| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Six Flags America launches its 2014 season on Saturday, opening weekends in April and May and daily for spring break, April 12-21.
The Maryland theme park has a new Mardi Gras section featuring New Orleans-themed rides, parades and other activities....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:47 PM
The House of Delegates gave preliminary approval Wednesday to legislation that would raise Maryland's minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10, rejecting a flurry of amendments offered by opponents.
The action clears the way for a final House vote on the...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:09 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed increase in Maryland's minimum wage to $10.10 cleared its first hurdle Monday night as a House committee approved the bill and rejected a proposal to set a different standard for rural areas.
The House Economic Matters...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 7:30 AM
For a junior camp counselor at the Howard County Recreation and Parks’ Summer Sensations Camp, the to-do list is varied. There are tables to wipe down, campers to corral, snacks to prepare. But at the moment, the job is: dance.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Take 10 is a series of occasional features on prominent local residents and the possessions they treasure.
Having — and sharing — adventures is the main theme in the life of Jim Seay, the 53-year-old president and owner of Premier Rides, a...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Is there any bar or nightclub in Baltimore worth a $20 cover charge?
If so — and I'm not convinced there is — it certainly was not Paparazzi Nightclub on a recent Friday night. The dance club that replaced the concert venue Sonar in February...
| May 10, 2012
| 12:51 PM
The Bel Air High School After Prom Party committee would like to thank the following area businesses and/or individuals for their generous donations, which helped to make our after prom party, held at the Bel Air Athletic Club April 28– 29 a...
| May 17, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Water samples from two treatment plants in Baltimore beat out samples from plants in Washington, D.C., and Delaware last week in an annual taste test, according to the city's Department of Public Works.
The "Water Taste Challenge" is held each year at...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:21 PM
Six Flags America, an amusement park in Upper Marlboro, said Thursday it would introduce its 14th major attraction in its water park — a set of six tubes more than six stories tall that can accommodate six riders simultaneously, the company said....
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:49 AM
Fallston High School Post Prom – Thank you!
The Fallston High School (FHS) PTSA Post Prom Committee thanks the FHS parents, the faculty and staff, the administration, the many volunteers and the Harford County community for their...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 5:39 PM
Daniel Ewald says he's ready when and if zombies ever take over.
His Hampden home is fitted with solar panels to provide power in case he needs to be locked away. His partner is a former Eagle Scout with survival skills galore. And the two have honed...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Kyle Hogan's nightmare began in 2004 amid a child custody dispute with his estranged wife, when she took their daughter to her native Philippines and told him they weren't coming back, he said.
For the next eight years, Hogan, 43, of Hanover, doggedly...