A man loses his life in an explosion on the Eastern Shore. Police say he was probably trying to steal copper from a business. Authorities say it’s part of a recent wave of metal thefts.
The Smithsonian Institution is requesting an increase of nearly $47 million in President Barack Obama’s budget proposal as it builds a new National Museum of African American History and Culture and renovates other facilities.
Metro’s board has voted to hold public hearings on a proposed fare increase to address a $116 million budget shortfall.
Maryland smokers brace for another tax hike, this time on products other than cigarettes.
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission officials say they are proposing a 7.5 percent fee increase to water and sewer fees.
Metro is proposing to raise bus and rail fares by about 5 percent in an effort to overcome a $116 million shortfall in its upcoming operating budget.
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The Smithsonian Institution is receiving a $52 million increase in funding from Congress for 2012, with the increase primarily devoted to building a museum on the National Mall devoted to black history.
Cab fares in Washington would increase by 44 percent under a proposal approved by the District of Columbia Taxicab Commission.
Delmarva Power has asked the Maryland Public Service Commission to approve an increase in electric delivery rates in the state.
A new Maryland health department report shows a large increase in the number of residents who are receiving drug treatment.