Union leaders for teachers at Prince George’s County Public Schools hope to force change in the school system by asking teachers to conduct only the work they are contractually obligated to do starting Monday.
There will be no tax increases in the $4.1 billion budget unveiled by Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker, but some homeowners might wind up paying more due to increased property values, which Baker touted as a sign of the county’s economic progress under his tenure.
House Bill 1549 would require counties and municipalities to comply with and support the enforcement of federal immigration laws.
High school and middle school students across the Washington area are prepared to join a national demonstration, walking out of classes at 10 a.m. for a 17-minute protest of gun violence.
D.C. voters will decide in June whether restaurants must pay minimum wage to servers who currently are paid a base wage of $3.33 plus tips.
Firefighting efforts at a Fort Washington, Maryland, house Thursday were hampered by clutter in the home, which experts say always poses a risk to residents and to firefighters.
Despite Maryland already having among the toughest gun laws in the nation, Montgomery County political leaders, police and students rallied Monday to demand stricter gun laws nationally.
The makers of 911HelpSMS say they have created an app that would be particularly suitable for students and will provide children an extra layer of security.
The city had shrouded the statues to mourn the deaths and severe injuries suffered in the Aug. 12 white nationalist protests.
D.C. is converting its streetlights from mercury vapor lamps to LED lights, but some residents worry the lights will be bright and glaring rather than warm and glowing.
“This is the largest minority swim meet, not only in the country but in the world,” said John Stokes, deputy director of the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation, the department that conducts the 32nd annual Black History Invitational Swim Meet.
“It needs to stop. The police force needs to get involved, the town council, the town manager,” said Tammy Carter, a teacher and resident of Leesburg, whose demand for police action seems to reflect the sentiment of the town’s African American community.
Valentine’s Day is not just for flowers, chocolates and romance. The FBI is warning people about the risks of online romance scams.
While some of the finalist cities plan to offer substantial economic incentives, some Maryland officials are pushing back against major tax breaks for the giant retailer.
In a letter last week to Fire Chief Richard Bowers, Kathleen Stanley resigned her post as a women’s program officer for Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, saying the women’s advocate post has no legitimate authority.