If it weren’t for Amanda Gilley, Pikesville resident Orly Shalem would still be throwing away the most nutritious parts of her salad, thinking she was making the healthy choice.
The state of Maryland is pumping more money into scrap tire collection. The Board of Public Works on Thursday added $1.5 million to the $500,000 it approved for the project in May. The funding will reimburse counties that collect scrap tires through citizen and agricultural drop-off days. The Maryland Department of the Environment says all […]
Working professionals now have a more convenient way to earn an MBA from the University of Maryland’s highly ranked Robert H. Smith School of Business, which just unveiled its first master’s degree program designed to be completed almost entirely online.
The Johns Hopkins University has received a grant of $590,000 from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to improve the outcomes of women who give birth to premature babies.
Gopost, a new product from the U.S. Postal Service, is coming to Maryland, giving nine-to-fivers the convenience of package delivery or posting at any time on any day. The pilot program begun in Virginia is expanding to three locations in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties this month. “We are trying to locate these where people […]
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration maintains it is unable to say how many times one of the government’s most politically sensitive anti-terrorism surveillance programs — which is up for renewal this week on Capitol Hill — has inadvertently gathered intelligence about U.S. citizens. The administration is seeking renewal of the program and defends its value, […]
SPARKS — Maryland has approved a record 607,000 acres of winter grains so far in the state’s cover crop program. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Maryland Department of Agriculture Secretary Buddy Hance joined agricultural leaders and farmers on Thursday to announce the milestone. A record 1,860 farmers are participating in the program, and 152 of […]
At first glance, Second Chance looks like a second-hand furniture and building materials shop. And it is.
Su Kang is no stranger to the Web. Armed with coding skills learned as a student at the Maryland Institute College of Art, she is building a website for the family-owned Sweet Melon Cafe on Charles Street. Kang, a 23-year-old graphic design major, says she understands the business value of having a website, but “a […]
ANNAPOLIS — If you have ever wondered where the crab meat used in restaurants comes from, Maryland state officials have an answer. The state’s new “True Blue” program is certifying restaurants that primarily serve homegrown Maryland crabs and crab meat. The program was developed by Steve Vilnit, fisheries marketing director for the Maryland Department of […]
She didn’t see it at first, but Shelvia Heggie was catching a break – for once. “When they offered me drug court,” she said, “I frowned-up my face.” Something about the frequent drug testing and weekly reporting didn’t appeal to her. She was still “in the life,” as they say. “Then they told me the […]
A show that casts pre-teens and teenagers as lawyers in mock courtroom competition is in the market for attorneys and judges to play jurists on television, pro bono. Farzan Mohamed and Sterling Schepers — who are neither lawyers nor judges — have attracted some high-powered talent as executive producer and marketing director of School Court […]