| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Weekend passenger train service will be a boon for travelers flying in and out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Airport officials welcomed last week's announcement by Gov. Martin O'Malley that weekend MARC train services...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 1:58 PM
It didn't take long to see why a retired city public schools teacher is hailed by her neighbors as Miss Auchentoroly or, to others, the Clean Up Lady.
Barbara Anderson-Dandy is one of those Baltimore community dynamos who say they work behind the scenes...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Baltimore planners want to invite development around mass-transit stations where individuals and families can live, shop and commute without having to get behind the wheel of a car — part of a proposal to modernize the city.
In the 350-page,...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:37 AM
More than 1,200 passengers on five different Amtrak trains traveling between Wilmington and Perryville were delayed for hours or forced to transfer trains on Monday night after a line of thunderstorms damaged the railroad's signaling system, according...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:44 AM
A southbound Amtrak Acela train was stuck for three hours outside of Baltimore's Penn Station on Thursday evening due to a mechanical problem, Amtrak officials said on Friday.
Amtrak spokesman Craig Schulz said that around 7:21 p.m. on Thursday, Train...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:35 PM
A mechanical problem stalled an Amtrak train south of Baltimore Friday evening, stranding its 404 passengers for about 40 minutes, an Amtrak spokeswoman said.
The Northeast Regional train, number 83, was headed from Boston to Newport News, Va., when...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:52 PM
An Amtrak train stalled in the Joppatowne area after a mechanical issue Wednesday, and more than 100 passengers were transferred after being stranded for about an hour in 90-degree heat without air-conditioning.
When local a emergency crew arrived on the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:08 PM
The Havre de Grace City Council adopted a resolution Monday allowing the city police force to form a joint SWAT team the police in Aberdeen and Bel Air.
The action was the most definitive thus far from any of the three Harford County municipalities...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:29 PM
A 10-year-old boy was seriously injured after being struck by an Amtrak train in Essex on Sunday, Baltimore County police said Monday.
The boy was taken by his father to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center before medics could arrive, and police on...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Years ago, I did a fair amount of traveling, mostly along the East Coast, and was pleasantly surprised that most cities are equipped with reasonably reliable commuter rail systems.
The closest is Washington, D.C., whose Metro system is so reliable and...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:01 AM
Havre de Grace City Council members told railroad officials during a work session Monday they hope a plan to expand or re-route the existing Amtrak bridge over the Susquehanna River will not affect the city's major investments or local properties....
| Apr 25, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Two people were rescued from the Bush River in southern Harford County late Wednesday after their canoe capsized, the Harford Fire & EMS Association said.
A call for a boat rescue was dispatched at 5 p.m. by Harford County emergency radio.