month that Maryland's ban was written too broadly and violates the Second Amendment rights of their citizens.
After 150 years, the aim of University of Maryland, St. Joseph Medical Center is still compassionate care. Just ask Sister Evelyn Grudza, one of five Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, who have worked at the hospital for decades and who believe, their job is to continue the mission of the three Franciscan sisters who opened St. Joseph's German Catholic Hospital in three donated rowhouses in East Baltimore in 1864.
"Footloose" has come to the stage at Liberty High School's Schnorr Auditorium, located at 5855 Bartholow Road in Eldersburg. The show opened on Nov. 7, and performances are scheduled for 7 p.m. on Nov. 13, 14, and 15, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Nov. 15.
About two dozen trainee candidates in a six-week workforce training boot camp are getting an inside look at the Baltimore area's manufacturing landscape. For those who can prove themselves by course's end, a limited number of jobs will be waiting.
Using a new evaluation system that includes student achievement, the percentage of teachers rated unsatisfactory in the state nearly tripled to about 3 percent, according to statistics released Tuesday by the Maryland State Department of Education.
A 14-year-old girl was being held without bail after being arrested over the weekend and charged as an adult with attempted first-degree murder in connection with a serious stabbing in Southwest Baltimore.
Women suffering through breast cancer treatments will be getting some positive messages and well wishes from Carroll County residents thanks to a letter writing campaign based out of the Finksburg Branch library.
By By Christian Alexandersen and Advocate Staff Writer
When Jack B. Johnson, the county executive for Prince George's County, was indicted in 2010 on federal charges shortly before pleading guilty to extortion along with witness and evidence tampering, legislators realized local governments needed to be held just as accountable as state employees. Though changes made to the requirements for local governments — including counties, municipalities and school boards — are mandatory, some municipalities in Carroll County have been reluctant
Domestic violence prevention programs are far from the rule in many workplaces, and the House of Ruth of Maryland is hoping that might begin to change with the help of a partnership formed with the Baltimore Ravens in the wake of the Ray Rice scandal.
Because October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Finksburg branch of the Carroll County Public Library is collecting letters for Girls Love Mail, a group that delivers handwritten letters to women undergoing treatment for breast cancer.
By By Lois Szymanski and Neighborhoods correspondent