| Feb 20, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller testified Wednesday that Maryland's shortage of funds for transportation projects is a crisis that needs to be addressed now.
Appearing before the Senate Budget & Taxation Committee, Miller said his proposed...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Drivers who plan to travel Interstate 81 in Montgomery County in upcoming days may experience delays due to scheduled nighttime detours and lane closures.
According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, a southbound detour will take place on...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Overnight detours and lane closures on Interstate 81 in Montgomery County have been postponed, and are now scheduled to begin Wednesday and extend into next week.
Detours will take place on Interstate 81 North on Wednesday and Thursday, beginning at 10...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Montgomery County wants more attention focused on its wineries, and is asking the federal government to expand a special designation, to include one more county vineyard.
The American Viticultural Area or AVA, is a specific label given to wine grapes...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 1:35 PM
A Virginia-based company that provides information technology, management and other services to the federal government warned regulators that it might layoff 478 workers in Maryland, the state said Friday.
Serco Inc., of Reston, Va., also told Maryland's...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:53 PM
A few area schools received big honors from Richmond Wednesday.
The Board of Education Excellence awards were given to 51 schools across the state.
The only school in Roanoke City to receive the award was Crystal Spring Elementary.
It met all...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:00 AM
A deal environmentalists thought had been worked out to stop mostly out-of-state paper mills from cashing in on Maryland's renewable energy law by burning so-called "black liquor" has come unglued. The state's only paper plant in Allegany County has...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 11:59 AM
With three weeks left in the General Assembly session, Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders have begun the painstaking process of rounding up the votes to raise taxes on gasoline — a move so unpopular it hasn't been done here since 1992....
| Mar 14, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Casinos could give free cash to table game players under a bill passed by the House of Delegates Thursday. The measure now heads to the state Senate.
Proponents said the change is necessary to allow Maryland casinos to compete with in what Del. Eric...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Michael D. Eaton ran up a tab for 17 beers plus other drinks before he left a Gaithersburg tavern, according to court records. Forty-five minutes later, behind the wheel of his Range Rover, he slammed into the back of a Jeep Cherokee at a speed...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Be prepared for delays on Interstate 81 North in Montgomery County starting Sunday.
The Virginia Department of Transportation is putting detours in place between mile markers 120 and 125 beginning at 10 p.m. Sunday night, until 6 a.m. the following...