The National Park Service says it is giving nearly $1.4 million to two dozen projects in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
A Maryland teenager has won $75,000 for coming up with a screening method for early-stage pancreatic cancer.
Baltimore County has approved preliminary plans for two senior-housing developments and a townhouse project.
Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker III says he is open to adding slot-machine gambling in the county as a way to help generate funding for new projects.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar is joining Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray in celebrating the completion of more than 13 miles of Anacostia Riverwalk Trail and the ongoing work to restore the river.
Environmental projects across the Chesapeake Bay watershed will receive $10.9 million in grants.
A burgeoning arts and entertainment district in Baltimore is the focus of a new grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, along with public-private partnerships in New Orleans and elsewhere.
Ted and Bonnie Nieman of Frederick first visited Cambodia in 2005 as part of a vacation, they were struck by the poverty and from then on helped the families of Cambodia grow.
Washington-area commuters will be dealing with a variety of road construction projects in all three jurisdictions this summer.
Money designated for a now-canceled rail line in Florida was divvied up among nearly two dozen projects around the country Monday, heartening supporters but giving critics fuel to deride it as a diversion from President Barack Obama’s high-speed-train ambitions or as a simple waste of money.
Maryland officials say a shutdown of the federal government could force furloughs of employees supported by some federal grants, or require the state to absorb that cost.
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