| May 15, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The building once known as La Chic Salon & Spa was torn down Wednesday in preparation for a new dental office at Thomas and Hays streets, one of the few new construction projects that can move ahead in the Town of Bel Air.
The town has struggled to...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:15 AM
This summer will mark the 40-year anniversary of the construction of the Carroll County Office Building on a 9-acre track of fallow farmland at 225 N. Center St. in Westminster.
This writer vividly recalls the construction of that building because he...
| 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...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:04 AM
A major construction project on Interstate 95, set to begin Sunday, will impact traffic in Baltimore for the next two years — shifting and narrowing lanes and forcing ramp closures and detours.
The $66 million project to remove and replace the...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman said Thursday he has proposed a bill that would force downtown developer Howard Hughes Corp. to relinquish ownership of Merriweather Post Pavilion as early as later this year.
"The fact remains we have not seen any of...
| 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...
| 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...