New Annapolis mayor struggles in first months on job

New Annapolis mayor struggles in first months on job

Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides thought winning election as a Republican in a Democrat-dominated city would be hard. "The entire state was against me," he said.

Youth leader gunned down on Baltimore's west side

Michael Mayfield did it all: The Baltimore teenager was a member of his school's Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps, played baritone horn in the band, was a...

Baltimore's best desserts [Pictures]

Baltimore's dining scene is now blossoming with talented and adventurous pastry chefs turning out tour-de-force desserts. We saved room in our list for some...

Peanut allergy links Orioles reliever Brian Matusz with young fan

Peanut allergy links Orioles reliever Brian Matusz with young fan from Atlanta

Shortly after suffering from a peanut allergy in spring training, Orioles reliever Brian Matusz remembers laughing when he opened a unique piece of fan mail in Sarasota, Fla., last month.

Fresh-egg enthusiasts crow about Baltimore County backyard chickens

Fresh-egg enthusiasts crow about Baltimore County backyard chickens

When Brooks Paternotte bought his 10-acre property in Owings Mills three years ago, it came with a chicken coop.

Horseshoe Baltimore to hold hiring event, offer free dealer courses

Horseshoe Baltimore to hold hiring event, offer free dealer courses

Horseshoe Baltimore Casino will host a hiring event at M&T Bank Stadium on Monday and Tuesday for local residents interested in becoming table games dealers.

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Ocean City ranked as one of the least safe places to live in Maryland

Ocean City ranked as one of the least safe places to live in Maryland

Is Ocean City the most dangerous place to live in Maryland? Even more dangerous than Baltimore?

Easter brunch at Baltimore restaurants [Pictures]

Easter brunch at Baltimore restaurants [Pictures]

Our favorite Easter Sunday brunches are mostly buffet-style because we've found that's the best way for restaurants to manage the huge...

Ravens reinstate Rolando McClain

Ravens reinstate Rolando McClain after shaky workout in front of team officials

The Ravens reinstated middle linebacker Rolando McClain from the reserved/retired list just two days after he was unable to finish the team's conditioning test and struggled in individual drills.

Church of Nativity to host Easter Mass at Towson U.

Church of Nativity to host Easter Mass at Towson U.

For many Christians, Easter morning is a time when churchgoers flock to their places of worship to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. One church in Timonium, however, is sending its parishioners away — specifically, 3 miles south along...

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No looking backward [Commentary]

No looking backward [Commentary]

Americans should not be deterred from working to improve our health care system despite difficulties with implementing the websites of the health insurance exchanges as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Our resolve for improved health care...

Photos: Transfat no-nos

Photos: Transfat no-nos

Every year, the Center for Science in the Public Interest reveals a restaurant or a list of manufactured goods that are less than healthy...

'Ban the box' law is a modest first step [Letter]

We're pleased that Baltimore City Councilman Nick Mosby's measure to address the employment discrimination faced by ex-offenders is moving...

Brown must face the music [Letter]

To vote in November for Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for governor of our state will likely mean MOTS (More Of The Same) from Annapolis.

Hopkins strike is a PR disaster for Baltimore's biggest employer [Letter]

Having read Johns Hopkins Hospital President Ronald R. Peterson's recent commentary, it's easy to see why the institution is having problems...

Credit has its advantages [Letter]

I was surprised that Thomas F. Schaller didn't mention that some of us who "diligently pay the full monthly balance" on our credit cards...

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