| Jan 27, 2013
The specter of federal budget reductions has meant hundreds of jobs lost at Northrop Grumman Corp. in Maryland, but as the defense contractor vies to build a key Navy radar system, that same cost-cutting pressure could boost the importance of Northrop's...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 6:06 AM
Baltimore City fire officials say no one was injured in a blaze at a vacant house on West Franklin Street in the city late Saturday night.
Firefighters responded to the house around 11:55 p.m. Saturday night, officials said. Upon arrival, companies...
| Jan 9, 2013
An article in the Jan. 11, 1913, edition of The Argus announced a generous gift to an area seminary that will be used for the construction of a chapel on the Maiden Choice Lane campus.
A gift of $40,000 promised to St. Charles' College near...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:12 PM
The governor of Virginia has thrown a new wrinkle into a Maryland debate by calling for abolition of the commonwealth's gas tax and increasing the sales tax to pay for roads and transit – a move that would alter the competitive balance between the...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Despite a historical low in fire fatalities statewide, four Harford County residents died in fires this past year, up slightly from the two previous years.
The county lost three people in fires in 2011 as well as 2010, Deputy State Fire Marshal Bruce...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 12:02 PM
White marble has stood as a Baltimore icon for decades, primarily as rowhouse steps, the preferred gathering place for residents in many neighborhoods.
The marble also served as the street-level fašade for a number of downtown buildings, greeting...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Although the program's suspension was announced in July, AAA Mid-Atlantic would like to remind Marylanders that the free Tipsy?Taxi! service will not run this New Year's Eve, says Public and Government Affairs Manager Ragina C. Averella.
The last Tipsy?...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 12:40 PM
J. Dennis Carper, a Baltimore County marina owner and yacht builder who was a decorated World War II veteran, died of stroke and dementia complications Dec. 25 at his Essex home. He was 91.
Born near New Castle, Va., he worked on the family farm at...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Still smarting from news that half of Baltimore's lucrative cruise business is headed south next year, the state's ports chief said Friday that officials are already working on replacing the Carnival Pride.
Carnival Cruise Lines announced Thursday...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 12:11 PM
When Nik Wallenda attempts to traverse the Grand Canyon some 1,500 feet above the Little Colorado River on Sunday, those watching on television will benefit from the technical expertise of a Maryland-based company that will outfit the 34-year-old self-...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Students across Maryland would see revamped science classes under curriculum standards the state school board will consider Tuesday — part of a broader effort by educators, researchers and businesses to kindle innovation in children well before they...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 5:11 PM
City officials on Wednesday removed orange construction cones and barrels from two blocks of East Monument Street that had been swallowed by a huge sinkhole this summer, unveiled an "Open for Business" sign on a lamppost and marked the end of a five-...