| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Joseph J. Snyder has more than a passing interest in railroading and especially the venerable Baltimore & Ohio, whose storied passenger service is the subject of his recently published book.
The B&O invented the passenger train. On Jan. 7, 1830, a...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 10:18 AM
Rail service between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., which had been suspended for about five hours because of the electrical problem on the Penn Line MARC Train 415, has been restored, said the Maryland Transit Administration.
MTA released a statement...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:15 PM
The Havre de Grace City Council formally introduced a $14.8 million proposed general operating budget for fiscal year 2014 on Monday, which Council President Randy Craig noted includes a spending reduction of more $500,000 from the current fiscal year....
| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:32 AM
When it was built a century ago, Baltimore's Pennsylvania Station was embraced as a new gateway to the city. The elaborate Beaux-Arts building announced Baltimore's significance to the nation and anticipated serving generations of travelers to come....
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:16 AM
The Maryland Transit Administration said MARC train service experienced major delays during Tuesday morning's rush hour, with some disruptions due to late-arriving equipment from other trains.
Train 610 (7:50 a.m., Washington departure) ran up to 33...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:43 PM
A freight train smacked into a truck carrying garbage and careened off the tracks in Rosedale Tuesday afternoon, triggering an explosion felt throughout the region and sending up a plume of black smoke visible for miles.
Authorities identified the driver...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:12 PM
The banner at Greenmount Avenue and Preston Street proclaims the Lillian Jones Apartments are coming. For the past year, I've watched this building take shape in a neighborhood that needed all the help it could get. Come spring, new tenants will begin...
| May 28, 2013
| 6:36 PM
The explosion blasted out the windows at Shepherd Electric Supply as pieces of the ceiling rained down and the building groaned.
Roger Sampson, an employee, had lived in earthquake-prone Los Angeles for eight years and felt a quake shake Maryland two...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Homes, offices and shops would sprout around Baltimore's Penn Station under a preliminary plan developed for Amtrak for the midtown site.
The national passenger railroad tapped Beatty Development, the Baltimore-based developer responsible for Harbor...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Preliminary plans for a Firestone Total Auto Care Center on Beards Hill Road were approved Monday afternoon by the Aberdeen City Council, according to Mayor Michael Bennett.
The Firestone center will be across the street from Wendy's near the Klein's...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 10:52 AM
On Monday night, the Senate overwhelmingly approved the O'Malley administration's proposal to make it easier to cast a ballot in Maryland despite lingering criticism from some in the GOP that somehow early voting and same-day voter registration will...
| Mar 16, 2013
Seven years after opening the South Locust Point cruise ship berth and terminal, Maryland port officials have a problem: capacity, as in, not enough.
Without expansion, the record-breaking annual statistics will plateau at about 100 cruises and 241,000...