| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:36 AM
The Gari Melchers Home & Studio, 224 Washington St., Falmouth, Va. Call 540-654-1844 or go to garimelchers.umw.edu. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except Wednesday.
The estate is one of the homes taking part in The Garden Club of Virginia's Historic...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Recently I boarded an Amtrak train headed for New York City. But as we embarked on our journey I was struck by the trash and debris strewn along the route. The dilapidated houses, abandoned buildings, discarded furniture and graffiti were more than I...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 1:43 PM
It comes as no surprise that a wholly un-scientific person on the street survey in Bel Air and Havre de Grace last week indicated the reaction to the U.S. Postal Service ceasing Saturday letter deliveries would be no big deal.
No doubt, there are some...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Over the next several weeks in Aberdeen, a dozen and a half homes along Route 22 will be demolished to make way for the road to be widened.
No doubt more than a few lives were disrupted when the Maryland State Highway Administration began acquiring...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:44 AM
I’m currently on the Amtrak heading home from New York. I’ve slept in my own bed for just two nights since Feb. 10, so heading back to Baltimore for the Orioles’ nine-game homestand will be a welcome change.
The Orioles played nine...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Anne G. Karlsen, a registered nurse who had worked for the Baltimore County Health Department, died Jan. 25 of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care. She was 86.
Anne Bradford Grafflin was born in Baltimore and spent her early years on Wilson Street in...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Wind gusts as high as 49 mph have shut down the Bay Bridge in Anne Arundel County to vulnerable large trucks, as weather conditions make for a problematic Thursday morning commute.
Debris in the roadway has shut down the southbound ramp and one of two...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 10:30 AM
MARC train and commuter bus patrons can purchase tickets online, the Maryland Transit Administration announced Friday.
The consolidated ticketing service, http://MTA.CommuterDirect.com, will begin April 1. It will accept SmartBenefits, vouchers and...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Runs through Tuesday at Baltimore's Inner Harbor, Fort McHenry, Martin State Airport and other locations.
Inner Harbor activities
Star-Spangled Sailabration Villages will feature live entertainment, traditional festival fare and hands-on fun for kids....
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Baltimore will launch its commemoration of the War of 1812 by land, sea and air this week, starting with parachute jumps into Camden Yards and a parade of tall ships into the harbor. The history-filled week features music, fireworks and an air show over...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Loved ones and friends prepared to say goodbye to the two young women who perished in a train derailment in Ellicott City as the first of the viewings began Thursday evening.
Cars lined both sides of the quiet residential street leading up to the...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:55 AM
David Simon has returned to the pages of his old newspaper with a compelling look back at a Baltimore police officer wounded in the drug war, and now in need of help himself. The blind Gene Cassidy, shot twice in the head in 1987, still works at the...