This Sunday, thousands of people will travel to Camden Yards to participate in the Baltimore chapter of Kidney Walk, an event sponsored by the National Kidney Foundation to promote awareness of kidney disease as well as raise money for its treatment. For one local woman, the cause is deeply personal.
BALTIMORE – Issa Haddad, 24, of Rockville pleaded guilty on April 9 to playing an integral role in a wide-reaching conspiracy to distribute marijuana and launder money earned in sales of the drug. Though Maryland, Washington, D.C. and several other jurisdictions have taken steps to legalize or decriminalize medicinal and recreational marijuana, its use, sale and possession remains illegal under federal law.
ROCKVILLE – “There’s no freaking way in hell I would ever trust my product to the Department of Liquor Control,” said a local brewery owner – and she is far from alone in her feelings toward the embattled liquor department.
ROCKVILLE – The mayor and council continued to ponder budget decisions Monday night as they wait for major aspects of the budget framework to be finalized, including a long-awaited classification and compensation study.
KENSINGTON – Since Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-8) announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate he says he has been overwhelmed by the outpouring of support from Marylanders including the endorsement of two more county executives last week.