| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:46 PM
To win the two-bedroom Canton condo Jillian Rimmer wanted, she offered to pay $75 more a month than the asking rent of $1,600.
It worked: The landlord chose her bid, and she and a roommate live there now.
"I was willing to pay that for the great...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Engineering researchers at the Johns Hopkins University plan to stir an earthquake this month, a temblor as powerful as the 1994 Northridge quake in Southern California — one of the costliest in U.S. history.
It will hit at the University at...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The Baltimore City Council is scheduled to hold at least preliminary debate on $107 million in tax increment financing for the Harbor Point development today, and whenever the final vote occurs, the outcome is not much in doubt. Despite an unusual amount...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Mark P. Becker, Bert J. Hash Jr., Robert "Bobby" Parker and Clark Turner have been announced as the Class of 2013 of the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame.
"We are very excited to add these distinguished alumni to our Hall of Fame," said Richard...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Members of the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company watched as a house burned to the ground in Hickory over the weekend.
It wasn't negligence, though, as the firefighters were participating in a live fire training session Sunday at 2228 Conowingo Road. The...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:02 AM
Clyde's of Columbia, located on the downtown lakefront since 1975, announced plans Tuesday to close for a $4 million renovation project that also will shutter its sister restaurant Tomato Palace for six to eight weeks beginning in January.
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:05 PM
— In a challenge to the Obama administration's efforts to jump-start the lagging restoration of the Chesapeake Bay, lawyers for farmers and homebuilders argued in federal court here Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency overstepped its...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 4:24 PM
In a city struggling to rebuild its population, construction cranes would seem to be a welcome sign. But office, shopping and housing projects in the works in Northwest Baltimore have some residents worried about the impact of development on a degraded...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:29 PM
A prime lot near Lake Kittamaqundi in Columbia that has sat vacant for years is likely to become a construction site in the next few months, the land's owner said Monday.
David Costello says he's eager to move forward with his vision for the site: a $65...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 3:40 AM
The Harford County Board of Estimates recently approved several leases for properties in Bel Air used by county agencies, including the Health Department and the Department of Public Works.
The transactions were approved during the board's last meeting...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Eugenia "Jean" Bosley, a homemaker who was honored as a "shining star" for 35 years of providing child care in her church's Sunday morning nursery, died of multiple organ failure Monday at her Ruxton home. She was 93.
Born Eugenia Kerr in Hereford, she...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 3:48 PM
— The beeping and rumbling of backhoes shoveling sand and debris replaced the howl of Hurricane Sandy's winds as cleanup from the storm began Tuesday, though higher than normal tides continued to threaten some areas with further damage.