| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Grace-Kelly Anoma stood in front of a special committee convened to address Coppin State University's troubles and let loose with her frustrations.
Some professors teach by reading straight out of the textbook, Anoma told the panel Thursday evening. The...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 11:48 AM
New laws passed by the Maryland General Assembly late last week would put stricter penalties and an element of public shaming behind the state's open-meetings laws.
State lawmakers said public officials have been able to flout the rules without...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 8:00 PM
As legislative sessions go, 2013 isn’t likely to be considered a banner year in many Western Maryland circles. From gun control to an increase in gasoline taxes, the priorities of Annapolis are clearly different from those of the rural counties....
| Apr 14, 2013
| 3:25 PM
A class of Towson University nursing students at the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown is participating in a walk equal to the distance across the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The community health fundraiser, promoted by the world relief...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 8:48 AM
The text messages were pinging to and from Gov. Martin O'Malley's BlackBerry. It was the latter part of October, and Election Day was just around the corner.
He and top advisers traded messages that touched on three referendum questions, all approved by...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 1:12 PM
By dumping $300,000 in taxpayer funds on Towson University's baseball team, Gov. Martin O'Malley has temporarily solved one problem and created a multitude of others. The frustration that led Mr. O'Malley to intervene is understandable. But his proposal...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to allocate $300,000 in taxpayer money to save Towson University's baseball team came under fire Wednesday from some legislators and key fiscal policymakers for being unprecedented and unfair to other college sports programs....
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:14 AM
The effective resignation Tuesday of St. Mary's College of Maryland President Joseph R. Urgo undoubtedly will come as a disappointment to the many students, faculty and alumni who shared his vision for the school. St. Mary's is unique among the state's...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 7:02 PM
An outdoor fitness series has begun on Tuesdays with hot yoga or Zumba at University Plaza next to University System of Maryland at Hagerstown, off West Washington Street in downtown Hagerstown.
The classes are free.
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:14 PM
A professors' group at Coppin State University said Monday that it shared a review committee's improvement goals for the traditionally black college, but questioned why the reviewers didn't address certain funding issues nor a perceived lack of...
| Jun 3, 2013
Agendas for this week's scheduled meetings of the Washington County Board of Education and Hagerstown Mayor and Council (the Washington County Commissioners are not scheduled to meet):
WASHINGTON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION