Posts Tagged ‘Maryland’

Washington Nationals Cup Seemingly Places D.C. in Maryland [UPDATE]

It's not.

Poll: Marylanders Don’t Want To Annex D.C.

Forty-four percent of participants said they opposed the idea.

FTA Creates State Safety Oversight Rule That Could Make Metro Safer

The rule requires states to certify their safety oversight programs for rail transit with the FTA by 2019.

Analysis: D.C. Families’ Tax Burden Lower Than Other Jurisdictions

That's true across income levels, too.

Regional Leaders Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Fix Metro

Mayor Muriel Bowser and the governors of Virginia and Maryland say they'll work to create a new safety oversight agency.

Family of Man Who Died After Botched DCFEMS Response Weighs Legal Action

Albert Jackson, 67, died on Jan. 3 at his home in Northeast.

Photo: Girl with Stuffed Banana

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, Aug. 10th.  © 2013 Matt Dunn

Photos: J Bar W Ranch Rodeo

Slideshow. Union Bridge, Md. June 1. © 2013 Matt Dunn

Steamed Suburbanites Bring Road Rage to D.C.

Will Washington's streets become a battleground for suburbanites with anger management issues? Consider the Silver Spring woman and Alexandria man who are in legal trouble after allegedly brandishing a knife and gun at each other, the Washington Post reports.
The fight the Post describes as "a dramatic dance of mutual road rage" started Saturday night on the [...]

The Needle: Citizen Swordcane

En Garde: Security screeners at Dulles caught a passenger Monday trying to take a cane with a sword inside it on board. Transportation Security Administration official say the woman didn't realize she was packing a lethal cane. +1
Because Maryland Got High: The Maryland senate's vote to decriminalize pot Tuesday puts the state one step closer [...]

Remembering a Party Monster: Kegasus, 2011-2012

Pour out some Natty Boh, Preakness Stakes fans, because booze-soaked InfieldFest mascot Kegasus is no more:
Kegasus appears destined for the half-human, half-horse farm in the sky, as the Preakness Stakes will likely move away from the party animal brand.
While the centaur's demise isn't certain, the Baltimore Business Journal reports that he probably won't be back [...]

Photos: Polar Bear Plunge

Slideshow.  Sandy Point State Park, Annapolis, MD,  January 26th.  © 2013 Matt Dunn

District Line Daily: Wedding Planning

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With Question 6 approved in Maryland, the Times reports that the state's wedding planners are [...]

Place Your Bets on Maryland Gambling

Here we are, a few hours into the 2012 election fracas, and—as of this post—the fate of Maryland's Gaming Expansion Referendum looks to be coming down to a coin flip. (Prince George's and Montgomery Counties are doing their part, favoring the measure at nearly a 60 percent clip.) So let's have some fun, shall we? [...]

Gallaudet Wants Employee Suspended Over Anti-Gay Petition Back

The saga of Gallaudet University Chief Diversity Officer Dr. Angela McCaskill—put on administrative leave last week after her signature to put Maryland's gay marriage law on a ballot—continues, with Gallaudet president T. Alan Hurwitz releasing a statement this morning saying that the school wants McCaskill back.
"Gallaudet University would like to work with its Chief Diversity [...]