| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:40 AM
Harford County is undertaking a nearly $2 million comprehensive review of county-owned and operated facilities, a review that involves 184 public buildings, including schools, libraries, Harford Community College, volunteer fire companies and general...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Students from Magnolia Elementary School were invited to sit down with First Lady Michelle Obama for a meal made with fresh produce from the White House garden. The five students were among 25 children from across the U.S. who visited the White House...
| 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...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
After permanently closing his successful musical instrument repair shop in North Laurel last month, Jim Tull said he is watching the next chapter of his life unfurl. On the agenda: Jumping in his RV and cruising to a yet-to-be purchased parcel of land...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 3:06 PM
A group of construction workers have filed a class-action suit against a subcontractor for a high-end downtown apartment conversion, alleging the company underpaid workers by issuing partial payments and failing to follow through on promises to make up...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Prepare for a year of more in the real estate industry — more improvement, mostly, but also more expense as mortgage rates, prices and rents rise.
Analysts expect a solid 2014 here and nationally, after a year in which the battered housing...
| 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...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:58 AM
One of the things I have a hard time squaring about my hard-earned tax dollars is the plan to build a new Youth's Benefit Elementary School on the same site as the existing school.
You would think we've all learned by now that septic systems just don't...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:18 AM
The Assistance Center of Towson Churches (ACTC), adjacent to the Towson Calvary Baptist Church, is getting more than a few upgrades to the one-car garage structure that was built in the 1930s.
Members comprising the "Builders Squad," more than 30...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 2:35 AM
Bel Air residents will have another food option when an International House of Pancakes opens in Bel Air Plaza along Route 1 at the site most recently occupied by Marlin & Ray's.
A building permit was issued by the Bel Air Department of Public Works...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The bay window in the dining room of Kevin and Rachel Hodges' Catonsville house once opened to an expanse of forest behind the Catonsville Family Center Y on South Rolling Road. In front of the forest lay the Hodges' large backyard where their 15-month-...