| Jun 8, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Soon after a massive tornado devastated Moore, Okla., last month, a Linthicum seamstress leaped into action, formulating a plan to help the victims.
Kathy Furth began reaching out to thread-savvy friends from her parish and a local sewing organization...
| Jun 3, 2013
Despite a foul-smelling algae bloom and fish kill this time last year, Baltimore's ailing harbor actually earned a C-minus grade overall for water quality in 2012, according to the latest ecological report card issued by the Healthy Harbor campaign.
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:26 PM
For some young athletes, a chance to play JV sports is the opportunity of a lifetime. To wear a uniform emblazoned with the school name, to be a part of a team, to play in front of family and classmates, and to forge bonds that last long after graduation....
| May 31, 2013
| 2:28 PM
State officials have decided to forge ahead with a controversial offer to buy out about 10 homeowners on Smith Island as part of a plan for helping Somerset County recover from superstorm Sandy.
The Department of Housing and Community Development...
| May 23, 2013
| 1:57 PM
U.S. government meteorologists predict a “possibly extremely active” hurricane season in 2013, the top National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration official said Thursday, with as many as half a dozen major hurricanes.
NOAA expects 13...
| May 26, 2013
| 7:02 AM
The National Weather Service is forecasting a sunny-but-not-too-warm weekend at Ocean City.
Sunday is expected to see a high of 75 degrees in Baltimore and 68 degrees in Ocean City.
Winds are expected to be strong and gusty. A 15-20 mph breeze with...
| May 23, 2013
| 6:14 PM
OCEAN CITY — Merchants and others in Maryland's premier resort are hopeful that that an improving economy, stable gas prices, stepped-up marketing — and the lingering effects of superstorm Sandy — will combine to produce a strong...
| May 24, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Hello, Midshipmen! (Applause.) Well, thank you, Governor O'Malley, for your kind introduction and the great support that Maryland gives this Academy. To Secretary Mabus, Admiral Greenert, General Paxton -- thank you all for your incredible leadership of...
| May 17, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. asked Friday for another rate increase, three months after winning approval for higher charges, and company officials said they expect to seek more in the future.
It's the third time in as many years that BGE has...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Great music has been happening at the Parkville Senior Center.
On April 3, members were treated to a wonderful concert when tenor Rodrigo Garciarroyo and pianist Richard Dowling presented well-known opera and stage musical selections in the center's...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Here is an item that I have been anticipating. Rep. Bill Flores, a Texas Republican, was being interviewed on TV the day after the explosion of the fertilizer plant which is located in the district he represents. He said in that interview he was pleased...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 11:39 AM
In the off-season, Ocean City often adds some new feature for tourists: a miniature golf course perhaps, a seafood restaurant or maybe a bar that caters to the beachgoing crowd. But here's a possible addition that might not be so welcome — parking...