Up and at ’em, Laurel! Here’s everything you need to know to get this Tuesday started off right.


First, today’s weather:

Plenty of sunshine. High: 45 Low: 22.

Find out what’s happening in Laurelwith free, real-time updates from Patch.


Here are the top three stories today in Laurel:

  1. According to Patch reporter Deb Belt, Maryland may experience winter weather this week. Cold 40 mph winds will drive snow and sleet Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. However, it will all melt away by Thursday when temperatures climb into the 70s. Clouds, showers and a potential thunderstorm may dampen the return of spring-like weather on Thursday. (Patch)
  2. Rosaline Law is a Prince George’s County-based health coach and owner of Heavenly Bodies Live, LLC. She has been a champion for women’s health for over a decade. Now, she wants to help people shed those “pandemic pounds” that were gained over these recent years due to the stresses, trauma and changes in our world that were caused by COVID-19. (WTOP)
  3. Governor Larry Hogan, Senate President Bill Ferguson, and House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones recently announced that they have reached a historic bipartisan agreement to provide $1.86 billion in tax relief over five years for Maryland retirees, small businesses, and low-income families. Gov. Hogan said that it is “the largest tax cut package in state history with major and long-overdue relief for Maryland’s retirees.” This legislative session will deliver nearly $2 billion in tax relief (combined with the recent gas tax suspension). (Maryland.gov)

Today in Laurel:

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  • NPC Newsmaker: Gretchen Carlson & Julie Roginsky discuss the new landmark “Me Too” Bill—Gretchen Carlson, former Fox News journalist, and now a special contributor for PEOPLE TV, joins Julie Roginsky, co-founder of the non-profit, “Lift Our Voices” to discuss the recent landmark “#MeToo” bill that forbids companies from forcing sexual harassment and assault claims into arbitration. Carlson and Roginsky will discuss the recent bill, how it garnered support from both parties on the Hill, and how this legislation will now be a “model” for addressing forced arbitration for other claims. This National Press Club Headliners event (held in the Holeman Lounge of the National Press Club) will be live in-person today (March 29) at 10:00 a.m. To submit a question via email, put #METOO in the subject line and email to headliners@press.org. (10:00 a.m.)
  • Her Ideas, Her Stories: Women Artists—Women artists have often been overlooked and undervalued. Though gender bias is less apparent today, women artists continue to face many obstacles and disparities—especially minority women. The Chesapeake Arts Center (hosting this event) in Brooklyn Park is committe