| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Now that the holidays are over, and the looming Super Bowl doesn't seem to be as big a deal around here as it was last year, you have time to do some exploring in the historic district. Bring the family down to the B&O Railroad Museum, Ellicott City...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 18, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Although it leads the East Coast in several categories of shipping activity, the port of Baltimore often seems to be hiding in plain sight.
So officials used the Saturday observance of National Maritime Day to throw open a pier at the Canton Marine...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 6:54 PM
College junior Steve Moirano has no children of his own, but he played the proud parent Saturday as a pair of foals debuted to a crowd of onlookers at the University of Maryland campus farm.
"What was it like?" Brandon Hurn, a sophomore chemical...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Here's wishing every lady who is celebrating, a very happy Mother's Day. I hope the weather cooperates on Sunday, and you can take your family for a stroll down Main Street. As luck would have it there are several things going on this Mother's Day.
| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:29 PM
While many public school systems are gravitating toward the Web to reach audiences about programs, the Anne Arundel school system has turned to an older method to inform the public about its efforts to address purported educational disparities —...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 10:48 AM
One dreary spring morning, I entered Robert Moton Elementary as opera resounded through its halls, stirring my soul like never before. As a school psychologist with limited exposure to classical genres, I was startled but tremendously invigorated by...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Hilary Phelps was approaching the finish line of her first Ironman triathlon. Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run" was playing. She was wrung out from more than 14 hours of swimming, cycling and now running, certain that there wasn't a single drop of...