Two $1 million Powerball tickets sold at same Maryland 7-Eleven, jackpot rolls to $1.09 billion

UPDATE: One lucky couple has claimed BOTH winning $1 million tickets. Original story below… BALTIMORE, MD—The April Fools’ Day Powerball drawing has resulted in two winning $1 million tickets being sold at the same 7-Eleven location in Annapolis. The two tickets, along with four other third-tier prizes valued at $50,000 each, were sold at retailers in Elkton, Frederick, Hyattsville, and […]

Maryland Conservation Corps members kick off AmeriCorps Week with invasive plant removal project

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Conservation Corps members gathered at Sandy Point State Park on Tuesday to share stories about why they felt called to serve and what they’ve learned from their work, before setting out for a day of cutting back invasive plants. As part of AmeriCorps Week, the event brought representatives from AmeriCorps and Maryland state agencies to the Chesapeake Bay-front […]

Drug trafficker sentenced to 8 years for distributing fentanyl in Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD—A Millersville man has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison for possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute, according to the sentencing announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Erek L. Barron. Orlando Ray Coleman Sr., 44, will spend eight years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release. Coleman was a drug […]

NOW YOU KNOW: Asking the County Executive to Withdraw His Housing Bill

The following is an editorial piece from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. Governor Moore testified in favor of his bill, The Housing Expansion and Affordability Act, before the Environment and Transportation Committee in Annapolis last week. During the controversial hearing, the Governor and other proponents of the legislation faced difficult questions and challenges from bipartisan committee members. Delegate Nawrocki […]

Maryland celebrates Black History Month at Government House

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Governor and the First Lady of Maryland, Wes and Dawn Moore, hosted the annual Black History Month Open House at Government House in Annapolis over the weekend. The event drew hundreds of guests to enjoy performances from the Kingdom Fellowship A.M.E. Church Choir from Prince George’s County and a variety of art pieces from different Maryland institutions. “Here […]

Hiring Our Heroes: Military Spouse Employer Connect event held at Government House

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore, First Lady Dawn Moore, Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller, and Maryland Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary Tony Woods this week hosted Hiring Our Heroes: Military Spouse Employer Connect event at Government House. More than 60 military spouses joined representatives from numerous State agencies and top employers to network and learn more about employment and fellowship opportunities. “If […]

Seven Maryland Delegates: Border humanitarian crisis will not be fixed by federal handout

The following is an editorial piece from seven Maryland House of Delegates members. ANNAPOLIS, MD—This week, seven Maryland House of Delegates members wrote to President Joe Biden and U.S. Congressional leaders about the immigration crisis. The lawmakers were shocked and appalled that Governor Moore and eight other state governors asked President Biden to send more money because of the flood […]