maryland

March 23, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

WalletHub Ranks Maryland Second Most Innovative State

In a new study by WalletHub, Maryland is ranked second most innovative state. WalletHub’s analysts compared all 50 states across two key factors including human capital and the innovation environment. “Innovation is a huge driver of the state’s economy,” Jill Gonzalez, WalletHub analyst said. “Innovative states are economically successful states.” Maryland also ranked third in highest share of […]

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March 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Katie Ledecky Inducted into Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame

Olympian Katie Ledecky, a Bethesda resident, was inducted into the Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame at a ceremony at the Miller Senate Office Building in Annapolis this month. Ledecky is the youngest inductee ever and the first Team USA swimmer. The honor places her among other extraordinary women in that Hall, including Harriet Tubman, Rachel […]

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March 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Bundle up and hold onto your hat! It’s going to be cold and breezy today. Cool and breezy today! Temps falling over the next few hours; the map shows the max temps expected after 8AM today. #dcwx #mdwx #vawx #wvwx pic.twitter.com/fa66aekmUM — […]

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March 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

21 This Week Panelists Discuss Trump Immigration Ban, the Governor’s Race (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and panelists discuss the Trump immigration ban, the negative impact of the Trump budget on the Washington region, the races for Maryland Governor and Montgomery County Executive and more. This week’s panel of political observers includes Elbridge James, Susan Heltemes, Jerry Cave, […]

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March 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

21 This Week Panelists Discuss Purple Line Delay, Overhaul of Obamacare (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and panelists discuss the recent delay to construction of the Purple Line, the impact of the Obamacare overhaul on the Maryland healthcare system, the 2018 race for the County Executive seat, the national “Day Without a Woman” strike, and more. This week’s […]

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March 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Read Across America Day at Lakewood Elementary (VIDEO)

Lakewood Elementary School students recently celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday on Read Across America Day with student athletes from Wootton High School and the University of Maryland. This annual event is all about promoting literacy. MCPS-TV has the story, below:

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March 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

21 This Week Panelists Discuss Maryland Heroin Epidemic and State Ban on Fracking (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and panelists discuss prescription drug abuse and the heroin epidemic in the state, the ban on fracking that is set to expire in September, public school testing policies and more. This week’s panel of political observers includes Sam Statland, Mark Uncapher, Liz […]

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March 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

The Past Week’s Top Stories

The top stories at mymcmedia.org run the gamut, from police and fire news, to a quirky story about an attempt to dispose of a statue of a Confederate soldier. Use the links below in case you missed any of them. The Statue Nobody Wants Had Little Luck on Craigslist Board of Education Adopts Updated School […]

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March 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Counting Down to the Election of 2018: Ferleman is First Candidate to File in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election may be over a year away but several candidates are already off and running in Montgomery County. On Feb. 28, Germantown resident Tom Ferleman, a Republican, became the first candidate to file his paperwork for the election of 2018 in Montgomery County. Ferleman was at the Board of Elections offices […]

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February 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Ranks in Top 10 of Best States to Live in the Nation (VIDEO)

In a recent report by U.S. News & World Report, Maryland is ranked as eighth best state to live in the nation. The “Best State Ranking” analyzed all 50 states in the following key areas: health care, education, crimes and corrections, opportunity, economy and government. “I’m proud to point out that Maryland has beat out […]

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