| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:45 PM
For a construction industry starved for work during recent lean years, the prospect of getting a slice of the $2.6 billion Red Line light rail project was like a dinner bell.
Nearly 400 people, from contractors and investment bankers to engineering firms...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:45 PM
An intelligence contractor's disclosure of covert National Security Agency surveillance programs reopened a debate Monday over how much the government relies on private companies for spy work and whether those firms must do more to vet employees and...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 3:32 AM
Nearly 800,000 Marylanders are expected to travel for the July 4th holiday weekend, about a 1 percent drop from last year, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.
Of that total, 86 percent of those polled said they would be traveling by car, 8 percent are flying...
| Jun 9, 2013
Men and women wearing hairnets, hard hats, safety glasses and bright-orange vests wended their way through Domino Sugars' Baltimore refinery Tuesday — there to look, not work.
The manufacturing engineers and engineering students toured Domino as...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Residents of the communities surrounding a Bel Air area property made it clear Wednesday they do not favor the 258-unit apartment complex proposed for the site.
"This is a huge negative impact on our quality of life," said Mike Pons, whose family owns...
| May 29, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Frank B. Ober Jr., a farmer and World War II veteran, died Sunday of heart failure at his Hope Hollow Farm.
He was 94.
The son of Frank B. Ober, a founding partner in the Baltimore law firm of what is now Ober|Kaler, and Margaret Rochester Ober, a...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:10 AM
As Rosedale residents and business owners began to clean up after the fiery train derailment, federal officials said Wednesday that a chemical, sodium chlorate, had likely exploded in one of the train cars.
Investigators with the National Transportation...
| May 22, 2013
| 2:52 PM
An article in the May 24, 1913, edition of The Argus reported the damage to an area farm due to an early morning fire.
A large barrack on the Wilton Farm, Wilkens avenue and Maiden Choice road, George J. Zaiser, owner, was destroyed by fire early...
| May 27, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Ann K. Crane, who went to the wrong place in Dundalk when applying for a job and ended up staying there anyway for nearly a quarter of a century, died Wednesday from heart failure at Oak Crest Village. She was 93.
The daughter of immigrant Lithuanian...
| May 17, 2013
| 4:41 AM
Note: Since I recap both Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance and they’re overlapping seasons this week and next, I’ll be covering both nights in one recap for these first two weeks.
They open with past winners and notable...
| 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...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:19 PM
After a four-year buffeting in the legal system, the Pearl Mist has finally found haven in Maryland.
The owner of the 335-foot cruise ship and the Canadian shipyard that built it have parted ways in a nasty divorce that involved two federal courts and an...