A company planning to grow medical marijuana has purchased land in Allegany County to cultivate the plant.
The Justice Department and the former owner of a western Maryland paper mill are fighting over how to resolve an air-pollution case.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it has documented the state’s first known birth of five black bears in a single litter.
U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski is asking the federal government to reconsider a decision making Allegany County ineligible for rural health care grants.
A coalition of western Maryland landowners, businesses and labor groups says the state’s proposed rules for natural gas drilling go too far.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says four more white-tailed deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease in western Maryland.
The city of Frostburg is getting some federal funds to help create a roadmap for economic growth in western Maryland.
A western Maryland state senator is seeking a change in how the state compensates counties that contain large tracts of public land.
The private foundation responsible for Allegany County animal control is acknowledging it failed to respond to calls about abandoned pets in a home were nine dogs died.
Police say the body of a Gaithersburg man missing since Aug. 21 apparently has been found in western Maryland.
Police have identified a man found dead in an abandoned vehicle Thursday afternoon as 54-year-old Martin John Rogers.
State officials are awarding more than $300,000 in grants to reduce acid drainage from abandoned coal mines in western Maryland.