| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:56 PM
UPPER MARLBORO — President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will tighten fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks as part of an effort to address greenhouse gas pollution...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:50 AM
It's a frosty winter's day in this historic town on Maryland's Eastern Shore, but inside a little red-brick restaurant called The BBQ Joint, the vibe is warm and the barbecue is smoking hot.
Savory aromas waft from the open kitchen as chef/owner...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:38 PM
A group of 28 U.S. attorneys general -- including Maryland's Douglas Gansler -- is urging chief executive officers of five major retailers, including Walmart, to stop selling tobacco products, saying it is contradictory to carry such items in stores...
| Mar 26, 2014
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, March 26, 1964:
More than 200 pigeons had taken up residence on the roofs of the courthouse and the Masonic Temple buildings in Bel Air 50 years ago this week. To address the problems the pigeon...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:53 PM
When a former canning plant was transformed in the late 1990s into a commercial hub to anchor Canton's redevelopment, middle school students suggested its name reflect history: The Can Company.
The shopping center is about to get a new name — one...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 5:25 AM
The Howard County Council approved legislation Wednesday to declare the Long Reach Village Center a blight zone, which will allow the county to purchase and redevelop portions of the property.
The passage of the law, which declares the area "an urban...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:24 AM
On a crisp spring morning, chef David Thomas stands in the kitchen of his Parkville cafe, Herb & Soul, prepping for a busy day of cooking.
Plastic tubs overflow with fresh kale, while shelves hold spices that will impart flavor to the chef's Old Bay...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 3:12 PM
The days of the conventional supermarket are numbered.
Safeway Inc.'s announcement Thursday that private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management would acquire the company in a deal valued at about $9.4 billion is the latest sign from the troubled grocery...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:13 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will travel to Prince George's County on Monday to deliver remarks on the economy, a White House official said Friday.
The trip marks the fifth time the president has visited the state this year to deliver remarks --...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Inside the hushed contours of the racetrack kitchen, deep in the cloistered, hardscrabble world of the backstretch at Laurel Park racetrack, every head was bowed. The Rev. Segundo Mir, who pastors a mostly Spanish-speaking flock at First Baptist Church of...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Howard County government took the first step last week toward purchasing and redeveloping the Long Reach Village Center by introducing legislation designating the area as an urban renewal zone.
The county announced its plans to buy a portion of the...
| Mar 12, 2014
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, March 12, 1964:
Residents were urged 50 years ago not to get alarmed if they noticed four foot squares painted in white on highways or in fields. The Harford County Metropolitan Commission hired Maps...