Recent Articles from Capital News Service
Maryland’s public school districts spent $21.1 billion between fiscal years 2019 and 2022 not on teacher and staff salaries, but on everything else that keeps schools running.
When a new independent league ballpark arrives in 2024, officials face the task of cultivating a new relationship between baseball and Hagerstown’s Black community.
Supporters had forecast that Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf would spur economic growth. Ten years later, the economic and demographic changes are mixed.
The new ballpark under construction in Hagerstown is an attempt to revitalize a city core that has been deteriorating for decades.
Sens. Ben Cardin and Lindsey Graham have reintroduced legislation aimed at continuing conservation programs at coastal areas, including the Chesapeake Bay.
If passed, the No Child Left Inside Act would provide states with federal grants to develop partnerships to foster real-world environmental and scientific experiences.
The PointsBet sportsbook terminated its marketing deal with the University of Maryland in late April, according to published reports.
Funding cuts and staffing shortages at the Maryland Department of the Environment over the past decade have coincided with a decline in the state’s ecological health.
ANNAPOLIS — Invasive plant species are damaging Maryland’s environment. From bamboo to bushes, invasives, environmentalists say, have wrapped their tendrils all across Maryland. The U.S. Department of Agriculture defines invasive plants as non-native or alien to the ecosystem under consideration and whose introduction can cause economic or environmental harm or adversely affect human health. I[...]
Just a few days after being sworn in as secretary of the Department of Civic and Service Innovation, Paul Monteiro was working Friday to get the service year program—passed by the Maryland General Assembly as the SERVE Act, and a new vision from the governor—established and operational by this October.
With long-serving Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin announcing his retirement Monday, Democrats are likely to see a primary fight next year to replace him.