| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Inside Melinda Byrd's Woodbine art studio hangs a pledge that she made to the community to be more environmentally friendly.
Part of the pledge is a commitment not to use any petroleum solvents for any of her projects.
"It was instilled within me as a...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:35 PM
The Town of Sykesville has tried unsuccessfully to find an appropriate redevelopment plan for the 51-acre Warfield Complex off Route 32 since the property was deeded to the town from the state in 2001.
Although plans presented to the public Thursday...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:27 PM
With momentum building for higher hourly pay in Maryland, Rep. John Delaney, a co-sponsor of a federal minimum wage bill and a former CEO, urged Baltimore-area business leaders Thursday to have a voice in a measure he said is long overdue.
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Capt. Thomas L. MacKenzie, a retired career Navy officer who was a staff member of the House Armed Services Committee, died Sept. 27 at Alexandria Hospital in Alexandria, Va., of complications from a fall. The Alexandria resident was 65.
The son of a...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Northrop Grumman Corp. has signed on as a sponsor of DreamIt Health Baltimore, a business accelerator backed by Johns Hopkins University and BioHealth Innovation Inc.
The accelerator gives startups $50,000 in seed funding, help gathering customers,...
| Oct 6, 2013
At least 100 federal workers usually crowd the Salsa Grill in Woodlawn for lunch. By Friday, the fourth day of the partial federal government shutdown, their numbers dwindled to three.
The Peruvian eatery — across from the Social Security...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 7:16 PM
Annapolis is preparing this week to host its first-ever college football bowl game. Festivities for the 2013 Military Bowl on Friday, Dec. 27 will include several events in and around the city — a parade, a tailgate party, a concert and a nationally...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Thoughts of childhood Christmases flooded Wendy Winebrenner's mind this month when she opened her mailbox to find an envelope stuffed with gift certificates.
Growing up in the O'Donnell Heights project in Baltimore, Winebrenner and her family depended...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
How did it come to this? Between 2007 and 2012, the State of Maryland raised taxes and fees 24 times according to Change Maryland, including raising income taxes during a 2012 special legislative session, increasing the sales tax on alcoholic beverages...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Allan Stover wasn't even in high school when he enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1953.
Despite his doctored birth certificate, he believes commanders could tell he was too young to enlist. Stover never admitted it — though he came close when a drill...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:54 AM
A recent Fallston High School graduate is one of 24 winners in Northrop Grumman Corporation's 11th annual Engineering Scholars Program, which will provide a total of $240,000 in college scholarships this fall to high school seniors across Maryland...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:04 PM
COLUMBIA – Computer science students at Hammond High School aren't just reading textbooks and taking notes these days, but are designing actual software, like interactive fossil fuel maps, for their fellow students to use in other classes.