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SHA monitoring pavement temperatures and patrolling for icy sections

Winter Driving

BALTIMORE; 8:37 p.m. ET – As the winter storm moves northeast, snow and sleet will change over to all rain Saturday evening. The State Highway Administration (SHA) will continue to monitor pavement temperatures and keep crews on the road to…

SHA treating roads out west and preparing for possible winter weather

Snow Plow

BALTIMORE; 1:44 p.m. ET – The State Highway Administration (SHA) is continuing winter operations in Western Maryland as a winter storm moves into Central Maryland with rain likely through much of Saturday. Motorists traveling west along I-70 through Hancock or…

SHA prepares for Saturday snow

State Highway Administration

BALTIMORE; 9:18 a.m. ET – On Saturday morning, there was light snowfall in western Maryland as far east as Hagerstown. A snow emergency plan is in effect in Allegany County. Crews are fully prepared throughout the state to salt or…

Gov. O’Malley issues statement on his election as chair of Chesapeake Executive Council

Martin O'Malley

ANNAPOLIS; 4:09 p.m. ET – Governor Martin O’Malley has issued the following statement upon his election as chair of the Chesapeake Executive Council: “It is an honor to be elected chair of the Chesapeake Executive Council again, during what will…

2013 Geminid Meteor Shower peaks tonight (WATCH LIVE)

Meteor Shower

BALTIMORE; 2:32 p.m. – One of the best meteor showers of the year lights up the sky late Friday night into Saturday morning. The 2013 Geminid Meteor Shower could treat viewers to 90 to 120 meteors per hour. Observers can…

Maryland SHA crews prepare for third winter storm this week

Winter Storm

BALTIMORE; 12:36 p.m. ET – Officially, winter is still eight days away, but the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is preparing crews and equipment for the third round of wintry precipitation in a week. Forecasts predict that the rain/snow/sleet line…

Winter Weather Advisory issued for Baltimore area

Winter Weather

UPDATE (12/13/13; 2:57 p.m. ET): The Winter Storm Watch has been dropped and a Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the Baltimore area. The National Weather Service says snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are possible. Here’s the…

AG Gansler urges FDA to reconsider Zohydro ER decision

Pills Medicine Drugs Prescriptions

BALTIMORE; 4:40 p.m. ET – Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler, joined by a bipartisan group of 27 other attorneys general, on Thursday urged the commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reconsider its recent decision to approve…

Howard County continues Watershed Protection with Glenwood tree planting

Glenwood Middle School

ELLICOTT CITY; 3:05 p.m. ET – Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced Thursday that the County’s Watershed Protection and Restoration Program was continuing with a project to create new forest land in Glenwood. Approximately seven and a half acres of…

ABM installs one of the largest solar arrays in Baltimore history

Solar Array

BALTIMORE; 10:47 a.m. ET – ABM, a leading provider of facility solutions, announced Wednesday that ABM‘s energy business has successfully commissioned a 1.2 MW solar array in Baltimore, representing one of the largest solar installations to date in the Baltimore…