Category Archives: Local Stories

Poll shows former Baltimore mayor Dixon ahead of Scott, other challengers

The survey of 400 likely Democratic primary voters, conducted by Garin-Hart-Yang Research Group between February 24-26, found Dixon at 40% support compared to 37% for Scott. The poll carries a margin of error of +/- 5%. While close, the results represent a continued slight edge for Dixon after a December poll also showed her marginally…Read More

University of Maryland suspends fraternities and sororities indefinitely

In response to reports of unsafe activities, the University of Maryland has ordered fraternities and sororities on its College Park campus to suspend all social events and recruitment efforts immediately. The directive, issued Friday in a letter to Greek organizations, cited “activities that have threatened the safety and well-being of members of the University community.”…Read More

Maryland school district accused of training substitutes on student gender identities

The radical leftist indoctrination infecting public schools is on full display in Maryland’s largest district, where substitute teacher applicants are apparently quizzed on transgender ideology. Photos surfaced this week of Montgomery County’s absurd training slides coaching substitutes to embrace the left’s radical gender agenda. Topics include arbitrary terms like “cisgender” and instructions to affirm even…Read More

Baltimore County Public School officials address class size concerns

As Baltimore County Public Schools plans for the 2022-2023 school year, some parents and teachers are raising concerns about increasing class sizes. The Board of Education recently approved a new budget that includes cutting hundreds of vacant positions and reallocating resources to meet state mandates. BCPS says this will lead to slight class size increases…Read More

Deadline looms for survivors as Baltimore Archdiocese files for bankruptcy

Victims of clergy abuse in Maryland are concerned that an upcoming deadline in the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s bankruptcy case will prevent survivors from coming forward. Just hours before Maryland’s new law abolishing the statute of limitations for abuse victims was to take effect last year, the Archdiocese filed for bankruptcy protection. Archbishop William Lori cited…Read More

Lockdown lifted at Maryland State House

The Maryland State House was placed under lockdown earlier today due to a threat, but the lockdown has since been lifted, according to Maryland Senate President Bill Ferguson. Around 5 PM, people inside the building in Annapolis were suddenly rushed out as the facility went into lockdown. The Annapolis Police Department said they received a…Read More

Baltimore County School Board passes budget with $104 million in cuts

The Baltimore County Board of Education recently approved a $2.5 billion budget for fiscal year 2025, which includes position reductions to address a budget shortfall. With federal pandemic relief funds expiring, the school system had to make cuts to align with lower revenues. However, the budget also adds positions to meet requirements of Maryland’s Blueprint…Read More

op-ed Baltimore mayoral candidates call for a pause on bike lanes amid local concerns

Baltimore’s bike lanes have improved mobility and safety, but some mayoral candidates want to reverse the progress. At a recent forum, candidates like Wendell Freeman and Sheila Dixon called for removing or halting new bike lane projects. They claim residents had no input, despite extensive community engagement by the transportation department. These anti-bike lane stances…Read More

Baltimore will get $7.2 million in Walmart opioid crisis settlement

Baltimore, MD – On Thursday, Mayor Brandon Scott announced that the City of Baltimore has reached a settlement with Walmart to resolve claims related to the company’s role in the opioid epidemic. Under the terms of the settlement, Baltimore will receive just over $7.2 million from Walmart. Mayor Scott stated that while the money will…Read More

5th suspect in Maryland shooting that killed 2-year-old was in the US illegally: ICE

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. – The heinous shooting that left an innocent 2-year-old dead is yet another tragic consequence of the radical left’s obsession with sanctuary city policies. The fifth suspect arrested, an illegal alien, should have been deported long ago. According to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Nilson Granados-Trejo had been ordered deported in 2022…Read More

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