Baltimore County Council approves more than $1.4 Million in aid for Sinclair Broadcast Group



Sinclair Broadcast Group’s logo, via Wikimedia Commons

In an effort to retain Hunt Valley-based conservative-leaning TV news conglomerate Sinclair Broadcast Group, Baltimore County lawmakers have endorsed a state loan of $1.3 million–and offered up an additional $130,000 of the county’s money—to help the corporation expand and hire more workers for its Hunt Valley headquarters.

Marylanders strongly back term limits for General Assembly members, poll finds

The inside of the General Assembly chambers in Annapolis. Photo by Roxanne Ready, via Flickr, used with a Creative Commons license.

Three of every four Marylanders support capping the time that state delegates and senators can serve in Annapolis, according to the newest Goucher Poll.

Gilman Congratulates Their 2018 College-bound Athletes



On Gilman’s signing day, student-athletes wore spirit items from their schools and coaches summarized each athlete’s accomplishments.

College-bound Gilman Athletes: Congratulations to students who will be playing their sport on the college level next year. They include:

  • Thomas Booker, football at Stanford University
  • Bryce Bush, football at James Madison University
  • Sam Cosimano, lacrosse at Franklin & Marshall College
  • Maxwell Costes, baseball at University of Maryland
  • Jeremy Cranston, lacrosse at Dickinson College
  • Will DeMuth, lacrosse at Franklin & Marshall College
  • Will Dewire, squash at Tufts
  • Mason Freeman, track at Bowdoin
  • Jarius Gaines, golf at Hampton University
  • Douglas Godine, lacrosse at Denison
  • Jonathon Hazlehurst, lacrosse at Rhodes College
  • Teddy MacFarlane, lacrosse at Dickinson College
  • Brandon Madison, football at The United States Naval Academy
  • Liam Muhly, lacrosse at Drexel University
  • Alex Slodzinski, football at Trinity College
  • Derrick Thompson, tennis at The United States Naval Academy
  • Mac Webster, golf at Boston College
  • Brandon Willis, football at The United States Naval Academy
  • Michael Willis, baseball at Georgetown University



Md. lawmakers want to boost sanctions for murder-for-hire

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

By Zach Shapiro

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Murder-for-hire is a misdemeanor in Maryland, and prosecutors have just three years to bring charges. State lawmakers from both parties want to change that.

Annapolis Restaurant Week Starts Sunday!


Foodies of many different tastes are readying their palates for a week of deals and savory dishes during the last week of February for the city’s annual Restaurant Week.

Gubernatorial candidate Jim Shea says MDOT chief should resign over Baltimore Metro shutdown

Photo by Adam E. Moreira, via Wikimedia Commons

Local defense attorney and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim Shea says Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn should step down after the state has effectively admitted it knew, but didn’t act on major safety issues in Baltimore’s metro system.

Ed Schrader’s Music Beat shares new track ‘Seagull’

Image via Carpark Records

Local duo Ed Schrader’s Music Beat has been keeping very busy since announcing a new album, “Riddles,” due out March 2 on Carpark Records, and releasing a video for the new single “Dunce.”

Bmoreart’s Picks: Baltimore Art Openings, Galleries, and Events February 20 – 26


BmoreArt’s Picks presents the best weekly art openings, events, and performances happening in Baltimore and surrounding areas. For a more comprehensive perspective, check the BmoreArt Calendar page, which includes ongoing exhibits and performances, and is updated on a daily basis.

To submit your calendar event, email!


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from Wednesday, Feb 21st – October 14th, 2024