| Oct 20, 2011
| 12:40 PM
Back in the summer, plans were made for Howard County Courthouse offices and operations to temporarily relocate while the 170-year-old building was renovated.
They were supposed to move around Labor Day. But nobody has budged yet.
Telephone and security...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 6:57 PM
Back in 2000, when he was a shy and portly 8-year-old, John Boias had a grown-up-sized dilemma.
There he was in the family townhome one day, sweltering on a summer afternoon, when the strains of "Send in the Clowns" came wafting through the windows....
| Jul 16, 2012
| 9:10 AM
A man told Annapolis police he was riding his bicycle on Sunday on Calvert Street near Rowe Boulevard when four or five men approached him and one knocked him off his bicycle.
The bicyclist told police that around 2:30 a.m. an assailant in a group of...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 5:25 PM
Maryland's unemployment rate in September continued to inch upward for the fourth straight month, according to U.S. Labor Department data released Friday. But economists saw positive signs in the fact that more people reported that they were in the...
| Jul 22, 2012
Cathy Pelekakis, who was without power for six days after the June derecho, quickly made a few calls to complain: to her state representative, the Baltimore County executive and the Maryland Public Service Commission.
Next on her list: a letter to...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 3:00 AM
My family had scarcely moved into our northwest Baltimore City home forty-some years ago when C+P Telephone decreed our 358 (FLeetwood 8) phone number would be changed to a number bearing a brand new, 578 exchange. Much worse than the impossibility of...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 10:42 AM
Gilman's season-opening football game against Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati, Ohio) on Sunday, August 26, will be televised live on ESPNU and streamed live on ESPN3 as part of the third annual ESPN High School Football Kickoff. Game time is 7 p.m. The...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 7:41 AM
The 2011 Komen Maryland Race for the Cure will be held Sunday, Oct. 23, beginning from the Executive Plaza parking lots, across Shawan Road from Hunt Valley Towne Centre, 11350 McCormick Road.
The race offers a 5k competitive run, a 5k recreational run,...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 5:11 PM
The stone marker in Catonsville Presbyterian Church's steeple tower is dated 1921, dedicated "to the Glory of God."
Next to it is a black ladder with caution signs tied to its rungs, warning of radio frequency fields in the narrow space above. In the...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 7:01 AM
Two area Maryland performers made it to the final 12 on Simon Cowell's talent competition "The X Factor."
They are 18-year-old Paige Elizabeth, of Perry Hall, and 20-year-old Marcus Canty, of Bowie.
Read a Sun interview I did with Elizabeth two weeks...
| Oct 31, 2011
Belinda Conaway, a two-term city councilwoman, chair of the powerful budget committee and daughter of a prominent West Baltimore political family, does not fit most definitions of a political outsider.
But after losing the Democratic primary to a...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 10:24 AM
Two Old Town neighbors retired at the end of this school year after lengthy careers in education: Holly Hoglund and Susan Hayes.
After completing her studies, Holly, a Laurel Avenue resident, first accepted a job at the Maryland School for the Deaf in...