| May 16, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Maryland's MARC commuter trains, which have always operated Monday through Friday, will begin offering weekend service between Baltimore and Washington on the Penn Line in coming months.
The expansion — put on hold in 2008 when the recession hit...
| May 11, 2013
| 12:26 PM
The pitch bores in low and skitters under Ian Anderson's mitt. As he chugs to retrieve the baseball, another enemy runner dashes across home plate, putting the Carver Bears more hopelessly behind.
Shoulders slump around this West Baltimore diamond,...
| May 2, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Forshaye Deshawn, 21, of the 100 block of Holloway Road, was charged Monday with being a fugitive from Virginia.
Shona L. Murray, 42, of the 4900 block of Villa Point Drive, was charged Monday with failing to appear in court for a case in...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Three state officials have recommended amending Aberdeen's development regulations to include form-based codes, explaining how this change would help proposed transit-oriented development around the MARC train station by giving developers a more graphic...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:05 PM
An overflow crowd at the funeral Friday of the Rev. Harold A. Carter Sr., a well-known Baltimore pastor, heard him described as a man with a "mandate on his life to shine."
The outpouring of fellow clergy and laity filled New Shiloh Baptist Church in the...
| 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...
| 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...