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Essex Marina and Boat Sales has been added to the growing list of Maryland Clean Marinas for its work to prevent pollution and operate more sustainably. Owner Michael Darenberg carefully controls operations to prevent pollution and ensure the marina is kept clean.
Problem gamblers would no longer be able to ban themselves from Maryland casinos for life under a change being considered to a state program designed to protect hundreds of gamblers from themselves. The Maryland State Lottery and Gaming Control Agency may remove the lifetime self-ban option because of concerns that it is excessive and redundant, said Stephen Martino, the agency's director, on Tuesday.
Montgomery County police are beginning to build a homicide case against a Maryland mother whose two children have been missing for a week. Their dad believes his children are alive and said he just wants them back, no questions asked.
The state will stagger enrollment into insurance plans through its health exchange over several days in November as it tries to prevent a repeat of last year's debacle when the problem-plagued website crashed on the first day. The slow rollout of the site will begin Nov. 9 - nearly a week earlier than planned - when people will be able to browse health plans.
After a month long FBI manhunt and a $45,000 reward, Davon "Dro" Wallace is now in police custody. After a month long FBI manhunt and a $45,000 reward, Davon "Dro" Wallace is now in police custody.
Meridian Regional Airport has been awarded the bid to operate all ground services for Meridian's new commercial air carrier. ExpressJet announced in June that it would begin serving Meridian Regional Airport.
The latest independent poll in the Maryland governor's race has Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown with a commanding 14-point lead over Republican Larry Hogan .
Prince George's County police on Tuesday arrested a man they say murdered a 3-year-old girl last month. Police arrested 25-year-old Davon Wallace Tuesday in D.C. FBI investigators say they believe he got into an argument with a man outside a home on East Kilmer Street in Landover, Maryland, on Aug. 10. Wallace -- a Landover, Maryland, resident -- was in a romantic relationship with a young woman who lived at the house, says Lt.
Downed power lines were being blamed Tuesday morning for a disruption in Amtrak rail service between D.C. and Philadelphia. The problem is also disrupting service on Maryland Area Regional Commuter trains.
The American Meteor Society has received more than 200 reports - mostly from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Northern Virginia, New Jersey and Delaware - of a bright fireball lighting up the night sky Sunday night. Mike Hankey, a member of AMS, says it was likely a big chunk of ice from a comet that zoomed past Earth.
A survey released today by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources indicates 73 percent of Marylanders want their state and local governments to take actions to protect their communities against the impacts of climate change, and more than half believe protecting coastal areas from sea-level rise should be a high or very high priority for the Governor and the General Assembly. The report is the first of four to be released this fall from a survey of over 2,000 Maryland citizens conducted this spring by George Mason University in conjunction with the Climate Communication Consortium of Maryland.
Maryland has agreed to provide local school systems more time for students to get required vaccinations after school superintendents raised concerns about children missing school because they could not meet the deadline. The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is offering a 45-day extension to allow students to get the required vaccinations.
Maryland Natural Resources Police officers charged two men with illegal hunting in separate incidents in Allegany and Frederick counties this past weekend. Steven Daniel McKee, 48, of Flintstone, received six citations for killing a bear out of season and using bait, and for failing to report killing an antlerless deer.
The Maryland Department of the Environment is giving some employees the day off after bedbugs were discovered in a portion of the agency's headquarters building in Baltimore. Agency spokesman Jay Apperson says employees who work on one floor of the building were granted administrative leave for Monday.
Another weekend of action on the gridiron has the state busy playing some football.
Probationary Officer Themis Speis has been suspended from the Prince George's County Police Department after he was charged Sunday with second degree assault. The suspension stems from a domestic situation that occurred when Speis was off duty.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 03:20 am
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