In Announcing School Legislation, Emergency Funding, Hogan Slams City Schools Over Heating

Gov. Larry Hogan holds a press conference on education legislation. Image via Facebook Live.

Gov. Larry Hogan today announced legislation to create an office of the state education inspector general to look into complaints on illegal and unethical conduct by school administrators, as well as $2.5 million in discretionary funding from the state’s Catastrophic Event Account to fix the “immediate, horrendous, failing HVAC systems crisis” in Baltimore.

Opponents are Lining Up Against Franchot’s Beer Bill

Comptroller Peter Franchot hoists a beer with Maryland brewers. Image Courtesy of Comptroller Peter Franchot’s Facebook.

After a months-long process of forming a task force on the state’s beer laws and holding meetings, Comptroller Peter Franchot released proposals in December 2016 for loosening restrictions on Maryland’s craft breweries.

North Baltimore, Annapolis Take 3rd and 4th Place in Holiday Parade Poll

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To no one’s surprise, the annual Christmas parade in Hampden and Medfield has been recognized by the internet as one of the best holiday festivities in the country.

Annapolis Elects Local Restaurateur as Mayor, Replacing Republican Mike Pantelides

Annapolis Mayor-elect Gavin Buckley. Photo via Gavin Buckley for Mayor/Facebook.

A small business owner and first-time politician unseated Republican incumbent Mike Pantelides last night as mayor of Annapolis.

Ben Jealous Attracting Lion’s Share of Endorsements in Democratic Primary

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The Maryland Democratic primary is eight months away, but one gubernatorial candidate has taken a commanding lead of sorts in the race to challenge popular incumbent Gov. Larry Hogan in 2018.

Chick and Ruth’s Delly in Annapolis Now Under New Ownership

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Annapolis’ most famous deli is under new management, though its outgoing longtime owner promises everything there will remain as is.

Naval Academy Grad Charged in Chaotic Home Burglary in Annapolis

An aerial shot of the U.S. Naval Academy. Photo via USNA.

In an unusual fiasco early Sunday morning, a U.S. Naval Academy graduate is accused of scaling and breaking into a downtown Annapolis home, and police are investigating why an officer fired his gun during the incident when there was no apparent threat.

Naval Academy to Host Caps, Maple Leafs in Outdoor NHL Game Next Winter

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, via Wikimedia Commons

The Washington Capitals will be lacing up their skates for a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Maryland turf ice next year, the Naval Academy announced on Sunday.

Snake House Case Settled Out of Court

Photo via the Virginia Herpetological Association
Photo via the Virginia Herpetological Association

The dispute over Maryland’s infamous snake house won’t be heard by a jury.

Help is Here for Maryland Family Caregivers

Photo courtesy of Laurie Kelly
Photo courtesy of Laurie Kelly

Like more than 771,000 Marylanders (mostly women in their 40’s and 50’s), I am a family caregiver. My father, age 78, has been suffering from life-threatening emergencies since 2012. He has emphysema, congestive heart disease and kidney cancer.