Since the late 1800s, there’s been a group of dedicated women who look out for each other in times of crisis. You know this group as the “YWCA.”
The state Department of Natural Resources says most overnight shelters and campsites along Maryland’s section of the Appalachian Trail have reopened after tree maintenance prompted by a hiker’s death.
Scores of animal lovers in western Maryland are taking a wintertime dip in a state park lake to benefit a local animal shelter.
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.
The Humane Society of the United States is bringing dozens of rescued dogs from Mississippi to its headquarters near Washington for care and adoption.
Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration is working to find temporary shelter in Maryland to help immigrant children who have been crossing the border from Central America without due process.
The Howard County Animal Control shelter will be closed until June 19 due to an outbreak of ringworm. No adoptions will occur during the shutdown.
A publicly funded homeless shelter in Frederick is switching to year-round operation after 12 years as a cold weather shelter.
Calling for change. Protesters demand answers from county leaders about what they call “deplorable” conditions at the Baltimore County Animal Shelter—but shelter officials say the allegations aren’t true.
The D.C. Council will listen to testimony on the city’s strategies for sheltering the homeless, including the practice of housing families in motels.
The number of pet adoptions and rescues from Frederick County’s animal shelter has been falling over the past five years, leading to an increase in animals put to death.
Homeless advocates are holding an all-night vigil for homeless people who have died this year in Washington.