| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:33 AM
In poker, sometimes a strong hand is just as effective as a good bluff. It just gets tricky when the stakes are high.
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman went "all in" with Howard Hughes Corp. last week over improvements both sides agreed are needed for...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 3:49 AM
A two-alarm fire broke out at a senior housing facility in Pikesville early Monday morning, Baltimore County fire officials said.
The fire department responded to Springhouse Assisted Living in the 8900 block of Reisterstown Road at around 2:40 a.m....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Howard County and Howard Hughes Corp., the principal developer of downtown Columbia, have begun discussions about renovations to Merriweather Post Pavilion and other public improvements in downtown.
The talks come less than a week after Howard County...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman released his capital budget for fiscal year 2015 on April 1, a $259.9 million spending program that he says prioritizes funding for schools, parks, water-quality improvements and expansion of a new intracounty broadband...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Although population growth in Harford County slowed during the past year, the number of permits issued for new residential construction hit its highest point in five years during 2013, a likely sign of more growth to come.
The county and its three...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Way back in 1960, Harford County's population was a little more than 76,000, which, presuming an average of four people per house, translates to about 19,000 homes.
When the building boom hit Harford County hard in the 1970s and especially the 1980s,...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Political observers got a first glimpse of the 2014 electoral landscape Jan. 15 as candidates from state and local races filed their first campaign finance reports of 2014.
It's bound to be a transitional year for Howard County politics — newly...
| Jan 31, 2014
My husband works in Sparks, and has one heck of a commute from our home in Fountain Green – 45 minutes to an hour each day.
He used to work from home, but a new boss put an end to that. Even before that, though, he was driving in more often...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 3:37 PM
When 89-year-old Waunita Ohler had to make three calls this winter to her propane supplier for emergency deliveries to avoid running out, the Elkridge mobile home park resident knew there was a problem.
What she didn't realize was its scale: A national...
| Feb 18, 2014
Three people were arrested and two were injured after a fight at a Harwood mobile home park Monday afternoon ended in a hit-and-run, police said.
The incident happened at the Maryland Manor Mobile Home Park in the 1500 block of Flanders Ln., where a 22-...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Fire damaged a mobile home near Aberdeen Friday evening.
The home, at Wright's Mobile Home Village in the 1100 block of Old Philadelphia Road, was reported on fire shortly after 5 p.m.
Initial emergency radio dispatches said the resident reported...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:05 AM
About three months ago, my former neighbors and I, who have lunch together once a month, were discussing how we could help one of us who had been showing signs of dementia. The former neighbor lives alone, which is of utmost concern to us.
We had talked...