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More than $2 billion in American Rescue Plan money has arrived for local governments around the state since last spring.
September 6, 2022
Maryland Department of Health data shows the vast majority of overdose deaths stemmed from fentanyl.
September 1, 2022
Joshua Pruitt was one of the few Capitol rioters to come face-to-face with a member of Congress during the Jan. 6, 2021, attack by a mob of Donald Trump supporters, according to federal prosecutors.
August 29, 2022
Wes Moore and Dan Cox are only two of the five candidates on the ballot for governor. The public should hear from all of them.
Sen. Paul Pinsky and Rep. Sara Love are incensed the MDE has done nothing to staff up under a new state law. An MDE spokesman says the agency is “committed to protecting and restoring our environment.”
After a late-season injury kept him out last year, Lamar Jackson will certainly be under a microscope in the months to come.
August 25, 2022
Arthur "Mac" Love IV had posted memes in support of a man who had fatally shot protesters in Wisconsin
August 18, 2022
Jordannah Elizabeth distills astrology into foundational terms and concepts so that young people can feel empowered to begin their own astrological study.
Tia Hopkins of Baltimore and Antonio Bowens of Frederick County have been elected as openly nonbinary members of the Democratic Central Committee. They vow to push for inclusiveness in the state Democratic Party.
August 17, 2022
Four years after spotted lanternflies, an invasive insect originally from China, first arrived in Maryland, their population is soaring — and they have stormed into the Baltimore area.
August 16, 2022
Each month, The Baltimore Banner will curate some of our favorite images from the previous four weeks or so; that’ll include photographs and illustrations, from both our team of staffers and our wide pool of freelance contributors.
August 12, 2022
Election officials found a discrepancy between the total number of votes in the certified results and the number of accepted mail-in and provisional ballots.
August 8, 2022
You don’t have to be old enough for a bank account to start to understand money.
The number of Marylanders receiving SNAP benefits declined by more than 158,000 between March and May — an 18% drop.
"Wear and carry" applications in Maryland rose more than 600% from June 23 to July 11 compared to the same period last year, according to state police. This follows a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June striking down New York’s rules for concealed weapons permits, and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's subsequent suspension of a requirement that applicants provide a "good and substantial reason" for possessing a regulated firearm.
August 5, 2022