| Dec 22, 2012
| 7:21 AM
In a season where tiny white lights, window wreaths, inflated Santas and lighted candy canes seem to take over the landscape in Laurel, the Laurel Civic Improvement Committee had a tough job: Narrow down the multitude of twinkling, blinking and even...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 6:20 AM
WBFF-Fox45 led Baltimore stations in winning eight regional Emmys announced Saturday night at the Newseum in Washington.
But overall, that was only good for a fifth place finish behind one Virginia and three Washington stations in the competition for the...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Fine arts curator Sumpter Priddy III gave a talk at Montpelier Mansion Sept. 15 about the rich history of antique furniture in Washington and its neighboring communities, in addition to highlighting what makes the mansion's furniture collection so...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, February 21, 1963:
The Harford County Health Department met with the Maryland Water Works Company in an attempt to find solutions to the turbidity, taste and odor problems with the Bel Air water...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Hardly a month goes by that The Sun does not further document how Chesapeake Bay pollution is eroding the livelihoods of our watermen.
In a cynical moment, I once wrote in my book, "Bay Country," of a day when "we will memorialize the vanished...
| May 9, 2010
The first thing to know about Maryland's Religious Freedom Byway is that religion in Colonial Maryland was rarely free.
"It came at a cost to everybody, Catholics in particular," Sheila Smith told us at the courthouse in Port Tobacco, an 18th-century...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 1:32 PM
On a recent Saturday afternoon, a man addressed a crowd of about 50 at a brewery right outside Baltimore and said, "Let us pray."
He raised his arm, looked over his flock and solemnly intoned: "Our lager which art in barrels, thy will be drunk, at the...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 4:12 PM
The more hotel deals I write about the more I get. So my inbox will never be empty. But maybe your pockets will be a little less empty with these deals. (Maybe. I'm not guaranteeing anything. Doing your research and checking the small print is always...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 1:04 PM
TripAdvisor this week announced the winners of its first Travelers Choice Family award-winning best destinations. The travel guide has divded the winners into two groups: Top 10 Great Places to Discover and Top 10 Amusement Parks and Boardwalks.
| May 19, 2011
| 4:08 PM
No one gets to take the Woodlawn Vase home anymore.
Jeanne Murray Vanderbilt made sure of that in 1953 after her husband's horse, Native Dancer, won the Preakness by a neck. She was not going to be responsible for the three-foot-tall, 30 pound solid...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 3:03 PM
The Fourth of July is more than fireworks and picnics. It's a celebration of the day the Continental Congress took the bold step of declaring independence, vowing to "dissolve the political bands" connecting England and the colonies in order to start an...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 6:32 AM
In the shadow of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia, John Wilkes Booth will tell anyone who'll listen just why that tyrant had to be assassinated.
Supporting himself on a wooden crutch, a decidedly agitated Booth, his voice rising to match the fierceness in his...