| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:53 PM
There's one topic about which everyone at City Hall can agree: The phones are terrible.
Many lack basic features, such as call waiting and caller ID. Some don't tell you when you've received a voice mail. And the city's system is millions of dollars...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:23 PM
After rehearing with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday morning, Sola Fadiran spent the afternoon rehearsing for "Shrek the Musical," a Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts' Teen Professional Theatre production in which he's starring at the...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Anne Arundel Community TV will premiere "Senior Centers in Action" at noon on Tuesday.
The program will be a monthly show highlighting activities at the seven county-run senior centers, according to the county's Department of Aging and Disabilities....
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:21 AM
The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.
Police report that a glass bottle containing a black...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:12 AM
The governments of Harford County and its three municipalities are approving their budgets for the spending year that begins July 1, and, as was the case last year, owners of property in Aberdeen will be paying the highest real estate tax rate in the...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
In principle, the National Security Agency's vast data collection operation is troubling, but in the age of Google and Facebook, it feels like having just one more Big Brother in a growing family of Big Brothers.
In response to the revelation that the...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Working with Anne Arundel County schools, an independent foundation helped feed needy children and their families for more than five years.
But that came to an abrupt halt a year ago, after a member of the Journey Foundation reviewing the organization's...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake acknowledged Wednesday that she spent Memorial Day weekend at the Delaware beach house of a top lobbyist, Lisa Harris Jones.
The mayor defended the excursion as a harmless beach getaway by two close friends and their...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:31 AM
The American Civil Liberties Union's lawsuit against the National Security Agency, seeking an end to the collection of data about nearly every phone call made by Americans, provides an almost unprecedented opportunity for the public to challenge the...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:35 AM
The Internet could eventually be as ubiquitous as the air we breathe if the Federal Communications Commission moves forward with a plan to allow free access to an unused portion of the broadcast spectrum. The WiFi networks that would flourish on that...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:30 AM
For years, I've been super cautious about my phone calls. I avoid e-mail as much as possible and eschew Facebook and social media. I've nothing to hide, but the thought of the National Security Agency (among others) spying on my day-to-day...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:19 PM
A report late Wednesday that a top-secret court authorized the National Security Agency to collect the telephone records of millions of Verizon customers should raise serious concerns about the scope of the Obama administration's domestic surveillance...