Maryland gained about 44,000 residents in 2013.
The market for health care information technology is showing enormous growth potential, and plenty of Maryland businesses are crowding in.
Perceived state interference in local growth issues drew fiery language from Frederick County commissioners, with one saying leaders in Annapolis should “stay the hell out of our business.”
A Charles County official says the county is working to strike a balance between developing urban areas and preserving rural landscapes.
Montgomery County officials are concerned about how planned expansions at the National Institutes of Health and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center will affect traffic on Bethesda’s congested roads.
A western Maryland laboratory is getting a NASA grant to study whether global warming is causing trees to grow faster.
Frederick County officials are praising clarifications to PlanMaryland, a statewide development plan criticized by many local officials from rural parts of the state.
A Frederick County judge is considering dismissing a lawsuit filed by several environmental groups challenging the county’s plan to increase development potential by about 50 percent.
A debate over growth planning in Frederick County has turned nasty on a radio talk show hosted by the county’s top elected official.
The report card is in for Baltimore City schools. Students rank below the national average, but they’re still making some important progress.
The Maryland Department of Planning says a proposed rewrite of Frederick County’s 20-year land-use plan would extend residential sprawl and require construction of more roads and schools.
The Appalachian Regional Commission is working on a road map for economic growth in western Maryland.