| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Eastern Shore and Western Maryland lawmakers joined Comptroller Peter Franchot on Thursday in calling for school to start after Labor Day.
The proposed change, hailed as a way to promote family time and extend the tourist season, would have a $74.3...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 3:00 AM
With Congress in the doldrums of summer recess, our town has inevitably sunk to the game of making political mountains out of molehills.
The latest example is disclosure that the campaign manager of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell confided to a...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:04 AM
About 18 months after leaving Mexico en route to Hunterstown, Pa., a 440,000-pound power transformer has found its journey north stalled in Westminster.
The transformer, which is expected to snarl traffic in Carroll County when it leaves Westminster...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Lifeguards, Cullin Brown will have you know, do not laze around beaches, lakes and pools.
"There's a stereotype that we sit in the sun and tan," said Brown, a 19-year-old lifeguard at Rocky Gap State Park in Western Maryland.
State park lifeguards...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Pennsylvania meteorology company AccuWeather.com is offering a new 45-day forecast to help the public plan events even further in advance, just a few months after going out as far as a month in its predictions.
The forecast is live on AccuWeather's...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:08 AM
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, July 25, 1963:
The Harford County Commissioners decided 50 years ago this week to adopt the new July 1 to June 30 fiscal year starting in 1964. Legislation passed by the General Assembly made it...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Wow, Memorial Day weekend is just over two weeks away! The first place many of our neighbors think about when we mention summer is the neighborhood pool.
The West Arundel Swim Club, located at 259 Old Line Ave., is a private swim club nestled in the...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:52 AM
For 53 years, the Hillcrest Swim Club has been — and continues to be — an oasis in the shimmering heat of the heart of summer.
The family-owned pool has built a loyal following, from its Harford Park neighbors to those who come from all over...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:18 AM
In August 2011, Baltimore singer/songwriter Adam Lempel finally realized he needed to get serious about his music. The epiphany came where many epiphanies occur — in a hospital bed.
"I ended up getting sick. I had a pneumothorax, which is like a...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Public pools in Baltimore will stay open until Labor Day, three weeks longer than expected, the city Department of Recreation and Parks announced Wednesday.
The extension is one of several efforts the city has made to make pools accessible this summer....
| Jul 27, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The 98-player tryout roster for the U.S. men's national team that will compete in the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship was announced during halftime of the Major League Lacrosse game between the Chesapeake Bayhawks and Denver...
| Jul 20, 2013
Baltimore's reputation as a sports city continues to grow, thanks to the Super Bowl champion Ravens and the surging Orioles. It's also known for losing corporate headquarters, making it the largest U.S. city without a Fortune 500 company.