The Maryland Higher Education Commission secretary, James D. Fielder, announced that $29.3 million was awarded for 29 competitive institutional grant proposals at 14 Maryland nursing programs by MHEC’s Nurse Support Program II, according to a MHEC news release.

With Maryland’s six casinos closed since mid-March due to the COVID-19 virus, total gaming revenues are down by nearly $372.5 million compared to last year, while casino contributions to the state are down more than $148.8 million, according to a Maryland Lottery and Gaming press release.

A state executive order ensures that financial institutions and governments can't garnish federal financial assistance paid to individuals as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act.

On April 17, No Kid Hungry Maryland announced a $25,000 emergency grant for Prince George’s County Public Schools. The funding will help the district continue to provide meals for kids while schools are closed amid the coronavirus pandemic. The district expects to provide up to 15,000 meals …

The Prince George’s Police Departmnt has charged a man in connection with a fatal shooting last week in District Heights according to a PGPD news release. Dartangan Page, 24, of no fixed address, is charged with fatally shooting Jawuan Ingram, 23, of Landover.

Maryland State Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that killed a Largo pedestrian Sunday evening.

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit has reported that it has identified and arrested a teenager who allegedly killed a woman inside of a Lanham home, according to a news release.

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration activated a new traffic signal Wednesday on eastbound Brandywine Road at Route 5 (Branch Avenue), according to an MDOT press release.

Doctors Community Health System is raising the minimum wage for its employees to $15 per hour effective February, according to a news release from the hospital system. This increase will impact about 176 employees who currently make less than $15 per hour.

A Waldorf man died after a head-on collision Jan. 8 in Temple Hills, according to a Prince George’s County Police Department news release. The victim was identified as 38-year-old Kenyata James.

Processing of personal income tax returns for Tax Year 2019 will coincide with the Internal Revenue Service start date of Monday, Jan. 27, according to a news release from the Maryland Comptroller’s Office. Business tax returns began being accepted for processing on Jan. 7.

Prince George’s Police Department detectives are working to identify and arrest the suspect or suspects who shot and killed a man in Capitol Heights on Saturday, according to a law enforcement news release.

On Friday, Dec. 13, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md. 5th) attended the 20th anniversary kick-off celebration of Judy Centers at Cool Spring Elementary School in Adelphi, the first Judy Center in Maryland. Named after Hoyer's late wife, Judith P. Hoyer Center Early Learning Hubs provi…

Maryland Legal Aid, Clothes4Souls and Macy’s, as well as volunteers from St. Peter Claver Catholic Church,Children in Need, Inc., Boys and Girls Club, The Light House Homeless Prevention Support Center and Tree of Life Ministries will distribute brand new Macy’s coats to children and adults …

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