Politics & Business

Cecil County’s Executive Arrested for DUI Last Night

Still via YouTube/Cecil Times

Cecil County’s top elected official was caught behind the wheel after having a few drinks last night, according to state police.

Bill Clinton to Speak About Opioid Epidemic at Hopkins Next Week

Bill Clinton in October 2016. Photo by Hayden Schiff, via Wikimedia Commons.

A former president will be in the building on Monday in East Baltimore to talk about American’s worsening and deadly painkiller abuse problem.

Md. Historical Trust: Pugh Wasn’t Authorized to Remove Confederate Statues, Which Still Need to be Relocated

The empty base of the Lee-Jackson Monument in the Wyman Park Dell. Photo by Ethan McLeod.

Mayor Catherine Pugh didn’t follow governmental chain of command when she ordered several controversial Confederate statues be torn down this past August, according to the Maryland Historical Trust, which also acknowledged it’s still highly unlikely they’ll ever go back up in their original locations.

Hogan Says Md. Will Spend $50 Million on Smart Traffic Lights

Photo by Matt Mendoza, used under a Creative Commons license

Continuing his fascination with transportation technology, Gov. Larry Hogan announced new funding on Wednesday for software-controlled traffic lights.

Hogan Asks Frosh to Help Him Save Giant ‘Peace Cross’

The “Peace Cross.” Photo by Ben Jacobson, via Wikimedia Commons.

Maryland’s Republican governor has asked an unlikely source for help protecting a hulking, 40-foot concrete cross in Prince George’s County.

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

Photo by Gage Skidmore, via Wikimedia Commons

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.

Hogan Joins Culture War with Peace Cross Stance

The “Peace Cross.” Photo by Ben Jacobson.

Gov. Larry Hogan took to social media Friday to air his disgust at a federal court’s ruling that a cross-shaped World War I memorial in Prince George’s County is unconstitutional, promising to “fight this unacceptable overreach.”

Cummings Says He May Move to Subpoena White House Over Private Email Use


Baltimore Rep. Elijah Cummings is continuing to press White House officials and his Republican counterpart on the House Oversight Committee to bring to light Trump administration employees’ illegal use of private email.

Gov. Hogan is Now Backing Elon Musk’s D.C.-Baltimore ‘Hyperloop’ Idea

A sign for The Boring Company in Anne Arundel County. Photo via Gov. Larry Hogan/Twitter.

A tube-based, vacuum-like electric transportation system is going to be built across dozens of miles along an underground stretch of Maryland, our governor says.

Old Goucher Neighborhood Group Submits its Own Bid for Amazon’s HQ2

State Center, one of several sites mentioned in the Old Goucher Neighborhood Association’s application. Photo via Google StreetView

As city leaders and developers were pouring hundreds of hours into their Port Covington pitch for Amazon’s future second North American headquarters, a neighborhood group was quietly assembling its own application for HQ2.