| Jan 27, 2013
You know the beverage industry is running scared when it feels driven to mount an all-out campaign against a New York City law passed last year banning the sale of super-size sodas and sugary drinks. But it's beyond shameless when that effort includes...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 6:32 AM
After several morning accidents Tuesday, including one pedestrian fatality in Baltimore County, most area traffic after 9 a.m. was slowed primarily by a disabled vehicle in Howard County, according to the state Department of Transportation.
| Dec 11, 2012
| 7:53 PM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman moved Tuesday to ban the sale of high-sugar drinks such as soda in parks, libraries and other county properties and at county-sponsored events — hoping yet again to make the county a progressive model.
| Nov 20, 2012
| 11:21 AM
Two property owners in Havre de Grace are set to get city property tax credits for being in designated Enterprise Zones, if the city council approves legislation it introduced Monday night.
Cytek Engineered Materials, at 1300 Revolution St., and Toy Thym...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Jessica Long will tell you: After capturing even more Paralympic gold in London, she couldn't wait to get back to Baltimore for a table heavy with steamed crabs and a pint of Ben & Jerry's.
But these days, Long's reality is a touch more glamorous.
| May 6, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Baltimore City still doesn't have a Coca-Cola Freestyle® machine*. There's one at the Wegman's up in Hunt Valley. And a new one is headed to a Roy Rogers on Route 40 (1204 E. Patrick St.) in Frederick.From the press release:Beginning......
| Aug 10, 2010
| 4:22 AM
The idea for this week's list comes from Owl Meat Gravy, who reminded me that it is the time of year for "disgusting fried state fair food." The Howard County Fair opened its week-long run Saturday. The Maryland State Fair......
| Jul 13, 2011
Greg Biffle still has a shot at making the Chase. Jamie McMurray is toast.
But they have this much in common: Both shouldn't be struggling and sputtering so much.
For Biffle, who ranks 14th and needs a victory to try to secure one of the last slots in...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 5:28 PM
After approving a design plan for an elementary school in the northeast region of Howard County, the Board of Education is moving forward with a site for the new school — just not the one previously discussed.
The board unanimously selected a...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 7:42 AM
A new site for a proposed elementary school in the Elkridge area, selected after the school system's first choice was dropped because it was too close to a proposed railway facility, ran into objections of its own at a county Board of Education hearing...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 4:48 PM
When Garrett "G. Love" Dutton walked onstage and greeted the Artscape audience with "What's up, Baltimore," it was 8:15 p.m. but the sun was still shining bright.
Before long, the sun had set, and Dutton and his band were ready to party until the 10 p.m....
| Jun 26, 2011
| 5:00 AM
I pay my taxes.
I will not offend your intelligence by pretending to enjoy it. Writing that check is about as enjoyable as a chain-saw root canal. But I don't resent it, either.
I pay my taxes because this is how we the people pay for things we deem...