| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Popping in to check out the newest store in Canton, Tony Vasiliades got a taste of what its founders hope will be commonplace in the near future.
He smiled for the cameras — four of them, all going off at the same time. Now he has three-...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:22 PM
The Westfield Annapolis mall hosts its annual "Chanukah Wonderland" on Wednesday night.
At 5 p.m., a giant menorah will be lit at the mall by H&M near the Green Garage.
Participants can help build a giant Lego menorah, decorate Hanukkah keepsakes,...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:29 AM
There are plenty of ways to celebrate the season locally. Here are just a few festive occasions.
Main Street, Ellicott City, visitellicottcity.com
On Dec. 6, shops in Historic Ellicott City will stay open until midnight and the...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School fifth-grader Alex Liu likes Legos for the same reason he likes robotics: with the same pieces of equipment, he can do countless things.
"You can use one set and make tons of different things. You don't have to keep...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Students won't be starting back at Ridgely Middle School for another week, but the boisterous energy and collaborative thought displayed by students at the school's Robotics Camp snapped the school out of its summer calm Friday at the end-of-camp...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Susan Menefee and Erin Brice stood near the front door of Relay Elementary School, blinking back tears as they waited for the first day of school to begin.
They weren't scared first-graders — or even the mothers of scared first-graders.
| Jul 11, 2013
10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800.
•All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes.
•C.S.I. Owl Pellets. July 31, 2 p.m. Use investigative skills to figure out what the owl ate....
| Feb 14, 2013
| 3:35 AM
Ten students from Mount View Middle School, in Marriottsville, took first place last month at Maryland’s First Lego League Robotics Competition.
Team Quantum Force — made up of Mount View students Shelby Desmond, Logan Fingerhuth, Vidur...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 5:49 PM
While depression is not often associated with young children, it was the primary focus for a group of students at Halethorpe Elementary recently.
The students, members of the school's Lego Robotics Team, focused on how to help seniors cope with...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Among placing among the top three of 14 teams at the First Lego League Qualifier, the Hillcrest Elementary Lego Robotics Club took on the best from around Maryland in the First Lego League's Statewide Competition on Saturday Jan. 19.
Though the school...
| May 28, 2013
| 6:36 PM
The explosion blasted out the windows at Shepherd Electric Supply as pieces of the ceiling rained down and the building groaned.
Roger Sampson, an employee, had lived in earthquake-prone Los Angeles for eight years and felt a quake shake Maryland two...
| May 23, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Parents and students from Carney Elementary and Westowne Elementary in Catonsville lobbied the Baltimore County Board of Education for air conditioning Thursday night at hearing on the FY 2015 capital budget.
"We students find it hard to learn well...