| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Now that spring is in full swing and we're heading into summer, it's easier to take a minute to wonder about the world around us. Children especially are a part of this curious group and they should have their thirst for knowledge quenched by plenty of...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Monday was the last day of school for public school students in Baltimore and Baltimore County, and the rest of the area school systems will wrap up by week's end. For most students, parents and educators, this will be remembered as a challenging (and...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:35 PM
The primary election officially began Thursday with early voting, but Anne Arundel County elections officials are expecting low turnout for both early voting and traditional election day voting.
Anne Arundel's turnout "might be the lowest ever" at 18...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:20 AM
Girl Scout Cluster 58 held the Bridging Ceremony last week and about 45 girls moved up in the ranks of Scouting. Six troops met at Forest Ridge to hold the bridging that included Daisies, the youngest Scouts becoming Brownies up to Seniors becoming...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 10:50 AM
I am not looking to make a big deal out of this, but I thought at least one mainstream media critic ought to point out that CNN plans to air what it's calling a "documentary" about George H.W. Bush Sunday night in prime time, starting at 9.
| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:00 AM
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, June 11, 1964:
Glue sniffing was in the rise in Harford County among people ages of 13 to 17. Dr. Henry Freimuth, a toxicologist from the office of the Chief Medical Examiner, furnished the...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:07 PM
The Howard County Library is expanding its online access for customers to include additional magazines, movies and music with the June 2 rollout of three new services — Zinio, hoopla and OneClick Digital.
Library officials say more than 90...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:59 AM
Grab your picnic basket and enjoy live blues music in an Elkridge park. Dig out the easel and paint pictures of flowers and historic storefronts in Ellicott City. Or as the sun sets, learn how to salsa dance under one of downtown Columbia’s most...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:53 AM
When Bob Maranto goes to work every day, he is surrounded by hundreds of neatly shelved books.
But he doesn't get as much reading done as he would like while he's there.
Maranto, 46, is manager of the Arbutus and Lansdowne branches of the Baltimore...
| May 4, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Richard Lee Floyd Sr. went to the Southeast Anchor Library on Eastern Avenue on Tuesday, walking on a cane and two prosthetic legs, in hopes of part-time work, something to supplement his Social Security disability check, and occupy his days.
"I want to...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Ten-year-old Gillian Blum knew just what to do when she realized that a schedule conflict would prevent her from reading her award-winning letter in person at an April 12 ceremony to recognize the winners of the Letters About Literature contest.
| May 9, 2014
| 2:56 PM
At a lab on the edge of the Johns Hopkins University's East Baltimore medical campus, researchers grow tumors on mice so they can try and cure them. But one day, the cancer wouldn't grow.
They tried again and again for months. Figuring there must be...