| Sep 13, 2014
| 6:52 AM
Looking to protect Marylanders from unsafe levels of smog, environmental regulators are moving to clamp down on pollution from the state's smaller coal-burning power plants, but plant owners warn that the rule could have economic consequences.
| Sep 1, 2014
| 5:25 PM
David and Susan Herron of Severna Park were having a delightful Labor Day on their 28-foot sailboat until the Chesapeake Bay Bridge got in the way.
"Get down!" yelled Susan at her husband as she saw the mast crack against the bridge. The tall aluminum...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Like Thanksgiving, Labor Day is a national holiday. Unlike Thanksgiving, it does not have an official meal. One-hundred-and-twenty years on, it's time we had one. I'm nominating the peppers-and-eggs sandwich as the official meal of Labor Day, and I'll...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:59 AM
Nearly three-quarters of a million Marylanders are expected to hit the roads and airways this Labor Day weekend even as the state struggles with congestion at its largest airport, on its most-traveled highway and around some of its largest tourist...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Renee Rosenblum-Lowden likes to go to the new Columbia DogPark — to people-watch.
“It’s fascinating to watch people interact with their dogs,” says the retired teacher and author who lives in Hobbits Glen.
Zeke, a white mutt,...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:32 AM
You could almost say Casey Wong was born to play squash.
The sport is a tie that binds the Wong family.
Her mother, Pat Wong, a player for three decades and currently the squash coach at Roland Park Country School, used to put 3-month-old Wong in a...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 8:01 AM
Fecal matter, it's enough to make you wonder whether you'll ever want to jump in the water again. But it's summer after all, and what's summer without a dip in the bay or a spin on the water skis.
Now there's a way to know how much fecal bacteria is...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:57 AM
On sunny Saturday in mid-May, Caitlin Moran kicked off summer early, with friends, cocktails, and a busy grill.
Moran, an Annapolis-based stylist and editorial director of the lifestyle website The Glitter Guide, is an expert party hostess – so...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:33 AM
It was a tumultuous spring off the field for the NCAA, and the effect could change college lacrosse in substantial ways. The consensus to this point, however, is that there’s still so much to be determined that it’s impossible to project how...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 6:06 AM
I'd say it can't get much worse than today -- the first day after a long July 4 weekend -- but that's insulting to Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. This is going to be such a tough day though, so don't be surprised if it takes an extra shot...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:00 PM
If the Dew Tour has put you in the mood to try something a little more extreme than your usual beach routine, Michelle Sommers has just the thing.
Sommers is giving women the opportunity to check off learning how to surf from their bucket list with...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:47 AM
After two years of planning, fundraising and actual construction, the veterans living at Perry Point Veterans Medical Center now have a gazebo to shelter them during summer picnics. For James Heuser, 18, of Towson, the project served as a way to show...